What is InDesign Server?
Adobe Adobe® InDesign® Server software delivers a robust and scalable engine that leverages the design, layout, and typographical capabilities of InDesign to let you programmatically create engaging automated documents. It shares the same core engine as the desktop product. Plugins and scripts written for desktop will run on InDesign Server too. InDesign Server is a developer product and is most often used with Partner solutions who integrate it into a variety of content management, workflow and printing solutions. InDesign Server can also be programmed to create digital output such as ads or content elements that require well designed, fixed layouts
InDesign Server is a developer tool and requires job specific scripts or plugins and is often integrated with content management and worklow solution. Adobe recommends working with a partner either to purchase their product or for consulting, training or assistance with development. If you are considering building or selling your own solution, a list of resources and other information is provided at our Getting Started page which includes links to our SDK and Trial versions
The InDesign Server engine drives a wide range of advertising, catalog, editorial, and publishing solutions and is used by a variety of industries worldwide, including financial services, government, retail, and more.
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InDesign Server has a large worldwide partner community. Browse the list of partners and use cases they support to find the right solution and partner for you.
There are many use cases for InDesign Server as described on the Use Cases and Industry solutions page. Since most solutions are built by Technology Partners, the reference list provides information on customers and use cases from partners who they worked with. Contact the associated partner for further information.
Now shipping InDesign Server 2019
InDesign Server has received the Frost & Sullivan Market Share Leadership Award in the Dynamic Publishing Solutions category.
Try InDesign Server for 90 days at this prerelease site. All versions are available. All output created by the Trial Version is watermarked. Trial version can be converted to a production license after purchasing a license.
An Adobe ID is required to download from the site