MEI Releases Page Director ALS and AdForce Version 5.9

Managing Editor® Inc. (MEI) has released the latest version of its award-winning Page Director® Series: ALS, AdForce® and ALS for Magazines. Version 5.9 supports macOS® High Sierra and is compatible with Adobe® Creative Cloud® 2018 version of InDesign® when paired with the newly released Ad Import, Fido, and Split & Folio Plug-ins for CC 2018.

ALS lets you manage issue planning and ad layout for any publication. In just moments, you can have a fully paginated, accurate ad dummy that can be opened in Adobe InDesign. ALS for Magazines is built specifically for magazine planning and production. AdForce is the cost-effective, easy-to-use solution for small to mid-size publications. For more information on the Page Director Series, please visit the MEI software  page.

About MEI

Managing Editor Inc. (MEI), developers of TruEdit, helps publishers and creative teams maximize production performance through digital technology. MEI specializes in integrated digital publishing solutions that improve collaboration, automate content creation for multi-channel workflows, and manage digital experiences. MEI’s offerings range from ad layout software to enterprise asset and workflow management.

Over 3,000 customers in 53 countries count on MEI for publishing and workflow, digital production, creative services, custom development, system integration, and training and support.


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Courtney Feild, MEI Marketing Manager


MEI Releases New Versions of Page Director ALS, AdForce and ALS for Magazines

ALS 5.8.1 Runs on OSX El Capitan for improved performance

Managing Editor Inc. (MEI), a leading provider of software solutions for the publishing industry, has announced new releases of Page Director Ad Layout System (ALS), AdForce®, and ALS for Magazines. These upgrades for MEI’s popular page-planning tools run on Apple OSX El Capitan, which provides under the hood performance improvements, a robust user experience and faster search responses. Additionally, this new release introduces a simple license key model for easy access to the ALS and AdForce software.

Page Director ALS is an easy-to-use automated ad layout solution for larger publications and is used at more publications worldwide than any other solution of its kind. ALS lets users manage and control issue planning for any publication and then automatically flows ads into place.

AdForce is a cost-effective, easy-to-use advertising layout and issue-management system for small to mid-size publications. Users quickly build ad pages using drag-and-drop or semi-automated flow tools; finished sections can be opened in QuarkXPress or InDesign.

ALS for Magazines, an automated ad layout solution built specifically for magazines, allows users to create fully paginated, accurate and functional ad dummies that can be opened in QuarkXPress or InDesign. ALS for Magazines facilitates electronic issue-planning and ad-mapping, eliminating manual processes and allowing for automatic integration of digital advertising to editorial pages.

ALS 5.8.1, AdForce 5.8.1 and ALS For Magazines 5.8.1 are available now. Upgrades are available for customers in MEI’s ALS or AdForce Premium Site Support Agreement program. For customers not in the PSSA program or for ALS and AdForce upgrade information, details and pricing are available from MEI Sales at 215-886-5662 or one of our authorized MEI ALS and AdForce distributors.

Current customers can request an upgrade here.