Posts tagged "DPS"

DPS: Stop a video at the last frame

By Keith Gilbert

A technique being used by many publishers of content-rich tablet apps such as magazines is to have a video play on the cover or the first page of a feature, and then have the video “freeze” at the last frame. This can be done using Adobe Digital Publishing Suite. Johannes Henseler first documented…

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Compressing video for use in DPS

By Keith Gilbert for Gilbert Consulting blog

Use the following checklist to ensure that video content is optimized for tablet apps you create with Adobe Digital Publishing Suite (DPS).

[ ] Save the video in .mp4 format with .h264 encoding

[ ] Scale and crop the video to the exact size that you want it to play in your DPS app before placing it

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Photoshop Extended for DPS

By Keith Gilbert

If you are planning creating apps with Adobe InDesign and Adobe Digital Publishing Suite, I strongly recommend that you have Adobe Photoshop CS5 Extended in your tool set. Here’s why.If you’re not aware, Adobe Photoshop CS4 and newer comes in two “flavors”: Photoshop and Photoshop Extended. Both…

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