What is multimedia eBook? As Wikipedia describes, it is a combination oftext, audio, images, video, or interactive content formats, with real-book page turning effect. That will give an amazing reading experience to readers which value lot for them. Following are simple 5 steps for turning PDF to digital flipbook with multimedia.
Step1: Get a page flipping software readyThere are many options if you search on Google. Free online flip page creators: Issuu, Codebox, Flipsnack and so on. Pros: Free, simple, enough for basic use. Cons: Charge for Pro, output limit, no support, not much multimedia types are available, etc.Developed desktop page flipper software:Kvisoft, Ncesoft, xFlip, etcPros: More advanced functions, has technical support, many kinds of rich media are supported, handle large documents, etc.Cons: Need to pay, but suitable for professional publishers.Here we use Flipbook Maker Pro to go on following steps, since it is powerful, professional, easy-to-use and cost-effective. Best page flip software for creating multimedia eBook with side-by-side flipping pages.
Step2. Import PDF or photo files To start our work, just simply click the Import button on left top side of the software main interface. Then select and load your original materials. Thumbnails will be displayed once loading process is completed. You can use Delete button for deleting page(s).
Click button on left of Page Edit tab Draw a frame on canvas Input source information Add your own multi-media files to flip pages, such as image, text, music, video clips, clickable link, SWF flash, YouTube etc. Step3. Insert your own rich media materials to flipping pages
Step 4. Customize flipbook appearance and layout.In Design window, there are lots of beautiful and stunning templates for flip book. could customize your own theme, style and layout, in advanced settings section.
Step5. Publish digital multimedia book Just one step before us successfully makes flip-book style multimedia publication. Output format selections: HTML, EXE,APP,ZIP Html is for uploading to website or blog; ZIP, for email sending; EXE standalone executable file for Windows system while APP is for Mac. Just choose according to actual publishing needs and the publish it.
The flipping animation gives readers excellent reading experience as hardcover. Just do not hesitate to download a free version, this tutorial and make a flip multimedia eBook.