The of ad layout software is here

With a completely new, streamlined set of interfaces, AdforceX makes the ad dummying process easier and more intuitive than ever

Here's how AdForceX can benefit your team.

  • Contextual menus for quick and convenient access to page and runsheet actions
  • Ad dummying with image views
  • Page filtering along with runsheet filtering
  • Pages and Runsheet Inspectors for viewing and batch changing information about ads, pages and placements
  • Views Inspector for reviewing the issue based selective criteria
  • Layout view displaying the issue as a miniaturized graphic representation of pages and ads
  • Built-in linking intelligence that automatically links ads to their digital files
  • Layouts palette to build comprehensive auto layout processes
  • Issue template management for efficient access and reuse of issue setups
  • Physical sectioning with automatic section folios combined with logical sections allowing precise ad placements
  • Definable issue configurations to automate section structures and page color assignments

Used at more publications worldwide than any other ad layout solution

Easy transition for existing Page Director ALS, ALS for Magazines and AdForce users.

Our customers have relied on our ad layout solutions, day in and day out, for years. To make sure it’s easy to transition to AdforceX, we built an intelligent import process that brings in your ALS, ALS-M or AdForce preferences. This ensures that your configurations and import setups that align with your front-end data will work with AdforceX right from the start.

Tried and true features

AdforceX has all the key capabilities our customers have come to expect from our ad layout solutions

  • Keeps track of color placements, page and section requests, pickups and a host of other requirements.
  • Imports tab-delimited runsheet files from any electronic order-entry system.
  • Supports a wide array of customizable page and issue attributes.
  • Controls double truck placements and accurately exports bleed ads to InDesign.
  • Flows ads automatically, by drag-and-drop, or a combination of both.
  • Manages ad conflicts and even shows you a potential conflict as you drag and drop ads.
  • Links ads to their digital file paths without requiring file path entries in the runsheet.
  • Multidirectional flow controls allow forward, backward or random ad distribution.
  • Completed issues and pages can be opened in InDesign with ad links, folios and all the other layout information inherited.

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System Requirements for AdforceX 1.2

  • macOS 10.14 Mohave and macOS 10.15 Catalina, and Intel or ARM for macOS 11 Big Sur.

  • AdforceX layouts can be opened InDesign using the Ad Import Plug-in for CC 2019, 2020 or 2021 on Mac or Windows.

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