*instinctools and SyncRO Soft sucessfully finished integration of oXygen XML Author Component into DITAworks. The companies announced an OEM agreement under which *instinctools will deliver its web-based DITA authoring platform DITAworksWEBTOP also with oXygen XML Author Component.
Stuttgart, June 6, 2012 — DITAworks, *instinctools’ DITA authoring product range, helps companies in accomplishing their DITA publishing goals without getting into the nitty-gritties of technical complexities. Currently, DITAworks supports third-party tools such as SyncRO Soft’s oXygen XML Author, JustSystems‘ Xmetal and SDL’s XOPUS. oXygen XML Author is already integrated into the desktop-based authoring product DITAworksPRO. And after the all-round productive experience from this integration, it has been a natural step for *instintools to add support for SyncRO Soft’s oXygen XML Author Component to the web-based version of DITAworks as well.
The DITAworks product range comprises of several tools that make desktop- and web-based DITA authoring and DITA modelling easy. DITAworksWEBTOP, the youngest member of the family has already been successfully implemented for SAP Education’s move to DITA for all of the company’s training content.
DITAworksWEBTOP provides Component Content Management Infrastructure, CMIS Support, DITA Authoring, extended map management, support of nested DITA maps and the ability to edit entire maps instead of single topics. Project browsers, convenient previews, search and validation features help to keep track of a granular content base and support increasing its re-use factor.
The new agreement between SyncRO Soft and *instinctools builds upon the positive experience of using DITAworks jointly with SyncroSoft technology in numerous successful customer projects. And it helps customers to deal with *instinctools only even for oXygen license sales in context of DITAworks.
“The success of our DITAworks installations with oXygen XML Author had already proved that SyncRO Soft’s and our DITA-based products complement each other perfectly“, Gunthilde Sohn, *instinctools’ Managing Director says.“ Therefore we decided to widen our mutual working scope with SyncROSoft and have our customers get the benefits of oXygen XML author component with in our DITAworksWEBTOPauthoring environment“.
“oXygen XML Author Component represents an exciting new tool for the integration of DITA authoring capabilities in web based DITA solutions and adds another dimension of functionality to oXygen XML Editor” said Stefan Vasile, CEO of SyncRO Soft. “We have worked closely with our friends at *instinctools to combine the strengths of both our products to bring new offerings online while providing maximum value to our customers“.
For more details about SyncRo Soft and oXygen XML Author, you can visit www.oxygenxml.com.