Adding multimedia content for iBook output


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Adding multimedia content for iBook output

When most people think of EPUBs, thoughts of novels, textbooks, or other text heavy publications come to mind. While it is true that these formats excel as EPUBs. It is now possible to add multimedia to these books. InDesign CS5.5 adds support for audio and video, which is supported by the EPUB 3.0 specification. Let's take a look at how we can start using these new features today. Inside this multimedia InDesign document, I'm going to put a video file inside this placeholder frame. So I'm just going to press Command+D on the Mac or Ctrl+D on the PC to bring up my Place dialog box, and I'm going to go into my Exercise folder, links folder, and find the media folder.

In the media folder, I have an MP4 video file and an MP3 audio file. If you're going to be using video inside an EPUB, it has to be an MP4 video with h.264 encoding. If you have another sort of format like AVI or Flash video, you can encode it with the Adobe Media Encoder into an MP4 file. The Adobe Media Enco...

Adding multimedia content for iBook output
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Adding multimedia content for iBook output provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by James Fritz as part of the InDesign CS5.5 New Features

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