Adobe InDesign CS6 (Mac)

Adobe InDesign CS6 (Mac)
  • Platform: Mac
  • Manufacturer: Adobe
  • Type: Retail Boxed, Full Edition
  • MPN: 65161186
  • Stock Code: 066119
  • More: Adobe InDesign
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Our Price: $1,117.29

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Product Description

Adobe InDesign CS6 software is a versatile desktop publishing application that gives you pixel - perfect control over design and typography. Create elegant and engaging pages for print, tablets, and other screens. Use Adaptive Design Tools to easily repurpose layouts to look great on a variety of pages sizes, orientations, or devices.

New Features

Use Adaptive Design Tools to easily repurpose layouts to look great on a variety of pages sizes, orientations, or devices. Improve productivity with recently used fonts, grayscale preview and split window.

  • Liquid Layout
    Apply liquid page rules to automatically adapt content when you create an alternate layout with a different size or orientation in InDesign.
  • Alternate Layout
    Efficiently create and design multiple versions of a layout for different devices and print needs, all within a single InDesign file.
  • Linked content
    Link content within or across InDesign documents so that changes (including interactivity) made to the parent text or object are applied to all linked children objects.
  • Content Collector tools
    Grab text and objects from an existing layout using the Content Collector. In a new layout, use the Content Placer to add items in the order you want them to appear.
  • PDF forms within InDesign
    Create form fields directly within InDesign before you export to PDF. You can also assign the tab order in InDesign using the Articles panel.
  • Middle Eastern language support
    Buy and update the Middle Eastern version of InDesign directly from Adobe for easier localization of global documents and enhanced functionality.
  • Pages panel enhancements
    Display alternate layouts in the Pages panel to organize content efficiently.
  • Split window
    View two side - by - side layouts within the same document to compare the look and feel of the layouts and help ensure consistency.
  • Recently used fonts
    Access fonts you use frequently. Recently used fonts appear at the top of the font list.
  • Persistent text frame fitting options
    Set frames to grow with additional text, based on simple parameters. Expand and shrink frames automatically for headlines, callouts, or other variable content.
  • Grayscale preview
    Preview your layouts in grayscale to see how they will look on a black - and - white device or when printed in black and white.
  • Grayscale PDF export
    Export PDF files in grayscale directly from the Print dialog box.
  • Key object alignment
    Align selected items to a key object you define.
  • Hunspell dictionary enhancements
    Access more than 100 open source dictionaries.
  • IDML support
    Save in IDML format from the Save As menu to use the layout in an earlier version of InDesign.
  • Complex calculations
    Calculate values in panels and dialog boxes using complex calculations (for example, 12.5p/2x3).
  • Enhanced split and span support
    Keep lines together in paragraphs that split or span columns.
  • Interactive PDF exported as pages
    Export an interactive PDF as pages instead of spreads.
  • Export to PNG
    Export your InDesign document to PNG, a lossless format, for use on the web. You can export the entire document, part of the document, or individual items.
  • Enhanced zoom for linked objects
    Zoom in to a linked object from the Links panel to evaluate it more clearly.
  • Extension set management
    Enable or disable groups of extensions based on your current workflow.
  • Indic language support
    Use the World - Ready Composer, an alternate composition engine, to work with Hindi, Punjabi, and other Indian languages‡, as well as complex script languages such as Arabic and Hebrew.§
  • Interactive HTML
    Include interactive HTML - such as Google Maps and animation developed with Adobe Edge software - in InDesign layouts. Interactivity is retained when exporting to HTML, EPUB3, or .folio for Adobe Digital Publishing Suite*.
  • Style mapping in linked text
    Control how content in linked text is styled. Specify different text styles for parent text and children.
  • Enhanced packaging support
    Package InDesign projects for handoff in Adobe Digital Publishing Suite* workflows, including functionality such as overlays. You can also include an IDML file as part of the package.

Top Features

Design professional documents for print or digital publication. Adobe InDesign CS6 software provides precise control over typography as well as built - in creative tools for designing, preflighting, and publishing documents.

