Searchability, sharability, portability, and access are the main reasons that people love electronic publications. That’s important for scholarly, scientific, and medical journals as well as for those who use reference materials on disk or on the web. However, electronic publishing has its own specific challenges. You must make your material available in different media, each with its own formatting requirements. And you need to bring your products to market quickly while you keep up with changing technologies.
At Nextgen we spend our time concentrating on how the work gets done. We keep up with the latest technology so you can spend your time and money on other things. And our dedicated team of electronic publishing specialists makes sure that your projects get done well and on time.
We can help you produce e-books whether you’re starting from a previously printed book or from a manuscript. And we can help you produce e-books that can be read on personal computers and a variety of e-book readers.
We provide both Pre-press and e-Publishing services to the publishing industry, libraries and to the Enterprise Content Management (ECM) service providers, which include editorial services, SGML/XML/XHTML tagging, Print On Demand, online delivery, e-books and other media initiatives.
ePUB Conversion Services
Basically ePub standard is being maintained by the International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF), which is a a non-profit organization made up of technology and publishing companies worldwide. epub is the file extension of an XML format for reflowable digital books and publications.
Eventhough there are lot of automation tools or converters available in the market, total complete converion is not possible because of complexity in the book, because of tables, images, etc., You need to get it again modified youeself and here where we come into play. With our experience of having converted enoromous titles in to ePubs, we cam give a total satisfaction in our output.
We offer eBook conversion services from virtually any format – Word, PDF, Quark, InDesign or HTML, among others, to ePub, Amazon Kindle & Sony Reader, and more.
iPad Conversion Services
With the instant sucess of apple iPads globally, it make sense for you to convert book into iPad compatible. Rememebr there are already 3 million plus customers and you are presenting your titles to the ever increasing brigade of potential customers.
ePUB compatibility is the single most important market today. ePUB standard e-books can be read on any device or reading application that is compatible with ePUB, thus enabling readers to buy e-books or obtain free e-books from a wide range of online portals. The readers can easily create a library of books, irrespective of the reader they may have – they are no longer locked into a partivular format/reader. So, you should seriuosly consider converting your titles to ePUB for capturing a ever increasing vast market.
MobiPocket (Kindle) Services
Anazon owned Mobipocket is the leading eBook format based on the Open eBook specifications. In fact, it is loosely based on HTML 3.2 including some unique formatting requirements. The Amazon Kindle’s AZW format is actually the Mobipocket format. With Amazon’s Kindle becoming so popular worldwide, use of Mobipocket/Kindle ebook format for ebook publishing is increasing day by day.
Kindle is compatible with different platforms like Mobipocket Reader on Windows PCs, Symbian smartphones, Blackberrys and Windows-based smartphones, as well as the Kindle and a few other eBook devices.
Some of the popular Kindle eBook formats we convert:
AZW – .AZW file is the exclusive eBook format developed by Amazon for their Kindle eBook Readers
MOBI – Mobipocket
PRC – .PRC file has almost the same format as .MOBI but was basically developed for Palm PDAs
KF8 – KF8 file is the exclusive eBook format developed by Amazon for their Kindle eBook Readers. KF8 (also called AZW3) is a compiled ePub using a Palm database and Amazon’s DRM scheme. It targets ePub 3 version support. KF8 replaces MOBI but actually includes both a MOBI database and a KF8 database in the same file for backwards compatibility using older Amazon Kindle readers.