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MadCap Flare

On-prem Topic-based Authoring and Publishing

MadCap Central

Your hub for streamlined content collaboration and management

MadCap IXIA CCMS

Enterprise-class Component Content Management System (CCMS)

MadCap Xyleme

Enterprise-class Learning Content Management System (LCMS)

MadCap Flare

On-prem Topic-based Authoring and Publishing

MadCap Central

Your hub for streamlined content collaboration and management

MadCap IXIA CCMS

Enterprise-class Component Content Management System (CCMS)

MadCap Xyleme

Enterprise-class Learning Content Management System (LCMS)

MadCap Software Plugins, API Documentation Resources and Redistributables


MadCap Flare Plugins and Utilities

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MadCap Connect for Zendesk | Plugin for MadCap Flare

MadCap Connect for Zendesk makes publishing your single sourced content to Zendesk Help Desk quick and easy. Using either the Clean XHTML or skinless HTML5 output, you can publish your Flare content directly to categories and sections you have created in Zendesk.

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MadCap Connect for Salesforce | Plugin for MadCap Flare

MadCap Connect for Salesforce makes publishing your single sourced content to Salesforce Knowledge quick and easy. Using the Clean XHTML output, you can publish your Flare content directly to Salesforce as Articles.

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MadCap Connect for ServiceNow ® | Plugin for MadCap Flare

MadCap Connect for ServiceNow® makes publishing your single sourced content to ServiceNow® knowledge bases quick and easy. Using the Clean XHTML output, you can publish your Flare content directly to knowledge bases you have created in ServiceNow®.

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Author-it® Converter v1.2 | Free Utility for MadCap Flare

This free utility is an XML conversion tool that will use the published XML output from Author-it® and convert it to a MadCap Flare project while maintaining all project and source files. The utility converts the table of contents of Author-it® books into Flare topics. Embedded topics become Flare snippets, while variables, styles, glossaries, context IDs and index keywords are maintained through the conversion process.

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Third Party Plugins and Utilities

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The Kaizen Plugin for MadCap Flare FREE

The Kaizen Plugin can help you save hours of work with features such as the MarkDown Import, Tag Replacer, Topic Splitter, Glossary Farmer and more.

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FlareLint FREE

The FlareLint plugin can be used to optimize the review and approval process of your Flare content by analyzing documents for style errors.

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Target Control

Using the Target Control utility, you can control a range of different target file options in MadCap Flare, including conditions, variables and PDF options.

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Mad Quality Plugin

Use the Mad Quality Plugin to automatically edit your topics. You can use the tool to automate and validate quality in your topics and snippets. It helps you find potential problems with both structure and language.

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Markdown plugin

The Markdown Plugin II for Flare lets you easily import Markdown content to Flare, facilitate reviews in the Markdown format, as well as leverage Flare to publish content to Markdown based platforms such as Jekyll or Hugo.

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SearchUnify plugin

With SearchUnify, amplify the capability of your documentation portal to discover relevant content with our AI-powered search engine.

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Acrolinx

Acrolinx offers integration to help optimize your content by making it more findable, readable, and engaging.

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Etteplan (formerly Tedopres)

HyperSTE from Etteplan supports STE content development by providing rich, comprehensive functionality for checking content grammar, terminology and style.

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Add-ons for MadCap IXIA CCMS

Enhance your CCMS with top-notch add-ons from MadCap Software. Our CCMS add-ons are developed in-house or with our partner network to offer more ways to streamline your technical communication process. Whether you’re an information architect, system administrator, or subject matter expert, our CCMS add-ons help your team excel. Our end goal is simple: improve your customer experience. Whether you opt for a dedicated SaaS or on-premise solution, customize your CCMS with document translation services, and more with MadCap IXIA CCMS.

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MadCap IXIA CCMS Dynamic Release Management

Managing multiple product lines? Need dynamic branching capabilities? This add-on is for you.

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MadCap IXIA CCMS Localization Packs

Our localization management workflow is flexible. Choose from five, 15, or unlimited language options for your translation needs.

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MadCap IXIA CCMS Staging Environment

An additional non-production server for further testing, QA or staging.

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oXygen WebHelp for MadCap IXIA CCMS

Transform DITA content into an organized online help with the oXygen WebHelp for MadCap IXIA CCMS add-on.

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Miramo for MadCap IXIA CCMS

Our Miramo add-on provides an easy-to-use template designer to quickly and easily create PDFs from DITA content.

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Congree for MadCap IXIA CCMS

Our Congree add-on enables technical writers and contributors to check their content for compliance and company style rules.

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Additional Resources

Zendesk Plugin for MadCap Flare

A Guide to Embedding Zendesk into MadCap Flare Topics

Enable the Zendesk Web Widget into your MadCap Flare documentation with this helpful guide.

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Flare API Documentation

Access the Flare API documentation resources, which contains information about integrating with Flare.

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Redistributables

Download the latest redistributable downloads for MadCap Software applications.

MadCap Help Viewer

DotNetHelp is a format which is designed for use with Windows applications. Download the MadCap Help Viewer to distribute with your application that uses Flare's DotNet Help output. The MadCap Help Viewer may be used with DotNet Help generated by previous versions of MadCap Flare but the DotNet Help output is no longer available in MadCap Flare 13.x+.

Help Viewer SDK

Download the Help Viewer SDK which contains the APIs required to connect DotNet Help to your application. The SDK also includes sample applications to help you get started. DotNet Help output is no longer available in MadCap Flare 13.x+.

Flare API Documentation

Download the Flare API documentation which contains information about integrating with Flare.

MadCap Movie Viewer

Download the stand-alone movie viewer which is necessary for distribution with movies compiled in the MadCap Movie format. This movie viewer is not necessary for generating or using Adobe Flash movies.

Mimic Extras

To generate Flash output, you must have the Java Runtime Environment 6 or later installed. Also, for Windows 7 and Vista users, the Lame ACM codec is necessary if you have Windows Audio files in your Mimic project.

Echo Extras

To generate Echo output, you must have the Java Runtime Environment 6 or later installed. Also, for Windows 7 and Vista users, the Lame ACM codec is necessary to generate your Echo project.

MadCap Feedback Explorer

Download and install MadCap Feedback Explorer, needed to take full advantage of MadCap's Feedback Service. In addition to performing all of the functions of Flare's internal Feedback Explorer, this stand-alone application helps track topic views, viewing active users, creating Reviewer and Administrator accounts, creating charts from feedback, and creating synonyms "on-the-fly."

Microsoft .NET Framework

The .NET Framework from Microsoft is required for MadCap Software to function. You can download it now or obtain the new .NET Framework from Windows Update.

Author-it® Converter for MadCap Flare

This utility is an XML conversion tool that will use the published XML output from Author-it® and convert it to a MadCap Flare project while maintaining all project and source files. The utility converts the table of contents of Author-it® books into Flare topics. Embedded topics become Flare snippets, while variables, styles, glossaries, context IDs and index keywords are maintained through the conversion process.

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