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« on: June 24, 2011, 02:14:54 AM »

Giveaway of the Day - free licensed software daily. aXmag PDF to Flash converter - aXmag PDF to Flash converter create digital page flip magazine from PDF files.

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Giveaway of the Day - aXmag PDF to Flash converter

aXmag PDF to Flash converter - June 24, 2011 - aXmag PDF to Flash converter create digital page flip magazine from PDF files. Turn your plain PDF documents into digital magazine and flip the contents like vivid papers. DIY your own page flip book and share with your friends, company partners, clients,etc.

The program is available for $380, but it will be free for our visitors as a time-limited offer.

aXmag PDF to Flash converter is available as a Giveaway of the day! You have 23 hours 48 minutes to download and install it.


http://www.giveawayofthed...g-pdf-to-flash-converter/
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« Reply #1 on: June 24, 2011, 02:41:52 AM »

Very slick stuff. The comments at GoTD aren't very useful. It looks like some commenters don't understand what it is or what it is for.

I can see it being worth the $380 to have a super-slick manual displayed on your web site.
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« Reply #2 on: June 24, 2011, 02:57:59 AM »

Just installed it in a VM and did a test. Works very well.

For anyone that is looking to publish PDF files on a web site, get it! smiley
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« Reply #3 on: June 24, 2011, 06:54:08 AM »

-I agree. Installed & tested; Works very well.  thumbs up
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« Reply #4 on: June 24, 2011, 01:43:53 PM »

Here it just handled a 324-page pdf very nicely.
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« Reply #5 on: June 24, 2011, 03:00:17 PM »

I like it but it doesn't seem to be registered on my system (still has a get license key link).

There is a license key in a folder in the applications folder but it rejects it if you try to register the app.

Not sure I could find $380 dollars worth of use for it - seems a bit on the basic side. Now if it had a fast text search feature that could be very useful.
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« Reply #6 on: June 24, 2011, 03:15:21 PM »

it is registered. The words "register now" is if you should want to purchase it.
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« Reply #7 on: June 24, 2011, 04:37:11 PM »

Not worth $380/$800 by a longmile.
No search - no TOC? - all in all axMag lacks customization.

A cheaper solution (A-PDF) twice featured at Bitsdujour.
http://www.flipbuilder.com/flip-pdf/index.html

Willing to pay $380? then visit here hence much better.
http://page-flip.com/

Flip PDF & FlippingBook Publisher, highly recommended & I'm using both - Flip PDF is clone of FlippingBook Publisher's v1.xx.
However page-flip.com could look over their licensing making FlippingBook affordable for homecomputing & single user licenses.
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As for axMag - do you have powered by axMag in upper right corner of your publication?
You should then contact them to have this resolved, leave an email message at info@axmag.com with subject: GOTD free offer registration issues.

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« Reply #8 on: June 24, 2011, 09:03:52 PM »

This restriction might make it a bit of a showstopper for some (emphasis added):

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Please note that the software you download and install during the Giveaway period comes with the following important limitations: 1) No free technical support; 2) No free upgrades to future versions; 3) Strictly personal usage.


Looks like commercial use is not allowed.

So creating user manuals for your products may be a "no go" depending upon exactly what they mean by "personal use." (There are several ways to interpret that phrase within the context of a EULA.)

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« Reply #9 on: June 25, 2011, 05:37:53 AM »

A cheaper solution (A-PDF) twice featured at Bitsdujour.
http://www.flipbuilder.com/flip-pdf/index.html

That looks much nicer and seems to be more customisable.
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« Reply #10 on: June 29, 2011, 06:10:11 AM »

http://www.3dpageflip.com...d/index.html?20110629news

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Original Price: $99.00    
Save 30% with coupon code: APDF-O5IV-TD price now: $69.30

3DPageFlip Standard is a perfect tool to transform your PDF files format into realistic 3D page flip magazines. With 3DPageFlip Standard, You can create amazingly realistic 3D interactive magazines, catalogs, brochures, books or newspapers in minutes without any Flash/HTML or programming skills. And you can use your 3D Digital Brochure edition online, offline, burn it to a CD/DVD or use it with an USB storage device.

