Full control over your magazine
You will use our web-based panel to manage everything about your magazine. Here are some of the features you will use most often.
No software required
Access your PressPad account from any computer or place.
We accept all sizes and resolutions of your PDF files. Simply export PDF from your favorite DTP app and import it to PressPad.
When you upload an issue we automatically generate a sample for it. You can also upload your own sample if you like.
Send 5 push notifications a month with our free plan or unlimited pushes with any of our paid plans.
Watch in real time as your issues are downloaded and bought.
Download detailed sales reports in CSV format to import into your accounting tool.
Valuable mobile features
Use PressPad and you will get your magazine to Apple App Store and Google Play in the blink of an eye. Your readers will download your magazine to their devices and use it to read your content. Here are some of the features your app will have.
100% native apps
Your apps from PressPad will be 100% native code on both Apple iOS and Google Android. This means speed, reliability, and great user experience.
iPhone, iPad, iPod touch
Readers using any of iOS powered devices are be able to download and use your apps.
Android phones & tablets
There is more than 1 billion Android devices worldwide and your app from PressPad supports 88% of them.
Your every issue on users' devices will look 1:1 the same thanks to PDF format.
When user taps on YouTube or Vimeo link in your issue video player will show up and plays this link right away.
We support SoundCloud links in PDF files. When user taps on one, audio player will pop up and playback will begin.
Super easy to use
We follow industry standards for user experience and use common navigation schemes.
Every issue is downloaded to user's device for her convenience.
Social media integration
We fetch your Facebook and Twitter posts and displays them within your app sidebar. This brings your readers closer to what's important or new.
It's often overlooked but app size does matter. Your app from PressPad will be light on users' bandwidth with size of less than 7MB.
Safe for your business
As your apps are downloaded and bought by users from all around the World you may worry it's going to cost you a fortune. At PressPad we believe in publishers' success being our success. Here is how we back this claim up with facts:
We encourage our clients to upload their whole archive to PressPad. Read a blog post about why.
Huge files support
Whether you publish 300-page photo catalogue or 16 page fan zine about X-Men you can upload your PDF file to PressPad without any problems.
Unlike our competitors, at PressPad we want you to have milion of downloads, because it usually means your magazine sell well, and this should be our main focus.
No IT knowledge necessary
PressPad understand publishing isn't IT. Let us do all the development so you can focus on creating amazing content.
No developer accounts
PressPad does not require you to set up developer accounts neither with Apple nor Google. We handle that for you.
Sales and Marketing Tools
In our journey to help publishers transition to mobile apps we realized you probably can use some help in promoting your content in this new, revolutionary form. Here are most used features that our clients use to boost their mobile sales, and create their own digital distribution channel.
Sell through you own website. Readers are able to pay with PayPal or credit card and read your content on their iOS or Android devices.
Sell mobile issues directly through your Facebook fanpage.
Display automatically updating ad for your mobile magazine.
Smart App Banners
Notify website visitors you have mobile app in a smart way.
App Store optimization
At PressPad we published hundreds of magazine apps – let us fine tune your listing.
Automatic push notifications
Engage readers with custom messages reminding them of your app.
Regularly updated blog about digital publishing and ways to increase your mobile sales.
Commercially available free items from PressPad.
Free premium support
With each PressPad account comes complimentary technical support for you AND your readers.