The AsukaBook InDesign Tool (ABId Tool) has been created to offer an alternative option and a more efficient workflow to design your layouts. The ABiD Tool integrates seamlessly in InDesign and allows you to create blank templates, convert templates to different book types, sizes and number of sides, and export high resolution JPEG files for your AsukaBook order.
Download and Install the ABiD Tool
Download and install the ABiD tool. Refer to the application's User Guide for a download link and installation steps.
Start a New Project
Start a project for the product of choice. Refer to the application's User Guide for project options.
Refer to the application's User Guide for file saving settings and accepted formats.
• Color correct and edit your images prior to designing your layout.
• Soft proof your images with our printer profile to check any color changes prior to finalizing your layout. Learn more about Color.
Design Your Layout
Create a custom design with text, borders, masks, illustrations, and background color.
Export Print Ready Files
Export a high resolution JPG files of your layout. Refer to the application's User Guide for exporting steps.
Review JPG Files
Review layout at 100% scale for accuracy, quality, color & typographical errors prior to placing an order.
Upload, sync with the AlbumLayout Proofing website, and place your order by following the steps found in Order with JPG Files
Sync with the AlbumLayout Proofing Website
Optional Step - Upload your album layout to the AlbumLayout Proofing website to share with your clients and get their approval. You can also download a slideshow version of your layout (MP4) to share and post on your website and social media channels. Refer to the AlbumLayout Proofing website User Guide