Apple ‘s new declaration about the new iBooks Author tool is expected to be one of the best technical design by the Cupertino based technology major. The tool is prescribed as a boon for the academicians and teachers who are interested in making quick iBooks mixing all the other types of media in one single iBook. And the apps is provided absolutely free, of now.

As ebook making is a cumbersome process involving the mixture and amalgamation of various technologies. According to the some experts by adding and inducing interactivity to books which Amazon and other competitors can hardly match. Apple has made a move to challenge Amazon.  With capacity to produce various types of content for broader devices, Adobe’s software can cost thousands of dollars, while Apple’s iBooks Author app is free.

The other interesting facet of the new iBook is that it works accordingly with different type of programs which need to type and edit text and other media. But Apple has restricted its commercial distribution explaining the clause as, “If your Work is provided for a fee (including as part of any subscription-based product or service), you may only distribute the Work through Apple and such distribution is subject to the following limitations and conditions: (a) you will be required to enter into a separate written agreement with Apple (or an Apple affiliate or subsidiary) before any commercial distribution of your Work may take place; and (b) Apple may determine for any reason and in its sole discretion not to select your Work for distribution.”


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