Apple iBooks Author
Apple iBooks Author
2.6.1
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Apple iBooks Author free download for Mac

Apple iBooks Author for Mac2.6.1

26 September 2018

Create and publish iBooks for iPad.

What is Apple iBooks Author for Mac

Apple iBooks Author helps you create and publish amazing Multi-Touch books for iPad. Now anyone can create stunning iBooks textbooks, cookbooks, history books, picture books, and more for iPad. All you need is an idea and a Mac. Start with one of the Apple-designed templates that feature a wide variety of page layouts. Add your own text and images with drag-and-drop ease. Use Multi-Touch widgets to include interactive photo galleries, movies, Keynote presentations, 3D objects, and more.

What's new in Apple iBooks Author

Version 2.6.1:
  • This update includes stability and performance improvements

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ase1
ase1
Jul 11 2020
2.6.1
0.0
Jul 11 2020
0.0
Version: 2.6.1
Hello! I need your help! iBooks Author has been discontinued, I need the .dmg
iareed0
iareed0
Feb 13 2018
2.6
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Feb 13 2018
0.0
Version: 2.6
Good job!
Poetry
Poetry
Mar 31 2016
2.4.1
0.0
Mar 31 2016
0.0
Version: 2.4.1
Anyone know where I can get a previous version that will work on 10.9.5 (Mavercks) ?
Cary-Chauvet
Cary-Chauvet
Mar 31 2016
2.4.1
5.0
Mar 31 2016
5.0
Version: 2.4.1
I'm on my third book using this software and find it excellent. Very intuitive and easy to learn.
MichaelHaeusler
MichaelHaeusler
Oct 5 2015
2.4
4.5
Oct 5 2015
4.5
Version: 2.4
Great software for creating/editing eBooks. Don't know if there's a better one for OS X out there… I've tested Sigil, not a chance. With iBA you can create ebooks in Apple's proprietary iBooks format, including InDesign IDML import, but also epub (v3), sadly not with InDesign import, and there's no in-app cross-transfer between iba-projects from epub to ibooks and vice versa. You would need to export your epub project as an .epub file, then re-import that into an iBA ibooks project for Apple-proprietary pimping. All in all it's very intuitive, for quick studies anyway. It's made to go smooth with Apple products and OSs, but if you don't go nuts on the formatting, your epubs will look good on your eInk reader, in Calibre etc. As a print author I usually work out of InDesign, but it's way too complicated to use it for eBook creation, if your work is heavy on special formatting, multiple fonts etc. Better just export an RTF, copy into iBA and boil it down into a clean, ascetic ebook. Very simple to do with this software. And it's free as well. I just hope my publisher will accept my .iba files. ;) PS: I haven't worked with the Apple ibooks templates, simply because epub is the way to go. But the functionality seems to be pretty great. So if you're not bound to the regular epub/azw market, go with the ibooks format. A lot of possibilities there.
San-Marco
San-Marco
Sep 25 2015
2.3
4.5
Sep 25 2015
4.5
Version: 2.3
I especially like exporting to ePub feature.
onemac-net
onemac-net
Mar 8 2015
2.2
0.0
Mar 8 2015
0.0
Version: 2.2
772 Downloads since 17-Oct-2014 tells me that OS X is dead!
Joeschisa
Joeschisa
Oct 25 2012
2.0
0.0
Oct 25 2012
0.0
Version: 2.0
Is the only device that can "run" the products of this software sill the iPad? If so, that, to me, is not a good thing about it. I'd thought Apple would eventually work up a compatible reader for the mac, if not iPod and iPhone and maybe non-Apple devices, but perhaps not. Until they do, I'll stick with other "book writing" software and miss the advantages of this if there's any.
Revco
Revco
Oct 24 2012
2.0
0.0
Oct 24 2012
0.0
Version: 2.0
Poop. Changing the .plist entry for min system requirement to 10.6.8 doesn't work anymore. v2 won't launch on 10.6.8.
Levenski
Levenski
Mar 9 2012
1.1
4.5
Mar 9 2012
4.5
Version: 1.1
Using about two weeks! Its seems simple, but i still can't understand some features. Hope that soon i will! At all, i like this software. Nothing negative
Landino190244
Landino190244
Feb 25 2012
1.0.1
0.5
Feb 25 2012
0.5
Version: 1.0.1
It's not possible chosser beetwen "File/New" and "File/New from model" (in italian version). But the whole list of automatic choices made ​​by the program - a good idea just to stupid users - would require an entire book. At present the program is not usable and the rush of making it available for Apple is explained only by the involution of the software and the progressive surrender to the professional field.
THEE:LEE
THEE:LEE
Feb 8 2012
1.0.1
4.0
Feb 8 2012
4.0
Version: 1.0.1
Pretty good so far, program can lag a little if you put a lot of content (video etc) into it, but a very promising piece of software! Going to make it easy for a lot of new authors to get into the market! Keep up the good work apple, and thanks for making it free!
Xplicit
Xplicit
Jan 22 2012
1.0
0.0
Jan 22 2012
0.0
Version: 1.0
Books created with this app may only be sold through the iBook store. see "http://venomousporridge.com/post/16126436616/ibooks-author-eula-audacity" and "http://venomousporridge.com/post/16178567783/common-misconceptions"
lemon-kun
lemon-kun
Jan 21 2012
1.0
0.0
Jan 21 2012
0.0
Version: 1.0
Very cool: Hype (form Tumult Soft) plays nicely with iBooks author to make nice animations and advanced interactive content without coding. Just follow these steps: http://tumultco.com/blog/2012/01/20/easy-html5-animations-in-ibooks-using-tumult-hype-and-ibooks-author/
bighschott86
bighschott86
Jan 20 2012
1.0
4.0
Jan 20 2012
4.0
Version: 1.0
This is awesome! Been waiting for this type of application for a long time.
Skyhorse
Skyhorse
Jan 20 2012
1.0
0.0
Jan 20 2012
0.0
Version: 1.0
Interesting. I have two Macs running 10.4x and 10.6x, and no need at present to buy another...as I have an iPad 2 as well and actually now use that more than the two Macs together, to say nothing of my iPhone. Here is a tool for creating books (I'm writing my second one now)--but it works only on 10.7, not even on iPad. Real useful. Sigh. I'll stick to Calibre.
B-Jefferson-Le-Blanc
B-Jefferson-Le-Blanc
Jan 19 2012
1.0
0.0
Jan 19 2012
0.0
Version: 1.0
Considering they are offering this app for free, some limitations are to be expected, including the lack of backwards compatibility. It's obviously a "loss leader", a item intended to stimulate sales of other products. Yet there is still no iBooks reader app for the Mac. I just don't get that.
DevTools-Inc-
DevTools-Inc-
Jan 19 2012
1.0
0.0
Jan 19 2012
0.0
Version: 1.0
Which APIs does this app use, which require 10.7.2?
Free
4.3
0.0
App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • Intel 32
  • OS X 10.11.0 or later
License: 
FreeAbsolutely Free
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