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What is Adobe InDesign?

Adobe InDesign is a desktop publishing software developed by Adobe that can be used to create items such as posters, brochures, flyers, magazines, newspapers, presentations, books, and much more. It allows beautiful creation and publication of documents for print or digital media. 

Adobe InDesign is compatible with MacOS and Microsoft Windows. [More Information]

Ease of Use:


Set Up Time:

20 mins

Best Used For:

Image creation & editing

Why use Adobe InDesign?

Faculty and students can use Adobe InDesign to create items such as brochure samples, newspaper articles, posters, electronic newsletters, and other print and digital materials. These can be used for class demonstrations, tradeshows, presentations or discussions. It is a great way to create and share visual materials. 

How to use Adobe InDesign

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Adobe InDesign is part of the Adobe Creative Suite, which includes other programs such as Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator.

  • The Adobe Creative Suite (version CS6) is currently installed on one of the Hub Studio Loaner Laptops.
  • The Adobe Creative Suite is also available on any of the four Hub Windows desktop PCs (CS6), and the Hub iMac (CC 2018) found in the Hub lounge.
  • To install this software on your Cambrian-issued computer, you will require a license to be purchased and the program installed. Your department will need to initiate the purchase process with IT Help Desk.

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Need Help?

Contact the Hub team today if you need assistance with this program or visit the Teaching & Learning Innovation Hub in room 1271 at Cambrian College.

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