Apple Releases iBooks 2, Now With iBooks Textbooks
Apple has released iBooks 2 for iOS - now with iBooks textbooks.
iBooks is an amazing way to download and read books. iBooks includes the iBookstore, where you can download the latest bestselling books or your favorite classics day or night. Browse your library on a beautiful bookshelf, tap a book to open it, flip through pages with a swipe or a tap, and bookmark or add notes to your favorite passages.
Download many of your favorite books from the included iBookstore
In addition to standard text, the iBookstore also offers books that are fully illustrated, and enhanced with audio, video, and animation
Experience gorgeous fullscreen Multi-Touch textbooks designed for iPad. These textbooks are filled with interactive features, diagrams, photos, videos, and more
Read a free sample of any book on the iBookstore before making it a part of your collection
Reorder your books on your bookshelf or browse them in a list sorted by title, author, or category
Organize your books and PDFs into personal Collections. Swipe left or right to jump between Collections
Easily adjust your screen brightness to find the perfect lighting for any environment
Change the font size and pick from six included type faces to make your books more comfortable to read
Find a word, character, or phrase anywhere in your book with the built-in search feature
Keep your bookmarks, notes, and your current page wirelessly in sync between iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch with the automatic
bookmark syncing feature
Quickly find a specific page using the page navigator at the bottom of every page
Read your books on white or sepia colored pages
Switch to full screen to remove all distractions, or read in white-on-black with the nighttime mode
Choose left or fully justified text layout from Settings
Highlight your favorite passages and add notes with the built-in bookmarking features
Add books in the industry-standard ePub electronic book format to iTunes and sync them to iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch
Add PDF documents to iBooks from Mail, or add them to iTunes and sync them to iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch
Print PDF documents and notes you've written in iBooks using AirPrint
Use iBooks with the amazing accessibility features in iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch such as speaking the words on a given page
What's New In This Version:
Experience gorgeous Multi-Touch textbooks designed for iPad
iBooks textbooks are filled with interactive features, diagrams, photos, and videos
Tap to dive into images with interactive captions, rotate 3D objects, swipe through image galleries, watch videos in full screen, and more
Use a finger as a highlighter when swiping over text in a textbook
Take advantage of Study Cards to help you memorize important highlights, notes, and glossary terms
Tap glossary terms to see definitions of key topics and concepts without leaving the page
The iBookstore offers textbooks on Algebra, Biology, Chemistry, Geometry, and Physics from McGraw-Hill and Pearson. These textbooks are currently available to customers in the United States. Textbooks from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt are coming soon.
iBooks textbooks are created with iBooks Author - now available as a free download on the Mac App Store.
You can download iBooks from the App Store for free.