Frequently asked questions

Can you convert complex books with illustrations, tables and footnotes?

Yes, we can convert all types of complex books according to International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF) and global standards.

Can you convert comic books into well-formatted e-books?

Yes.

Will you proofread the content?

Yes, we offer proofreading services. Just let us know as part of the job brief.

Can you convert educational books like physics, maths and chemistry?

Yes.

How can you assure data security?

We use only secure FTP (SFTP) for data transfer.

Which input formats do you accept?

  • Microsoft Word (DOC, DOCX)
  • Microsoft PowerPoint (PPT, PPTX)
  • Open Office (ODT, OTT)
  • RTF
  • TXT
  • InDesign (.IDML, .INDD)
  • PDF
  • HTML, XHTML
  • XML
  • LaTeX
  • Quark
  • ePub 2/ePub 3, Mobi, PRC
  • Scanned pages
  • Hard copy/physical books

What can be included in an e-book?

Just about everything that’s included in the print version. There may need to be some slight adjustments to layout for reflowable e-books or everything can be set identically to the print book with fixed format e-books. Our team will be happy to discuss the pros and cons of each format, to help you make the right choice for your book and its market.

e-book-only features

We also offer two-way hyperlinking for footnotes, endnotes and indices, on request.

We can also include external links to websites – a great way to point your readers to your website and help promote your other products.

What do you mean by ‘complex formatting’?

The content of a book or journal that contains complex layout, such as bullet lists, tables, images, graphs or complex charts, foreign language text or symbols.

Where are your copy-editors and proofreaders based?

Our copy-editors and proofreaders are based in the USA and UK. English is their first language.

Where are your programmers based?

Our delivery centres are based in India, giving you the best price on the market.