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Basic FAQ:

What is In House Digital Publishing (IHDP)?
IHDP is simple and easy to use cutting edge software for creating interactive and dynamic digital page flipping publications.
How long is IHDP Software trial good for?
IHDP Software trial is good for 30 days.
Who hosts my digital publications?
You do and we can show you how. IHDP is a software solution not a service, therefore you are in complete control. After you create a digital edition, all you will need to do is to upload the digital edition folder that the software has created into a subdirectory on your domain/website. This can be done using any FTP client such as FileZilla (which is a free application). IHDP digital edition folders can be hosted on most common web servers from Apache (NAME) to Microsoft (IIS).
Does IHDP Software work on Mac computers?
Definitely, each edition of IHDP Software is available for both the Mac and PC. The Mac and PC versions are identical.
Does IHDP Software support Mobile Devices?
Definitely - any edition of IHDP Software provides a web based solution for your digital edition to be viewable on the iPad as well as any mobile device such as the iPhone, Android, and Blackberry.
Will I need any special software in order to install and run IHDP Software?
All you will need are Adobe Flash and Adobe Air, both can be downloaded at Adobe.com.
Is there a limit on how many editions/publications I can digitize/convert?
No - with IHDP Software you can create an unlimited number of digital editions from material owned by you or your company.
Is there any limit to how many times my digital edition can be viewed?
Definitely not - your digital edition can be viewed an unlimited number of times after it has been uploaded and hosted.
When and how do I receive the software?
Once your purchase the software, and your order processes successfully, you will receive a welcome email that will provide you a direct download link along with your serial unlock key(s) as well as concise and clear instructions.
How long does the license last?
IHDP Software provides all of our clients with a lifetime license.
How long does the technical support last?
IHDP Software provides all of our clients with one year of live technical support.
How much is it to add an extra year of IHDP technical support?
Please see our “IHDP Value Overview” chart.
What is your upgrade policy?
IHDP Software provides one year upgrade protection. Select our “Optional Renewal” after the first year to get another year of upgrade protection. This way, whenever any new feature and improvement are added to the software, you will be able to upgrade and get the latest technology offered by IHDP Software.
How much is the “Optional Renewal” to extend IHDP Software upgrade protection plan for another year?
Please see our “IHDP Value Overview” chart.
What if I want to move IHDP to a different computer?
No problem - just go the toolbar inside the software, click on Help, and select "Deactivate IHDP".

Feature FAQ:

Does IHDP Software use vector graphic technology?
Absolutely, IHDP Software has incorporated sophisticated Flex and vector graphic technology into each digital edition that IHDP Software creates. This provides virtually infinite zoom with crystal clear text.
Can IHDP Software capture click through data / gather statistics (analytics)?
Yes - any version of IHDP Software will be able to gather “click through” data/gather statistics by using “Google Analytics”. Enter the unique “Google Analytics ID” that you will have created inside the software and you will be able to gather your click through data. This will include: total and unique figures based on page and edition visits, link “click through”, email click through, even information on which web browser is being used. You will then be able to export all this data out into an Excel spreadsheet and create custom reports.
Does IHDP Software allow for social network sharing?
Yes - any version of IHDP Software will allow you to share the digital edition being viewed with virtually any social network site on the internet including Twitter and Facebook.
Can I add a custom background image?
Yes - any version of IHDP Software will allow you to add a custom background image.
Does IHDP Software provide a gradient effect for modifying the background color of my digital edition?
Yes - any edition of IHDP Software can create a dynamic gradient color effect for the background of your digital publication. All you will need to do is select two colors, select gradient from within the software, and IHDP will do the rest. IHDP also provides this same effect for the toolbar as well.
Can my viewers share the digital publication URL via email from within the digital edition?
Yes - any edition of IHDP Software provides an option to add an email form where your viewer can send a link of your digital edition to their intended recipient. There is no special set up for this feature to function.
Does IHDP have permanent bookmarks?
Yes - any version of IHDP Software will allow you to add permanent bookmarks to any digital edition
Does IHDP Software have a mini-flipper?
Yes - any version of IHDP Software will allow you to create a mini-flipper of each digital edition you create. This is a great way to share you digital publication link with your audience. Simply embed the URL inside this flipping GIF file and email it.
Can IHDP Software control the rate at which each digital edition page flips?
Yes - any edition of IHDP Software has control over how fast your digital edition page flips.
Does IHDP Software support single and double page view for my viewers?
Yes - any edition of IHDP Software can incorporate a button on the digital edition toolbar where your viewers can select to view the digital edition in either single or double page mode.
Will IHDP Software allow me to create an index of my advertisers and point to their websites?
Yes - any edition of IHDP Software will allow you to create an index of all your advertisers and point your audience to their website.
Can IHDP Software help me create a drop down index for my table of contents?
Does IHDP Software allow me to save my work at any creation phase?
Yes - any edition of IHDP Software will allow you to save your work during any step of the digital edition creation process.
Will I be able to preview my digital edition before I upload and host it?
Yes - any edition of IHDP Software has a “Preview” option where you can view and test your digital edition before you upload and host.
What file types can I use when I create an introduction page for my digital edition using IHDP Software?
IHDP Software can import any image file type or PDF file into your digital edition to become your introduction page.

