IDD (and IDML) (Adobe InDesign)
Layout program from Adobe
InDesign is a layout program that is mainly used to create advertising materials such as flyers, posters, brochures and for typesetting magazines or books. INDD files can only be opened and edited in InDesign, but PSD (Adobe Photoshop)Image processing format from Adobe (PIXEL) Adobe Photoshop is a pixel-based image editing program. A PSD file can only be opened in Photoshop. The PSD is popular for editing photos and creating image data for the web. A PSD file can consist of several layers, paths and masks. MISSION: Editing / scaling of images, creation of web graphics,... and AI (Adobe Illustrator Format) Adobe vector format (VECTOR) The AI is Adobe's in-house vector format and is mainly used to create and edit vector graphics. Logos, icons and graphics are created in Illustrator. AI files can only be edited (and opened) in Illustrator. However, (almost) any file format can be exported from an AI file. AI's can be scaled at... files can be used there without any problems. Print files are exported from InDesign as PDF (Portable Document Format) File format for documents (VECTOR) The PDF can contain images as well as text and graphics and is the most commonly used file format for exchanging documents. It can also contain several pages, and interactive elements and fonts can also be embedded. MISSION: digital media, web, popular format for transferring data to the print shop.
The IDML format is selected for forwarding IDD files. The file is then saved so that it can also be opened in older versions of In Design.
MISSION: Flyers, brochures, posters, magazines, books