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Imposition Software for Windows


How do you get your pages — printed from your desktop or prepared for commercial printing — into the proper printing order? Some page layout programs do this automatically. At other times you need plug-ins, XTensions, or stand-alone programs to impose your pages for printing booklets, newsletters, or books. The products listed do not include many of the high-end programs used in high volume commercial print production facilities. These are programs more suitable to individuals and smaller volume production needs.

This list updated September 2010.


© Visions Edge
Vision's Edge QuarkXPress XTension easily lets you convert reader's spreads into printer's spreads for proper printing of booklets. Also allows the printing of specific spreads. Download a Demo. For Windows, versions 8.0, 7.1, 6.0, 4.0.1

ClickBook MMX

© Blue Squirrel

Print almost any Windows document double-sided or in booklet form to your laser or inkjet printer. Dozens of custom booklet styles, rotation, reduction, and more. Download a demo. ClickBook works by intercepting print jobs sent to a desktop printer and putting the pages in the desired order.For Windows NT/XP/Vista/Windows 7.


© FinePrint Software, LLC

This paper-saving Windows printer driver allows you to print multiple thumbnails to a page, do double-sided printing, and combine print jobs as well as print booklets. A limited feature trial version is available. ForWindows 7, Vista, XP, 2000 and there is a Server edition as well.

InDesign Imposition Plug-In

© InDesign Imposition Plugin
Converts your file to PDF, imposes it, then puts it back into a new InDesign document. Handles creep, business card and booklet imposition, more. Compatible with InDesign CS3, CS4, and CS5 on Mac or PC. Under $100 and you can purchase online via PayPal or Credit Card.

PDF Imposition DE (Desktop Edition)

© Traction Software

Does 2-up, 4-up, and 6-up imposition of PDF files without requiring Adobe Acrobat. Duplex options available. Download a free trial. Supports Windows 95, 98, ME, NT4, Windows 2000 (NT5), XP, Vista, 2003, 2008 & Windows 7. Version 1.0, September 2010

PDF Snake

© Rennie Glen Software

Requires the full version of Adobe Acrobat (4 through 9). Runs on Microsoft Windows 98, 2000, ME, XP, Vista, etc. Drop your document into a Hot Folder and the software automatically imposes the file and sends it to an output folder. Creates booklets, resize pages, process hundreds of documents at a time. Trial version available.Version 4.

Quite Imposing

© Quite Software

Standard and Plus plug-ins for Adobe Acrobat offers a variety of imposition options plus page numbering, masking, and the ability to add pages from other PDF files. Demos are available. Pricing

Latest release: 2.9b (24 February 2009)

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