I have been working with the Kotobee crew for some time now, specifically with their Kotobee Author software. I find it to be intuitive, easy to use, and generally a pleasure to work with. The developers have been incredibly responsive as well and really stand behind their product. Using their software I have been able to create engaging, fun, and highly educational eBooks that have been instrumental in my students learning and education.
With Story Creator you can easily create beautiful story books containing photos, videos, text, and audio all in one gorgeous collection. Story Creator truly brings your best stories to life and easily allows you to retell and share your most memorable moments.Story Creator offers a magical way to enjoy your personal pictures, videos, and experiences with family and friends.
EMRE Publishing has linked this studio with two courses (one free and one paid) for authors who are new to multimedia development in eBooks. Jim Musgrave wants to train authors in the creative use of his studio, so he has created the Basic Creative Writing Course, which authors can take online for free. The curriculum is aimed at developing the skills necessary to create multimedia content, and when the author is ready he/she may enroll in the Advanced Multimedia Development Course for a membership fee. This course has an accompanying eText, Running with the Big Dogs: A Creator’s Guide to Using Electronic Media. Jim created the course with the goal to train authors how to develop multi-sensory eBooks. Thousands of royalty-free media are included in this curriculum, so authors may invest in the development inside the studio with a lot less worry about cost.
Images and graphics in ebooks are hard to get right. The key to making them fit well is to think of them as complementary to your writing. Whether you add them during or after you’ve finished writing your ebook’s copy, your visuals should serve to highlight an important point you’re making or deconstruct the meaning of a concept in an easy-to-understand, visual way.
This software is available for free on the Mac App Store. You can create interactive eBooks using this tool for iPad, iPhone and Mac devices. It has a lot of features which you can use to enhance your eBook, such as images, audio, videos, animations, 3D objects, mathematical expressions etc. It helps in creating an engaging and interactive eBook. You can export your eBook in different file formats if you do not want to limit it to an Apple device. It gives you the option to export files in text, PDF, and ePUB format.
While interactive elements and graphics can enhance an ebook, the content itself must be compelling. Otherwise, all the other parts are just a glossy finish. Ebook examples that use compelling content will be able to grab the reader’s attention much easier. Turn your content into a narrative that makes it easy to follow. Fill your text with interesting facts that will get the reader to think. The more fascinating the content, the more likely the reader will want to share it with others—and that means even more people will be reading your material.
ManualsOnline.com is when the sites start to look professionally put together. The site claims to have 650,000 owner manuals from all the top brands in its database. You can search by category, even join to create an account (or log in with Facebook credentials) so accessing your most-used manuals is easier in the future. And while the search results are nice in showing a quick thumbnail of the first page of the manual, I still only found one out of the five items with search.
FlipHTML5 is the best eBook Creation Software to make page-flipping interactive eBooks from PDF, Microsoft office documents and images. Once you import your documents into this software, you can further animate your digital contents by embedding rich media into your flipping eBooks such as the images, links, buttons, videos, slideshows and the more.