Versione Italiana | English Version

Books in ePub

The term ePub, comes from the contraction of the English word "electronic publication" or "electronic publishing". The ePub is an open standard specifically for publishing digital books (eBooks) and XML-based.

As of September 2007 is recognized as the official standard by the International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF) - an international non-profit organization which brings together universities, research centers and companies working in the field of information technology is that editorial.

The ePub format is becoming more popular and widespread standard in modern eBook readers (first of all the Apple Ipad) and in the world of digital publishing.

Logo ePub

The features that distinguish this format are:

  • Open format
  • Text "re-flowable" and resizable
  • Raster and vector graphics
  • Metadata included
  • DRM support
  • Working with CSS Styles
  • Ability to embed fonts
  • Using all the features XML