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Workflow and Data Management

A question about how to best manage different versions of an Mz3 Title was asked in the forum. Instead of a lengthy answer it will be best to summarize the suggestions and answers in a special post: This post ūüėČ This addresses more aspects than the details provided in the blog post “MegaZine3 Variants and Folder Structure” (see the last
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Video 12: Installation ImageMagick

mz3Tool, our “development tool” for¬†digital publishing with MegaZine3, makes heavy use of several OpensSource tools. ImageMagick is one of those. Video 12: Installation ImageMagick¬†shows how to enable this tool. Reasons for installing¬†ImageMagick ImageMagick is a VERY powerful tool, and we only need a small fraction of all that functionality. But if you are interested in image manipulation and are willing
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MegaZine3 Variants and Folder Structure

This is a pretty technical documentation, explaining some MegaZine3 and mz3Tool basic concepts and how data is organized by mz3Tool. Such details are intended for those, who have the technical back ground or are curious enough to learn such details. The “normal” user does not need to know all this ;-). MegaZine3 Variants MegaZine3 supports different platforms¬†and technologies: Online +
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Video Ex1: How creating an audio book

Based on a PDF file a book is created and then enhanced with audio files. This little story is intended to be either read to children, or children can read it themselves with the help of the audio file, that tells the story. Almost each page will contain a dedicated audio file. How these audio files are added to the
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Video 3: Publish Offline (ZIP)

Video 3 (Publish Offline) was updated together with the new version of mz3Tool, i.e. v2.3.4 The Offline Package now automatically is compressed and saved as ZIP file.¬† Video 3 shows all steps necessary¬†to share an Offline Mz3 Title. Creating the ZIP file Once an¬†Mz3 Title is ready for distribution,¬†a¬†ZIP file containing all files and folders needed (the “Offline Package”) can
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Version 2.3.4

Version 2.3.4¬†is availabe now, with some nice new features and some enhancements and bug fixes Free¬†Test version 2.3.4.01 Offline Package as ZIP File Mz3 Titles (your “books”) can be viewed “life”¬†over the Internet (as “Online” version in a browser), or “locally” from the disk of your computer (as “Offline” version with the free App mz3Viewer). The distribution of an “Offline
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