WoodWing partners with PUBBLES

PUBBLES is an online platform for the distribution of digital media available to all publishers.

Pubbles Partners with WoodWingWith the integration of WoodWing´s Viewer, digital publications created with WoodWing´s Digital Magazine Tools can be sold and viewed directly through PUBBLES. The first digital publication available through this partnership is the renowned German weekly magazine stern with its stern eMagazine.

PUBBLES, the German platform for the distribution of digital newspapers, magazines and books, and WoodWing, a leading international supplier of cross-media publishing systems and an innovative leader in the tablet publishing market, have completed the integration of the viewer of WoodWing´s Digital Magazine Solution in the updated PUBBLES App 1.2.

Fast and easy distribution of digital publications for tablets
The partnership aims to enable all publishers creating the tablet editions of their media brands with WoodWing´s Digital Magazine Tools to distribute their digital publications quickly and easily via PUBBLES. Without any technical changes, the digital publications created with WoodWing´s solution can be purchased and viewed directly through PUBBLES.

stern eMagazine available on PUBBLES
The first WoodWing-based tablet edition of a media brand on PUBBLES is the eMagazine of the renowned German weekly magazine stern.

Until now, WoodWing customers around the world – some of the best-known magazine and newspaper publishers, as well as corporate publishers – created approximately 80 apps and produced more than 700 digital publications for the iPad using WoodWing´s Digital Magazine Tools. In addition to stern, other renowned German titles include Europe's largest car magazine AUTO BILD and Frankfurter Rundschau, one of the leading daily newspapers in Germany.

Dr. Bernard Mischke, Managing Director of PUBBLES, said, "Many publishers are wondering what software solution best meets their requirements for the publication of digital content. From our perspective, WoodWing offers publishers an excellent solution for the economic production of digital media. With the integration of WoodWing´s Viewer in PUBBLES, we expand the options of publishers to distribute their content in an industry-accepted format. For PUBBLES, this is another step on our way to becoming the digital media marketing and distribution platform open for all publishers."

Erik Schut, President of WoodWing Software, appreciates the partnership. "PUBBLES is a new generation kiosk for the distribution of digital content,” Schut said. “Users of our Digital Magazine Solution not only create stunning tablet editions of their media brands – with PUBBLES, they now also have an attractive distribution channel available, which enables them to tap new revenue sources. The integration of our viewer in PUBBLES is a further evidence of the openness of our technology platform and our commitment to support publishers in implementing new business models such as tablet publishing."

WoodWing offers a continuously updated list of iPad apps created with its Digital Magazine Tools.

PUBBLES is the new platform for the online distribution of digital newspapers, magazines and books. The eContent platform is open for all publishers. Customers can easily purchase, read and manage their digital publications directly at www.pubbles.de.

About WoodWing

WoodWing Software, with 85 employees, was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in The Netherlands. WoodWing creates the most progressive solutions available on the market for the production of print, online and tablet publications. Rapid growth worldwide and success across the full spectrum of small to large publishers demonstrate that WoodWing markets the best tools for the best price. WoodWing's customers include renowned magazine, newspaper and book publishers, as well as communication agencies and corporate customers.

WoodWing Software is located in Zaandam, The Netherlands, and has regional sales companies for Europe, the USA, Asia-Pacific, and Latin America. Customers are served through select partners.

More information is available on the Web at www.woodwing.com.
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Press contacts PUBBLES
Suntka von Halen, Director Marketing Communications DPV
Phone: 0049-40-3703-3196E-Mail: halen.suntka[at]dpv.de

Matthias Wulff, Director Corporate Communications DirectGroup Bertelsmann
Phone: 0049-30-74784-4202
E-Mail: matthias.wulff[at]bertelsmann.de

Press contact WoodWing Software
Stefan Horst, PR Manager
Phone: 0049-151-12 72 63 62
E-Mail: sho[at]woodwing.com