Video:Overview of InDesignwith Andrew Hyland
InDesign is a versatile application for creating and editing many different types of publications. Watch this About.com video to learn the functions of InDesign.See Transcript
Transcript:Overview of InDesign
Hi this is Andrew Hyland for About.com and this is an overview of indesign.
What Is InDesign?
Indesign is the industry-standard application for publishing e-books, digital publications, interactive PDFs, and print documents.
How Does InDesign Work
Print designers use indesign to create simple and complex robust typographical documents. Indesign allows print designers to quickly and easily insert photos and artwork into their designs. It allows you to easily change the look, layout, and feel of a document. It also allows you to easily set up documents to be ready for print in an organized and efficient manner.
Uses for InDesign
Interactive designers use indesign to create amazing interactive documents using a mix of video, audio, HTML and other web-based content. With digital publications you can add slideshows to showcase multiple images or pieces of content. You can easily create interactive fillable PDF forms with indesign to help you collect data for whatever platform you'll be using it on.
Other Functions of InDesign
It also gives designers a easy way to quickly convert their documents or publications into digital formats. One example is publishing to E-pub. indesign now easily lets covert and save your documents ready to be distributed across multiple marketplaces.
Indesign works side-by-side with other Adobe applications like Photoshop or illustrator. This allows you easily bring together your artwork, photographs and any other content.
No matter what type of designer you are, whether it be a web, interactive, or print, indesign allows you to create your documents into something engaging and stimulating for your end-user.
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