Fixed Layout files identically showcase images and text in precise mode on each electronic page, As they just appear on the printed book counterparts, so they look the same regardless of the reader device used.
eBooks with a Fixed layout are often used for projects where the page layout is more complicated than a single column of text, or where absolutely placed content is required. Below are some common examples.
- Illustrated children’s titles
- Company Reports
- Graphic Novels
- Text Books and Technical Publications
- Any book that is covered with heavily designed, static presentation, full-page images, or text that overlaps with images.
Commonly used fixed-layout eBook formats are:
- ePUB3 – Apple, Google and Kobo
- KF8, Kindle Print Replica and Kindle Textbook Creator – Amazon Kindle Devices
- NOOK Kids and Page Perfect – Barnes & Noble
All retail channels accept fixed-layout titles. To achieve the highest possible distribution of your publication, it is important to take a standard format approach. Below are few examples.
Layout flexibility of fixed-layout formats – Multi-column text, Background images, Vertical text, Double-page spreads and full-bleed graphics.
Benefits And Limitations of Fixes Layout Format