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Top Digital Publishing Tools for Creating Digital Magazines


Publishing digital editions such as papers, stories, business information, study material, training skills etc on web is not new. What's the new is the processing of making a special page turning magazine for distributing on mobile devices. The users of mobile phones which are powered by Google Android and Apple's iOS are increasing year by year. For the purchase of creating a mobile-friendly digital magazine, HTML5 or CSS3 will be a must-have.

However, there are only very few authors or publishers understanding codes and programming knowledge. So many digital publishers turn to make digital magazines by using web-based publishing platforms or by using non-code required desktop publishing tools. Continue reading this article, you will get 4 digital magazine creation tools. Any author can use it as there is no requirements of any code.

Top Three Digital Magazine Makers for Anyone

Zinepal
Zinepal offers both free and paid service which allows publishers to make ebooks from existing blogs or website. Its free service can be used to create PDF, ePub, Kindle and Mobipocket eBooks for free. Images can be embedded into ebooks. Its free service can only allow users to show 5 stories in ebook. It requires to register an account before using the free service to create ebooks. Once you entered the URL of your blog or website, it will automatically make PDF, ePub, Kindle/Mobipocket eBooks from it. Users can edit the font, images and etc. Once the conversion is finished, users can download eBook(.pdf, .epub etc) to local hard drive. What's annoying, there will be an advertise in the front of the eBook which is made by its free service.

Joomag
Joomag provides a free but professional service for making digital magazines from PDF or templates provided by Joomag. Click Create Account to register a free account for using Joomag. Afterwards, please click Upload to browse PDF for generating digital magazines. The free service can allow users embedding video, audio, links etc into magazine pages by using its editor. Advertisements will be embedded into the digital editions made by free service of Joomag, and there is no HTML5 support. Joomag can host users' magazines which is very useful for people don't have a site.

Issuu
Similar with Joomag, Issuu can allow users to upload PDF for making digital magazines. Users can create the first 25 ebooks for free. It can maintain all the elements such as links, font, images etc of original PDF for showing on magazine. However, the graphics or tables in original PDF will be missed.
In order to use Issuu, users need to create a free account. Once finished registration, please click Upload to import PDF from computer. It will automatically turn your PDF into an online magazine with turnable pages. It will host your magazines on its site and you can share the magazine link with others.

Kvisoft FlipBook Maker Pro
Different from the above three digital publishing tools, Kvisoft FlipBook Maker Pro is a desktop digital publishing tool. Users need to download and install it on computer for usage. Create a project and import PDF into it, then it will generate a page flippable magazine from it. Users can output magazine and publishing it website, blog, Google Drive etc for online sharing. It's a commonly-used shareware by digital publishers. By using Kvisoft FlipBook Maker, you can also turn MS Word to flipbook easily.