Alternative To Adobe DPS

If you are looking to build your own smartphone or tablet magazine app, and really would like an Adobe Digital Publishing Suite alternative, then read on and see just how  teaming up with a trusted magazine app developer like  Apazine can help you.

Apazine is probably the most successful of all the Adobe DPS alternative solutions out on the market place. It is very flexible in its design and is extremely efficient in its work-flow processes. With Apazine, building and creating your own app does not need to be very expensive and does not involve any specialist coding knowledge or skills.  You can simply email  us at and we can take it from there and arrange a demonstration using your existing publication.

Our latest version of Apazine – Version 4 comes as standard with the following library of features.


Join thousands of magazines on the Newsstand and App Stores and reach millions of new readers. We will categorise your app to be listed under your relevant section and embed keywords for discoverability.

Client Dashboard

Using our Client Dashboard, you can log-in to our system via any web browser, and add new editions, send push notifications and view statistics. Our system is easy to use and requires no specialist training.

User Analysis

View a detailed analysis of download activity, subscription sales, web links clicked, user location, videos watched and more. Live analytics can be viewed by logging into our system via any web browser.

In App Adertising

Using our unique advertising module, you can upload advertising banners and splash screens which will appear on your app. Our system will monitor click rates giving you a great new revenue stream.

Data Capture

Every app user is prompted to submit their name and email address. This information is collected for you to download via our client dashboard. Create valuable databases of your digital readers.

Atom Feed

On Apple’s Newsstand, the app icon is automatically updated as your current front cover. Our system integrates with Apple, using Atom Feed technology, so your app store cover is always current.

Push Notifications

Each time you publish a new edition users of your app will be notified, by a push notification message. Customised notifications can also be sent to keep your readers up to date with your app news.

Image Sliders

Add multiple images to your articles using our image sliders module. Shake off the limitations of print and add stunning image galleries to your articles. Users swipe your photographs to reveal the next image.

Live Links

It takes just a few seconds to automatically convert the email and web addresses, contained in your PDF, into functioning live links. Your app has a built-in web browser so web pages will open within the app.

Internal Page Links

Bring your contents page and cover teaser text to life by creating internal page links. Make your editions feel truly interactive with easy page navigation through your digital edition.


HTML5 enables you to achieve unlimited interactivity. Your app is fully compatible with HTML5, which is easy to add to your pages to bring them to life. Our back end system even has a simple HTML5 editor.

Lock Oreintation

For editions that are non-standard shape or size, you can set the orientation to landscape mode making it easy for you to take control of the page display orientation in your app.


For Apple devices that use Air Print hardware, you can choose to enable the print feature within your app. Enabling people to print out your pages and keep articles for reference.

In-App Purchase

Sell your editions and subscriptions from within your app as an in app purchase. You’ll receive the funds directly to your bank account, and most subscriptions will auto renew.

Subscriber Module

Simply upload a user list to our platform and enable your paying subscribers to download your digital editions free of charge. We can automate this if your user databases are online.

Apazine prices start from just £195 or $290 per month and there is no initial set-up fee.

Our simple monthly magazine app pricing structure covers all the functionality detailed above plus

  • Publish unlimited editions
  • Unlimited magazine hosting
  • No additional download charges
  • Apps on both the Apple and Android platform
  • Your own developer account (this means you actually own the magazine app not us)
  • Phone and email support for both you and your subscribers
  • Free Apps Updates to reflect the latest technology changes
  • Access to our HTML5 page turning platform at a discounted rate

Apazine really does offer a proven alternative to adobe dps – for more information on Apazine and its pricing structure  visit our main site – or drop us an email at and we can take it from there and arrange a demonstration using your publication files.