File Formats: Electronic Publication (ePub)

Note: This format is supported only in Document/Medical.

EPUB is designed for reflowable content, meaning that the text display can be optimized for the different display devices used by the different readers. Devices such as the iPad can display EPUB-formatted books. 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. The format was designed by the International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF).

A portion of the ePub filter is based on the pugixml library ( ). pugixml has a Copyright (c) 2006-2010 by Arseny Kapoulkine.

LEADTOOLS supports version N of this file format.

The default extension used by this format is: .epub.

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

Support is provided for loading multipage files.

File constants associated with this file format are:

Constant Read Support Write Support Description
epub Yes No ePub format for files to be displayed on different devices.

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

Platform Support

Extension Module Value Win32 Win64 Net32 Net64 Linux Android Apple UWP MimeType Friendly Name
Pub EPUB 371 application/epub+zip ePub Format

For a complete list for supported file formats, see Summary of All Supported File Formats.

For details of the file formats supported across products and platforms, refer to File Format Comparison Chart.

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