Professional and Enterprise Related FAQ:

What is white label branding?
White label branding is an enhanced private label for each digital edition created by either the Professional or Enterprise edition. Essentially, there will be no Aglaia Software or IHDP Software logo or insignia as part of the finished digital edition. It will appear to your audience that you developed the technology in house.
What is third party production?
Third party production is available through the Enterprise edition. Third party production will allow you to create digital editions for your clients as a service and collect a fee for that service. Essentially you will be able to take material that is not owned by you, convert it into an online digital edition for your clients, provide your clients with the digital edition for their purposes, all as a service to generate revenue.
Can I have a license for IHDP Software on both my Mac and my PC?
Yes - select either our Professional or Enterprise edition and you will be able to load IHDP Software on both your PC and your Mac (not available with IHDP Software Standard).
Does IHDP Software support the insertion of flash animation?
Yes - select either our Premium or Enterprise editions and you will be able to add flash animation directly to any page of your publication.
What does the IHDP Software Character Pattern Link Embed Tool do?
Available with the IHDP Software Professional or Enterprise editions, the IHDP Software Character Pattern Link Embed Tool helps you automatically create hyperlinks from any character pattern that exists inside your PDF file. This is very useful for documents such as product catalogs that are linked to your e-commerce solution and product website. Your audience will be able to click on the created link and be transported to the part/product that exists on your website. Essentially, if your product link as it appears on your website is virtually the same for each product, and the only difference in the link is the product part number (the character pattern), then you will be able to create an “ regular expression” which will allow the IHDP Software to peruse through your PDF file in a conversion process, and make any part with the given character pattern that appears in your catalog a hyperlink to the same part on your product website.
Can I remove the IHDP Software logo from my digital edition?
Can I add a custom logo?
What is the size of the custom logo that I can insert into my digital edition?
Does IHDP Software provide Search Engine Optimization?
Yes - both our Professional and Enterprise editions of IHDP Software include an automated index file update option within the software that will make each digital edition you create searchable, but will also allow you to modify the index file and add meta data such as keywords. Just ask one of our software specialists to learn how.
Can IHDP Software create offline editions of my online digital publications?
Absolutely - select either our Professional or Enterprise editions and you will be able to create offline editions for both the PC and Mac which can easily be copied to any digital storage device including your flash drive. The Mac and PC version can both be burned to a disk, while the PC version will be able to auto-run.
Can I create digital editions for my clients?
Yes - IHDP Software provides an edition specifically for you to be able to generate digital editions for your clients. By selecting the Enterprise edition, you will be able to create an unlimited number of digital editions for up to 25 unique clients. Need more clients, we have an “Enterprise 25 Client Add-On Pack” ready whenever you are.
How much is the “Enterprise 25 Client Add-On Pack”?
Please see our “IHDP Value Overview” chart.

Multimedia FAQ:

Can IHDP Software capture links that I have already embedded inside my PDF file?
Can IHDP Software capture web and email links that I have not already embedded inside my PDF file?
What video format does IHDP Software support?
IHDP Software supports flash video (.FLV), YouTube streaming .FLV video, as well as general streaming .FLV video.
Can I add YouTube streaming media to my digital edition?
Yes - any version of IHDP Software will allow you to add YouTube streaming media to any digital edition.
What audio format does IHDP Software support?
IHDP Software supports the MP3 file format.
Is there a limit to how many video or audio files I can embed?
No - there is no limit to how many video or audio files you can embed in your digital edition.
Can I manually add web, email, and table of contents “Goto page” links manually?
Absolutely, with any edition of IHDP Software you will be able to manually insert web links, email links, and table of content “Goto page” links.

PDF FAQ:

What file format can IHDP Software input and process?
IHDP Software takes any ready for print PDF file and converts it into an online digital edition.
Are there any specific criteria that my PDF file should meet?
Yes - please make sure your PDF file meets the following criteria:
1) Your PDF file is in single page format, no spreads (so when you double click on the PDF file, you see page one, scroll down page two, scroll down page three, etc.).
2) Your PDF file has no crop marks or bleed marks.
3) Your PDF file page size is uniform (each page has the same dimension).
IHDP Software loves high resolution files and there is virtually no page maximum.
Can IHDP Software process both landscape and portrait PDF files?
Yes - any edition of IHDP Software can capture a PDF file created as either landscape or portrait. IHDP Software can handle virtually any page size.
If my PDF page and digital edition page number(s) do not match, is there anything I can do?
Yes - any edition of IHDP Software has a simple tool where you can match your PDF page(s) to your digital edition page(s).

