Note: Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard isn't supported starting from Output Factory 1.5. Output Factory 1.4.28 is available on request.
Output Factory 1.5.24 (May 1, 2015)
•fixed: Fixed an issue in which Output Factory could crash of launch if a specific version of Times wasn't present on the system.
Output Factory 1.5.23 (Apr 23, 2015)
•fixed: Fixed an issue in which Output Factory could hang when using InDesign's built-in preflight if InDesign couldn't return aggregated preflight results.
Output Factory 1.5.22 (Apr 22, 2015)
•fixed: Illegal characters now cannot be used in PDF security passwords.
•fixed: Fixed an issue when the Confirm Password window appeared when canceling the PDF Security window if the Confirm Password window was canceled prior to this.
•fixed: Fixed issue in which the script label variable didn't work when outputting single files under certain settings.
•new: Check for Updates settings are now in Preferences.
Output Factory 1.5.21 (Apr 14, 2015)
•NEW: PDF security options can now be specified and saved with Output Factory workflows.
•fixed: Minor UI fixes on Yosemite.
Output Factory 1.5.20 (Apr 1, 2015)
•improved: Improved process of creating JPEG and TIFF images.
•fixed: The "Embed color profile" option is now honored.
•improved: Added a detailed help dialog for the Script Label feature.
Output Factory 1.5.19 (Feb 23, 2015)
•improved: If PDF export preset selected in a workflow doesn't exist, or if the list of PDF presets cannot be retrieved from InDesign, Output Factory now defaults to the [High Quality Print] preset instead of [Default] (which doesn't exist in InDesign).
Output Factory 1.5.18 (Feb 23, 2015)
•improved: This update addresses a bug in InDesign CS6 installation that can prevent Output Factory from retrieving the list of document's alternate layouts. Output Factory now informs the user about the error, its possible consequences and steps to take.
Output Factory 1.5.17 (Feb 9, 2015)
•NEW: Output Factory can now process IDML files. IDML files can be added to the queue via the system's navigation dialog or by drag-and-drop.
Output Factory 1.5.16 (Feb 6, 2015)
•fixed: Fixed an issue in which script labels weren't recognized in certain documents created with InDesign CS3.
•improved: Improved memory management.
Output Factory 1.5.15 (Dec 4, 2014)
•fixed: The correct page range is now inserted into the output file name when using the "Page #" tokens while exporting a specific page range as a single file.
•fixed: Fixed some cosmetic UI issues in the Preferences window on Yosemite.
Output Factory 1.5.14 (Nov 25, 2014)
•fixed: Fixed an issue in which Output Factory could hang instead of displaying an error if the Page Range option was selected but the field was left empty.
Output Factory 1.5.13 (Nov 12, 2014)
•improved: Improved the appearance of workflows list on Yosemite.
Output Factory 1.5.12 (Oct 31, 2014)
•improved: Some interface improvements to ensure the best appearance of certain elements on both Yosemite and previous OS X versions.
Output Factory 1.5.11 (Oct 20, 2014)
•updated: Support for Mac OS X Yosemite.
Output Factory 1.5.10 (Sep 30, 2014)
•improved: The option to add leading zeros to page numbers in variable file names now also applies when exporting the entire InDesign document as a single file. (Previously this option only applied when exporting as single pages).
Output Factory 1.5.9 (Sep 8, 2014)
•fixed: The web resources folders created during HTML export are now correctly named after the source InDesign file.
•improved: Improved handling of certain export errors.
Output Factory 1.5.8 (Sep 2, 2014)
•fixed: Fixed an issue in which incorrect text could appear in the Check for Updates window.
Output Factory 1.5.7 (Jul 30, 2014)
•fixed: Fixed an issue in which Output Factory didn't warn users on attempt to start processing without any files in the queue.
Output Factory 1.5.6 (Jul 24, 2014)
•NEW: Export to EPUB Fixed Layout is now supported in InDesign CC 2014.
