Book Production and Delivery Services

We recommend working with the book production and delivery service vendors below.

Book Creation Tools

Name Languages Platform Import Options Flowing Fixed Layout Read Aloud Interactivity
Blurb BookWright Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese Mac, PC     Read-Write    
Book Creator English iPad     Read-Write    
Byeink English, Spanish Web   Read-Write Read-Write    
iBooks Author English, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, and 25 other languages Mac Word, Pages   Read-Write   Read-Write
Pages English, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, and 25 other languages Mac, iPad, iPhone, Web Word Read-Write      
Pubcoder English, Italian Mac InDesign   Read-Write Read-Write Read-Write
Tablo English Web Word Read-Write      
Vellum English Mac Word Read-Write      

Apple-Approved Aggregators for iBooks

Name EPUB Creation Delivery to iBooks Metadata Management Financial Reporting Online Management Tools Self-Published Authors Accepted Formats Accepted
Bibliovault (English) Read-Write Read-Write Read-Write Read-Write     EPUB, PDF, Physical
BookBaby (English, German) Read-Write Read-Write Read-Write Read-Write Read-Write Read-Write EPUB, PDF, Word
Bookwire (English, German, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish) Read-Write Read-Write Read-Write Read-Write Read-Write   EPUB, PDF, Word
Books On Demand (Danish, English, Finnish, French, German, Swedish) Read-Write Read-Write Read-Write Read-Write Read-Write Read-Write EPUB, PDF, Word
Demarque (English, French, Italian, Spanish)   Read-Write Read-Write Read-Write Read-Write   EPUB
Draft2Digital (English) Read-Write Read-Write Read-Write Read-Write Read-Write Read-Write EPUB, Word
INscribe (English) Read-Write Read-Write Read-Write Read-Write Read-Write Read-Write EPUB, PDF, Word
Pubify (Czech, English, German, Hungarian, Polish, Slovak) Read-Write Read-Write Read-Write Read-Write Read-Write Read-Write PDF, Word, InDesign, Quark
Smashwords (English) Read-Write Read-Write Read-Write Read-Write Read-Write Read-Write EPUB, Word
Woblink (English, Polish) Read-Write Read-Write   Read-Write     PDF, Word, InDesign

ePub Conversion & Delivery Houses


Video Encoding

Name Video Optimization Video Encoding Closed Captioning & Subtitling
Juice Read-Write Read-Write Read-Write
Premiere Read-Write Read-Write Read-Write



*Neither Apple nor iTunes makes any guarantees or warranties as to the quality of these services.

Information current as of April 9, 2014.