News and announcements

Version 1.1 of ACBF specifications released

Written for Advanced Comic Book Format by Robert Pastierovic on 2017-08-17

Version 1.1 of ACBF specifications was released along with a ACBF Viewer application (ver. 1.08) and ACBF Viewer for Android (ver. 1.12). Changes are:

ACBF Specifications now support several new attributes:
- stylesheet definitions were added (book can contain styles defining different types of fonts for different text-area types and semantics)
- several text-area types were added (formal, sign, heading, letter ...)
- page transition types (fade, blend, scroll_right, scroll_down)
- clickable jump area was added to support "choose your own adventure" type of books
- new activities for authors were specified (Photographer, Editor, Assistant Editor)
- new content-rating attributes was added
- other minor changes were done and in general specs are more consistent now

More information about ACBF specifications can be found at: http://acbf.wikia.com/wiki/ACBF_Specifications

ACBF Viewer:
- comic book library is using SQLite database now
- filename and path is shown for comic books in library
- added option to export library to CSV file
- added support for several text-area attributes in version 1.1 specs added: commentary, code, formal (justified text), sign, heading
- added support for OTF fonts
- several other minor fixes

ACBF Viewer for Android:
- added support for several text-area attributes in version 1.1 specs added: commentary, code, formal (justified text), sign, heading
- added support for OTF fonts
- several other minor fixes

Updated on 2017-08-17.

ACBF Viewer 1.07 is out

Written for Advanced Comic Book Format by Robert Pastierovic on 2017-07-09

ACBF Viewer 1.07 is out. Changes are:
- added image format info and related filter into library
- added header to line library layout
- added option to scale UI for HiDPI displays
- clicking on middle area will exit fullscreen mode (useful for Windows tablets)
- several minor fixes

Updated on 2017-07-09.

ACBF Editor 0.95 is out

Written for Advanced Comic Book Format by Robert Pastierovic on 2017-06-04

ACBF Editor 0.95 is out. Changes are:
- added shortcut to hide bottom bar in frames editor window
- fix for backslash in image file path (was causing problems in Windows version)
- several minor fixes

ACBF Editor 0.92 is out

Written for Advanced Comic Book Format by Robert Pastierovic on 2017-02-26

ACBF Editor 0.92 is out. Changes are:
- added option to zoom in/out image in frames/text-layers editor
- several minor fixes

acbf.info - ACBF Comic Book Library

Written for Advanced Comic Book Format by Robert Pastierovic on 2017-02-20

www.acbf.info, a dedicated website for ACBF comics was created. It is a library of free comic books which makes use of available metadata in ACBF comics.

Updated on 2017-02-26. Read more

15 of 49 results