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The Guardian is available on Magzter’s

The Guardian is now available on Magzter, the World’s largest digital reading destination. Published since 1821, The Guardian, which is often referred to as the World’s leading liberal voice, has stood the test of time for almost 200 years. By partnering with Magzter, the voice of The Guardian is all set to further echo across the globe.

 

The Guardian focuses on the top stories from the UK, international news and also covers a wide range of topics; from sport to the environment, politics, football, culture, business and much more. The Guardian produces quality journalism, with a focus on holding the powerful to account, giving voice to the voiceless and covering stories that help build a fairer society.

 

“The Guardian is a name synonymous with unflinching independent journalism. I’m delighted that our customers and readers can now enjoy it on Magzter. We’ve been adding several prominent news brands from the UK and the arrival of The Guardian has further strengthened our catalogue. The Guardian, which has been one of the most trusted sources of information for almost two centuries now, is sure to be loved by our readers across the globe. Welcome aboard, The Guardian!”- Andrew Wiltshire, Director, Sales & Business Development – UK & Europe, Magzter Inc.

 

Magzter – Digital Magazine Newsstand 8.18.1 is free (with in-app purchases) and available worldwide through the App Store in the News category. The Magzter app is also available on the web, Google Play and is expanding to more platforms soon. Magzter’s easy purchase and renewal systems ensure subscriptions are paid on time, eliminating the need for paper checks and postal mail issues. Users can buy their magazines on any of the above devices/platforms and seamlessly port their purchases to any other devices, a feature unique to Magzter.

ArtOptimizer 3 for Illustrator On Sale until June 6

Zevrix Solutions announces ArtOptimizer 3 for Adobe Illustrator, the company’s image workflow automation solution, is available for upgrade at half price until June 6. The only tool of its kind on the market, ArtOptimizer eliminates the excess image data of Illustrator picture links and performs essential image adjustments. The app helps users save disk space as well as cut production time and costs through automation of complex image manipulation tasks.

 

 

ArtOptimizer works with Photoshop to help reduce Illustrator link size according to the image scale in Illustrator document at a specific target resolution. The all-new ArtOptimizer 3 adds a long list of new features and improvements that empower users to automate their Illustrator workflows like never before. In fact, every single feature in the new version is either a new solution or a dramatically improved component or quality.

 

A highlight of the new capabilities includes:

  • New user interface
  • Batch processing of Illustrator files
  • Save processing settings in presets
  • Convert formats of Illustrator image links
  • Process duplicate links
  • Specify Photoshop resampling methods for optimized resolution
  • Convert colors to specific ICC profile
  • Link previews
  • Duplicate original Illustrator document before processing
  • Many other new options for backup, relinking, image naming and other areas
  • Improved performance and stability

 

In the end of the processing ArtOptimizer reimports images to Illustrator at 100% in their precise position. As a result users can save gigabytes of disk space and countless hours of optimizing images manually, accelerate document output, reduce job turnaround and cut costs through faster processing.

 

Licensed users of earlier ArtOptimizer versions can upgrade to ArtOptimizer 3 for $30 (USD) on Zevrix web site until June 6. ArtOptimizer 3 is available to new customers at for $120. Trial is also available for download. ArtOptimizer requires macOS 10.8-10.15, and Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop CS6-CC 2020.

MacXDVD Marks the 14th Anniversary with Sale

MacXDVD is marking the 14th anniversary of the launch of the legendary brand by giving customers the best gift of all: up to 70% discounts on its gift pack, together with its best-sellers DVD ripper and video converter. Today customers worldwide will save 70% or more on the 4-in-1 multimedia toolkit inclusive of DVD backup software, video converter, data transfer, and media player. To find the new sale-priced gift, feel free to visit MacXDVD Special Offer page.

 

 

MacXDVD Software began as a multimedia software company. Now in its 14th year as a multimedia solution provider, Digiarty has been successful at evolving and changing to stay ahead of other companies and has positioned itself in the most competitive way possible.

