Professional Edition is the off-the-shelf tablet publishing solution for midsize traditional media, business publishers, and membership organizations. Create highly designed, immersive content and publish it across a variety of marketplaces and devices — including iPad, Kindle Fire, and other Android™ tablets. To see a thorough list of the latest Digital Publishing Suite product updates, visit the What's new in this release page.
Use DPS Desktop Tools directly within Adobe® InDesign® (version CS6 or CC*) to author publications for tablet devices. Create immersive page layouts that combine the visual appeal of print with engaging interactivity. Use Alternate Layout in InDesign to easily resize pages with linked content for publication across a range of devices.
Add interactive overlays including hyperlinks, slide shows, audio and video, scrolling frames, 360 rotation, panoramas, and pan and zoom to page layouts in InDesign using the Folio Overlays panel included in the DPS Desktop Tools.
Create, organize, upload, share, and unshare .folio files using the Folio Builder panel, one of the DPS Desktop Tools in InDesign.
Efficiently adapt content for multiple devices by using Alternate Layout in InDesign. Use simple liquid page rules to visually resize layouts and assets to fit various screen sizes and aspect ratios.
Include interactive overlays such as videos, audio, web pages, image sequencing, and panoramas within slide shows and scrollable frames, leaving more space for additional content.
Copy .folio or document information directly to a connected tablet for rapid preview and testing.
* InDesign CS6 is available with a perpetual license individually or as part of an Adobe Creative Suite® 6 edition; InDesign CC is available with a single-app or complete Adobe Creative Cloud™ membership.
Upload content directly from within InDesign CC to produce digital publications. Use the Folio Producer (Organizer and Editor modes) to manage .folio files and publish them for distribution to devices.
Easily add articles to existing .folio files or copy articles from one .folio file to another.
Drag and drop editorial and advertising content into the desired sequence. View .folio files as thumbnails or in a list.
Add metadata such as title, description, and publication date to .folios or articles.
Set article priority to facilitate faster .folio file download, allowing consumers to start engaging with content more quickly.
Control whether readers see specific articles and advertisements in the table of contents.
Boost productivity by continuing to work while articles are published to the server in the background.
Store cross-platform publication files in the .folio format on a hosted fulfillment server and deliver publications to Content Viewers on different devices and desktop.
Maintain content in a central repository, ready for immediate delivery to a device.
Deliver your publications to multiple devices, including iPhone (5, 4S, 4, 3GS), iPad (new, 2, 1 and Mini), iPod touch, Kindle Fire, Kindle Fire HD, and other Android devices.
Monetize digital content by selling publications through leading mobile marketplaces or directly from a publisher's website.
Within your digital app, use highly designed digital blow-ins to drive response from readers and subscribers. Merchandise subscriptions, special offers, loyalty programs, and more.
Give potential readers access to your most recent issue upon first launch of the app and drive greater purchase conversion.
Leverage your Web traffic to drive exposure to your tablet publication and extend the reach of your app by embedding its content on your website. Include surrounding design elements that convey a consistent, on-message and branded experience for your customers.
Sell publications through leading app marketplaces: the Apple App Store, Google Play, or Amazon Kindle Fire Newsstand.
Create Apple and Kindle Fire Newsstand apps that support both free and paid subscriptions.
Create branded apps for publication to desktop and leading devices — including iPhone (5, 4S, 4, 3GS), iPad (new, 2, 1, mini), Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD, and other Android devices.
Efficiently drive promotions and optimize sales by dynamically changing subscription options without needing to update the app in the app marketplace.
Take advantage of tight integration with Adobe Marketing Cloud to gain better insight into how readers and customers engage with your editorial and advertising content—on desktop and device.
Monitor and analyze app installs and launches.
See user engagement with specific interactive overlays included in an individual .folio file.
Track reader engagement with individual articles and ads. Find out how long readers are using your app, days spent reading, peak usage hours, and more. Capture analytics in both online and offline mode.
View how many issues were purchased, in total or on a daily basis.
Automatically create a publisher-branded viewer that immerses consumers in your publication or document.
Create an unlimited number of branded apps, without size restriction.
Upload icons and assets to build and preview a branded viewer for submission to app marketplaces.
Customize the toolbar of branded applications to include up to eight unique icons. Design high-resolution icons for display on the new iPad.
* Mac OS is required to use the App Builder.
Preview, test, and render content, complete with interactivity and dual-axis navigation, on leading devices and desktops.
Publish highly designed, publisher-branded content across desktops and all leading devices, including iPhone (5, 4S, 4, 3GS), iPad (new, 2, 1, mini), iPod touch, Kindle Fire, and other Android tablets.
Enjoy extended rights for a select portion of the Adobe Type Library without additional per-use costs. Use fonts in the .folio format to ensure clear typography for any creative direction. View the 800-plus fonts here.
View articles shared through social media and email in a web view on the desktop.
Bookmark content across folios to easily find favorite articles or ads. Bookmarks include issue name and article or ad title.
Allow readers to filter content within the library in order to view a select set of folios. Filters are based on publisher-defined categories.
Archive content to the cloud on iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch devices (iOS5 and above) for streamlined content management.
Serve readers and customers around the world by changing languages* automatically based on device locale settings.
Zoom in and out of content — including dynamic page elements such as video, audio, image sequences, panoramas, and more.
* Supported languages include Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, and Ukrainian.