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Customize the Peep Hole Shape in Reveal

Recently added to the generator of our very popular Reveal widget, is the ability to upload an image to customize the peep hole shape.  The reader then drags this shape around the screen to guess what’s hidden underneath, rather than the default square shape. When creating your peep hole image …

In-Book Photo Widget for iBooks Author is Here!

Letting readers take their own photo and place it in your book is a great way to encourage interaction and for readers to personalize the content. With our new In-Book Photo widget, readers simply click on the widget icon and then take a photo using their device.  The photo is …

Get Creative! Try our ‘Drag & Match’ Game

We’ve just released a great new app-like game that is a variation on our popular Drag and Drop widget.  Called Drag and Match it can be used in many different ways to create a number of games to place in your eBooks made with iBooks Author. The aim of the …

New! Pictures added to WordSearch

WordSearch is easily one of our most popular puzzle widgets as it enables authors to quickly create custom puzzles for their eBooks made with iBooks Author.  We’ve now enhanced the online generator so that you can now create picture-based WordSearch games as well as text-based ones.  So, in addition to …

Quiz Update: Accept Photo Answers from Students

New on Quiz Builder today is an additional question type that lets you to accept photo answers from students. This is perfect for practical questions, where you want to get more from students than a paragraph of text. For example, you could ask them to take a snapshot of an …

Keep readers guessing with Reveal

We’ve had many requests for this widget, so it’s probably about time we revealed it (groan, sorry!). Our latest widget to hit the free library is Reveal, which is a perfect for children’s books and has 2 modes: 1) Peephole – This option allows you to hide an image with …

Connect your eBook with SoundCloud

This is a great widget that enables you to add SoundCloud files to your digital books made with Apple’s iBooks Author. SoundCloud is the world’s leading social sound platform where anyone can create sounds and share them everywhere. Simply upload your sounds to SoundCloud, then place a hyper-link to that …

Tutorial: Create your own App quality Maze

We’ve noticed that many of you are using the Sketchpad widget to create some fab maze puzzles, and although this works well, we don’t think it gives the best possible results. So we decided to create a new widget dedicated to this timeless puzzle. As simple as the Maze is, …