Batch convert INDD files into PDF format
Follow these instructions to install a script that batch converts Adobe InDesign files to PDF file format.
- Close all the open documents in InDesign
- Choose Window > Utilities > Scripts
- Right click on User and choose Reveal in Finder (Mac) or Reveal in Explorer (PC)
- Unzip the 'batch_convert.jsxbin.zip' file
Download the script
- Copy the file 'batch_convert.jsxbin' in the 'Scripts Panel' folder
- Back to InDesign, click on 'batch_convert.jsxbin'
- Set PDF as a target format and choose an input and an output folder
- Click on 'OK', and wait for the script to complete the batch conversion.
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The script was made by Peter Kahrel, who generously shared this along other useful scripts on his website. Also, check this article on InDesignSecrets for further instructions.