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Design Visual Stories in Adobe InDesign

Perfect for designers who want to easily create marketing assets for their team, the Issuu InDesign extension is a fast and powerful way to create motion stories for Facebook, Instagram and more.

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From InDesign to social success

Provide your team with both your flipbook PDF and your motion-graphic social media stories, ready to go all at once. Download the Issuu extension from the Adobe Marketplace to get started building Issuu Visual Stories.

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Build beautiful Visual Stories

Select “File”-> “Issuu- Create Story” to start creating your Visual Stories in InDesign. Select a Story Style from our selection of templated designs, and choose the pages or spreads you want to include in your story.

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Send to Issuu for the final touches

The extension automatically generates vertical video assets for your Visual Story. Add a Title, Publication Title, and Publisher Name, and export your Visual Story to Issuu and edit it from our desktop editor. Then, publish to start sharing!

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How to create Visual Stories from InDesign:

  1. Download the Issuu Stories InDesign extension from the Adobe Marketplace. 

  2. Open Adobe InDesign and create your content. 

  3. Under “Window” -> “Extensions” select “Issuu- Create a Story” to add the InDesign extension to your File options.

  4. Select “File”-> “Issuu- Create Story” to start creating your Visual Story directly from your InDesign file. 

  5. Select your Story Style from our selection of templated designs, and choose the pages or spreads you want to include in your Visual Story. 

  6. Our InDesign extension automatically generates vertical video assets for your Visual Story. Add extra details, including a Title, Publication Title, and Publisher Name. 

  7. Click “Edit and Share” to export your Visual Story to Issuu, where you can edit on the desktop editor tool. When prompted, connect your Issuu account to the InDesign extension.

  8. Edit your Visual Story from our desktop editor, and publish your Visual Story to start sharing! 

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Creative features for designers of all levels

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Flipbooks

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Video

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Visual Stories

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Fullscreen sharing

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