Output Factory 1.5.5 (Jul 9, 2014)
•fixed: The selected named CMS settings in InDesign are not changed to Custom after processing anymore.
Output Factory 1.5.4 (Jun 30, 2014)
•improved: When creating PostScript files, Output Factory doesn't save the output file name and location in the selected InDesign's print preset anymore. This solves the issue in which the last name and location set by Output Factory was always used by the print preset when exporting to PostScript manually.
Output Factory 1.5.3 (Jun 20, 2014)
•updated: Support for InDesign CC 2014.
•fixed: Fixed an installation error in InDesign CS3-CS4.
Output Factory 1.5.1 (Jun 17, 2014)
•fixed: Fixed an issue in which an error could occur during InDesign's startup with Output Factory 1.5 installed under certain conditions.
Output Factory 1.5 (May 27, 2014)
•updated: A major upgrade of the app's internal engine to support the latest Apple's technologies and future systems. Improved stability and performance.
•NEW: Different SWF export settings can now be specified in individual workflows.
•NEW: Different FLA export settings can now be specified in individual workflows.
•fixed: Page ranges that include alternate layouts with spaces and other special characters in the name are now being processed as expected.
•fixed: Fixed an error which could occur when saving error log prior to file processing.
•fixed: Fixed an issue in which the original printer wasn't restored in print preset after printing using the "Rename in printer queue" option.
•improved: Improved error messages.
Output Factory 1.4.28 (Apr 30, 2014)
•improved: Fixed an issue in which Output Factory could hang if the list of PDF export presets couldn't be retrieved from InDesign. Output Factory will now show an alert and use the [Default] preset instead.
Output Factory 1.4.27 (Apr 8, 2014)
•improved: More informative error message when InDesign cancels output due to font's PDF embedding restrictions.
Output Factory 1.4.26 (Mar 31, 2014)
•improved: Improved the process of creating TIFF images from InDesign documents. The size of images is now only limited by the available memory.
•fixed: Fixed an issue in which the LZW compression option was ignored when creating TIFFs.
Output Factory 1.4.25 (Mar 10, 2014)
•improved: Fixed an issue where Output Factory menu in InDesign could not be created during InDesign startup when multiple InDesign versions were open.
Output Factory 1.4.24 (Feb 21, 2014)
•improved: Text frames with script labels assigned can now be grouped with other objects in InDesign. Previous versions of Output Factory would skip grouped frames, which prevented the Script Label variable in file name to work as expected in this case.
Output Factory 1.4.23 (Feb 7, 2014)
•fixed: Fixed an issue in which a page range error could occur if InDesign document's section names contained dashes (-).
Output Factory 1.4.22 (Feb 4, 2014)
•fixed: Fixed an issue which could happen when printing or exporting to PDF with the option to define settings in the first document instead of using an InDesign preset. If the first file in batch was skipped during preflight stage, a crash could occur or Output Factory would hang. This issue is now fixed.
•improved: Output Factory now deletes its temporary PDF export preset from InDesign after processing.
Output Factory 1.4.21 (Dec 27, 2013)
•new: Users now can output specific alternate layouts by including their names in the page range field. Page range of a specific layout can also be specified, similar to the way it's done in InDesign.
Output Factory 1.4.20 (Dec 27, 2013)
•fixed: Correct PNG options now appear when InDesign CC is running.
Output Factory 1.4.19 (Nov 29, 2013)
•fixed: Any line breaks in a text frame associated with a script label variable are now replaced with dashes to prevent output file name from disappearing in the Finder.
Output Factory 1.4.18 (Nov 26, 2013)
•fixed: Fixed an issue in which an error could happen when exporting to EPS if the selected export settings could not be applied in InDesign.
Output Factory 1.4.17 (Nov 4, 2013)
•fixed: Fixed an error which could occur when printing files as separations with the "single pages" option selected.
•fixed: Fixed an issue in which incorrect preflight results could be reported when using InDesign's preflight while multiple documents are open in InDesign.
