WoodWing Software has announced that its updating its digtial publishing tools for use with Adobe's Creative Suite 5.5.
Adobe CS 5.5 is now offering out-of-the-box, file system-based tablet publishing functionality. WoodWing's Tablet Publishing Solution is offering additional Smart Magazine panels in InDesign to increase the workflow efficiency, especially for periodical tablet publications, says the company. WoodWing also says that its system offers a higher-level of interactivity than Adobe's solution alone by allowing nested interactivities, like links in scrollable areas, scrollable areas on hotspots and nested hotspots.
WoodWing's Tablet Publishing Solution enables publishers to create tablet publications for multiple platforms, such as iOS, Android, HP webOS, and Blackberry Tablet OS as well as HTML5. It also allows different tablet versions can be created based on just one InDesign file, using WoodWing's multi-screen functionality.
WoodWing says that it's close to the beta stage of CS 5.5 versions of its Digital Magazine plug-ins for InDesign and its Enterprise publishing system. Content Station, the content management application built on top of Enterprise, already supports the upcoming CS 5.5 version. WoodWing's renowned productivity plug-ins, such as Smart Styles and Smart Layout, are also expected to enter the beta stage shortly.