Not only do we process ePub and Kindle formats, but we also specialize in iBook formatting. iBook format is only supported on Apple products Mac computers, iPads, and iPhones. If your main audience is going to be using Apple products, then iBooks is the platform for you. We can take care of all the details for you to guarantee a quality document at the end. Some of the special features that iBook supports are videos, galleries, 3D objects, interactive diagrams, and more. iBooks also contains VoiceOver Technology which gives impaired readers greater access to your works.
When you use iBook Author, you get a large range of options while formatting the document. iBook Author has a wide variety of templates for you to choose from so you can pick a page design with coordinating layouts, colors, fonts, and more. By choosing these templates, you guarantee consistency throughout your document. These templates are easily customizable so you can easily modify features to suit your preferences. Once you make modifications, those changes are saved so you can access them with ease again. Additionally, the templates make it easy for you to add in video content, copyright pages, dedications, forwards, and more.
The templates in iBooks Author contain a huge array of stylistic features such as custom fonts that allow you to customize your book however you wish. These templates allow you to import chapters that were written in Pages or Microsoft Word. They will also automatically create portrait views of your landscape books which will allow your readers to focus on your text with greater ease. Additionally, the templates allow you to add shapes, tables, media, charts, or text anywhere on the page. These make formatting for technical documents much easier and faster while reducing the worry of formatting corruption during conversion. iBooks also lets you easily add words to the glossary of your work and allows you to include tables, charts, photos, and more in the definition. The templates also allow you to create sophisticated mathematical expressions with the native equation editing features of LaTeX and MathML.
One of the biggest selling points of iBooks is the widgets that the program supports. iBooks has a wide variety of widgets that you can add to your book to increase the level of interactivity in your document. These features include things like movie and audio files, photo galleries, scrolling sidebars, pop-overs, 3D objects, custom HTML, and more. These features can be placed anywhere in your text. Additionally, a large number of the widgets include titles and captions and are automatically numbered so you can create in-text citations for them. All of the widgets come complete with VoiceOver technology that allows greater accessibility for vision-impaired users.
While iBooks is a little less known than ePub formatting or Kindle documents, it is definitely a worthwhile platform to consider. You should keep in mind that your work will only be available on Apple products. While the formatting can be amazing, it’s important to keep in mind that using iBooks will severely limit the reach of your work.
For further information on iBooks Author Conversion services, rates, and turnaround times please contact Bob Mehta at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (515) 865-4591.
Please find below a few of the sample images of iPad iBooks Author and iMac iBook Author books that we had converted.
iPad iBook Author Sample