•fixed: Fixed an issue in which preflighting could result in InDesign internal error.
•improved: Added warnings about missing preflight profiles.
•fixed: Fixed a issue in which an error could occur when skipping a missing InDesign file.
Output Factory 1.4.16 (Oct 31, 2013)
•fixed: Fixed an issue in which Output Factory menu could disappear from InDesign after installing v1.4.15.
Output Factory 1.4.15 (Oct 29, 2013)
•updated: Support for Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks.
Output Factory 1.4.14 (Oct 15, 2013)
•fixed: Fixed an issue in which an error could happen when exporting to EPS under certain conditions.
•fixed: Fixed an issue in which certain EPS settings couldn't be applied during processing because of their relation to other existing settings.
•fixed: Fixed an issue in which skipping a file due to certain errors could halt the entire queue.
Output Factory 1.4.13 (Sep 27, 2013)
•fixed: Fixed numerous issues which could occur when sending output files with Deliver Express.
Output Factory 1.4.12 (Sep 24, 2013)
•fixed: Fixed an issue in which HTML export options weren't saved in the current workflow under certain conditions.
Output Factory 1.4.11 (Sep 17, 2013)
•NEW: Save page range within workflow.
•improved: Improved EPS and SWF export reliability.
Output Factory 1.4.10 (Sep 11, 2013)
•fixed: Fixed an issue where a workflow could become corrupted after renaming.
•new: More accurate indication of the status of version layers when the "Output each layer..." option is checked.
•improved: The computer name in the sample name field now represents the computer name as it appears in the Finder instead of its network host address.
•improved: Improved log file naming.
Output Factory 1.4.9 (Aug 26, 2013)
•fixed: Fixed an issue in which postscript color management option of EPS export settings could not be applied, which resulted to an error during processing.
•fixed: If an EPS export option could not be applied due to the document specifics, Output Factory now skips the file instead of stopping with an error.
•fixed: Fixed an issue in which an error could happen when checking document's print preferences while processing a book.
Output Factory 1.4.8 (Aug 20, 2013)
•NEW: Different EPS export settings can now be assigned to individual workflows.
•updated: Removed the option of PICT preview in EPS files as it's not supported by InDesign anymore.
•new: The Cancel button in EPS export settings dialog.
Output Factory 1.4.7 (Aug 13, 2013)
•fixed: Fixed an issue in which an error could happen if the selected print preset was set to print master pages.
•improved: Updated the informative text in the Delivery settings.
Output Factory 1.4.6 (Aug 6, 2013)
•fixed: Fixed an issue in which some advanced preflight settings weren't loaded properly when selecting a workflow.
•fixed: The "Don't clear file list if errors occurred" option in the preferences now works as expected.
•fixed: Fixed an issue in which skipped documents were closed regardless of the respective workflow setting.
Output Factory 1.4.5 (Jul 29, 2013)
•NEW: Print Booklet option for PostScript output: Export to PostScript through InDesign's Print Booklet feature.
Output Factory 1.4.4 (Jul 18, 2013)
•fixed: Fixed an issue in which an error could occur when using the "Define settings in first document" feature during output.
Output Factory 1.4.3 (Jul 15, 2013)
•new: HTML export workflows can now be included in Output Factory's actions. Actions allow to output InDesign files to multiple formats at once.
Output Factory 1.4.2 (Jul 4, 2013)
•fixed: Fixed an error which could occur when exporting to PNG on pre-CS6 versions of InDesign using Output Factory 1.4.1.
•improved: Improved informative text in some tool tips and preflight results.
Output Factory 1.4.1 (Jun 18, 2013)
•updated: Adobe InDesign CC compatibility.
•fixed: Fixed an issue in which the version 1.4 could not be installed with InDesign CC on some systems.
Output Factory 1.3.20 (Jun 13, 2013)
•fixed: Fixed an issue in which an error could occur if no base layers were selected when printing layer combinations.
•improved: Improved error info in situations where selected output presets are not available in InDesign.
