iBooks Author 2.5 Brings New Templates for Interactive Epub eBooks

iBooks-Author[1]Apple rolled out a new update this week for its ebook-making app for the Mac.

I am still waiting to hear back from users, but according to the changelog iBooks Author 2.5 adds an additional layer of security, a better workflow for publishers working with multiple authors, and new templates for making interactive Epubs.

That last detail is of especial interest to readers, so if you get a chance to test it please let us know what you think.

You can find the app in the Mac App Store.

What’s New in Version 2.5

  • New templates for creating interactive ePub books
  • Support for publishing to iBooks using an Apple ID with two-factor authentication enabled
  • Improved workflow when publishing books on behalf of multiple sellers
  • Performance and stability improvements

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Nate Hoffelder is the founder of The Digital Reader. He has been blogging about indie authors since 2010 while learning new tech skills weekly. He fixes author sites, and shares what he learns on The Digital Reader's blog. In his spare time, he fosters dogs for A Forever Home, a local rescue group.

1 Comment

  1. Stefan20 January, 2017

    Looks like you can no longer export as a plain ePub file without an embedded .ibook Very annoying restriction if true. Is there a get around?

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