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Press Center | 2007

Swinburne University

Swinburne University designates MadCap Flare 3 for its post-graduate technical communications program.

November 27, 2007

"DITA is very likely to become the next big thing in content authoring. That is why it's important to be familiar with standards-compliant XML software like Flare, which shares core principles in structured authoring with DITA," said Tony Self, a lecturer in the technical communications program at Swinburne University. "By understanding how to develop content in Flare, technical communications professionals can significantly reduce the learning curve of DITA.

MadCap Flare

MadCap Software Increases Year-Over-Year Revenues by 67 Percent; Captures 25 Percent of Market in First 19 Months of Shipping Flare

November 13, 2007

Just 19 months after its debut, Flare continues to outperform as the fastest growing technical authoring and documentation tool and commands 25 percent of the market, according to the 2007 WritersUA Skills and Technologies Survey published October 21, 2007.

Habitat for Humanity

MadCap Software Offers $100 Per Software Package Sold to New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity

October 16, 2007

The promotion is part of MadCap's ongoing commitment to give back to the communities where its customers work. "MadCap is a valued partner in this initiative. Its creative promotion provides strong motivation for LavaCon attendees to contribute to the rebuilding of our city and shines a spotlight on how companies can have a meaningful impact on our community."

MadCap Blaze

MadCap Software Adds Framemaker® Expert to Lead MadCap Blaze Product Management

September 18, 2007

Sharon Burton Leverages Nearly 20 Years in Technical Communications to Lead Delivery of First Native XML Content Authoring Software for Large Documents.

AeA Award

MadCap Software Selected as Finalist in 14th Annual AeA High Tech

September 17, 2007

"MadCap's rapid profitability and worldwide growth exemplify the strategic business value of tapping the strong technology talent in San Diego and demonstrate why MadCap Software is a model finalist for the AeA High Tech Awards," said Kevin Carroll, executive director, AeA San Diego Council.

MadCap Flare

New Feedback Server Delivers First Server-Based Web 2.0 Features for Collaboration Among Authors and Reader Communities

August 30, 2007

The new MadCap Feedback Server revolutionizes how enterprises get live user feedback on documentation, whether Web-based or on the desktop. Cutting-edge Web 2.0 capabilities allow readers to comment blog-style directly in documentation, as well as rate different topics.

Union Tribune

Cover article on the front page of the San Diego Union Tribune

August 10, 2007

MadCap has thrived since it was formed out of eHelp's ashes…

MadCap Flare v3

MadCap Software Debuts Web 2.0-Enabled On-demand Feedback Service, Releases Flare 3.0

July 12, 2007

New MadCap Feedback Service Revolutionizes Interactive Online Help; MadCap Flare 3.0 Extends Leadership With Version Control, Advanced Search, Expanded FrameMaker® Support.


Animatrix Computer Arts Uses MadCap Flare to Cut Multi-Channel Help Content Development by Nearly Half

June 26, 2007

Award-Winning Online Training Firm Replaced RoboHelp® with MadCap Flare to Eliminate Workarounds, Ensure Consistency Across Channels.


MadCap Software and Alchemy Announce Joint Technology Partnership

June 19, 2007

Alchemy Software Development, the world leader in visual translation memory solutions, and MadCap Software, today announced a joint technology partnership. By combining state-of-the-art technical content creation with highly advanced visual translation memory technology, the companies will accelerate the delivery of localized Help content.

MadCap Software

MadCap Software Continues to Increase Profitability and Gain Market Share

June 14, 2007

Rapid Growth Includes a 101 Percent Increase in Financial Revenue and 59 Percent Increase in International Revenue.


EzGlobe Selects Flare From MadCap Software As Best Authoring Tool For Enabling Translation

May 23, 2007

Expert Localization Firm's Evaluation Reveals Significant Benefits with Flare's Full Unicode Support Versus RoboHelp®. EzGlobe, a full-service localization company, has completed a comparative analysis of MadCap Flare and Adobe RoboHelp® in which only Flare provided direct translation into Asian languages, while RoboHelp® required workarounds using other tools. EzGlobe has since recommended Flare over RoboHelp® and is seeing a number of its customers switch to MadCap's software as well.


MadCap Software and across Systems Partner to Integrate State-of-the-Art Content Creation and Translation

May 14, 2007

MadCap Software and across Systems today announced a strategic partnership to combine state-of-the-art technical content creation with highly advanced translation and localization. Through integrated software from MadCap and across, technical documentation professionals will be able to publish best-in-class multilingual user manuals, online Help systems, and other corporate content for the international market -- all from a single source.


