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Press Release: SoftChalk Releases Version 9 of Cutting-edge Content Authoring Tool

RICHMOND, VA, U.S. — July 14, 2014 — SoftChalk, LLC, a leading developer of eLearning content authoring platforms, today released Create 9 for SoftChalk Cloud. SoftChalk Create 9 includes an innovative, new eBook Builder tool in addition to a number of other new features such as major accessibility enhancements, Chrome browser support, new media libraries, and support for Google Analytics.

The new SoftChalk eBook Builder tool included with Create 9 gives educators the ability to easily turn their SoftChalk lessons into interactive eBooks for use on iBooks for iPads, and Readium for Chromebooks. The SoftChalk eBook Builder is being released in BETA, to give users the chance to experience the basic features and to submit their feedback for further enhancements and expansion of this cutting-edge tool.

Create 9’s new, frame-free lessons and fully HTML5 compatible content takes SoftChalk’s already advanced accessibility features to a new level, making SoftChalk one of the most powerful content authoring solutions on the market for creating accessible content. In addition, SoftChalk Create 9 supports student viewing on Google Chrome Browsers, and users can now add Google Analytics to their lessons to measure student use of content.

Newly added media libraries such as Khan Academy and Getty Images give users access to thousands of new media items to include in the content of their lessons. Mobile enhancements, such as SoftChalk’s new fluid layout, automatically resize lessons making it easy for students to view their lesson on any screen size.

“We are very excited to announce this release of SoftChalk Create 9 with our new eBook Builder tool,” stated Sue Polyson-Evans, CEO of SoftChalk LLC. “As education and technology evolve, we strive to develop innovative and unique eLearning solutions that empower educators and engage students.”
Create 9 is available immediately for SoftChalk Cloud users, and will be released for SoftChalk Create Desktop users in the coming weeks. Learn more about Create 9’s amazing new features by visiting http://softchalk.com/create9.

About SoftChalk
SoftChalk, LLC is an award-winning provider of cutting-edge eLearning solutions that allow instructors to create powerful, professional-looking content for eLearning in K-12, higher education and corporate training. For more information, visit www.softchalk.com.

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