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K4 Publishing System Now Also for Rent

Vjoon announced that media companies, publishing houses, and corporate publishers now have the option to rent vjoon‘s K4 Publishing System. According to their individual situation, publishers can hire as many K4 workstations, K4 Web Editor licenses, and other system components such as K4 Overview or K4 XML Exporter as their projects, order position, and workload demand.This new rental offering benefits both new and existing customers. New customers can test the system, existing customers can add additional K4 seats to their current system as needed. The costs for Adobe InDesign CS4 Server and the database are included in the rental fee. This enables Adobe InDesign and InCopy users to test the system and experience the time and cost savings brought on by K4 under actual production conditions. http://www.vjoon.com/

SoftCare Releases SoftCare K4 Version 5.7

Version 5.7 of publishing solution SoftCare K4 is now available. The new release of the editorial system includes several enhancements that can help publishers using Adobe InDesign and InCopy. Among these features are a new scripting interface for automating customer-specific processes, and the optional K4 Web Editor 2.0, which allows users to write and edit articles to fit in a Web browser and offers more flexibility in including the staff in the work processes. An improvement in Version 5.7 enables functions specific to the K4 system to be accessed automatically through scripts (JavaScript, AppleScript or Visual Basic), improving speed and productivity by allowing users to automate certain tasks within the editorial workflow. K4 Web Editor 2.0 lets users write, edit and copyfit Adobe InCopy articles in K4 from any computer with nothing more than a Web browser and an Internet connection. Articles checked out with K4 Web Editor are locked in the database; check-in from Web Editor unlocks the file and updates the database. Accurate representations of K4 articles, complete with styling, font mapping and layout geometry, are generated by Adobe InDesign Server and made available via a password-protected browser interface. It also allows users to work offline. Other improvements include the new easy query mode which allows quick searching for document names, and improved accessibility with larger fonts in the job lists. SoftCare K4 version 5.7 is available from K4 System Integrators worldwide. Customers using K4 version 5.0 or higher with valid maintenance agreements are eligible for a free upgrade. The K4 Web Editor is available for purchase as an option for K4 5.6 and 5.7 installations. K4 supports Mac OS X and Windows clients in mixed-platform environments. The server software is available for Mac OS X, Windows, Sun Solaris and Linux. http://www.softcare.de