|05-02-2011, 04:19 AM||#1|
Join Date: May 2011
Device: kindle, ipad
Which format is best for color cookbook
Ideas, anyone, or is this the 'holy grail'?
|05-02-2011, 01:35 PM||#2|
Join Date: Jan 2009
Device: Kindle, iPad (not used much for reading)
It sounds like you want to publish only for iBooks (which does not work on a pc). Consider your potential market. If you want protection against copying, you are going to have to require the use of DRM.
It might be possible to do most of what you want via PDF, but most ebook readers will not do a good job of displaying a PDF file.
|05-02-2011, 02:35 PM||#3|
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Spaniard in Sweden
Device: Cybook Orizon, Kobo Aura
Actually, it looks like you want to create an application, rather than a book.
|05-04-2011, 05:01 AM||#4|
Join Date: Nov 2009
Device: iPod touch 2G (16 GB)
ePUB and PDF can have video embedded. They can also have DRM but you should know nearly all DRM can be circumvented (and for those that can't right now, just wait a few months).
But you shouldn't worry about that if the content is good -- and why wouldn't it be good since you're willing to go as far as to add videos to them ?
Page flipping is somewhat of a gimmick. AFAIK, Blio is the only Windows application that can flip pages, except it's tied down to a .xpm-something format (the main reason I unsubscribed from their newsletter, it was disappointing that a year later they failed to provide ePUB support like they said).
On Apple devices there's iBooks and that's about it... Stanza also flips pages but last time I checked it doesn't work with DRM ePUBs.
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