Crossword Forge 7.1.1
March 14, 2012
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Description of Crossword Forge 7.1.1
Easily make and share classroom style crossword puzzles
Crossword Forge can now turn your puzzles into interactive web pages. We call this Crossword Forge Live. The puzzles are intuitive to use and include eye-catching animations that players will be sure to love. Crossword Forge Live puzzles include the customization options you've come to expect from our puzzles (e.g. picture backdrops). You can also add automatic hints. Whether you are making puzzles for print or the web, Crossword Forge is always the best choice.
Crossword Forge is a great foreign language crossword maker and word search maker. Crossword Forge simplifies foreign language puzzle construction with more than a dozen built-in language sets, and an easy way to create your own. You can build puzzles that use letters with accents, umlauts and other diacritical marks, essential for building puzzles in Spanish, French and German. Crossword Forge also supports right to left scripts like Arabic and Hebrew, and supports scripts and alphabets with combining ligatures like Punjabi. In fact, it even supports the thousands of ideographic characters found in Chinese, Japanese and Korean.
• Bonus Clues for Crossword and Word Search
• Multiple puzzle titles
• Font, Style, Size and Justification controls
• Unlimited clue and answer length
• Color and Picture backdrops
• Customizable Across and Down text
• Supports puzzle grids of any size
• Puzzle clues can span multiple pages
• Customizable grid block size
• Alphabet palette, to make it much easier to insert foreign characters
• Allows for manual puzzle repositioning within backdrop
• Multiple open puzzles at once.
• Unlimited Undo and Redo.
• Crossword Options: Toggle Clue and Word Bank Visibility (supports fill-ins); Word Bank Scramble
• Word Search Options: Show Clues or Word Bank; Word Bank Scramble; Toggle Backwards and Diagonal Words
Editor's review for Crossword Forge
Crossword Forge is a powerful, yet easy to use crossword puzzle and word search puzzle generator that lets you create professional crossword puzzles on the fly. The new version of Crossword Forge contains a revised algorithm that improves the word density of puzzles created within the software, making each crossword puzzle more challenging, and more fun. Through the user-friendly interface it is possible high quality crossword and word search puzzles on any topic, using any words you'd like.
Crossword Forge has been used to create puzzles found in several professional magazines, books and newspapers, primarily because of its convenient PDF output and powerful features. The following review outlines some of the main features and functionality of Crossword Forge.
The latest Crossword Forge has added the ability to create extremely dense, newspaper-style crossword puzzles using a plethora of useful features. One such feature is the Word Suggester, which helps you find words that are related to your puzzle theme for enhanced density and better puzzles. The new Puzzle Mask feature lets you fully customize the shape and aesthetic appearance of each puzzle, as well as which spots are left blank. Users can change every aspect of the puzzle's appearance, including font, colors, and backdrop (it’s even possible to add a custom backdrop using a picture).
Crossword Forge provides features perfect for teachers and students, such as a profanity blocker and large print capability that is ideal for younger students. The software also has full Unicode support, so the puzzles can contain any combination of mathematic or scientific symbols. Users can make the puzzles more fun and interesting by adding decoy words, bonus questions, and question & answer type word search challenges.
All crossword puzzles made in Crossword Forge can be instantly converted into a word search puzzle with a click of the mouse. The International Flags feature lets you incorporate foreign words and characters from 18 languages into your puzzles. The software supports right to left scripts (such as Hebrew and Arabic), thousands of foreign characters found in Chinese, Korean and Japanese, and users can even add their own language support as well.
Crossword Forge also lets you create interactive content in Flash format that can be displayed in Firefox, Opera, Safari, Internet Explorer, and all other browsers that support Adobe Flash. Puzzles created within Crossword Forge can easily be exported to the web, printed, or distributed via email to multiple recipients. Crossword Forge also exports puzzles to various formats including text, image, and PDF and is compatible with Windows 98 and higher.
Crossword Forge is perhaps the best crossword and word search puzzle generator available, with an abundance of robust features not found in any other similar software. The compatibility and capabilities of Crossword Forge are unmatched by any other puzzle generator, and it is easy to see why it is in its 6th generation and its user base is still expanding.
What is new in version 7.1.1
Various XML improvements
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