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    iBooks Author Alternatives

    iBooks Author is described as 'Now anyone can create stunning iBooks textbooks, cookbooks, history books, picture books, and more for iPad. All you need is an idea and a Mac. Start with one of the Apple-designed templates that feature a wide variety of page layouts' and is an app in the News & Books category. There are more than 25 alternatives to iBooks Author for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Online / Web-based, SaaS and iPhone. The best alternative is Notion, which is free. Other great apps like iBooks Author are Google Docs (Free), Microsoft Word (Paid), Manuskript (Free, Open Source) and Walling (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Dec 10, 2020
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    1. With so many tools, it's hard to keep everyone on the same page. Notion is a new tool that unifies them all.
    2. Google Docs is an online word processor, part of Google Drive, that lets you create and format text documents and collaborate with other people in real time. Here's what you can do with Google Docs:
      Google Docs vs iBooks Author opinions
      This alternative is disputed. Google Docs is still a legitimate alternative to iBooks Author, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      iBooks author is for writing books, docs is a word processor
      Negative comment about 4 years ago

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    3. Microsoft Word, part of the Microsoft Office Suite but also sold as a standalone application, is Microsoft's word processor.
      Microsoft Word vs iBooks Author opinions
      This alternative is disputed. Microsoft Word is still a legitimate alternative to iBooks Author, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      You can't self-publish eBooks with this software
      Negative comment about 4 years ago

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      Word doesn't open ibook files.
      Negative comment over 6 years ago

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    4. Manuskript is an open-source tool for writers, with outliner, character management, plot development, distraction-free editor, etc.
    5. Working on a project, researching a topic or writing an article? Walling makes it easy to break down your ideas, refine them and visually organize them.


    6. Pages is a powerful word processor that lets you create stunning documents, and comes included with most Apple devices. And with real-time collaboration, your team can work together from anywhere, whether they’re on Mac, iPad, iPhone, or using a PC.
    7. WPS Writer, part of WPS Office , is dependable and fast word processing software that is highly compatible with Microsoft Word , and can read and edit DOC and DOCX formats.
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    8. A new medium for your ideas—augment your thinking with a text editor designed for structuring lists. Side-by-side views allow 3 modes of thinking.
    9. Twake is a real-time teamwork platform. It is a suite of collaborative tools that includes the specificities of some bestsellers (Slack, Trello, Google Drive...).
    10. True Novelist provides a way for authors to write their novel online, organize their story, view statistics about their project and writing habits, set goals, keep track of related research, and more.

      Discontinued

      True Novelist is shutting down effective January 31st, 2022.

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