Fixed-Layout ebooks are nowadays a very important work field for
booqlab, as their popularity among readers and publishers increases by
the minute. Unlike first and second generation ePubs, Fixed-Layout
ePubs maintain the original layout and design of the book, an aspect
that makes it an ideal format for children and illustrated digital
Text, pictures, color and much moreIts HTML-based structure not only enhances the original book’s concept but also allows the implementation of great added-value features:
• Animated and interactive reader-activated elements
• Read-aloud audio track with optional word synchronization and highlight
• Sound effects and music
• Embedded videos within size customized frames
Here you can download a PDF document with information and illustration of the Fixed-Layout ePub features mentioned above.
Reading on tablet, an emerging standardFixed-Layout is, for the moment, optimized tablet reading and all four main ebook distribution platforms worldwide – Apple, Amazon, Kobo and Barnes & Noble – support and encourage its use.
However, the trend in world publishing sector points to a clear increase of the number of readers using these and other mobile devices and also an increase of the applications that support Fixed-Layout standard.
Have a look and contact us for more informationIn booqlab, we prepare Fixed-Layout ePubs compatible with these platforms and our versatile team also handles art direction, graphic, audio and video production, whenever our client requires it. Nowadays we already work with several Spanish and international publishers, producing titles and series in this format, as well as developing several projects on our own, as a part of our technical and creative research ongoing work.
One of these projects it’s the story of our friends Booqui and Quiboo, starring in a thrilling adventure of cooking, mystery and… a chicken. Below you may find some screenshots of their book, that you can also download here, free and DRM-free .
You can download more samples of our work here and also contact us for more information regarding service details and cost of Fixed-Layout ePub production and conversion.