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Online Adobe InDesign Alternatives

Adobe InDesign is not available as a web app but there are plenty of alternatives that runs in the browser with similar functionality. The best Online alternative is Canva, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Adobe InDesign and many of them are available as a web app so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Online alternatives to Adobe InDesign are Polotno Studio, Desygner, Marq (formerly Lucidpress) and Vistacreate.

Adobe InDesign alternatives are mainly Desktop Publishers but may also be Image Editors or Graphic Design Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Adobe InDesign.
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  1. Canva icon

    Canva

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    92 alternatives to Canva 

    Canva gives you everything you need to easily turn ideas into stunning designs.

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    1.  Facial RecognitionCanva can register a biometric facial pattern to identify or verify the identity of a subject through an image or video.
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    Easy to use interface, lots of free photos, templates and fonts. Gives you the opportunity to work fast, in your browser, with professional results.

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    Canva is certainly not an advanced design software, but for a home user on small to medium projects it is an excellent alternative to InDesign.

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    Canva is a great tool for making a simple social media post, but it is not an industry-standard design software competitor.

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    Canva is not made for layouts

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    Canva is not page layout software. It is a simple tool for making social media posts.

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    Canva is a good layout but has none of the advanced text editing functionality that InDesign has.

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  2. Polotno Studio icon

    Polotno Studio

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    77 alternatives to Polotno Studio 

    Free online design editor. Create images for social media, YouTube previews, Facebook covers.

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    Desygner

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    162 alternatives to Desygner 

    Desygner is an online and mobile design solution, which offers a simpler alternative to expensive and complicated design suites.

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    No similar at all to indesign

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    It simply doesn't offer file upload. I'm looking for a online solution to edit my .indd files...

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    Marq (formerly Lucidpress)

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    52 alternatives to Marq (formerly Lucidpress) 

    Lucidpress is a web-based design and layout application that enables anyone to create beautiful print and digital documents.

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    1.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
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    Vistacreate

    72 alternatives to Vistacreate 

    Vistacreate is an online graphic design editor that offers over 6000 free design templates for social media posts, advertising materials and other graphics. (Bought Crello).

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    FontPair

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    64 alternatives to FontPair 

    Choosing between thousands of different fonts is hard. However, typography is a crucial part of good design. Whether you're designing a poster or a website you need to use good typography. FontPair helps you pair beautiful Google Fonts together by suggesting free fonts that...

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    Baseline

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    91 alternatives to Baseline 

    Baseline is an easy to use brand design tool. It helps you set up a solid brand and then leverages it to create branded designs without effort. Now anybody can create a consistent, memorable brand.

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    MYPACKBRAIN

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    15 alternatives to MYPACKBRAIN 

    MYPACKBRAIN is the leading innovative software provider for packaging artwork automation. It sets new market standards in delivering speed to market, cost reduction and efficiency.

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    Drawtify

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    73 alternatives to Drawtify 

    Free Online Vector Graphic Editor with Great Design Templates and Elements. With powerful vector editor, you can create beautiful graphics online for free, such as SVG graphics, vector logos, infographics, flyer, poster, banners, etc.

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    Colorful Maker

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    69 alternatives to Colorful Maker 

    Online free graphic design tool. You can make printable monthly,yearly calendars, speech bubbles on your photos.

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