Output Factory 2 Version Control

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Sep 9, 2022

Fixed an issue in which files with selected preflight errors weren’t skipped when using InDesign’s Built-in Preflight option.

Previous Updates


Sep 4, 2022

Added expanded info regarding a rare database error in InDesign that can prevent InDesign from opening certain files.


Jul 24, 2022

When exporting Interactive PDF, only Output Factory’s own “Open files after processing” option is now honored. The option “View after exporting” in InDesign settings will be always disabled.


Jul 9, 2022

Improved appearance of the alert dialogs presented by AppleScript (instead of Apple’s badly redesigned dialogs introduced on Big Sur).

More informative error message regarding a rare system error that prevents Acrobat preflight droplet from launching.


Feb 16, 2022

The option to create subfolder for each InDesign file now works as expected (instead of creating a nested subfolder chain for the entire batch in previous versions).


Jan 24, 2022

Better handling of a rare error when printing with renaming files in print queue.

Improved handling of printing with renaming files in print queue.

System Events app isn’t utilized anymore.


Jan 13, 2022

Fixed an issue in which text in some fields appeared flipped when selected under some rare conditions.

Improved invalid serial number dialog.


Dec 15, 2021

Fixed an issue in which the OK button in the Script Label Info window didn’t function.


Dec 15, 2021

Improved conditions for triggering manual activation.


Dec 14, 2021

Updated serial number prefix in a licensing error dialog.


Dec 6, 2021

Fixed the appearance of text fields in dark mode on Monterey.


Oct 27, 2021

Support for InDesign 2022.

Support for macOS Monterey.


Oct 22, 2021

Fixed an issue in which workflows and actions weren’t deleting after clicking Delete.

Improved appearance of certain alerts on Big Sur.


Sep 13, 2021

Fixed an issue in which an error could occur if variable file name could not be composed.

Output Factory now correctly exits all situations where processing is interrupted by an alert dialog.


Sep 13, 2021

Fixed an issue in which certain operations could fail if InDesign file path contained double quotation marks.


Aug 28, 2021

Interactive path of the output folder doesn’t appear disabled anymore under the light mode.

Fixed appearance glitches in some buttons and text fields on macOS Mojave and earlier introduced in the version 2.4.64.


Aug 21, 2021

When using the option to perform InDesign’s built-in preflight with non-English versions of InDesign, preflight settings are now applied correctly in all languages.

Improved appearance of tables and text fields on Big Sur and later.

Improved appearance of certain buttons.

Minor UI fixes.

Fixed a rare processing error.


Jul 19, 2021

Native M1 support.


Jun 18, 2021

Fixed an issue in which the Manage Activations window couldn’t be used under dark mode.


Jun 16, 2021

Workflows list in the Action Setup window is now sorted alphabetically.

The actions list is now sorted alphabetically.

“Edit Action” menu is added to the “gear” menu of the Actions list.

Fixed an issue in which workflows with identical names from different output formats weren’t added as expected to the action steps.

Updated startup script for more efficient and accurate identification of the host InDesign version.


Apr 16, 2021

Fixed appearance of the output folder path control field under dark mode.


Apr 15, 2021

Fixed an issue in which an error could occur when processing InDesign books with Layer Versioning enabled.


Apr 13, 2021

Fixed an issue in which the “new version available” window was shown on launch even when the running version was up to date.


Mar 30, 2021

Fixed an issue in which the AM/PM name token turned into a text string if any text was entered after inserting the token.


Mar 17, 2021

UI text fixes for dark mode.

New window for the Script Label token informational text to avoid Apple’s atrocious design of alert dialogs on Big Sur.


Mar 12, 2021

Various UI fixes for dark mode.


Mar 12, 2021

Support for dark mode on macOS Mojave and later.

Choose appearance mode independently from the one selected in the system.

Additional info added to the “Missing fonts” option in Basic preflight.

New version control web page.