MadCap Software Using XPS, Flare, and Blaze to Alter Publishing Landscape

May 2, 2007

MadCap Software, the leader in multi-channel content authoring, is promoting the natural link between Microsoft's new XML Paper Specification (XPS) format and MadCap's growing arsenal of native XML single-source documentation products…
"Microsoft is extremely excited with the work that MadCap Software has accomplished," said Marcio Mello, XPS lead program manager at Microsoft.

All Star

MadCap Software Recognized by California Innovation Corridor Partners as "Innovation All-Star" at Statewide Event

April 18, 2007

MadCap Software, the leader in multi-channel content authoring and a Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) Visual Studio 2005 showcase company, today announced its selection as one of the California Innovation Corridor's 75 Innovation All-Stars. MadCap will be honored at the two-day California Tech 100 conference, April 24-25, at the Irvine Hilton/Orange County Airport.

MadCap Flare

Technical Communications Consultants Choose Flare As Preferred Authoring Solution

April 17, 2007

The growing adoption of MadCap Flare by consultants is part of a broader rise in demand among technical communications experts to use "future-proof," cutting-edge software applications.


Taking Risks with a New Online Help Tool

April 2, 2007

Some might not think that converting FrameMaker® content into online help and user documentation would involve taking risks. In this article, we tell our story of what risks were involved with one of my recent projects, how we overcame them, and what benefits we reaped by using state-of-the-art technology.

Alignent Software

Alignent Software Standardizes On MadCap Flare 2.5

March 26, 2007

MadCap Software, the leader in multi-channel content authoring and a Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) Visual Studio 2005 showcase company, today announced that Alignent Software has standardized on MadCap Flare 2.5 for delivering its user documentation.


ChannelAdvisor Bases New Online Help on Flare From MadCap Software

March 12, 2007

MadCap Software, the leader in multi-channel content authoring and a Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) Visual Studio 2005 showcase company, today announced that ChannelAdvisor Corporation has implemented MadCap Flare to deliver state-of-the-art online Help and user documentation.

MadCap Echo

MadCap Echo Offers Dynamic Web 2.0 Audio Integration

February 26, 2007

MadCap Software today announced the release of MadCap Echo. Following in the footsteps of MadCap's recent breakout successes in multi-channel content authoring and partnership with Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT), MadCap Echo opens new doors for audio integration into information publishing. MadCap Echo is a unique application that provides an easy way for authors to create and incorporate state-of-the art audio and customizable Flash files into online output, and it works with industry-driven file formats such as XML, SWF, MP3, and WAV.

MadCap Flare v2.5

MadCap Software Introduces Content Authoring Industry Firsts in Language Support and Single-sourcing With Flare 2.5

February 13, 2007

MadCap Software, the leader in multi-channel content authoring, today announced two industry firsts with the introduction of its Flare 2.5 native XML content authoring application. Flare 2.5 is the first content authoring software to offer four language interfaces in the same product — English, French, German, and Japanese — allowing users to work in their language of choice.

MadCap Capture v2

MadCap Software Launches MadCap Capture 2.0

February 13, 2007

MadCap Software, the leader in multi-channel content authoring, today announced the launch of the MadPak suite and MadCap Capture 2.0, a cutting-edge screen capture and graphics editing program. MadPak sets another industry first by enabling multi-product single-source publishing to multiple channels, including the Web, intranets, desktop systems, and print documentation.

MadCap Mimic

MadCap Software Releases Mimic

January 29, 2007

MadCap Software, the leader in multi-channel content authoring, today introduced Mimic. A state-of-the-art software simulation application, Mimic lets individuals create movies that simulate actions on a computer screen and produce interactive instructional videos. Mimic is the newest addition to MadCap Software’s integrated “dream suite” of native XML, multi-channel authoring software for creating and publishing content—in print, on intranets, across the Web, and around the world in local languages.

Staff Techs

StaffTechs Extends MadCap Reach Into Government Sector

January 17, 2007

MadCap Software, Inc. and StaffTechs, a division of, LLC, today announced that StaffTechs has expanded sales of MadCap Flare into the government sector. StaffTechs has adopted Flare, MadCaps native XML application for multi-channel content authoring, to develop Web and print documentation for customers, as well as resell Flare to support clients ongoing content authoring needs.

MadCap Flare

MadCap Software Accelerates Growth in 2H 2006, Exceeds Expectations

January 3, 2007

MadCap Software, Inc. today announced that, for the second half of 2006, revenues grew at an average of 50 percent month-over-month, exceeding expectations. The rapid growth builds upon the solid profitability that MadCap has enjoyed since the March 2006 introduction of Flare, its flagship Web content and document authoring product.