File Formats: Electronic Publishing Format (ePub)

The Electronic Publishing Format (EPUB) is a raster format designed to be reflowable, meaning that the text display can be optimized for different display devices, such as the iPad. The format is meant to function as a single format that publishers and conversion houses can use in-house, as well as for distribution and sale. Multi-page documents can be loaded. For more information, refer to

A portion of the ePub filter is based on the pugixml library (

pugixml is Copyright © 2006-2010 Arseny Kapoulkine.

The default extension for this format is: epub

LEADTOOLS supports loading this format as raster image or SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics) document.

LEADTOOLS toolkits support version 3.0 of this file format.

Support for this file format can be unlocked using the following support constant: L_SUPPORT_DOCUMENT.

The file constants associated with this file format are as follows:


Read Support

Write Support





[371] ePub File Format.

Required DLL: LFPUB. For a listing of the exact DLLs needed, based on the toolkit version, refer to Files To Be Included With Your Application.


Win32, x64.

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