Create interactive projects with Adobe InDesign
InDesign is one of the most famous software of Adobe. This new version presents several enhancements to improve the interactivity of your projects among other tweaks. Adobe has introduced several refinements in the workflow with ePub and swf files, and now, you will be able to generate QR codes for your publications.
It can be a little tricky to master this kind of software, but you can download several tutorials for beginners in the developer’s website that will ease your task. You can start using the templates included in Adobe InDesign while you get used to this software. Little by little you can start creating your own templates; it’s very useful if you are laying out a magazine. Templates will automatize and ease your work since they offer you several layouts to apply on your project.
Enhancing the interactivity
Paper magazines are old-fashioned; also the pdfs based ones shown on a flash visualizer. If you want to create a magazine from scratch, you should think of making a digital and interactive one. This way, your readers will access to it from their mobile devices, like tablets or smartphones. But, how?
Adobe has included several enhancements for improving the interactivity of your projects. First of all, Retina and HiDPI displays supports; this way, your texts will look with better clarity. Now you can generate QR codes, you can include them in your advertisements to enable readers to go to the advertiser website. You will also find several tools for working on an ebook project and exporting your projects to swf, pdf, epub … Using the preflight tool you will reduce significantly the amount of errors on you publication. And with Adobe InDesign CC you will be able to create apps without coding.
You can enjoy more interactive tools with the integration of Adobe InDesign with the Adobe Digital Publishing Suite applications. Despite of the enhancements for improving the interactivity experience of the users, the new subscription system and the cloud storage hasn’t convinced some users. They complain about the potential privacy issues and unfortunately, they are not convinced with the membership system. The preferences of most users are related to desktop integration workflow. This cloud storage system is the biggest upgrade of this newer version.
Adobe InDesign CC 2015.3 Build 126.96.36.199 Features
These are some of the main features and enhancements of this newer version of Adobe InDesign:
- Previewing fonts instantly, you can preview the look of different typography instantaneously
- Enables users to create apps without coding
- HiDPI and Retina display support
- Generator of QR codes
- Digital publishing enhanced tools
- Cloud computing storage
- Renewed interface and toolbar with a simplified guide
- Free tutorials in Adobe’s website
- Exports swf files
If you want to take a deeper look at the features of this publishing download, feel free to visit the developer website
Below you will find the system requirements needed to download and install Adobe InDesign:
- Processor: Intel Pentium IV or AMD Athlon 64
- Operating System: Windows 7 SP 1 or higher
- 2 GB of RAM
- 2,6 GB free hard disc space
- 1024x768 screen resolution and 32 bit graphic card
- Adobe Flash Player 10
- Internet connection
If you need further information about the system requirements of Adobe InDesignor about the tutorials, you can visit the developer’s website. http://www.adobe.com