iBooks Author Updated With InDesign and Epub Importer

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Apple rolled out a new update for their ebook making app yesterday with a few major updates. The app is still limited to only running on OSX, but on the plus side it gained new features. According to the changelog, iBooks Author offers a new ebook template and new options for linking inside an ebook. There is ...

Sigil Updated With New Ways to Edit Your Epub Files

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Following a hiatus of close to a year, the open source Epub editor Sigil was updated this week  with new features. In addition to several minor improvements, Sigil also now features a plugin framework which will make it easier for developers to release custom modules that perform specialized tasks: Plugins support is a revision one at this point. ...

eBook Production is Hard – Especially if it is an After Thought to the Paper Book

There's a new article over on The Economist website this week which details the problems one creator experienced while trying to produce a paper book and an ebook for a Kickstarter campaign, and it's well worth a read (beware the paywall). While the article is written from the viewpoint of being frustrated with the process of ...

Calibre Gains eBook Editor in New Update

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What with the news in September that the Sigil Epub editor might not be getting any major updates in the near future (or ever again, for that matter) I have been quietly looking for an alternative (free, preferably, and open source). Luckily for me, one fell in my lap this week. Calibre, the leading ebook management/reading/library/conversion ...