Product Information

Adobe FrameMaker Publishing Server is an enterprise software that keeps publishing on track in a world on the go. Remotely automate tasks via a web-accessible dashboard. Publish WYSIWYG PDFs for your DITA, XML, or non-XML content. Use templates and presets for consistent output. Deliver content as Responsive HTML5, PDF, mobile app, EPUB, and more. Efficiently manage high volumes of automation jobs with multiple instances of FrameMaker on one or more systems. Work with leading Content Management Systems (CMSs) out of the box or use web APIs to quickly connect with other CMSs.

FrameMaker Publishing Server is ideal for enterprises that need an automated, server-based publishing solution to deliver high volumes of professional-quality XML and non-XML 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.

Adobe FrameMaker is a complete solution for authoring and publishing technical content across channels, mobile devices, and formats.

Adobe FrameMaker Publishing Server is an enterprise software to automate multichannel publishing that lets you access publishing services remotely and output technical 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.

* Adobe FrameMaker is a separate product from Adobe FrameMaker Publishing Server and must be purchased separately.

With the XML Documentation 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.

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

Adobe FrameMaker Publishing server requires Mongo DB 4.0 to be installed. For download visit this page.

Yes. Each license of FrameMaker Publishing Server allows you to install the software on multiple machines.

The pricing/licensing of FrameMaker Publishing Server is based on the number of cores* used by the computer on which it is running. The core-based pricing model of FrameMaker Publishing Server requires the licensee to purchase one license for four cores. If more cores than the license permits are present, it shall be required by the licensee to configure the computer (using a reliable and verifiable means of hardware or software partitioning) so that the total number of cores made available to FrameMaker Publishing Server are as per the terms of the license.

The use of cores beyond the licensed amount will be considered a violation of the EULA.

* ”Core” means a physical or virtual core on a Physical or Virtual Machine that is capable of independently manipulating and operating the software.

You need one license of FrameMaker Publishing Server for four cores (any additional cores will be considered a separate CPU). For example, a quad-core machine will need one license of FrameMaker Publishing Server if you want to use all four cores. Similarly, an octa-core machine will need two licenses of FrameMaker Publishing Server if you want to use all eight cores.

Yes, you can buy only one license of FrameMaker Publishing Server for an octa-core machine, but you shall be required to configure the computer (using a reliable and verifiable means of hardware or software partitioning) so that only four cores are made available to FrameMaker Publishing Server. The use of cores beyond the licensed amount will be considered a violation of the EULA.

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 need to purchase FrameMaker Publishing Server.

The latest version of Adobe FrameMaker Publishing Server is only available on volume licensing programs like Enterprise Term License Agreement (ETLA) or Value Incentive Plan (VIP).

The latest release of Adobe FrameMaker Publishing Server will start supporting Feature Restricted Licensing as a deployment option. Feature Restricted Licensing is recommended for organizations that have very specific needs to control data flow in and out of locked down or restricted network environments. For more details, please visit this page.

To explore all the buying options, visit the Buying guide page or write to us at techcomm@adobe.com.

For more information, please read the EULA.

You can find an Adobe Technical Communication Partner to assist you in your country or region by visiting the Partner Portal.

You can access free learning assets and training material for your Adobe Technical Communication Software here.

Support information

For any customer service questions, write to us at techcomm@adobe.com.

For any technical support questions, visit the customer support page.

Activation is a mandatory process that requires the software to connect to Adobe servers via the Internet and associates the products you have bought from Adobe with the computers on which you use those products. Activation helps protect your computers and environment from malicious code by ensuring you are using genuine Adobe software.

Adobe does not gather, transmit, or use personally identifiable information during activation, other than the computer’s IP address.

The machine with Adobe FrameMaker Publishing Server installed must connect to the Internet at least once within 30 days of the first launch of your product.

Activation occurs silently in the background after installation when the system detects an Internet connection. You don’t have to do anything proactively to activate.

