EPUB 3 Sample Documents. Contribute to IDPF/epub3-samples development by creating an account on GitHub. IDPF has curated an open source collection of validated samples of EPUB 3 publications that showcase different features, the files are available for download . Accessible EPUB 3, Strategies for creating EPUB 3 content that can be read by people with different preferred reading modalities.

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The EPUB 3 Samples Project provides a collection of EPUB 3 publications intended to showcase features of the specification and to provide testing materials for. One of the most widely used samples as it is a complete book and a small Focus: Sophisticated ePub3 Fixed Layout navigation and content interaction. Free fully working sample ePub3 fixed layout books with audio, video and interactivity, plus sample ePub 3, ePub 2 and ePub transitional books: [email protected] IGP.

Antonio's tale is standard landscape-locked fixed layout in aspect ratio.


It uses advanced multi-layer CSS and user-mixed audio. The audio will work on all ePub3 devices but SFx mixing is not be available on devices where only one track can be played at a time. Famous paintings is a small but beautiful demonstration fixed layout book. It's purpose is to demonstrate how ePub3 fixed layout image-centric books can be designed to deliver new content engagement experiences.

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It uses fixed layout to break paper metaphors with digital content reading. It will work on all ePub3 readers but because it uses asymmetrical page layout and spine linear properties will not display as intended on reading systems with a partial or inflexible implementation of the fixed layout specification.

It uses spine properties and page dimensions aggressively. It demonstrates what can and should be done with fixed layout content.


This is a designer-centric book to show what is possible in terms of page layout and interactive navigation. It is primarily targeted at education, training and learning content but the techniques it demonstrates are suitable for all types of content except basic novels and academic content.

The "big" features are asymmetrical pages, fixed layout viewports with sliding flow content, multi-page navigation structures and vertical spread layout. The collection is still small, but as of today it includes all the major features if the new format.

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That is a simple demo but it's still interesting. I also found the multiple tests of font rendering to be a good idea because it shows why the archive exists. This archive is intended less to show of features to readers as it is to give developers a set of demo files to test their rendering engine.

This archive saves developers the effort of writing their own test files, and as a corollary it increases the likely hood that the all the requirements of the spec will be implemented by the developer.

And that last part is important; I have a couple different ereaders in my collection which don't support all the parts of the current Epub spec. I'd really like to see that kind of sloppyness end.

You can find the files here. You'll need either Readium , Azardi, and the latest version of iBooks to see the features.

Stave1 has sentence highlighting, Staves 2, 3, 4 have paragraph highlighting and Stave 5 has phrase based highlighting. This is a dramatic reading sourced from www. The Dramatis Personae page also has line highlighting as the audio is read.

The file contains mp3 audio with ogg audio fallback in the manifest. War poet was a description he did not particularly like. As an officer in World War I, he was wounded and lauded twice with medals for bravery.

His poetry—at times violent, always truthful—used forceful, realistic verse to express his conviction of the stupid brutality and waste of war. We have produced Siegfried's poems here in ePub3 fixed layout and reflowable formats to give everyone on any device the opportunity to read this amazing poetry.Just the book to keep your children amused for hours. EPUB 3 provides the following text-to-speech TTS facilities for controlling aspects of speech synthesis, such as pronunciation, prosody and voice characteristics:.

Related Posts. This highly interactive informational demonstration ePub shows the potential of ePub3 in a learning and perhaps entertainment context.

Finally, the Package Document defines a standard way to represent metadata globally applicable to a collection of pages. Read the release blog post. I also found the multiple tests of font rendering to be a good idea because it shows why the archive exists. EPUB 3 supports alternate representations of all text metadata items in the package metadata section to improve global distribution of EPUB Publications.