 

Specifically, The company’s ace products incl. MacX DVD Ripper Pro and MacX Video Converter Pro have been undergone several big overhauls, inclusive of unique title check mechanism meant to intelligently choose the right title from encrypted DVDs, level-3 hardware acceleration dedicated to offloading CPU-intensive DVD/video transcoding tasks to hardware, pre-configured profile expansion aimed at encoding media file to the specific device without needing to know the obscure parameter settings.

 

To commemorate the milestone, MacXDVD offers huge discounts on its popular products. Here are the highlights of the 2020 MacXDVD Anniversary Sale. Up to 70% off MacX Anniversary Special Pack, up to 56% off DVD Ripper and big savings on Video Converter:

MacXDVD Anniversary Sale is going to close on May 31, 2020. To take advantage of MacXDVD Anniversary Sale visit them on MacXDVD Special Offer.

LinkOptimizer for Adobe InDesign

Zevrix Solutions announces that LinkOptimizer, the company’s workflow automation solution for Adobe InDesign, is available at on website BitsDuJour . Awarded 4 out of 5 starts by Computer Arts magazine, LinkOptimizer automates complex image manipulation tasks, which allows users to reduce the size of InDesign links, save processing time and decrease production costs.

 

 

“Today LinkOptimizer batched a huge book project and another magazine project in minutes vs. hours. Now I can take the afternoon off and drink beer,” says Brian Donahue, owner of Bedesign studio in Minneapolis, Minnesota. “Thanks for freeing up my afternoon, rather than doing production work.”

 

LinkOptimizer works with Photoshop to eliminate the excess image data of InDesign links, perform essential image adjustments and convert image formats.

 

Features:

  • Optimize dozens of InDesign files with one click
  • Scale and crop images to match their dimensions in InDesign
  • Change their resolution to 300 dpi
  • Convert RGB images to CMYK
  • Re-save JPEGs as TIFF
  • Assign variable image names based on page number, color, date and other values
  • Run a Photoshop action on each image

 

At the end of processing, LinkOptimizer reimports images to InDesign at 100% in their precise position. In addition, the software can merge and delete layers, assign color profiles, and process document copies instead of original files. As a result users can save gigabytes of disk space and countless hours of optimizing images manually, as well as accelerate document output, reduce job turnaround and cut costs through faster processing.

 

LinkOptimizer can be purchased form BitsDuJour. Trial is also available for download. LinkOptimizer requires macOS 10.8-10.15 and Adobe InDesign/Photoshop CS5-2020.

Politics Infographics for ConceptDraw DIAGRAM

CS Odessa announces a easy to use Solution for ConceptDraw DIAGRAM. This new Politics Infographics item in the Business Infographics Area of the ConceptDraw Solutions includes collections of examples and libraries of vector images that support many ways to represent political information at a glance.

 

 

Politics Infographics solution contains 8 libraries of vector stencils for design elements of diagrams, charts, maps, pictures, and typography. One can use this Solution to create eye-catching and impressive infographics to present political news, facts, statistics, and other data from the political realm in an accessible and understandable way.

 

The efficiency of any political message is determined by the audience’s understanding. Political topics displayed in a graphic form will attract more attention and cause an active discussion. Politics is an area where creativity is welcome, and Politics Infographics solution is a powerful tool for its realization.

 

The powerful suite of three products found in ConceptDraw OFFICE v6 is designed for knowledge workers, project managers, managers, and academics and retails for $499US per end user license. The combination of diagramming, mind mapping, and project management tools along with no charge dynamic support and ongoing development makes ConceptDraw OFFICE v6 a good choice to maintain the activities that move professionals ahead.

 

The Politics Infographics solution is available to users of ConceptDraw DIAGRAM v13 and ConceptDraw OFFICE v6 via STORE.

Output Factory for InDesign 50% off on BitsDuJour May 21

Zevrix Solutions announces Output Factory for Adobe InDesign is available at 50% off on website BitsDuJour until May 21 only. Output Factory lets printers, ad agencies and publishing houses worldwide automate and simplify their printing and exporting workflows and eliminate repetitive tasks.

 

 

“Output Factory has been the single biggest time-saver I’ve encountered in ten years of print production,” says Mike Agate, Head of Production of Which?, Europe’s largest consumer rights organization. “Easily saves hours a week, producing bullet-proof documents over and over… With the reduction in head count and efficiency savings, it must have paid for itself 500 times over.”

