PressReader Brings the Replica Edition of The New York Times to the iPad

A big announcement was just made on our PressDisplay Blog that for the FIRST TIME EVER, The New York Times Replica Edition is now available on the iPad brought to you by PressReader.

Yup, you heard it right!

The New York Times Replica Edition subscribers can now download PressReader for free to their iPad, and authorize it with their Replica Edition subscription.  Once authorized, readers can set up automated delivery of each new issue to their device and read it online or off at their leisure.

The New York Times Replica Edition provides access to an online replica of the print edition of the day, from cover to cover, including The Sunday New York Times, The New York Times Magazine and The New York Times Sunday Book Review.  Similarly to the web experience, The Replica Edition for the iPad is enhanced with the following functionality:

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  • Auto-delivery of the title when it is released
  • Zooming to the graphical view of the page, or text view of each article
  • Printing full pages or articles
  • Listening to articles using on-demand audio
  • Adjusting font size and type
  • Automatically aligning with the beginning of an article using the optional SmartZoom feature
  • Full Retina display optimization for the new iPad

The New York Times is one of over 1,000 publishers who have chosen NewspaperDirect as their digital (replica) edition partner, and PressReader as the app to deliver their digital replicas to their subscribers on the iPad.  Some other notable publications that can be authorized through PressReader include The Washington Post, The Globe and Mail, National Post, The Australian, The Irish Times, Irish Independent, The Guardian, El País, ABC, La Nación and China Daily, to name just a few.

The Replica Edition of The New York Times for the iPad is free for existing Replica Edition and home delivery print subscribers, $19.99 for a 4-week recurring subscription and $259.87 for an annual recurring subscription.

You can read more about this exciting release on our PressDisplay Blog.