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What is Adobe FrameMaker Publishing Server (2017 release)?

Adobe FrameMaker Publishing Server (2017 release) is an enterprise software to automate multichannel, multidevice publishing. Allow multiple users to access publishing services remotely, and manage your publishing setup with a comprehensive dashboard. Output bidirectional content in multiple formats: Responsive HTML 5, mobile app, PDF, EPUB, Kindle, Microsoft HTML (CHM), Adobe Experience Manager Mobile and Basic HTML. Leverage out-of-the-box support for leading CMSs, or use the web APIs to smoothly integrate with other CMSs.

Who should use Adobe FrameMaker Publishing Server (2017 release)?

FrameMaker Publishing Server (2017 release) is ideal for enterprises that need an automated, server-based publishing solution to deliver high volumes of professional-quality bidirectional technical content to multiple channels, formats, and devices. They want a custom publishing solution that can integrate with their CMS, schedule publishing tasks, and be managed centrally or accessed remotely.

What is the difference between Adobe FrameMaker (2017 release) and FrameMaker Publishing Server (2017 release)?

Adobe FrameMaker (2017 release) is a complete solution for authoring and publishing technical content across channels, mobile devices and formats.
Adobe FrameMaker Publishing Server (2017 release) is an enterprise software to automate multichannel publishing, that lets you access publishing services remotely and output content in multiple formats, and as mobile apps.
FrameMaker Publishing Server supports many more output formats than FrameMaker. It lets you automate and schedule publishing services and access and manage them remotely.
 

What is the difference between Adobe FrameMaker Server and Adobe FrameMaker Publishing Server?

Adobe FrameMaker Server was rebranded as Adobe FrameMaker Publishing Server as of release 11. The new name communicates the software’s value proposition more clearly.  

How can I use FrameMaker Publishing Server (2017 release) with the XML Documentation Add-on for Adobe Experience Manager?

With the XML Documentation Add-on for Adobe Experience Manager, you can publish DITA content to Experience Manager Sites and Experience Manager Mobile. However, publishing to other formats, like Responsive HTML5, PDF, EPUB, and Kindle requires FrameMaker Publishing Server (2017 release).

How do the End-User License Agreements (EULAs) for Adobe FrameMaker (2017 release) and FrameMaker Publishing Server (2017 release) differ?

Adobe FrameMaker Publishing Server (2017 release) contains a license that specifically permits the use of FrameMaker on a server or in an automated environment. The EULA for FrameMaker (2017 release) more tightly defines the license for use interactively on an individual user's desktop. For more details, review the complete EULAs for FrameMaker (2017 release) and FrameMaker Publishing Server (2017 release).

When should I purchase a license for Adobe FrameMaker Publishing Server (2017 release) rather than FrameMaker (2017 release)?

For new installations where Adobe FrameMaker will be used in a server-based or automated environment (for purposes such as automatic catalog or database publishing or generating personalized documents, customized books, or digital publications), you will probably need to purchase a license for FrameMaker Publishing Server (2017 release). If you are already using a previous version of FrameMaker Server (7.0, 7.1, 7.2, 8, 9, 10, 11, or 12) and would benefit from using the new features in FrameMaker (2017 release) in an automated environment, you can purchase a license to upgrade to FrameMaker Publishing Server (2017 release).

How is Adobe FrameMaker Publishing Server (2017 release) priced?

A full license of Adobe FrameMaker Publishing Server (2017 release) is priced at US$14,999 per CPU. To learn more about pricing, visit the buying guide page.“Computer” means one or more central processing units (“CPU”) in a hardware device (including a Server) that accepts information in digital or similar form and manipulates it for a specific result based on a sequence of instructions. “CPU” means central processing units on computers used to operate the Software provided that: (a) all CPUs on a Computer on which the Software is installed shall be deemed to operate the Software unless Licensee/You configures that computer (using a reliable and verifiable means of hardware or software partitioning) such that the total number of CPUs that actually operate the Software is less than the total number on that Computer; and (b) when a CPU contains more than one processing core, each group of two (2) processing cores, and any remaining unpaid processing core, will be deemed one (1) CPU.

For more information, please read the EULA.

*Adobe FrameMaker (2017 release) is a separate product from Adobe FrameMaker Publishing Server (2017 release), and must be purchased separately.

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