Now with Animation
Take your designs straight from
InDesign to HTML5
Easy to use. Easy to deliver.
If you're like many designers we know, you're able to produce some fantastic designs using InDesign.
But now clients are asking for
digital magazines, mobile apps, ebooks, and web banners.
Unfortunately, there hasn't been an easy way to translate your designs into web and mobile experiences—unless you want to learn to code.
Now you can use in5 to export your InDesign layout with
rich interactivity—and no coding!
Fully integrated with InDesign
in5 unlocks InDesign's most powerful interactive features using InDesign's own user interface.
Export to any device
Your HTML5 output will work on any computer, tablet, or smartphone.
No coding required
You can design visually, and in5 will write the code for you!
In addition to digital magazines and web content, you can also use in5 to create content for
in5 creates files ready for use with the Baker Framework, the Amazon Marketplace, and more.
in5 also makes it easy to bypass the App Store by
exporting a Web App.
Are you the type of person who likes a massive list of features?
OK, just for you.
How in5 works
in5 translates your InDesign layout to an interactive HTML experience.
The HTML5 files that are produced are yours to keep and modify as you please.
Total flexibility because you own your content
The files are exported to your hard drive just like a PDF.
You can then post your files to the web, or package them into a mobile app.
Unlike a PDF or a SWF, you can easily open and make changes to the HTML5 files without re-exporting them.
Create as many apps or sites as you like!
What the experts are saying
in5 picks up where InDesign leaves off, providing a new output path for our favorite design tool!
The InDesign Guy
in5 makes what was once a frustrating, convoluted process, straightforward and simple.
in5 is awesome! It’s really amazing!
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examples of actual digital magazines, sites, and apps made by in5 customers.
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in5 Feature List
Support for native InDesign Animation
Support for Timing of multiple animations (sequencing)
The ability to nest animation and interactivity within groups and Multi-State Objects
Six different Page Format options
Text can be rendered as HTML (with embedded fonts or web-safe fallbacks), images (to preserve appearance), or SVG (preserve appearance and scaleability)
Swipe Navigation and touch support
Multimedia & interactivity
3D Flipcard widget (for Pro+ plans)
Video embedding (Flash fallback as well as automatic multi-format fallback for maximum capability)
Audio embedding (with fallbacks and controls)
Embedding of HTML (such as YouTube, Vimeo, or Google Maps)
Support for Folio Overlays:
Slideshows, Web Content, Image Sequence, and Pan & Zoom, and Scrollable Frame Image Quality controls
Supports numourous button actions: Go to Destination, Go to Page, Go to Anchor, Go to Next Page, Go to Previous Page, Go to First page, Go to Next State, Go to Previous State, Go to State, Play, Play from Navigation Point (movies only), Stop, Pause, Stop All
Supports Clicks, Taps, Roll Overs, Roll Offs, and Focus and Blur events
Multi-State Objects and Multi-State behaviors
Form Elements: Checkboxes, Radio Buttons, List Boxes, Combo Boxes, and Text (input) Fields (single- and multi-line)
Liquid Layout Accessibility, SEO, & live output
Mobile Article Explorer for easy reading on small screens, while maintaining a pixel-perfect layout.
Support for Alt text using the button name, script label, or Alt text within the Object Export Options
Supports mapping styles to specific HTML tags
Search Engine Optimization (SEO): title, keywords, description, author -- pulls from INDD meta data automatically, and can generate keywords automatically from the document
Ability to export live, editable tables.
HTML and CSS output supports columns, paragraph rules, bullet lists, numbered lists, and anchored images
Supports Table of Contents linking and linking between pages
Viewer Display options (page thumbnail navigation, reader progress, full screen, zoom in/out, PDF download, etc)
Ability to assign proportional scaling for any device
Export to specific formats like
Baker Framework, Liquid State, iPad Web App, and iPhone Web App Amazon Marketplace integration
Offline application caching
Ability to attach external
Resources and URLs The ability to open URLs (and images) in a "Lightbox" so that the viewer never has to leave the page
Not had enough of features yet?
Looking for a list of which InDesign interactive features are supported by in5? We've got you