System Requirements FAQ:

What are the minimum system requirements?
Windows
Intel® Pentium® 4, Intel Centrino®, Intel Xeon®, or Intel Core TM Duo (or compatible) processor
Microsoft® Windows® XP with Service Pack 2; Windows Vista® Home Premium, Business, Ultimate, or Enterprise; Windows 7; Windows 8
512MB of RAM (1GB recommended)
182MB of available hard disk space for installation
1024x768 display (1280x800 recommended) or above
Internet connection required for activation and online services
An Internet browser with Adobe Flash Plugin 9.0 or above installed
Mac OS
Intel® Pentium® 4, Intel Centrino®, Intel Xeon®, or Intel Core TM Duo (or compatible) processor
Mac OS X v10.5 or aboveor above
512MB of RAM (1GB recommended)
160MB of available hard disk space for installation
1024x768 display (1280x800 recommended) or above
Internet connection required for activation and online services
An Internet browser with Adobe Flash Plugin 9.0 or above installed

 


About IHDP
What is IHDP?
What is IHDP?

IHDP is a lifetime license software solution for the design and implementation of online digital flip page publications. IHDP Page Flip Software will convert your publications into dynamic digital editions with the look and feel of your original document. You will be able to utilize our cutting edge technology to easily create, upload, and host digital publications by yourself, in minutes. IHDP provides you the tools you need to capture the attention of your audience. With you in control, our simple point and click application, featuring our new "EZ-View" Software interface, will allow you to process an unlimited number of digital editions and incur no more service fees, page minimums, editing fees or hidden costs.

Your audience will use their web browser, their ipad, iphone, Blackberry or Droid to navigate each beautifully inspired interactive digital publication. They will flip through each digital page, click numerous hyperlinks to perhaps visit advertiser websites, zoom in and out with our infinite zoom; they will print, download, email, share the digital edition using their favorite social network site, view flash animation, check out videos, listen to audio, even add notes and bookmarks, and so much more all at the click of a button.

IHDP Page Flip Software installs directly onto your computer. From there you will be able to manage your entire digital publication library In-House. Download the free 30 day trial and let IHDP work for you.

YOU CREATE IT! YOU HOST IT! YOU OWN IT!

What sets IHDP apart?
What sets IHDP apart?

IHDP is a leader in this industry. We are a US based corporation with our main office in California and we have designed and developed all of our technology in house. Our software incorporates cutting edge technology including a sophisticated flex based framework in addition to being iPhone, iPad, and Blackberry compatible as a web based solution. IHDP includes numerous standard features and is a showcase for all the exciting and dynamic tools that make digital editions interactive such as audio, video, flash animation, embedded hyperlinks, and full custom branding.

Customer satisfaction is number one with IHDP, as is creating a multi-dimensional application that can support our clients' vision for many years to come. We are ready anytime to offer support, consultation, and are dedicated to a simple understanding and easy client implementation of IHDP digital publication software.

Who is IHDP for?
Who is IHDP for?

IHDP is for anyone that wants to convert their ready for print pdf file into a dynamic and interactive online digital publication.IHDP supports high resolution files and there is no page limit.

Whether you are a large publisher, a small manufacturing business, a school or university, or a chamber of commerce, IHDP provides a wonderful solution for the internet dissemination of any collateral you create

Why IHDP?

IHDP is a leader in this industry. We are a US based corporation with our main office in California and we have designed and developed all of our technology in house. Customer satisfaction is number one with us, as is creating a multi-dimensional application that can support our clients' vision for many years to come.

We use the latest technology and have been committed to implementing all the features that our clients need, want, and request. We are ready anytime to offer support, and keep everything we do transparent and easy for simple understanding and client implementation.

Who is using IHDP?
Who is using IHDP?

IHDP Clients

What are the benefits of IHDP?
What are the benefits of IHDP?

IHDP Software is flexible and easy to use, provides full creative control, and produces dynamic and interactive digital editions. By being in full control with IHDP Software, you just point and click with no lost time waiting for someone else during the creation of your digital edition or your upload. IHDP Software also allows you to fully customize and brand each digital edition. In addition, if there are changes that need to be made, you will be able to make them faster and more efficiently because you are in control.

With IHDP Software you will be able to reach a wider audience than ever before. Since your digital edition will essentially be a unique URL that you are hosting, you will be able to send this link or post this link virtually anytime and anywhere. It can be embedded on your website, sent via email, posted on Facebook or Twitter, the ways you will be able to share you digital edition are virtually endless. With IHDP Software you are partnering with a company that is committed to continual research and development. We strive daily to add new features and make improvements to our powerful digital publication software.

More benefits:
Feature Loaded One Time Out of Pocket Expense
Unlimited PublishingCapture Analytics
Social Media IntegrationEnvironmentally Friendly
Save on Printing and Marketing CostsNo Hosting Fee
No Monthly Service Fee Free Technical Support and Upgrades For One Year