The product must connect to the Internet at least one time within 30 days of the first launch of your product. If the product has not been activated after 30 days, the application does not launch until an Internet connection is detected and the software can be activated.

The software silently tries to connect to the Internet to activate for the first 7 days after the first launch of your product. If the software has not activated within the first 7 days, you receive a reminder for the next 23 days on every launch that the machine must connect to the Internet and activate the software. As soon as the software detects an Internet connection, it silently activates the product.

In case of Feature Restricted Licensing (FRL)* the activation method is different. Please visit this page or contact support.

* Feature Restricted Licensing (FRL) is recommended for organizations that have very specific needs to control data flow in and out of locked down or restricted network environments.

No. Activation of the product via the Internet is required for Adobe FrameMaker Publishing Server. If your system is connected to the Internet and you receive an activation reminder, contact your local Customer Support for assistance. Customer Support, however, cannot activate your software over the phone if you don’t have an Internet connection.

If your system is connected to the Internet and you have received a reminder asking you to activate your product, contact Customer Service.

Yes. All users of Adobe FrameMaker Publishing Server need to activate their product. If your company has firewall restrictions that prevent the machines from connecting to the Internet, have your IT administrator contact Customer Service.

In case of Feature Restricted Licensing (FRL)* the activation method is different. Please visit this page or contact support.

 

* Feature Restricted Licensing (FRL) is recommended for organizations that have very specific needs to control data flow in and out of locked down or restricted network environments.

Yes. Every computer that has Adobe FrameMaker Publishing Server installed must activate to continue using the software.

If your company has firewall restrictions that prevent the machines from connecting to the Internet, have your IT administrator contact Customer Service.

In case of Feature Restricted Licensing (FRL)* the activation method is different. Please visit this page or contact support.

 

* Feature Restricted Licensing (FRL) is recommended for organizations that have very specific needs to control data flow in and out of locked down or restricted network environments.

Activation of the latest version of Adobe FrameMaker Publishing Server is required via the Internet to continue use of the product. Activating your product helps protect your computer and your environment by ensuring that you are using a genuine Adobe product. Activating your product has other benefits. Visit the activation page for more information. The machine with Adobe FrameMaker Publishing Server installed must connect to the Internet at least once within 30 days of the first launch of your serialized product or the product stops working. If you work in a company that has a firewall that prevents your system from connecting to the Internet, have your IT administrator contact Customer Service.

In case of Feature Restricted Licensing (FRL)* the activation method is different. Please visit this page or contact support.

 

* Feature Restricted Licensing (FRL) is recommended for organizations that have very specific needs to control data flow in and out of locked down or restricted network environments.

No. Activation of Adobe FrameMaker Publishing Server is required via the Internet. Each machine with an application installed must connect to the Internet at least once within 30 days of the first launch of your serialized product to continue using the product.

In case of Feature Restricted Licensing (FRL)* the activation method is different. Please visit this page or contact support.

 

* Feature Restricted Licensing (FRL) is recommended for organizations that have very specific needs to control data flow in and out of locked down or restricted network environments.

For details on Adobe return policies in your region, go to the Return, cancel, or exchange an Adobe order page.

No. Activation is a mandatory process that requires the software to connect to Adobe servers via the Internet and associates the products you have bought from Adobe with the computers on which you use those products. Activation helps protect your computers and environments from malicious code by verifying that you have genuine Adobe software. Registration is an optional process that gives you access to a wide range of benefits and options, including access to support, notification of product updates, newsletters, special offers, and invitations to Adobe events.

Registration and activation are completely different.

Activation is a mandatory process that requires the software to connect to Adobe servers via the Internet and associates the products you buy from Adobe with the computers on which you use those products. Activation helps protect your computers and environments from malicious code by verifying that you have genuine Adobe software.

Registration is an optional process that gives you access to a wide range of benefits and options, including access to support, notification of product updates, newsletters, special offers, and invitations to Adobe events.

Contact Adobe Tech Comm Customer Support at tcssup@adobe.com or write to techcomm@adobe.com.