ePub can be seen as a reliable packaging of Web content that represents a digital book, magazine, or other type of publication, and able to be distributed for online and offline consumption. Follow major companies that have recently decided to standardize all production on ePub format. Have a look at IBM arguments. Discover IDPF position papers. And take advantage of ePub3 enrichment options to open up your content to audio, video, or any external add-on and offer to your readers a unique and customized experience.
Discover the most efficient way to create eBooks readable on any device, without losing in content or design
Affordability and cost-control
ISIcrunch SaaS solution reduces the cost of ownership and allows for a pay-per-use, alongside with a high-volume pricing.
No technical limitation
ISIcrunch can deal with any text in any language using any alphabet, characters or symbols (e.g. Latin, Arabic, Chinese characters, or mathematical signs). Similarly, ISIcrunch converts from various formats: InDesign, PDF, Word, ePub and other.
ISIcrunch unique technology provides the highest level of reliability, carefully controlled by our expert teams.
Self-managed production process
ISIcrunch 100% cloud-based platform makes guided conversion easy and accessible to anybody, thanks to user-friendly design and help features.
ISIcrunch fast processing technology allows convert massive numbers of pdf files, up to complete publisher catalogues or corporate corpuses.
Support team available
We help our clients use ISIcrunch SaaS platform and can also provide conversion services if required.
1 • Design
You focus on your best value: the content. You create beautiful, detailed, complex books that you first intend to sell as prints. You strive to offer the best design experience to your readers and don’t want to downgrade this magic when translating it to mobile devices.
2 • Clean
All you need to do is “clean” your pdf files in order to prepare them for ISIcrunch conversion (but of course we help you do that).
3 • Convert
You simply upload your pdf files on ISIcrunch platform and see how the work is progressing. You are notified when your files are ready, which takes about 24 hours to allow our teams control final quality. You retrieve your files directly from the platform.
4 • Read
You can read your files on any open platform device (iOS, Android, etc.). You are now ready to distribute them on your proprietary store or any other eBook store available (Apple, Google, and other open platforms). We also propose our own ISIreader.
Playful searchable eBooks
No limitations, perfectly suited for education or technical litterature
All languages and alphabets
Discover the easiest way to make still content playable to infinity and add augmented text, pop-ups, audio, video, 3D, slideshows, quizzes, and more.
Appealing, playful and educative
Discovering by touching the screen, learning by playing, accessing detailed information on demand; ePub enhanced adds multiple content layers to a seemingly simple eBook.
Quick & Easy
ISIcrunch is so intuitive you can do it by following our self-managed production process on our 100% could-based platform.
Save money by better controlling the enhancement process. No need to waste time checked the work outsourced to external partners or asking for changes.
As paired to our proprietary solution for multimedia content database (ISImage), ISIcrunch comes as a 2-in-1 solution.
Add your own content, or rely on our embedded widgets to come up with fun quizzes, exercises or visualizations templates.
Support team available
We help our clients use ISIcrunch SaaS platform and can also provide enhancement services if required.
1 • Data store
Benefit from a simple platform to store your creative content and craft your enhanced eBook. Based on ISImage, its Global Asset Management solution, ISI offers you a complete tool for a seamless process.
2 • Enrich
ISIcrunch is ePub3 only, relying on HTML5 infinite possibilities for adding, linking, interfacing. Click and paste in predefined boxes, without any need of technical competence – what is more easy?
3 • Preview
Check any moment you work is as beautiful and compelling as in your dreams. ISIcrunch lets you see your eBook in progress as it would appear to readers.
4 • Package
ISIcrunch automatically encapsulates your ePub3 enhanced content in a single file. Everything you add is analyzed and certified to produce an ePub3-compliant package ready for distribution.
Explanations, detailed views included
In the publishing market, the ePub format has become the standard for the distribution for all digital publications and documents.
Based on web standards, the ePub single-file package relies on HTML5 format for rich media content delivery. As a perfect fixed layout format, ePub3 reproduces your original design while adapting to any device and screen size.
• It ensures 100% respect of original content thanks to its absolute positioning.
• It allows for portability on any device (PC, tablet, smartphone).
Enhancements are added the easiest way
Definition of interactive zones with a simple pointer
Selection of the type of content from a table or our exerciser widget
If necessary customization (quizzes, exercises, etc.)
Link to the right pop-up, audio, video, 3D, slideshow, quiz, additional text to allow for easy reading on small screens, etc.
The pricing for both offers depends on the number of eBooks, their size and their complexity. To get an estimate, please contact us.
ISIcrunch technical solution is the result of a multi-year research. It relies on a glyphs generation allowing for unique reproduction of any character, symbol or item on a page. Images are processed in a way to preserve maximum quality.
ISIcrunch comes to you either as a SaaS platform, or as a service you outsource to our expert teams. Both offer the highest level of security as the complete process is run on ISI proprietary servers.
Delivery time (typical 250 pages-book) – includes quality control
Pdf file cleaning / preparation
Conversion processing (upload, production monitoring)
Enhancement resources selection, design and planning
Enhancements resources upload
Add-ons following planning specifications
ePub3 files hosting (1 year)
Enhancement resources hosting and management
Optional (see ISImage)
ISIcrunch Partners are PrePress industry leaders to answer Publisher's high-demand production:
• STDI (France)
• IGS-CP (France)
• Internal Publisher team (Brasil, France)
• Off-Shore companies
ISIcrunch delivers eBooks that are ready to distribute and read on all open platforms:
• Compatible device platforms : iPad/iPhone, Android, Windows
• Compatible stores: App Store, Google Play Store, Kobo, classical online book stores, etc.
• Compatible readers: iBooks, Google Play Books, Kobo Reader, Readium, Custom Readers, etc.