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July 2013

Quiz Updates – Sharing & Last Page Layout

Thanks for all your positive feedback on our new Quiz Builder widget – we’re delighted that you like it and find it useful. We will be continuously adding new features over the next few months. Here is a quick summary of what has been added this week: 1. Sharing – …

Open an iOS App from inside your eBook

We have had many requests for a widget that can launch an external iOS app on the iPad from within a book created with iBooks Author and this handy Open App widget does exactly that! To use it, the reader simply taps on the widget in the book to open …

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 …

Video: Another 10 iBA Widgets in 90 seconds

New on our YouTube Channel today is the second installment of our widget showcase video.  It features many of our popular widgets including Reveal, Open App, Match Game, Maze, Notepad and Before & After.  All these widgets are available in our Free Widget Library for you to customize, download and …

Pizza Pilgrims: 9-in-1 super widget for HarperCollins’ latest iBooks Author title

Bookry’s app-like ‘Recipe Widget’ connects authors with readers, readers with readers and engages them with activity rewards – all without leaving the book. We are very fortunate to be working with HarperCollins on some of their latest Multi-Touch books created with iBooks Author.  First to reach the iBookstore is an …

Create amazing Before & After widgets for your eBooks

Whether you want to illustrate a room makeover, an antique restoration, or simply the passage of time, this nifty little widget lets your readers compare two ‘before’ and ‘after’ images. To use Before & After, readers move a bar either horizontally or vertically across the iPad to ‘swipe’ between the …

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 …