Join William Everhart for an in-depth discussion in this video The benefits of an EPUB, part of Digital Publishing Fundamentals.
EPUBs have many advantages, including OS independence, re-flowable content, and a…relatively small file size.…The EPUB 3 Standard allows for more immersive experience with support for audio…and video, text to speech, scripting, and more.…There's a lot of digital goodness in a neat little package.…Let's dig a little deeper into the benefits of the EPUB.…Due to their html core, EPUB pages can be read on any device with any operating…system, including mobile.…The only requirement is an application capable of interpreting and…displaying the EPUB format.…
Fortunately there is a plethora of such apps for every operating system and…mobile or a tablet device.…There are even plug-ins that allow you to read EPUBs directly inside your…favorite web browser. That means that there is a huge market of potential EPUB…consumers in the world today.…By far, the greatest advantage of the EPUB format is it's re-flowable content.…This feature empowers the EPUB to automatically resize its contents based on the…dimensions of the viewer screen.…
- Is print dead?
- Understanding digital publishing terminology
- Comparing an EPUB to a fixed-layout EPUB
- Publishing with PDFs
- Understanding the benefits and shortcomings of ebook apps
- Working with InDesign, Word, and iBooks Author
- Understanding distribution options
- Selecting a publishing format
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Creating a Fixed-Layout EPUBwith Anne-Marie Concepción3h 18m Intermediate
InDesign CS6: Interactive Documentswith Mike Rankin5h 11m Intermediate
InDesign CS6 to EPUB, Kindle, and iPadwith Anne-Marie Concepción7h 33m Intermediate
1. What Is Digital Publishing?
2. EPUB Explained
3. Fixed-Layout EPUB Explained
What is a fixed-layout EPUB?1m 22s
4. PDF Explained
5. ebook Apps
6. Digital Publishing Software
7. Digital Distribution
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