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News App Themes for Magazine Publishers from PressPad

As a response to growing digital publishers’ needs and expectations in the mobile design area, PressPad has expanded app themes offer. At stake is emphasizing the quality of the news content in a great style suiting the magazine line.

If someone told us that making a successful news app is based only on great content, we would add that it’s only half of the truth.

Digital publishers also need a reliable way of surfacing their materials without compromising app functionality.

To make a magazine app memorable, improve mobile readers experience and highlight the value of articles, distinctive design is a must. Eye-catching visuals not only captivate users but also help them focus on a better understanding of what articles are really about. That’s why we have come up with a large diverse collection of mobile app themes which are the part of PressPad News platform.

In this article, we would like to present several unique app themes of publishers who trusted us – it is a result of playing with color schemes, types of fonts, tiles, and pictures.

Let’s explore it!

How a Digital Magazine Can Overcome the Seeming Obstacles of a PDF Format

People read digital magazines. They like to have their favorite content available on mobile devices they have with them—wherever they go, and regardless of what they like. Welcome to the digital era of mobile devices. In this article I am going to present an easy method to achieve the finest reading experience right for your magazine’s PDF.

The origin of the PDF format dates back several years and its creators probably have never thought that it would become so popular. Some say that PDF format equals obstacles, and it sure does, but sometimes what seems to be an obstacle at first, is in fact a pure opportunity waiting to be explored.

In PressPad we use the PDF format as a medium for bringing magazines to mobile users’ hands, and it is all packed into a native mobile app. This way publishers can expand their readership to the mobile world and start selling subscriptions to the enormous base of Apple App Store and Google Play users.

The Best TED Talks On Publishing You Should See For Inspiration

TED is an inspiring conference bringing together all the brilliant minds from all over the world. TED stands for Technology, Education and Design. Fortunately, the overall spectrum of topics is much broader, also covering the publishing industry.

Now, I am going to share with you five 7 videos that provide knowledge and inspiration. From design, through case studies, to marketing riffs. Watch inspiring publishing talks from TED conferences.

Low Cost DTP Software for Creating PDF Files

Designing and creating PDF files does not have to be expansive.

Some of our customers want to find the way to publish while limiting the costs. Most of the magazine designers use InDesign and there is no doubts that it is great, but still pretty expensive software. Here you will find a review of low budget and professional designing tools for designing and creating PDF files.