MadCap Adds 'Flare' to Its Single-Source Publishing Solution

Mar 01, 2012

MadCap Software, Inc. released MadCap Flare 8.0, a technical authoring application. Flare offers authors a single-source publishing tool that can export projects in multiple online and print formats. Version 8.0 adds HTML5 web output, EPUB ebook output, and enhanced PDF print functionality, and features a revamped user interface.

MadCap is also updated its MadPak technical communications suite, designed to provide an integrated approach to content workflow. The newest MadPak release includes Flare 8.0, MadCap Contributor 4.0 for collaborative authoring and reviewing, MadCap Analyzer 5.0 for analyzing and improving documentation, and MadCap Capture 6.0 for image capture and graphics editing.

Additionally, the MadPak includes MadCap Mimic 6.0 for publishing software simulation movies, video, and audio; and MadCap Lingo 5.0 to facilitate and streamline the process of translating and localizing content.