Build a better document solution
Use InDesign’s suite of Plug-in, Scripting and Server SDKs, to fully extend and automate InDesign, InCopy, and InDesign Server. Distribute your plug-ins to everyone using Adobe Exchange.
With scripts leverage the power of InDesign to streamline editorial and publishing workflows of your users
Automate document processing
Manage disparate text, image, and media assets and build and publish documents dynamically for print, web, and ebook distribution.
Enhance and extend the InDesign UI
Build plug-ins, panels, and scripts that add custom features and functions: create effects, dynamic layouts, file import and export, and more.
Leverage the power of InDesign Server
InDesign Server’s multithreaded SOAP engine lets you build complete document management and publishing solutions.
Integrate with other apps
InDesign supports the Adobe Common Extensibility Platform (CEP), which lets you build scripts and panels that connect InDesign to other Adobe apps. Automate entire multi-app workflows.
Import, export, and process documents in XML-compatible format
Use InDesign’s IDML, an XML-based format, to manipulate documents and their contents. Process files for import and export, or read and write content to databases.
Automate and add features with scripting
Adobe InDesign Server Licensing Updates
Read about the recent changes to installation and management of InDesign Server licenses. Learn how you can get a Development version.
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