Free Video Tutorial: iBooks Author - Apple Mac, iPad & iPhone Tutorials from ScreenCastsOnline

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iBooks Author is Apple's brand new eBook authoring application.

Previously a hugely complex operation, iBooks Author has simplified the process of creating beautiful, interactive eBooks for publication on the iPad. Extending and enhancing the capabilities of eBooks, iBooks Author makes ebook authoring available to everyone with a Mac and Lion. Best of all, it's free!

This first part of the iBooks Author tutorial introduces you to the new application, takes you through some of the new interactive features available and starts off by looking at adding text to your eBook.

The full tutorial includes sections on:

  • Introduction to iBooks Author
  • iBooks Author User Interface
  • Sample eBook
  • Previewing on the iPad
  • Misc Controls
  • Exploring The Book Pane
  • Creating Your First eBook
  • Determining Your Document Structure
  • Entering Text in Your eBook
  • Formatting Text
  • Adding Images
  • Adding Captions

Video Tutorial Comments

(2 comments posted)

Frank Petrie

Excellent tutorial, as always, Don. I can now foresee the next expansion of the SCO empire - iBooks! Can SCO iBook for Mountain Lion be that far behind?

Merri Jones

I was wandering if you had any recommendation for some good OCR technology for scanning books to convert them to an iBook.

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