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Puzzle Maker Pro – Criss Cross, Dictionary Connect Add-On and Time Saver – Create Criss Cross puzzles – Instant Puzzle Books – Personal / POD License.

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Puzzle Maker Pro – Criss Cross Bundle 2 – Product Information

Description

Create fun Criss Cross puzzles from your own word lists with Puzzle Maker Pro – Criss Cross. This is our first puzzle type in the Crossword niche, allowing you to create unique and fun puzzles for puzzle books, activity books, printables and more.

Puzzle Maker Pro – Criss Cross will create unique puzzles from your word list. The algorithm is very much randomized, each puzzle you generate from the same word list will be different. Of course you can create puzzle books as well, in Powerpoint and PDF format.

One of the challenging aspect of crossword puzzles is writing the clues. Our software cannot do that for you, but we provide a sophisticated approach that allows you to use word lists with or without clues. It will check if clues are present for all the words, and let you edit the clues before generating puzzle books. You can use the workflow that works best for you.

Please be aware that at this time Puzzle Maker Pro does not include a dictionary. With the included Dictionary Connect Add-On you can automatically add clues from your own (!) dictionary word list. This allows you to reuse themed word lists that you have assembled for e.g. Word Search puzzles.

With the included Time Saver Add-On you get more layout options, and a workflow that can quickly create puzzles and puzzle books from many different word lists.

If you’re new to Criss Cross and Crossword puzzles, please read our short tutorial about Crossword creation: How to create Crossword puzzles

Ease of Use

There are several ways to create Criss Cross puzzles:

You can start with the themed word lists you already use for Word Search puzzles, and then add clues after generating puzzles. with the included Dictionary Connect Add-On, clues from your dictionary word list will automatically be added to the words.

If you have word lists that include clues, you can include these as well.

With the Dictionary Connect Add-On, you can also build up your own dictionary word list as you go.

Free Demo Version

Experience the power Of the Puzzle Maker Pro – Criss Cross Bundle 2 With our free demo version. Please note that puzzles And solutions In the demo version will be watermarked. You can test all features and puzzle types.

If you want to try out the Time Saver Add-On, please contact support.

Note: Sales for Puzzle Maker Pro products are final. We strongly suggest to test compatibility with your Windows PC configuration before purchase.

Products in This Bundle

Puzzle Maker Pro - Criss Cross
Puzzle Maker Pro - Time Saver for Crossword
Puzzle Maker Pro - Dictionary Connect Add-On

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Puzzle Maker Pro – Criss Cross Bundle 2 – Video Overview

Create Criss Cross Puzzles from Your Word Lists

Create Criss Cross Puzzles using Word Lists and Dictionaries

Puzzle Maker Pro – Criss Cross Bundle 2 – Feature Summary

Criss Cross

Create Criss Cross (Crossword) puzzles from your own word lists

Word Lists

Copy/paste words or select the file with your word list

Clue Editor

Optionally edit your the clues for your words before or after creating a puzzle

Grid Size

Set your own grid size

Clue Verification

Automatically get a warning when words in the puzzles do not have clues

Remove Spaces

Optionally remove spaces and other characters from the words

Minimum Word Count

Set the minimum number of words for each puzzle

Maximum Word Count

Optionally set the maximum number of words for each puzzle

Word List Control

Specify if the word list should be reset between puzzles

Layout

Control the placement of the puzzle in the grid

Clue Titles

Customizable clue titles (Across / Down)

Time Saver

Optional Add-On for additional layouts and batch puzzle generation

Dictionary Connection

Included Add-On to connect with ‘dictionary’ word lists

Time Saver Add On (optional)

Layouts Options

Several additional layouts

Batch Create

Create multiple Crossword puzzle variations in a single batch

Multiple Word Lists

Create puzzles from multiple word lists at once

Merge Word Lists

Combine several word lists together for increased word variety in your puzzles

Puzzle Maker Pro (included)

Select Your Fonts

You can use the TrueType fonts on your computer

Customize Font Position

Using our included font editor, you can optimize the font position and size

Customize Colors

Using our included color setup, you can change font, line and background colors

Preview Puzzle

You can preview the puzzle with your custom styling settings, and zoom in / out to verify the details

Preview Solution

You can also preview the solution details

Create Puzzles on Your Computer

Puzzles and Solutions will be stored on your computer. No need for downloads

Local Storage

Nobody else can spy on your puzzles, everything is stored on your own computer

Presets

You can save and load your own presets for each puzzle, to work in several sessions and preserve styling consistency

Puzzle Output Size

Set your own puzzle size, up to 3000 pixels (10” at 300 DPI), for maximum flexibility and efficiency

Puzzle Output Format

Save your puzzles in JPG, PNG or Transparent PNG format (optionally in 4bit format for smaller size)

Custom Output Location

Set up your own output folder structure, including date and custom name placeholders, to manage your projects

Personal License

You can create and print puzzles for your own use, share with your kids and family, in your classroom or with your team

POD License

You can create and print puzzles and puzzle books and sell on Print on Demand platforms such as KDP, or sell as printables

Copyright

You are responsible for the rights for images you add to the puzzles or puzzle books – you have complete rights for the puzzle books

Optimized for Windows (10/11)

The software can be used on MS Windows 7 or higher.

