6.5 Release Notes (12/15/2016)

This article covers release notes for the Mag+ 6.5 updates.  Released 12/15/2016

For a list of archived release notes, please see our Archived Release Notes section.

iOS Apps and Designd Reviewer App version 6.5

Build 65D501 Changes:

  • New unzipping library in MIBKit, faster on most devices
  • Image Sequence support
  • Inline panorama and gyro support (in 6.50 MIB format)
  • Updated Flurry SDK to 7.8.2 from 7.8.0
  • Updated Google Mobile Ads SDK to 7.15.0 from 7.13.1
  • Updated Localytics SDK to 4.2.0 from 4.1.0

Android Apps and Designd Reviewer App version 6.5


Bug Fixes:

  • Fix for pan object not scrolling vertically on A-layer.
  • Fix for A-Layer objects hiding behind objects placed higher on the vertical

Designd Reviewer App:

  • Fix for MIB review not displaying when already viewing another MIB on device

Designd Plugin version 6.5


  • Pre-release version of InDesign CC 2017 beta Plugin for Mac and Windows.
NOTE: This pre-release beta version does not currently support Multi-Device Export from the Designd Panel. It also does not currently support changing the default template location from the Preferences dialogue window.
  • Added Image Sequence block type
  • Added enhancements to Panorama blocks
  • Added native Gyroscope support
  • Added a 'Tap To Activate' flag for inline panoramas.
    (Fullscreen panoramas tap to activate by default)
  • Added Panorama scripting support for the new features
  • Updated sample scripts for the new Panorama features
  • Added DPS Import support for Image Sequence
  • Added Scripting support for Image Sequence
  • Added sample scripts for the Image Sequence features
  • 6.5 MIB format

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed error with the 'slideshow-slide-index' and associated jump link references.

Designd Production Tool version 6.5


  • 6.5 MIB format support

Publish Portal


  • "Magazines and Newspapers" description text changed to reflect Apple no longer supporting free subscriptions
  • External AWS Storage: Added explanatory text for CORS configuration
  • MIB upload now accepts files with spaces in the file name
  • Added function to reorder published issues using up and down arrow buttons:


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