Hurry up, expiry at 07/29/2011
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« Reply #11 on: June 30, 2011, 06:41:12 AM »

Flip PDF (standard)
Bits offer a fixed discount 45% off
http://www.bitsdujour.com/software/flip-pdf/

Flipping Book, http://page-flip.com/
There's an hidden treasure (discount) - Hint: 404
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« Reply #12 on: December 06, 2011, 10:46:02 PM »

Other choice,I strongly recommend aXflip page flip maker . It can convert images ,pdf,Microsoft word and PowerPoint to page flip books.I really have no experience with anything else, and I rarely stitch.. so take that for what it’s worth.http://www.axflip.com
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« Reply #13 on: December 07, 2011, 12:44:31 AM »

Other choice,I strongly recommend aXflip page flip maker . It can convert images ,pdf,Microsoft word and PowerPoint to page flip books.I really have no experience with anything else, and I rarely stitch.. so take that for what it’s worth.http://www.axflip.com

I strongly recommend to delete spam messages.
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« Reply #14 on: December 07, 2011, 12:51:22 AM »

If someone posts a reply that is on topic, and not an affiliate link, and it's not a copy and paste job, we do not consider it spam.

However, it is frequently the case that people post such links when they have a relationship with the company and do not disclose this fact.  That we do not allow - we require posters to disclose their relationship with products they post about.

But this may simply be someone recommending a product.
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« Reply #15 on: December 07, 2011, 02:59:12 AM »

1) http://www.axmag.com/
2) http://www.axpdf.com/
3) http://www.axflip.com/

Not sure if that's spam, above sites are the same, products way overprized.
I've tracked them for a while & updates/upgrades pretty much nonexistant.

If you need this type of software go for something decent

http://page-flip.com/

http://lic.page-flip.com/order/

FlippingBook Publisher Professional 2 seats

Discount Coupon: T3P-9GR-QM7 / $399 -> $299

FlippingBook is actively updated with new features all the time,
Their facebook is great, http://www.facebook.com/#!/flippingbook
They're using a votebook feature where users can vote & suggest.

They do listen & if you're lucky you can even win a license for free.
They're kind to translators & beta testers giving away licenses for free.

I am not spam  cheesy or am I?  tellme
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« Reply #16 on: December 07, 2011, 03:49:21 AM »

Or FlipPDF that I mentioned earlier at $99 as copy - and having bought it it is more customisable as far as I can see. They also do a pro version which is more expensive at $299 but allows you to embed buttons and javascript links, add Falsh and SWF files and sound.

Comparison at:

http://www.flipbuilder.com/flip-pdf-pro/index.html

It is also regularly updated. Confusingly this website is an offshoot of A-PDF and all support and emails seem to come from that site. FlipPDF used to be sold on that site but has now been forked to its own website (although it sill links from the old site too and the download file name is still a-pdf-pt.exe (showing its origins).

I have to say the odd time I have had a question has got an email response within hours - usually the same day, which is not bad given time zone differences.
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« Reply #17 on: December 07, 2011, 04:38:28 AM »

1) http://www.flipbuilder.com/flip-pdf/index.html
2) http://www.flippagemaker....pingbook-maker/index.html
3) http://www.boxoft.com/pdf-to-flipbook/

All the same as well, different versioning but equals same package you bought, updates often same dates.
Your license key is accepted on above 3 sites but not main site "A-PDF" where they also sell this program.

That's four websites for same program & likely more on the way.

FlipPDF equals FlippingBook v1.xx, it's an exact clone, they may have purchased sourcecode of 1.xx.

FlipPDF pro version..ehm, I wouldn't go there hence I think it's badly implemented.
Standard version is OK.. I have this version myself.