 

With Output Factory, users only need to queue the desired InDesign files and select pre-defined output options. The software will then save multiple files to PDF or other formats with just a click of a button. Output Factory can also assign complex variable file names, output layer combinations, preflight documents before output, and export to multiple formats at once. Output Factory supports printing, PDF, PostScript, EPS, TIFF, EPUB and other formats.

 

Key Features:

  • Batch printing and exporting of InDesign files
  • Export as single pages
  • Output to several formats with one click
  • Layer versioning: output layer combinations as single files
  • Variable output file names based on file contents, page numbering, date and other data
  • Run custom scripts
  • Preflight InDesign and PDF documents
  • Send output files to FTP and other servers

 

Output Factory can be purchased form BitsDuJour at 50% off for $84.97 until May 21 only. Trial is also available for download.

Economy Infographics Solution for ConceptDraw

CS Odessa announces the Economy Infographics Solution for ConceptDraw DIAGRAM, available immediately in ConceptDraw Solutions. The new business solution for ConceptDraw DIAGRAM allows anyone to build Infographics from data that conveys a story to one’s audience. The new solution provides all of the graphical user elements needed to transform economic and financial information into a visual message.

 

 

The Economy Infographics Solution contains 6 vector libraries composed of 316 scalable icons. One can use this solution to quickly create an impressive infographics which can be used to communicate economic and financial messages at a glance. The Economy Infographics Solution is available at $25US to users of ConceptDraw DIAGRAM v13 and ConceptDraw OFFICE v6, via STORE.

 

ConceptDraw DIAGRAM is well-known for its ability to exchange documents with Microsoft Visio. It can open and save documents that can be used by Visio (VSD, VDX and VSDX documents) users. It retails for $199US per end user license.

 

ConceptDraw OFFICE v6 is an integrated set of visualization products and document exchange technologies. It consists of a diagramming platform, a mind mapping tool, and a project management tool. These tools are essential to generate business diagrams, project plans, mind maps, dashboards, presentations, schematics, and any other business visualizations.

 

The suite of these three products found in ConceptDraw OFFICE v6 is designed for knowledge workers, project managers, managers, and academics and retails for $499 (USD) per end user license. The combination of diagramming, mind mapping, and project management tools along with no charge support and ongoing development make ConceptDraw OFFICE v6 a good choice to support the activities that move businesses ahead.

CS Odessa Updates ConceptDraw PROJECT v10

CS Odessa announces improvements for ConceptDraw PROJECT v10 that help project managers plan, maintain, and communicate all aspects of multiple projects on Windows and macOS. The update for ConceptDraw PROJECT brings it to version 10.0.1 and is featured with the set of improvements and fixes. ConceptDraw PROJECT v10.0.1 has been enhanced with Improved recurring task usability that helps easily schedule project tasks that occur on a regular basis.

 

 

“Recurring tasks can be rather helpful when scheduling project tasks that should happen regularly. No one will be happy to list all the tasks for the monthly procedure in a project that will take an annum to complete. Instead, the project manager can establish the recurrence, and PROJECT automatically creates all repeated tasks.” – says Robert Mitchell, 11 years experienced IT Project Manager who has used ConceptDraw PROJECT since 2015.

 

Mac users who are working with larger projects will appreciate the enhanced scroll performance, which is important when dealing with large task lists. In addition, those of them with a passion for Apple technologies will like the improved representation of the application in Dark Mode. Also, the update includes a pack of quality issues fixes.

 

ConceptDraw OFFICE v6 is an integrated set of visualization products and document exchange technologies. It consists of a diagramming platform, a mind mapping tool, and a project management tool. These tools are important to generate business diagrams, project plans, mind maps, dashboards, presentations, schematics, and any other business visualizations.

 

ConceptDraw PROJECT is compatible with macOS and Windows and retails for $299 (USD). It is now included in ConceptDraw OFFICE v6 which retails for $499 (USD). The update to ConceptDraw PROJECT v10.0.1 is available at no charge for PROJECT v10 and OFFICE v6 users.