To find out how to use Mags Inc., some tricks to create a great magazine and about our point system, please check below


1.How to use
First of all, let's "Create Magazine".

- Tap "TOP>Make" and select template.

- A magazine with no photo will be displayed.

- "double-tap" leads to editable mode.
Put pictures and texts.

- Edit one page by one page.
This is the final step for collage.

- You need edit all the pages for printing and E-book(PDF).
2.How to print photobook
After editing all the pages, let's move to print photobook step.

- select the magazine you order on "Choose Magazines" Activity.

- Tap the book-shaped icon on right-top and select "Order Printing".

- Upload will start.
In bad connection environment, uploading may fail.
In this case re-upload is required.

- After upload completed, input order information.

- The price is 500~/book(tax excluded) and the carriage 500(tax excluded).
Carriage is free buy 2 and over books.

- After input billing information, order comfirm mail will be sent.
This is the final step of "Order Printing".

- In usual, it takes 7-10 days to deliver.
3.How to make E-book
All the pages of the magazine can be shared using E-book(PDF).

- Select the magazine on "Choose Magazines" Activity.

- Tap book-shaped icon on right-top and select "Order making E-book(PDF)".

- The price is 100yen/file(tax excluded).

- Created E-book(PDF) can be attached to e-mail or so, and support e-book readers.
4. How to use Facebook album
  • You can use Facebook album when you select "Selecting from Facebook" at magazine editing screen.
  • You can also use photos of friends, in case that friends install the Mags Inc. and they are logged in to Facebook."
5. How to post magazine to SNS
You can post the image of the cover + two-page spread of magazine to SNS.
You choose magazine from "TOP> Read".
Tap ":", then tap "Post this magazine to SNS".
Enter the posts message to the column of "Please enter a comment."
When you click "Post" button of Facebook or Twitter, you can post to the SNS.
- If you are not already logged in, "Login" is displayed.

Tips for good finish

1.Fill in the blanks.
Blanks between pictures and template will be printed out deep gray color.

- Fill in the blanks using the adjustment buttons.

-"Previous" button restore to the default position.
2.Select light pictures.
Photobook will be printed out a little darker than displayed with app.

Bright filter make pictures lighter.
3.Select large pictures. icon_print_alert icon_print_error
Recommended size : resolution 960 x 1,280 px and more
Recommended enlargement ratio: x 2.5 or less

Collage with pictures lower than recommended may not be clear.
Large pictures are helpful to make clear photo book.

Image quality may be deteriorated more or less when printed.
The image will become pixelated when printed. Choosing other images is highly recommended.
4.Put picures on the cover or large frames first.
Your favorite photos should be put on large frames.

Small frames will be OK with any pictures.

A part of expanded picture is also available.
5.Select template fit your purpose.
Mags Inc. prepare 2 types of template, magazine style and catalog style.

Magazine style has lots of text areas, catalog style attaches importance to picures.
6. Use of emoticons
If you use emoticons in text input fields, there is a possibility to be garbled when printed. (It might be garbled when photo book printed, even if they are not garbled in terminal display.
7. Change the layout
  • Photos do not fit into frames (you want to set the photo as landscape although template frame is portrait and vice versa)
  • Too few photos to set (some frames are empty)
  • Too many photos to set (need more frames)
If you have these problems, try page layout change. In each page of templates, there are option pages showing different number of photo frames, shapes and layouts.
Find page layout fitting your favorite photos.
∗ This icon_layout_change is the icon for option page.
∗ There are templates and pages which have no option pages.

About point

1.What is point?
We have a cost-saving point system: the more you use Mags Inc., the more you can save points! You can redeem the points for paid templates!
2.How To Get Points?
  • Step1 Install, 300P GET
  • Mags Inc. for install Your Phone.
  • Step2 Regist, 500P GET
  • Register from member registration button on the My Page.
    Easily register using Facebook or Twitter Account
  • Step3 Post your magazine, 200P GET
  • When finished editing, please post your magazine image to facebook or Twitter.
    (Select "Read magazine > Post this magazine to SNS"menu.)*Each Once a day only.
  • Step4 Create, 10P GET
  • Make a new magazine.
    *Once a day only
  • Step5 Invite friends, 400P GET
  • Let's invite your friends, and get more POINTS!
    Inform your "Retrieval code" of MyPage to your friends.
    If your friends install "Mags inc." and enter your "Retrieval code", your friends and you would get 100 points!
  • Step 6 Order, 500P GET
  • Order for printing.
  • Step 7 Share the page, 10P GET
  • Select Read magazine > Share this page image menu, and share the page image.
    *Once a day only.
3.How to check the number of points?
Be displayed in the upper right corner of the "TOP" screen.
Be displayed in the lower right corner of the"Choose Template" screen (Select "TOP"screen >"Make" menu).
Be displayed in "MyPage".


1.About download font
MagsInc. uses "Archivo Black" and "GenShinGothic(by Jikasei-font-koubou)".
These Font Software is licensed under the SIL Open Font License, Version 1.1.