Convert PDFs for iPad with PDF2DTP QuarkXPress 9 XTension

Convert PDFs for iPad with PDF2DTP QuarkXPress 9 XTension

Markzware is the developer of PDF2DTP for QuarkXPress (QXP). This QuarkXPress XTension can convert files from PDF to QuarkXPress. This PDF to QuarkXPress converter can help graphic designers who have PDFs that they want to publish to the iPad. PDF2DTP for QuarkXPress can convert those PDFs to QuarkXPress 9 files.

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How to Publish PDFs to iPad

PDF2DTP for QuarkXPress can convert PDF files to QuarkXPress 9. These QuarkXPress files can be published to the iPad via App Studio.

Publish PDF to iPad

Get QuarkXPress 9. If you already have QuarkXPress 9, download the free updater.

Install the free Issue Previewer on your iPad.

  • Download the free Issue Previewer or
  • search for Quark App Studio Issue Previewer with your browser or
  • search the iTunes Store

Apply for an Apple Developer ID.

Fill out iTunes Connect information.

Install XCode for Lion. (For Snow Leopard, wait for Developer Account approval.)

Configure your Apple Developer Account under iOS Provisioning Portal then download and install Provisioning Profiles as described in the App Studio documentation.

Set up your app in iTunes Connect.

Create an account on the App Studio Publishing Portal.

Set up your app and Issues in the App Studio Publishing Portal and download your app certificate.

On a Mac, create your app, choose a template and customize attributes in App Studio Factory, in the “App Studio” folder in your QuarkXPress application folder.

If you have already created your layout in InDesign, you can convert it to QuarkXPress 9:

Convert PDFs to QuarkXPress 9

Open PDF in QuarkXPress 9 and more with
Markzware’s QuarkXPress XTension, PDF2DTP for QuarkXPress 9

Export your app on a Mac and test your app in the iOS Simulator or on an iPad.

Purchase App and Issue Licenses.

Identify your hosting server (free, rented or your own) and upload your AVE (.zave) file to this location.

Configure your issue in the App Studio Publishing Portal by specifying the URL of your AVE (.zave) file.

Test your app and issue to confirm everything is working.

Export the app from App Studio Factory and submit it via iTunes Connect for approval, which typically takes less than two weeks.

How do you convert PDFs into iPad applications? Use QuarkXPress 9, App Studio, and PDF2DTP, available at the PDF2DTP page.

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