Output Factory 1.3.19 (May 27, 2013)
•NEW: Users now can choose between two HTML export options: export using the current HTML export settings of the first document in a batch, or current settings of each document.
Output Factory 1.3.18 (Apr 4, 2013)
•improved: When layer versioning is enabled, Output Factory doesn't skip files if no version layers to output have been specified anymore. It's done to accommodate the requirements of users who only need to disable certain layer during output and use only base layers for this purpose.
Output Factory 1.3.17 (Feb 13, 2013)
•NEW: Users now can choose between two EPUB export options: export using the current EPUB export settings of the first document in a batch, or current settings of each document. (v.1.3.16)
•fixed: Fixed an issue in which the file list was cleared in the middle of action execution when the preference to clear list after processing was on.
•improved: Workflow steps in the Action Setup window now can be deleted with the Delete key.
Output Factory 1.3.15 (Feb 5, 2013)
•fixed: Fixed a number of issues that could happen if a printer related error occurred while sending files to printer as single pages.
•improved: If the above error happens, Output Factory now displays an error dialog and stops processing.
Output Factory 1.3.14 (Jan 28, 2013)
•fixed: Fixed an issue in which Output Factory could occasionally open a PC version of InDesign if Parallels Desktop was running.
Output Factory 1.3.13 (Jan 19, 2013)
•fixed: The "Clear list after processing" option in preferences is now honored.
Output Factory 1.3.12 (Dec 18, 2012)
•fixed: Image workflows can now be included in actions.
•fixed: Certain special characters and accented letters are not allowed in workflow names anymore.
•fixed: Workflow names now get updated in actions after renaming.
•fixed: Fixed an issue in which an action could hang during playback due to workflow name mismatch.
Output Factory 1.3.11 (Dec 10, 2012)
•fixed: Fixed an issue in which converting to a compressed TIFF could result in error on some systems.
•improved: Improved logging of some preflight-related events.
Output Factory 1.3.10 (Nov 29, 2012)
•NEW: The option to save as single file is added to the INDD output format.
Note: If you have any existing INDD workflows, please make sure that the new "Save as single..." pop-up is set to your desired value.
Output Factory 1.3.9 (Oct 29, 2012)
•NEW: Split InDesign documents into single page (or spread) documents.
Output Factory 1.3.8 (Oct 24, 2012)
•fixed: Fixed an issue in which script label assigned to a text frame on master pages was ignored when composing variable output file name in Output Factory.
•fixed: Fixed an issue in which the sample file name wasn't composed properly when the script label tags were used in variable file name.
•fixed: Some minor interface fixes.
Output Factory 1.3.7 (Oct 1, 2012)
•improved: When the option to clear the file list after processing is deselected in Preferences, the last file list is now restored on application launch.
Output Factory 1.3.6 (Aug 21, 2012)
•NEW: Export to HTML.
Output Factory 1.3.5 (Aug 8, 2012)
•improved: Additional adjustments for Gatekeeper compatibility on Mac OS X 10.8.
•fixed: INX export tab isn't available in InDesign CS6 anymore.
Output Factory 1.3.4 (Jul 24, 2012)
•fixed: Fixed an error that could occur on an output attempt in v.1.3.3.
Output Factory 1.3.3 (Jul 24, 2012)
•NEW: Export as Interactive PDF (v.1.3.2).
•fixed: Output Factory now prevents from exporting to interactive PDF from InDesign CS3-CS4.
•fixed: The "Spreads" option is now unavailable for EPUB, IDML and INX formats.
Output Factory 1.3.2 (Jul 23, 2012)
•NEW: Export as Interactive PDF.
Output Factory 1.3.1 (Jul 19, 2012)
•updated: The app is prepared for distribution on Adobe Exchange. Users can skip this update.
Output Factory 1.3 (Jul 16, 2012)
•NEW: Print Booklet option: Support for document imposition through InDesign's Print Booklet feature.
