The File Extensions Database


.IDD File Extension

  • Developer by: Adobe Systems Incorporated
  • Category: Document Files

What is an .IDD file?

.IDD is Adobe InDesign for Mac document

The idd file extension was used in one of the previous versions of Adobe InDesign for Mac for its document format.

It was replaced by the indd file format in the latest versions of the program.

This idd file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.


How to open:

Use Adobe InDesign to open *.idd files.

How to convert:

Adobe InDesign is able to export *.idd files to other formats.

How to solve problems with IDD files

  • Associate the IDD file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any IDD file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.IDD files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the IDD file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .IDD is Adobe InDesign for Mac document. Because only the current version supports the latest IDD file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Adobe Systems Incorporated manufacturer website after an available .IDD is Adobe InDesign for Mac document update.
  • To make sure that your IDD file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.