The “virtual newsstand” gives readers online access to current and back issues of about 200 titles, including Rolling Stone, Vanity Fair, Vogue and Cosmopolitan, for a monthly fee of US$9.99 (£7.19).
“We are committed to quality journalism from trusted sources and allowing magazines to keep producing beautifully designed and engaging stories for users,” said the Apple senior vice-president of internet software and services, Eddy Cue.
The Texture app is available for iPad, iPhone, Android devices and Amazon Fire tablets.
Texture is owned by Next Issue Media, a joint-venture between the publishers Condé Nast, Hearst, Meredith, Rogers Media and private equity firm KKR.
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