Book Production and Delivery Services

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

ePub Creation & Conversion


iBooks Author Design & Production

Name Concepting & Storyboarding Composition HTML 5 Widget Creation Interactive Keynote Creation
Metrodigi (English, German, Spanish, French, Japanese) Read-Write Read-Write Read-Write Read-Write

Video Encoding

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

Authoring & Creative Services

Name Copy Editing Art Production Video Production Audio Production 3D Modeling
Metrodigi (English, German, Spanish, French, Japanese) Read-Write Read-Write Read-Write Read-Write Read-Write

Apple-Approved Aggregators for iBooks

Name EPUB 3 Creation EPUB 2 Creation Metadata Management Financial Reporting Online Management Tools Self-Published Authors Accepted Word Accepted PDF Accepted EPUB Accepted
BookBaby (English)   Read-Write Read-Write Read-Write Read-Write Read-Write Read-Write Read-Write Read-Write
Bookwire (German, English, Spanish, Russian) Read-Write Read-Write Read-Write Read-Write Read-Write   Read-Write Read-Write Read-Write
Ingram (English) Read-Write Read-Write Read-Write       Read-Write Read-Write Read-Write
INscribe (English) Read-Write Read-Write Read-Write Read-Write Read-Write Read-Write Read-Write Read-Write Read-Write
Smashwords (English) Read-Write Read-Write Read-Write Read-Write Read-Write Read-Write Read-Write   Read-Write

Book Creation Tools for Self-Publishers

Name Languages Platform Import Options Basic Book (Reflowable) Fixed Layout Book Read Aloud Interactivity
Blurb BookSmart English Mac, PC Word, PDF   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      



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

Information current as of April 9, 2014.