•fixed: Fixed an issue in which documents couldn't be exported to SWF from InDesign CS6 under some conditions.
•fixed: Printing with the option to define printing settings in the first document could result in incorrect settings to be applied to consecutive documents in the queue.
Output Factory 1.2.7 (Jul 4, 2012)
•NEW: Layer versioning is now supported when printing InDesign books (.indb).
•fixed: Fixed an issue in which an error could occur on attempt to output a book currently open in InDesign.
Output Factory 1.2.6 (Jun 26, 2012)
•fixed: Fixed an issue in which the Layer variable was ignored in the output file name when exporting book with layer versioning.
•NEW: Layer versioning is now supported when exporting InDesign books (.indb) to PDF, PostScript and EPUB. (v.1.2.5)
Output Factory 1.2.4 (Jun 20, 2012)
•NEW: InDesign books (.indb) are now sent to output as single files.
Output Factory 1.2.3 (Jun 12, 2012)
•improved: Output Factory now warns if workflows cannot be saved due to incorrect permissions in user's Application Support folder.
Output Factory 1.2.2 (Jun 7, 2012)
•fixed: Support for dynamic export of document reader spreads when exporting to SWF, FLA and XFL.
Output Factory 1.2.1 (May 15, 2012)
•NEW: Support for PNG transparency in InDesign CS6.
•NEW: The preferences to clear list automatically after processing.
•fixed: Fixed an issue in which duplicated records were added to history upon the window opening.
Output Factory 1.2 (May 8, 2012)
•NEW: InDesign CS6 compatibility.
Output Factory 1.1.8 (Apr 25, 2012)
•NEW: Select folders to add all InDesign files found inside.
•NEW: New option in preferences to add InDesign files from entire folder subtree.
Output Factory 1.1.7 (Apr 16, 2012)
•fixed: Fixed an issue in which an error could happen if the [Basic] preflight profile was selected in a newly created workflow.
Output Factory 1.1.6 (Apr 10, 2012)
•new: Output Factory now disables InDesign's option "View PDF after Exporting" to avoid unwanted opening of files after processing.
•fixed: Output Factory Light doesn't display unavailable workflows in the Action Setup window anymore.
Output Factory 1.1.5 (Apr 2, 2012)
•fixed: Fixed an issue in which IDML and EPUB workflows didn't load on launch if their respective tabs were initially selected on launch.
•fixed: InDesign documents can now be exported to XFL, FLS and SWF as single files.
Output Factory 1.1.4 (Mar 12, 2012)
•fixed: The "Send to printer as single pages" option now works as expected.
•fixed: Fixed an issue in which a crash could occur when renaming a print workflow.
•improved: Faster application launch (history isn't loaded on launch anymore).
•improved: Interface improvements.
Output Factory 1.1.3 (Mar 9, 2012)
•fixed: Fixed an issue in which a crash could occur when renaming a print workflow.
•fixed: Some interface fixes and improvements.
Output Factory 1.1.2 (Feb 24, 2012)
•fixed: Fixed an issue in which a crash could occur when loading a print workflow.
•fixed: The page range choice (All/Page Range) is now stored in the program's preferences instead of being a part of workflow settings.
Output Factory 1.1.1 (Feb 22, 2012)
•NEW (v.1.1): Actions: create sequences of workflows that will run automatically. Actions let users output InDesign files to multiple formats with just a click of a button.
•fixed: Fixed an issue of v.1.1 in which window resizing could cause improper elements redrawing.
Output Factory 1.1 (Feb 22, 2012)
•NEW: Actions: create sequences of workflows that will run automatically. Actions let users output InDesign files to multiple formats with just a click of a button.
Output Factory 1.0.2 (Feb 12, 2012)
•fixed: Improved menu behavior in cases when Output Factory could not be open.
Output Factory 1.0.1 (Feb 8, 2012)
•new: Added the option to output each non-base layer in the document in combination with base layers (instead of going through specific list of version layers).
•fixed: Fixed some tool tips text.