iBooks Author can now make and export EPUB 3 files

Now the iBooks Author (starting with Version 2.3) can make ebooks which work on various devices. According to Apple, with the new EPUB templates users can:

  • Export to EPUB 3 format
  • Publish books that allow the reader to read in both paginated and scrolling view
  • Publish books that allow the reader to change the font size in the book
  • Include some interactive widgets such as movies, audio clips, HTML, and image galleries
  • Create content that can be viewed in any EPUB reader that supports EPUB 3

Additional reading: Links will take to the Digital Reader blog and the TidBITS website.