Major Update of WoodWing’s Digital Magazine Tools for iPad

New Version 1.4 of the Tools provides a multitude of new and enhanced features, expanding the creative scope.

WoodWing Software, one of the innovation leaders in cross-media publishing solutions, today announced the release of Version 1.4 of its Digital Magazine Tools for iPad, supporting both Adobe CS4 and CS5.

WoodWing´s Digital Magazine Tools for iPad are used by many renowned newspaper and magazine publishers around the globe to create iPad issues of famous publications, including Time, Sports Illustrated, Life and Fortune; the Asian newspapers South China Morning Post and Kompas; Veronica Magazine in the Netherlands and many more. A list of iPad Apps created with WoodWing´s solution is available at www.woodwing.com/en/digital-magazine/ipad-gallery.

Expanding the creative scope
The new release provides publishers with a number of new and enhanced features, enabling them to create iPad Apps that are even more attractive to the reader. Scrollable elements dramatically increase the creative leeway. Assigning audio files to pages provides for automatic sound when pages are opened. Two-finger swipes to switch to the next story and more.

New features are available for the design of a table of contents – a vertical list that pops up in a separate window. A new scrubber in the page navigator similar to the navigation used in iBooks.

Furthermore, the Digital Magazine Tools 1.4 allow for new extension possibilities. Custom Page Objects allows third parties to add their own functionality to the digital magazine code. Web elements can be shown embedded in the page, as a pop-up in the application or in the Web browser outside the app.

Full Article:  http://www.woodwing.com/en/Newsflashes/20100811-major-update-digital-magazine-tools-for-ipad

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