The new release includes a brand new HTML5-based proofer with full featured markup, collaboration and approval tools. It is the industry's first fully functional proofing tool to run on all major devices & operating systems, including Mac OS X, Windows, iOS and Android.
San Francisco, California - At today's HOW Design Live conference MetaCommunications announced the release of the all new version of its Approval Manager software. The new release comes with over 100 new features including a next generation version of its full featured proofing tool, redesigned from the ground up and built exclusively on HTML5 platform. The new version does not depend on browser plugins like Flash or Silverlight and runs equally well on your desktop and mobile devices, making it the industry's first truly "proof it anywhere" solution. Live demonstrations will be available throughout the conference.
"The HOW Design Conference brings together the world's most innovative and talented designers, managers and other creative professionals," said Robert T. Long, President of MetaCommunications. "We consider this forum a great place to release what we believe is a truly amazing new version of Approval Manager that even includes a fully functional, unlimited use, free edition."
Long continued, "No professional creative team should be sending concepts or proof approvals via email in the 21st century. Our company is proud to offer a free alternative to the status quo."
In addition to the new HTML5-based proofer, Approval Manager has over a 100 new features including seamless Microsoft Office integration, enhanced Adobe CS Editorial Workflow, video and audio proofing, proofing of web pages and online documents, PDF downsampling, real-time collaboration, white labeling and much more.
More information about Approval Manager features can be found on the Product Tour page.
Pricing and Availability
The new version of Approval Manager is available immediately as an on-premise solution or hosted in the cloud. The on-premise Express edition is free and includes unlimited users, storage and proofs. The on-premise Standard edition starts at $1995 and includes complete workflow management.
Online hosted versions of Approval Manager start at $195/month and can be custom branded and tailored to each organization.
Trials of Approval Manager and a comparison of its editions can be found on the Editions & Pricing page. Approval Manager may also be purchased from the MetaCommunication online store.