Optimize InDesign links automatically: Reduce size, Fix images, Convert formats

LinkOptimizer is a workflow automation solution which works with Adobe Photoshop to:

  • reduce the size of images linked to InDesign document by eliminating excess image data
  • perform essential image adjustments, such as color conversion and sharpening
  • convert file formats.

LinkOptimizer allows to reduce the size of InDesign job dramatically, cut down on processing time and reduce production costs.

The current version 5 works with InDesign CS3 -CC2018 and is available for OS X 10.6 - 10.13 and supports batch processing now.

Reduce link size / Optimize resolution

LinkOptimizer will automatically reduce the image resolution, scale and crop the images in Photoshop according to their dimensions in the InDesign document and the target resolution specified, and reimport them to InDesign at 100%.

Edit images

Automatically perform essential final image adjustments:

  • convert colors to CMYK, RGB and Grayscale,
  • apply sharpening filters,
  • merge layers, delete hidden ones, flatten image.

Convert image formats

Automatically convert linked images into desired file formats, for example JPEG > TIFF, PNG > PSD, Photoshop EPS > TIFF etc. Specify Photoshop conversion settings directly from LinkOptimizer.

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