DesignCollab 2.0 Release – Introducing Boards, Visual Diff and Export to PDF

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We are excited to officially announce a new major update to MockFlow DesignCollab. As you may know DesignCollab helps users to share design variations with their team to help select the best design. This update brings in new features that improves this decision making process in approving design in a quicker and efficient way.

Boards:

Boards help to categorize design variations into different groups. A single DesignCollab project can have multiple boards for approval. For Example: A website design project will have boards for “Logo”, “Background Image”, “Contact Form”, “Page Design”…

Each Board can have an approver who will select the best design in that board. For instance: An Approver will review and pick the best logo in the list of logo design variations.

Sorting:

As Designs are also about versioning, everything can be sorted in a DesignCollab Project. Boards can be sorted in order, design variations inside each board can be sorted and also design variations can be moved between boards

Visual Diff:

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The new DesignCollab app adds 2 more comparison modes for comparing designs in addition to the existing side-by-side mode.

Side-by-Side mode: Compare designs next to each other

Overlay mode: Compare designs one on top of another with transparency

Diff Mode: Will visually show the differences between variations

Export to PDF:

Each board in a project can be exported to a PDF that will help in documenting your design process for future reference and will also facilitate in offline sharing by printing the document

Apart from the above mentioned features, DesignCollab has received a complete UI overhaul  including Chat, Activity listing and dashboard.

Try now at: http://designcollab.mockflow.com

New! AnnotatePro – Google Chrome Extension

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We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of Google Chrome browser extension for MockFlow AnnotatePro.

This extension helps to take screenshots of web pages and uploads the image seamlessly to the AnnotatePro web editor where the user can markup the image or make it interactive. And then instantly share the annotation by generating URL.

Chrome Store Extension Link

 

 

 

 

BannerPro New Feature – Effect Timeline Graph

Screenshot 2015-06-18 16.30.33 The latest release of BannerPro introduces a new feature called “TimerGraph”. As seen in the picture above TimerGraph provides an interactive visualisation of the effect timeline of the banner. Previously to choreograph an effect sequence users had to manually calculate and set the delay and duration of the effects in the banner. Now using the “TimerGraph” users not only have a full view of the effect sequence but also can edit the timeline of effects within the graph. In short, TimerGraph helps users to sequence the banner effects in a faster and visual way.

BannerPro Update – Themes, Navigation Component, Push Transition

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MockFlow BannerPro has been updated with the following major changes last week:

Themes – All shape components have a new button in settings panel called “Themes”. Themes help to quickly set flat or modern gradient colors with less tweaking.

Navigation Component – A new component has been added to the BannerPro library. The navigation component provides a list of buttons helpful in navigating slideshows.

Push Transition – Transition provides motion when user navigates from one slide to another. A new transition called ‘Push’ provides slide based motion, useful when creating interactive slideshows.

 

 

 

 

WebsitePro Update – New Catalog listing of Web services

The latest WebsitePro update includes a new small but useful feature in Pages called “Services”. The “Services” is a curated catalog of web applications that can be embedded in your website for various purposes such as ‘Forms’, ‘Analytics’, ‘Comments’, ‘Chat’, ‘Slideshows’….  As WebsitePro helps to build pure static websites without any server overhead, these services help to add more functionality to your websites with less work.

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AnnotatePro Update – Animated Components, Drawing on Image

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We are excited to announce the latest release of MockFlow AnnotatePro with two new features

1) Animated Components – Animated components help in identifying interactions for the user. There are two animated components – Pulsating Circle and Radiating Circle.

2) Drawing – This was a long asked feature. Now you can draw over the image to annotate it. The draw tool comes with line thickness and color.

With this release, AnnotatePro has become a comprehensive solution for annotating images, making interactive images and a collaborative tool for discussing images.

WebsitePro Update: Tab Sessions, Improved Asset Manager, Other Fixes

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The highlight of the latest update to WebsitePro is “Tab Sessions”. This automatically saves and restores open tabs in a project by user. Since WebsitePro remembers the files opened by the user last time, it cuts-down unnecessary time involved in opening files back again when the project is reopened. So the user can jumpstart his website coding immediately after opening the project from where he left-off.

Other updates include minor improvements to Asset Manager, making it more easy to upload files and moving files between different groups etc. Also this update brings in certain bug fixes to editor. Happy Website(Pro) Coding :-)