As for "Confusingly this website is an offshoot"

Wow.. then we should discuss video/ripping/burning type of software,
I lost count on some vendors (no names) but 10-15 offshoots are not unusual for one same program.

I don't like this strategy at all.
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« Reply #18 on: December 07, 2011, 04:49:14 AM »

I don't like this strategy at all.

ditto
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« Reply #19 on: December 07, 2011, 06:01:53 AM »

If someone posts a reply that is on topic, and not an affiliate link, and it's not a copy and paste job, we do not consider it spam.

However, it is frequently the case that people post such links when they have a relationship with the company and do not disclose this fact.  That we do not allow - we require posters to disclose their relationship with products they post about.

But this may simply be someone recommending a product.

Yeah sure, an innocent recommendation... http://www.marksdailyappl...read38682.html#post602049


http://www.photoshopgurus...2-swf-sdk.html#post122761

Good luck.
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« Reply #20 on: December 07, 2011, 06:22:41 AM »

Ah.. there you have it & just shows what not to use & recommend..
google with quotation marks "I strongly recommend aXppt flip maker"
there's two pages..
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« Reply #21 on: December 17, 2011, 03:33:44 AM »

@Carol  smiley
Another website for FlipPDF
4) http://www.flippdf.com/

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http://page-flip.com/
http://lic.page-flip.com/order/

FlippingBook Publisher Professional 2 seats

New discount 50%OFF, expires Jan 01
Discount Coupon: RM2-QU6-9RG-ZZB / $399 -> $199.50

Still much money for personal pleasure..  Sad
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« Reply #22 on: December 20, 2011, 09:34:38 AM »

Once a while I get an offer for 24 hours from Desktop Author, the maker of a few fine programs, including Desktop Author, ePagewiz, and PDF2PageTurn.

http://www.desktopauthor.com/
http://www.epagewiz.com/
http://www.pdf2pageturn.com/

Their last offer was 4 days ago, but I was not at home to post about it:

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About PDF 2 Page Turn

With PDF 2 Page Turn you can turn PDF’s such as Magazines, Brochures, Catalogs, Manuals, Flyers, Annual Reports, Books and much more to page turning web pages in 4 simple steps.
One small one time software licence fee and that's it, you own it forever. And you can produce as many Page Turning documents as you wish – no further fees. No external plug-in or flash is required by your users to view your page turning web page, just any ordinary web browser will work!

To read more about PDF 2 Page Turn: http://www.pdf2pageturn.com

To view PDF 2 Page Turn samples: http://www.pdf2pageturn.com/samples.asp

PDF 2 Page Turn is a wizard based software which will convert any of your PDF documents to page turning web pages in 4 simple steps.

1. Select your PDF
2. Insert your Page Turning PDF web page title, keywords and description
3. Select your upload location - you may also view these files on your local machine without upload
4. Press convert and upload

Summary of features:
- Able to be indexed by Search Engines
- Internally Searchable
- Highlighted Search Results
- Easy to navigate
- Insert Sticky Notes
- Print Individual Pages or Multiple Pages
- Send PDF 2 Page Turn Documents to friends
- Zoom in functions
- Upload to eCatalog.com and eBrochures.com (FREE)
- Optimize file size
- Advance mode is also available for advanced users.
- No restrictions on how many PDF's you can convert and no ongoing fees for production.

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« Reply #23 on: December 20, 2011, 10:28:25 AM »

Ugh.

I hate people who use these pdf-to-flash, and with a passion. Just gimme a good old download link so I can use my PDF reader of choice, instead of being forced with a slow and crappy UI running in the most CPU-sucking, security-holed and unstable piece of crap software on the web.
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« Reply #24 on: April 23, 2012, 05:07:46 AM »

Ugh.

I hate people who use these pdf-to-flash, and with a passion. Just gimme a good old download link so I can use my PDF reader of choice, instead of being forced with a slow and crappy UI running in the most CPU-sucking, security-holed and unstable piece of crap software on the web.

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