Barisco enables you to bring your creative ideas alive across platforms and devices, without the need of code or having to study complicated software. This makes Barisco unique in its kind, but of course you will have to learn the basics. The best way to get started is by learning some terminology that you will come across while using the application. If you are familiar with graphic design software, these terms might already be clear for you.


Publications will usually consist of multiple pages. And most of the time you will be looking at one page at a time. When navigating from one page to another there will be a visual effect which is used to transit between those pages. Available transitions are Slide and Fade. The transition can be configured at Settings › General › Transition on the Dashboard.


Content items such as Pages, Interfaces and Modules are completely made of layers.
These layers can be images, text, videos, slideshows, buttons, shapes or scrollers.


You can arrange the layers into groups to keep your content items organized or add interactions to apply properties to multiple layers at the same time.

Think in pixels

When designing digital publications it is important to know that that you have to think in pixels. For those who are familiar with graphic design tools for print publications, are used to having either inches or centimeters as a base for their designs and layouts. In digital publishing this is quite different as everything is based on pixels. And converting inches or centimeters is tricky as different pixels concentrations in devices lead to different PPI’s (Pixels Per Inch).

Supported image file formats:

  • PNG (PNG24)
  • GIF (limited support)

Further you need to keep in mind that you are creating digital publications, this means you want to keep pages as light as possible.

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