NEW YORK, Oct. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Windows users around the world have one more reason to rejoice today along with the release of official version of Windows 8, as the fastest growing cross-platform digital magazine store and newsstand, Magzter, is now available on the Windows 8 App Store.
Magzter, the world's largest and fastest growing cross-platform, digital newsstand and online magazine store has continually been innovating and proving why it is the best digital publishing platform and the co-launch with Microsoft Windows 8 launch bears testimony to this.
While the app itself is free to download, users can choose from a large catalog of paid and free magazines from across the globe with up to 90% discounts from the print subscription prices! You will find global favorites from various part of the world including Maxim, Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Hello!, Harper's Bazaar, Stuff, FHM, Black Enterprise, BBC Top Gear, Digit, Man's World, India Today, National Geographic Traveller, Forbes, AsiaSpa, Forbes, Home & Decor and GQ among 1000s of other international and regional publications.
Magzter sells digital magazine editions across all top platforms and devices including Apple iOS (iPads, iPhones), Android (Google Play) mobiles and tablets, through their website www.magzter.com and now on Windows Mobile 8.
If you are running a Windows 8 device, you can download Magzter for Free using this link:
"You can always count on Microsoft to innovate better and this time round they've widened their reach from PC users into smart device users. Magzter on Windows 8 has happened at the right time. This is an amazing opportunity for us at Magzter where we get to be a part of the next digital phenomenon where publishers extend them reach and visibility and Microsoft users can get to experience what they have been missing for a while now."- says Girish Ramdas, CEO, Magzter Inc.
"Magazine publishers can now easily expand their global presence into previously untapped segments and Microsoft users will discover a host of new possibilities; publications and features as they download Magzter from the Windows 8 App Store," says Vijay Radhakrishnan, President, Magzter Inc.
Windows and Magzter: Everyone's a winner
Magzter has more than 4 million global digital device users and offers some of the biggest and the best magazine titles on its digital Newsstand.
According to Microsoft there are more than 1 billion Windows PC users around the world and 670 million Windows 7 licenses since the operating system went on sale in 2009, the fastest adoption by businesses ever. This opens a world of opportunities for the entire publishing industry.
Magzter will now expand its consumer base with PC loyalists and let them re-discover all that digital publishing is. Microsoft makes a historical break with this launch, moving up into a world where smartphones and tablets are king, having upstaged the traditional 'PC' culture. Windows 8 is enterprise-ready by design and this makes it ideal for the 4 million users already transacting through Magzter's store to broaden their accessibility options.
Make the Magzter choice
The Magzter delivery model is unmatched making it but a natural choice for an operating system like Microsoft. Real time reporting, easy publishing powered by Magzter's 'Orey Click Publishing System', a social recommendation engine, single sign on and a reach to more than 4 million readers transacting through the store, turning it into the preferred platform for publishers.
Several renowned publishing houses have accelerated the registration process with Magzter despite having their own digital magazine subscription sign up options from their websites and their own apps as the intrinsic aspects Magzter offers are just too compelling for large, medium and small publishing companies to turn away from. Registered subscribers on the Windows 8, Apple, Android devices and on the web get their electronic issues pushed to their devices automatically when the new issues are made available by publishers. In addition, Magzter has created a global eco-system of magazine publishers and readers, which will also help, promote the brands, globally.
Magzter Inc. is the world's largest and fastest growing digital self-service Newsstand with 4 million digital consumers transacting through its store. Magzter enables publishers to offer digital editions of their titles so readers can easily access and enjoy them. Magzter supports formats starting from simple PDFs to fully interactive HTML5 magazines. It is the ideal way to browse, buy and read magazines and books on your tablet or smartphone, whether it's Apple iOS (iPad/iPhone) or Android (Samsung Galaxy, Motorola Xoom, Dell Streak, Google Nexus-S3, etc.) or Windows 8 or just online on the web using your browser at www.magzter.com.
Currently Magzter operates on a revenue share model with the publishers and publishers do not need to invest any monies to go digital. As part of the standard offering to publishers, Magzter also creates Apple Newsstand Apps for all publishers.
The company counts among its publisher customers some marquee names including Alpha Media (USA), Dennis Publishing (UK), Haymarket (UK), Edipresse Asia (HK), India Today Group (India), Black Enterprise (USA), Axel Springer Espana (Spain), Singapore Press Holdings (Singapore), Inspire Entertainment (Thailand) and has been rapidly expanding its publisher base with magazines from USA, UK, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, etc. with Japan soon on the cards.
New titles from around the world are added every week making Magzter truly the #1 choice for magazine readers and publishers the world over.
SOURCE Magzter Inc.