  • Publishing for digital devices
    Design compelling eBooks, create cutting - edge content for tablets that can be distributed by integrating with Adobe Digital Publishing Suite, and export interactive layouts as SWF or PDF files.
  • Print publishing
    Design stunning documents and print directly or as PDF files to desktop or professional printers. Work efficiently with linked content, Content Collector tools, and more.
  • Integration with other Adobe solutions
    Move smoothly from design to output, thanks to tight integration with industry - leading Adobe software such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat, and Flash Professional.
  • Preflight and production tools
    Speed up production and reduce errors with live preflighting of print and digital documents, document - installed fonts, background PDF export, JDF technology, and PDF/X export.
  • Productivity tools
    Produce sophisticated page layouts with linked content, Alternate Layout, Content Collector tools, Smart Guides, rapid table creation, and on - object controls.
  • Robust text composition
    Create beautiful, sophisticated text with styles, text wrap, the Paragraph Composer, OpenType support, drop caps, and style mapping for EPUB export.
  • Built - in creative tools
    Explore creatively with integrated drawing tools, nondestructive effects, built - in Adobe Photoshop effects, fine transparency controls, and support for 3D Photoshop artwork.
  • Automation
    Create powerful automated workflows using standards - based XML features to lay out pages with text and images. Incorporate database - driven content to publish across channels.
  • Extensibility
    Design for custom publishing using InDesign Markup Language (IDML), an XML - based file format that enables developers to create or modify files using standard XML tools.
  • Collaboration in editorial workflows
    Improve collaboration between design and editorial teams with tight integration between InDesign and Adobe InCopy software.
  • Access to Adobe Digital Publishing Suite
    Access Adobe Digital Publishing Suite* from within InDesign to publish engaging digital documents for a range of tablet devices. New Adobe Digital Publishing Suite, Single Edition lets you publish a single app to iPad.
  • Liquid Layout
    Apply liquid page rules to automatically adapt content when you create an alternate layout with a different size or orientation in InDesign.

* Adobe Digital Publishing Suite requires a separate license and payment of associated fees. Learn more.

† InDesign uses EPUB3 and HTML5 code to create eBooks with audio, video, and other advanced features. EPUB3 and HTML5 presentation, media playback, and double - byte character support (such as Chinese, Japanese, and Korean) may not be supported by all devices, browsers, or EPUB readers.

‡ The World - Ready Composer supports Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Tamil, Punjabi, Bengali, Telugu, Oriya, Malayalam, and Kannada languages.

§ For a broader range of typographical controls, use the Middle Eastern version of InDesign.

Adobe InDesign Version Comparison

Specifications / System Requirements

Distribution MediaDVD-ROM
Package TypeRetail Boxed Package
License PricingStandard
License TypeComplete Package
License Quantity1 User
System Requirements:
Operating SystemMac OS X v10.6.8, v10.7 or v10.8
Min CPUMulticore Intel processor
Min HDD2.6GB of available hard - disk space for installation; additional free space required during installation
Min RAM1GB of RAM (2GB recommended)
Min Screen Requirements1024x768 display (1280x800 recommended) with 16 - bit video card
Peripheral DevicesDVD - ROM drive
Other Software RequirementsAdobe Flash Player 10 software required to export SWF files

Extra Details

System requirements

Mac OS
  • Multicore Intel processor
  • Mac OS X v10.6.8, v10.7 or v10.8
  • 1GB of RAM (2GB recommended)
  • 2.6GB of available hard - disk space for installation; additional free space required during installation (cannot install on a volume that uses a case - sensitive file system or on removable flash storage devices)
  • 1024x768 display (1280x800 recommended) with 16 - bit video card
  • DVD - ROM drive
  • Adobe Flash Player 10 software required to export SWF files
  • This software will not operate without activation. Broadband Internet connection and registration are required for software activation, validation of subscriptions, and access to online services.* Phone activation is not available.

* This product may integrate with or allow access to certain Adobe or third - party hosted online services ("Online Services"). Online Services are available only to users 13 and older and require agreement to additional terms of use and Adobe's online privacy policy. Online Services are not available in all countries or languages, may require user registration, and may be discontinued or modified in whole or in part without notice. Additional fees or subscription charges may apply.

Language versions

  • Dansk
  • Deutsch
  • English
  • Español
  • Français
  • Français*
  • Hebrew*
  • Hungarian
  • Italiano
  • Nederlands
  • Norwegian
  • Polish
  • Português (Brasil)
  • Suomi
  • Svenska
  • Turkish
  • Ukrainian
  • čeština
  • Русский
  • عربي*
  • 日本語
  • 简体中文
  • 繁體中文
  • 한국어

* Arabic and Hebrew supported in a Middle Eastern version with full right-to-left language support, Arab/Hebrew features, and an English interface; also in a North African French (Francais*) version with full right-to-left language support, Arab/Hebrew features, and a French interface.


Product information, specifications, and compatibility are for advisory purposes only, and is the buyers full responsibility to verify with the manufacturer prior to ordering.