Desktop Author description
Create 3D Page Turning ebooks, eBrochures, ePhotoAlbums and eQuizzes
Desktop Author is an electronic publishing software that allows you to create 3d page turning digital web books. Digital web books are any type of e-publication including e-brochures, e-books, digital photo albums, e-cards, digital diaries, online resumes, quizzes, exams, tests, forms and surveys.
Digital web books can be presented in a stand alone format or you can easily present your digital web books as web pages with no need for HTML, ASP or other programming knowledge. When you present your digital web books as web pages the the end user can detach them and turn them into stand alone digital web books.
Use Desktop Author to create, protect and sell your e-Book, e-publication and e-Magazine with the all in one DNL DRM and Payment Gateway feature. It is the worlds first DRM - Payment gateway combination included within a reader and packagable from a commercially available software.
With the DNL DRM feature, the author is able to preset the amount of free pages the end user is able to view. Upon reaching the end of the free page section the end user is prompted to pay for the rest of the eBook, once payment is made through the payment gateway the rest of the eBook is unlocked and the end user is free to view the rest of the eBook on their own PC.
The end user can pass the eBook on to other PC's however each new PC the eBook is relocated to will activate the DNL DRM and payment must be made in order for the end user to read the DNL DRM protected content.
The evolution of Editable image function in DeskTop Author gives you the ability to easily create digital photo albums which users can insert images into. This makes them the exact replicas in digital format of a physical photo album. You can resell the digital photo albums you have created .
DeskTop Author comes bundled with over 500 pre-designed page templates, buttons, a multi-select function, a fresh new interface and an amazing ability to produce digital books and pages of any shape.
Here are some key features of "Desktop Author":
· MULTI-MEDIA SUPPORT - FLASH, QUICK TIME & WMP
· Create multi-media powered presentations and electronic publications by embedding or streaming video, flash & VR media. Click to see a sample of The Entertainer - Grant Galea
· EBOOK SECURITY - INTERNAL DRM AND PAYMENT GATEWAY COMBINATION
· Create try before you buy ebooks which are protected with the dnl drm & take payment from within the ebook.
· EBOOK SECURITY - DNL DRM ACTIVATION KEY SYSTEM
· You can now assign Activation Key’s to your DNL DRM protected eBooks.
· You can sell the Activation Keys to the consumers through your own payment facility such as Pay Pal and Google Checkout. Then issue the Activation Keys to your customers together with a link to download the eBook.
· MULTI-PAGE AND MULTI-TEXT FLOW
· Copy and paste text and flow it thought multiple pages. Resize, add and re-position text boxes and text adjusts automatically.
· AUTO EPUB IMPORT FUNCTION
· Automatically import text from .EPUB files to text flow objects and create an ebook in minutes. EPUB is a new open standard for XML based reflowable digital publications backed by the IDPF.
· INTERNAL CALCULATION ENGINE & FORMS
· Create exams, quizzes and tests, surveys, sign up pages and much more
· INTELLIGENT SEARCH & AUTHORS INDEX CREATOR
· Create your own index which will allow for easy access to key words – auto indexing included
· EDITABLE TEXT AND IMAGE FIELDS
· Create end user editable epublications
· GLOBAL TRANSPARENCY FEATURE
· Create odd shape eBooks or turn your internal pages into shapes to suit your purpose.
· STICKY NOTES WITH TRACK CHANGES
· Write notes on a post it type of canvas and share your notes with others. Others may add to your notes, making our Sticky notes a communication tool for teachers, students, authors etc.
· AUTO BUTTON BAR & AUTO PAGE NUMBERING
· Looking to create buttons that activate sticky notes, page numbering, print or save? NO PROBLEM! With DeskTop Author you can choose from a vast variety of function buttons in a variety of styles, The buttons are auto inserted and hang at the bottom of your ePublication.
· Internet connection for registration
· Some features are disabled in this demo version