FT launches app for its digital paper

The Monetary Instances has launched an app model of the FT Digital Edition, a digital reproduction of the print newspaper designed for straightforward studying on any system.

The FT Digital Version, beforehand generally known as the ePaper, permits customers to skim via curated content material printed within the print version of the FT. The app headline and article view, offline studying and audio, translation into 25 languages, and an archive courting again 10 years.

There are 5 regional editions, which embody FT Weekend and HTSI. The FT Weekend Journal can be obtainable via the app on a weekly foundation to readers exterior of the UK for the primary time.

“The FT Digital Version app is the right companion for readers who desire a sense of completion after consuming their every day information. It presents a curated starting, center and finish to their FT expertise wherever they’re on this planet,” mentioned Nicola Halstead, director of print subscriptions and digital editions, in a press release.

Launched as a desktop product in 2015 after which as a standalone subscription in 2020, the FT has continued to spend money on its ePaper providing to match rising demand, significantly exterior of the UK. Globally, FT Digital Version subscriptions have practically doubled since 2019, and grown by 88 % within the U.S, alone.