Output Factory Server

Automate Adobe InDesign's output workflow with hot folders
InDesign cs3-cs5

Output Factory: export to PDF (screenshot)
BatchOutput works with InDesign CS2, CS3, CS4, CS5 Download Output Factory for InDesign

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Output Factory (single user): $169.95


Automate InDesign's output with hot folders
Output Factory Server automates printing and exporting from Adobe InDesign by processing files from watched hot folders. Output Factory Server offloads output from InDesign to a central system leaving operator stations free from the output process.

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Output Factory Server is the new major version of BatchOutput Server, which introduces an array of new powerful features.
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Watched hot folders
Print and export InDesign documents automatically from watched hot folders. Output Factory Server is intended to run on a dedicated workstation and serve unlimited users via hot folders on a network.
Create hot folders for various workflows such as hi-res PDF, laser printer, EPUB etc. Users can submit single files or collected jobs and books. Fonts will be auto-activated if needed.
Output Factory: TIFF export from InDesign (screenshot)

Powerful output options

Export InDesign documents as single pages. Update links automatically. Output files invisibly, accelerating the output dramatically. These are only a few of available options to streamline and simplify your everyday production workflow.

All the formats you need
Output Factory supports printing and exporting to PDF, PostScript, EPS, Flash, IDML, HTML, EPUB, INDD and several image formats.
InDesign formats
Variable file names
Output Factory offers unmatched abilities to create variable output file names. Compose file names interactively using powerful tokens with unlimited name parts. You can even insert dynamic content from your documents using the script label variable. Output Factory for InDesign: variable file names (screenshot)
Layer versioning
Output InDesign layers and their combinations as separate files automatically - an indispensable feature for multilingual documents publishing and other projects with layered contents. Output Factory for InDesign: layer versioning (screenshot)
Preflight InDesign files
With Output Factory, output errors are a thing of the past. Thoroughly check files using InDesign's built-in preflight or Output Factory's own options, and define conditions for skipping files. Errors will be stored in the History with their detailed description. Output Factory for InDesign: preflight options (screenshot)
PDF preflight
Output Factory can also automatically check final PDFs using Acrobat Pro's preflight droplets, increasing your confidence in the final output even further.
Email notifications
Output Factory Server can send automatic e-mail notifications based on powerful variable templates. Notifications can be triggered by errors and other events. Output Factory for InDesign: email settings (screenshot)
File delivery
Send output files to FTP, Amazon S3 and other servers or by email via seamless integration with Deliver and Deliver Express. Output Factory for InDesign: delivery settings (screenshot)
Keep track of all processed jobs as well as errors, warnings and final output files. Output Factory for InDesign: history (screenshot)


Output Factory Server: What's new compared to BatchOutput Server

Support for EPS, Flash, EPUB, HTML, IDML, INDD and several image formats
Layer versioning: output layer combinations as single files
Token-based variable file names
Split InDesign files into single-page files
Revamped and streamlined user interface
Workflow-based email settings
File delivery to FTP, Amazon S3 and other servers
Improved stability and reliability

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System Requirements

Adobe InDesign CS5-CC 2017
macOS 10.7 - 10.12
OS X 10.6 compatible version available on request


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