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1. App Studio Exporter extension (for Adobe InDesign) to upload content to App Studio

Adobe InDesign CC - Adobe InDesign CC 2015 (Creative Add-ons Website)

Please follow the steps below:

  1. Go to the Adobe Add-Ons site and search for AppStudio Exporter or directly go to the AppStudio Exporter plugin page at -
  2. Sign in with your Adobe Credentials
  3. Click on the “Free” button to download AppStudio Exporter Add-on
  4. The Adobe CC desktop app will then automatically download the plugin on your machine. You should see the state of Add-on as "Acquired"

Please note:

  • The Add-on is supported for all Adobe InDesign CC versions up till version Adobe InDesign CC 2015.
  • If you are using Adobe InDesign CC 2014 or below, and are unable to install using the above mentioned steps, you can try manual installation option.

Adobe InDesign CS5.x - Adobe InDesign CS6 (Manual Installation)

If you are using InDesign CS5.x or CS6, you must do the manual installation by downloading the extension from following link.


Please note:

  • The extension will install on Adobe InDesign CS5.x* up till version Adobe InDesign CC 2014
  • The extension will currently not install on a fresh installation of Adobe InDesign CC 2015, because the Adobe Extension Manager has been deprecated in favor of the Creative Cloud app as detailed here:
  • The extension requires Java version 1.6 and above to run
  • If you're using a Windows machine, make sure you install this extension as a user with Administrator privileges.
  • If the App Studio icon does not show, clear the preferences by starting your InDesign with (Ctrl+Alt+Shift+Cmd) keys pressed.
  • If you're using Mac OS v10.7.2, there is currently a problem with the Adobe Extension Manager preventing you from installing any Adobe Extensions as detailed here: and the fix is detailed here  
  • For Windows machines running 64Bit please ensure you have the latest JAVA version installed along with 64Bit JAVA
  • *Installation in CS5 - After installation of the plugin in the extensions manager, when you open InDesign you will see a notification like the below. Click on the "Don't show me this again" and proceed to use InDesign as normal.


2. Example InDesign file to help get you started

3. InDesign template for iPad

Standard InDesign CS 5 & 5.5 CS5-CS5.5-iPad-Template.indt

Alternate layouts for InDesign CS 6 & CC CS6-CC-iPad-Template.indt

4. InDesign template for iPhone

iPhone 4 Template iPhone4-Template.indt

iPhone 5 Template iPhone5-Template.indt

5. InDesign template for Kindle Fire


6. QuarkXPress App Studio Guide


7. Example QuarkXPress file to help get you started

8. App Studio Issue Previewer App

Available for Apple - iOSGoogle Play and the Amazon App Store,

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