ePUB and e-publishing


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ePUB is subset of e-publishing with .epub extension (or link), designed by International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF – Trade and standards organization for the digital publishing industry. ) for use as a standard E-book
- What is E-Publishing?
- Example of e-publishing
- Type of e-publishing
- ePUB in depth
- ePUB features
- What can ePUB 3 can do?
- How to read an EPUB file on Personal Computer?
- E-Publishing: e-Book, e-Journal, Online Magazine, Onlline Newspaper, PDF, Blog, Collaborative Software, File Sharing, Podcast, Mobile App and ePUB

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ePUB and e-publishing

  1. 1. What is E-Publishing? E-Publishing is text, image, audio and media have presented in the form of electronics.
  2. 2. Example of e-publishing: E-book Electronic journal Online magazine Online newspaper
  3. 3. PDF Blog Collaborative software File sharing Transfer any file with other people Podcast A podcast is a digital consisting of an episodic series of media files subscribed to and downloaded through web syndication or streamed online to a computer or mobile device Mobile apps Mobile or Smart Phone Application
  4. 4. ELECTRONIC PUBLICATION The International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF) http://idpf.org
  5. 5. EPUB is the files have the extension .epub. EPUB is designed by International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF – Trade and standards organization for the digital publishing industry. ) for use as a standard E-book. EPUB is one of Electronic Publishing. There are many files included in an epub file. It is free creating and accessing for all devices with supported program. There are many Programs to create the EPUB such as “Adobe InDesign”. EPUB is designed for reflowable contents, it means EPUB can optimize text for a particular display device (like Responsive).
  6. 6. EPUB Features  Free and open  Reflow able (word wrap) and resizable text (Responsive)  Inline raster and vector images  Embedded metadata  DRM support  CSS styling  Use of out-of-line and inline XML islands to extend the functionality of EPUB  Support for Audio and Video content (dependent on device support).
  7. 7. What EPUB 3 can do? This example video is for iBook app in iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch.
  8. 8. How to read an EPUB file on Personal Computer? In the Android and iOS have many application supported EPUB and can download it from App store ( Apple) or Play store (Google). But in PC you needed the program to read the .epub file. There are some popular EPUB reader programs. Adobe Digital Editions (Windows/Mac) Adobe® Digital Editions is software offers an engaging way to view and manage eBooks and other digital publications. Use it to download and purchase digital content, which can be read both online and offline. Transfer copy-protected eBooks from your personal computer to other computers or devices. Organize your eBooks into a custom library and annotate pages. Digital Editions also supports industry-standard eBook formats, including PDF/A and EPUB.
  9. 9. EPUBReader Firefox Extension (Windows/Linux/Mac) If you click on a link to an ePub file, you are normally prompted with the Firefox save dialog. Calibre (Windows/Mac/Linux) Calibre is a free and open source e-book library management application developed by users of e-books for users of e-books.
  10. 10. E-Publishing E-Book E-Journal Online Magazine Online Newspaper PDF Blog Collaborative Software File sharing Podcast Mobile Apps ePUB EPUB