Apple releases iBooks 3, iBooks Author 2

Posted by Local IT Care on 2012-10-24 22:08:07 BST

Hours after announcing updates to iBooks and iBooks Author at Tuesday's iPad mini event, Apple has released iBooks 3 through the App Store and iBooks Author 2 through the Mac App Store.iBooks 3 changes include:The ability to see all iBookstore purchases in iCloud in iOS 6Endless scrollingReceive free updates to purchased books, including new chapters, corrections and other improvementsLook up definitions in German, Spanish, French, Japanese and Simplified Chinese in iOS6Share book excerpts through Facebook, Twitter, Messages or MailiBooks Author 2 changes include:The ability to create portrait-only booksEmbed custom fonts into booksAdditional interactivity with new scrolling sidebar and pop-over widgetsSupport for mathematical expressions with equation editing using LaTeX and MathML notationAutomatic media optimization for iPadImproved support for embedded audioImproved publishing workflow, including automatic book samples and pre-publish checkingAdditional templatesVersion numberingRetina display enhancing for the new MacBook ProsOther performance and usability improvements

tell a friend