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System Requirements

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    For the InDesign plug-in

    Adobe InDesign from CC2015 and up on macOS or Windows.

    For the app builder application

    The Twixl Publisher application requires the latest version of macOS Catalina 10.15.4.

    For creating iOS apps

    Xcode will allow you to get a preview of your application in the iOS simulator on macOS. The System Check under Preferences will allow you to install it if it is not.

    • Xcode is a free download from the Mac App Store
    • In order to create app builds that can be installed on a device, or to submit apps in the App Store, you need at least Xcode 12 and need to be registered as a developer in the "iOS Developer Program" (99$/yr): Start here to enroll now.

    For creating Android apps

    • Android SDK: the Android SDK needs to be available to create Android builds. The System Check in preferences allows you to check for the presence of the Android SDK and offer to install it if it's unavailable, or update it if a newer release is available. 
    • In order to submit Android apps in the Google Play store, you need a Google Play account.

    Minimum version requirements

    Below is an overview of the different OS and app versions that are supported by Twixl Publisher.

    iOS and Android

    (refer to the OS versions required to install the apps on those devices)

    • iOS: 12.x or higher
    • Android: 7.x or higher

    macOS and Xcode

    (refer to the versions required for creating app builds)

    • macOS: 10.15.4 or higher
    • Xcode: Xcode 12.x or higher for building and submitting apps (to support the latest iOS versions and devices, you should always us the latest version).

    IMPORTANT NOTE:

    To submit mobile apps (.ipa) to the App Store, you need the Transporter App. See this KB-article.  

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