Convert ebook files online
|#||Output File||Source File||Action|
1. Click "Choose File" button to select a file on your computer. You can also click the dropdown button to choose online file from URL, Google Drive or Dropbox.
3. Click "Convert Now!" button to start conversion. The output files will be listed in the "Conversion Results" section. Click icon to show file QR code or save file to online storage services such as Google Drive or Dropbox.
Compare EPUB with PDF:
|Full name||Electronic Publication||Portable Document Format|
|MIME||application/epub+zip||application/pdf, application/x-pdf, application/x-bzpdf, application/x-gzpdf|
|Developed by||International Digital Publishing Forum||Adobe Systems|
|Type of format||Ebook file format||Document format|
|Introduction||EPUB is an e-book file format with the extension .epub that can be downloaded and read on devices like smartphones, tablets, computers, or e-readers. It is a free and open standard published by the International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF). The term is short for electronic publication and is sometimes styled ePub.||The Portable Document Format (PDF) is a file format used to present documents in a manner independent of application software, hardware, and operating systems. Each PDF file encapsulates a complete description of a fixed-layout flat document, including the text, fonts, graphics, and other information needed to display it.|
|Technical details||EPUB is the most widely supported vendor-independent XML-based (as opposed to PDF) e-book format. An EPUB file is a ZIP archive that contains, in effect, a website-including HTML files, images, CSS style sheets, and other assets. It also contains metadata. EPUB 3 is the latest version. By using HTML5, publications can contain video, audio, and interactivity, just like websites in web browsers.||The PDF combines three technologies: A subset of the PostScript page description programming language, for generating the layout and graphics. A font-embedding/replacement system to allow fonts to travel with the documents. A structured storage system to bundle these elements and any associated content into a single file, with data compression where appropriate.|
|Associated programs||Adobe InDesign, calibre, LaTeX, Genebook, epubcheck.||Adobe Acrobat, Adobe InDesign, Adobe FrameMaker, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Google Docs, LibreOffice, Microsoft Office, Foxit Reader, Ghostscript.|
|Wiki||EPUB on Wikipedia||PDF on Wikipedia|