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MadCap Flare Plug-ins, API Documentation Resources and Redistributables


MadCap Software Plug-ins and Utilities

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MadCap Connect for Zendesk | Plug-in 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 | Plug-in 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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Author-it® Converter | Free Utility for MadCap Flare FREE

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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Third Party Plug-ins

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The Kaizen Plug-in for MadCap Flare FREE

The Kaizen Plug-in 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 plug-in can be used to optimize the review and approval process of your Flare content by analyzing documents for style errors.

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Mad Quality Plug-in FREE

The Mad Quality Plug-in can be used to validate style guide compliance and writing quality in your content. The plug-in is free to download, and the ability to validate entire TOCs instead of single topics can be done with a license at additional cost.

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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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termXact for Flare

termXact for Flare allows you to check your terminology while working on your content, and discuss it with your corporate terminology team – in real time and online.

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Additional Resources

Zendesk Plug-in 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.

View the MadCap Flare API Documentation (11.0 and newer) View the Plug-in API Guide

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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