EPub is the globally accepted standard ebook format. The ePub ebook format was designed for the ebook market so that there would be a single format that brought some conformity to the market. EPub is the file extension of an XML format for reflowable digital books and publications.
The ePub format can be read on a wide range of electronic book readers, including the Sony eReader, Apple iPad, Nook eReader, Kobo eReader application, iRiver eReader. In fact virtually every device, apart from Amazon's Kindle eReader, can read the ePub format. As the reading of eBooks has grown, so has the use of the ePub format. Since the launch of the iPad, Nook etc and the development of book reading apps for the iPhone and other phones, ePub has become, along with the Kindle, one of the leading the eBook formats. Authors and publishers all over the world are having their books converted into the ePub ebook format alongside the Kindle.
The conversion process to an ePub format is similar to other eBook formats. The simplicity or difficulty in the conversion process largely depends upon the file being converted. Extensive use of images, tables, and other complex formatting in the book, which needs to be converted to ePub, significantly increases the difficulty of converting the file. And to get the best results the profesional help of an ePub eBook conversion service is required to achieve a good end product. Once converted the file will need to be tidied up and validated. Validation is essential (especially for the Apple iPad) for a book that will work across all platforms. The validated ePub format eBook will then display correctly on the different ePub reading devices, such as a Sony eReader, iPad or any other mobile device.
EBooks by Design is a leader in ePub conversion services. We can convert your book to ePub eBook format, regardless of the initial format of your book. In most cases, we can convert any book format, such as Word to ePub format, Html to epub format, PDF to ePub format, scanned document to ePub format, paperback to ePub format, etc. Check out our Services page or Contact us to learn more about our services.
- Printed Document to ePub
- Printed Book to ePub
- Scanned Document to ePub
- MS Word to ePub
- Html to ePub
- PDF to ePub
- Text to ePub
- Adobe InDesign to ePub
In addition to those listed above we can convert most other formats to ePub. Just let us know which format you want converting.