Announcing Twixl Publisher 3.6
We just keep adding value…

We are proud to announce the upcoming release of Twixl Publisher 3.6 on September, 1st.

What’s new in this release?

  • Built-in analytics in the Twixl Distribution Platform (for multi-issue apps), zero configuration required
  • A new Web Reader output option: this means that desktops and notebooks will now be able to display Twixl publications in a browser
  • A new look & feel for the kiosk
  • A new look & feel for the Twixl Viewer
  • Previewing of PDFs with the Twixl Viewer
  • A background music option
  • A new Enfocus Switch configurator to automatically generate a “Web Reader” version from a Twixl publication

You’ll find more info about these new features here.

Although with the web reader we are now providing an extra output option in addition to tablet output, our subscription prices will remain unchanged.

If you can’t wait to try out the new Twixl Publisher 3.6, a beta version is already available on our download page.

Don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.

Have fun!
The Twixl media team

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Twixl Publisher 3.5.1 now available

Twixl Publisher 3.5.1 is now available for download (existing users can use “Check for updates…” in the Twixl Publisher application).

This new version provides support for InDesign CC (2014), and also fixes a number of bugs that have been fixed after the release of 3.5. The Twixl Importer is now again installed automatically.

Existing users of 3.5 are highly recommended to immediately install this update.

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InDesign CC (2014) support coming soon

If you installed the new InDesign CC (2014) edition that was released last week, you may have noticed that the Twixl Publisher plug-in does not appear in the Extensions menu.

Later this week we’ll be releasing an update to Twixl Publisher that provides support for the new release. In the meantime, you can continue to use either InDesign CS6 or the previous InDesign CC release.

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Twixl Publisher 3.5 now available

We’re pleased to announce the immediate availability of a Twixl Publisher 3.5.

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So what’s new in this release ? Read more ›

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Combining entitlements with the info cell of a kiosk app

We often get the request from customers to combine entitlements with the info cell in a multi-issue app. Today, we are going to show you an example of how you can use entitlements data in your info cell.

The basic idea is that we want to be able to show 3 different info cells, based on different criteria:

  • One view if the user is offline (has no network access)
  • One view if the user is online and not entitled
  • One view if the user is online and entitled

To get this working, we need to do this in different steps. Let’s go over them one by one.

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Using hyperlinks in a Twixl publication

There are different ways you can add hyperlinks to your Twixl publications:

Using the “HyperLinks palette
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Using the “Buttons and Forms” palette
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Download statistics in the Twixl Distribution Platform

We regularly receive requests about the types of statistics that are available for users of the Twixl Distribution Platform.

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For a long time, Twixl Publisher has provided support for integration with a number of analytics engines (Google Analytics, Flurry or Localytics), that provide you with details about how readers are using your app, but the Twixl Distribution Platform also provides a number of built-in statistics about the number of downloads per issue/app. Read more ›

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Featured app: iPortobello+

The importance of offering
added value on a tablet

The Company

Portobello is a Brazilian manufacturer of paving stones, ceramic flooring and wooden flooring in different sizes, colours and materials. They export to the five continents and are represented in more than 65 countries.

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Twixl Publisher 3.5 public beta now available

We’re pleased to announce the immediate availability of a public beta of Twixl Publisher 3.5.

So what’s new in this release ?

Article-based workflow
It is no longer a requirement to use an InDesign “book” to manage your articles – you can now export separate articles, then assemble them with the ‘Publication Composer’ in the Twixl Publisher builder app. This makes working with multiple designers on the same publication a lot easier.

Read more ›

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Webinar about Twixl Publisher product portfolio

If you want to get an overview of the new Twixl Publisher product line-up, register now for the upcoming webinar on Wednesday, March 19th.

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During the 30-minute presentation, we’ll talk about Twixl Publisher, the creation tool, but we’ll also discuss the different distribution options for both App Store and in-house publishing.

After the webinar, there’s plenty of room for Q&A.

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