Options for Mac

Puzzle Maker Pro will only work on a Mac when you use Virtualbox, Parallels or another virtual Windows platform

Instant Puzzle Books (included)

Instant Puzzle Books

Includes with each Puzzle Maker Pro module – Create Puzzle Books with one mouse-click

Output Formats

Your puzzle book can be created in Powerpoint or PDF format, or even as JPG files

Custom DPI Settings

Use 300 DPI for KDP compliant commercial print books, 96 DPI for printables

Default Page Layout

By default a 1×1 layout grid is used for the page layouts

Advanced Page Layout

With the Time Saver Add-On (additional purchase) you can set up your own grid layout, up to 10×10 puzzles

Puzzle Numbering

Puzzles and solutions are numbered and matched in your puzzle book

Custom Puzzle Numbering

Use custom puzzle numbering, to create parts of puzzle books that can be combined later

Trim Size

Set up your own trim size, from 1×1 to 15×15 inch, including KDP formats 6×9, 8×10 and 8.5×11

Margins

Set your own page margins to comply with KDP or create your own custom layout

Mirrored Margins

Optionally use mirrored margins, for equal inner and outer margins on left and right pages

Title Setup

Various options to set up titles for your puzzles in your Instant Puzzle Books

Page Layout Customization

With the Time Saver Add-On (additional purchase) you can customize padding between rows and columns in the Instant Puzzle Book

Puzzle Maker Pro – Criss Cross Bundle 2 – Product and Bundle Options

Puzzle Maker Pro – Criss Cross

Puzzle Maker Pro – Time Saver for Crossword

Puzzle Maker Pro – Dictionary Connect Add-On

Puzzle Maker Pro – Criss Cross Bundle 1

Puzzle Maker Pro – Criss Cross Bundle 2

Create Criss Cross PuzzlesN/AN/A
Use Your Own Word ListN/A
Automatic Clue CheckN/AN/A
Included Clue EditorN/A
Included Dictionary ConnectionN/A
Included US English “Dictionary”N/A
Create Puzzle Books with 1 Puzzle/Solution per PageN/A
Create Puzzle Books with different Page LayoutsN/A
Create Puzzle Books with Collate Puzzles and SolutionsN/A
Personal / POD License
Available for MS Windows
Available for Mac / iPad / Android / iOS

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$47

$77

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Puzzle Maker Pro – Criss Cross

Create Criss Cross Puzzles
Use Your Own Word List
Automatic Clue Check
Included Clue Editor
Included Dictionary Connection
Included US English “Dictionary”
Create Puzzle Books with 1 Puzzle/Solution per Page
Create Puzzle Books with different Page Layouts
Create Puzzle Books with Collate Puzzles and Solutions
Personal / POD License
Available for MS Windows
Available for Mac / iPad / Android / iOS

Price*

(* The shopping cart will show the price in your local currency, including VAT/GST)

$47

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Puzzle Maker Pro – Time Saver for Crossword

Create Criss Cross PuzzlesN/A
Use Your Own Word ListN/A
Automatic Clue CheckN/A
Included Clue EditorN/A
Included Dictionary ConnectionN/A
Included US English “Dictionary”N/A
Create Puzzle Books with 1 Puzzle/Solution per Page
Create Puzzle Books with different Page Layouts
Create Puzzle Books with Collate Puzzles and Solutions
Personal / POD License
Available for MS Windows
Available for Mac / iPad / Android / iOS

Price*

(* The shopping cart will show the price in your local currency, including VAT/GST)

$77

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Puzzle Maker Pro – Dictionary Connect Add-On

Create Criss Cross PuzzlesN/A
Use Your Own Word List
Automatic Clue CheckN/A
Included Clue Editor
Included Dictionary Connection
Included US English “Dictionary”
Create Puzzle Books with 1 Puzzle/Solution per PageN/A
Create Puzzle Books with different Page LayoutsN/A
Create Puzzle Books with Collate Puzzles and SolutionsN/A
Personal / POD License
Available for MS Windows
Available for Mac / iPad / Android / iOS

Price*

(* The shopping cart will show the price in your local currency, including VAT/GST)

$77

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Puzzle Maker Pro – Criss Cross Bundle 1

Create Criss Cross Puzzles
Use Your Own Word List
Automatic Clue Check
Included Clue Editor
Included Dictionary Connection
Included US English “Dictionary”
Create Puzzle Books with 1 Puzzle/Solution per Page
Create Puzzle Books with different Page Layouts
Create Puzzle Books with Collate Puzzles and Solutions
Personal / POD License
Available for MS Windows
Available for Mac / iPad / Android / iOS

Price*

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($124) $97

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Puzzle Maker Pro – Criss Cross Bundle 2

Create Criss Cross Puzzles
Use Your Own Word List
Automatic Clue Check
Included Clue Editor
Included Dictionary Connection
Included US English “Dictionary”
Create Puzzle Books with 1 Puzzle/Solution per Page
Create Puzzle Books with different Page Layouts
Create Puzzle Books with Collate Puzzles and Solutions
Personal / POD License
Available for MS Windows
Available for Mac / iPad / Android / iOS

Price*

(* The shopping cart will show the price in your local currency, including VAT/GST)

($201) $147

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Product DetailsPuzzle Maker ProInstant Puzzle BooksPurchase InformationFree / Demo Products