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Using Flipbooks to Present Content in An Effective Way

Written By Mandal Mohan Rao

Compared to PDFs, flipbooks not only look more professional and attractive but also take less time to download. With striking page-flipping effects and multimedia elements, flipbooks can be very interesting and engaging.

Have a look at this conventional PDF document:

Pdfs

Now just have a look at this digitalized and rich featured Flipbook

Digitalized and Rich Featured Flipbook

Digitalized and Rich Featured Flipbook

Digitalized and Rich Featured Flipbook

After looking at these two formats, did not you find flipbook to be more appealing to look at? Now with the availability of advanced flipbook-making software in the market, it is very easy to convert ordinary and dull-looking PDFs into attractive flipbooks. Let us quickly take a look on the advantages of flipbooks:

Digital, yet offers the traditional look and feel

 

With flipbooks, you can conveniently flip down the pages by just clicking and not scrolling the mouse. The page-flipping effect in flipbooks can make you feel as if you are actually turning the pages of a real book or a magazine.

Rich content and choice of ample use of interactivities

The possibility of embedding videos, audio, images, colors and background music in flipbook allows for rich presentation of content. In addition, interactive elements such as hyperlinks, hotspots and buttons can also be incorporated into flipbooks to get all your attention to the content in them.

Suitable for different mobile devices

 

As flipbooks can be made available even in the mobile version with the support of the advanced flipbook software, users can easily access information through different mobile devices such as iPhone, android, iPad and tablets.

Allows presentation of information in multiple languages

 

Flipbooks also offer an advantage of viewing of digital content in the different languages of the world. In flipbook, user interface can be set to accommodate most of the European and Asian languages such as English, French, Japanese, German, Arabic, Italian and others. This gives users the advantage of accessing information in their choice of language.

Suitable for the present information age

 

In this present information age, speed, accuracy and global connectivity have become the most required criteria for people. Hence, we can confidently say that flipbooks, more than the conventional PDF documents, can suit the requirements of baby boomers.

Unlike PDFs, flipbooks can allow addition of email addresses and website links to the pages and can be used for sharing information on different social media sites such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and others.

Possibility of customization as per requirements

 

As per requirements, flipbooks can be also customized for adding, changing or modifying themes, templates, background colors and navigation buttons. For example, flash themes can be applied to a PowerPoint presentation to make it more attractive.

Now that we have seen a few of the advantages of flipbooks, don’t you think they can be a better alternative to PDFs for transmitting information in today’s context when there is more and more usage of electronic and digital media? I feel that as flipbooks can be embedded with audio, video, themes, images and interactive elements, they can be used as an excellent medium even for presenting eLearning content. What do you say? In my next blog, I will explain about the steps involved in converting a PDF document into a flipbook. Till then, please do share your views. We would really appreciate to hear from you.

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