EPUBs, Interactive PDF, and Tablet Apps

InDesign can export publications in EPUB, Interactive PDF, and tablet application formats using Digital Publishing Suite (DPS).  There are some major differences between EPUB, interactive PDF, and DPS.  EPUB is reflowable in e-readers, while PDF content is a fixed layout.  DPS is frequently used to publish digital magazines and periodicals.  It can have scrolling text options, pop-ups options with in-depth descriptions, and live/static HTML interactions.  The big difference with DPS is that it is the final document format is an app. (more…)

Adobe InDesign for Media and Publishing

As Adobe InDesign was originally used as a print-centric program and was upgraded to be more conducive for digital publishing.  Some of the formats InDesign uses to publish is EPUB, Adobe Digital Publishing Suite (DPS), and Interactive PDFs. (more…)

Standards and Hardware with iBooks

Technological decisions and compatible operating systems is all very confusing at times.  Choosing what technology to purchase and use can be complicated by knowing which software works with which app and/or device.  Even the choice of what smartphone to buy leaves you wondering which choice is the all-around best when compared to what you want to achieve from a device. (more…)