CONTENT CONVERSION

It is inevitable for the publishers around the world to distribute their content in multiple channels and multiple platforms through multiple devices to market their content for international audience. In Transforma, the content such as printed documents, application files, databases or word documents are converted into digital formats such as iBooks, ePub, Mobi and PRC formats. The in-house application, developed by Transforma, can be customized to suit the specific needs for all sorts of publishers.

Our content conversion services include:

  • Conversion of books, journals, newspapers, periodicals, legacy materials of scientific publishing or legal documents into mark-up languages such as SGML, HTML, XML and other customized mark-up languages for obtaining exceptional accuracy in mark-ups, formats and characters
  • Conversion of any electronic input such as Adobe InDesign, Adobe FrameMaker, QuarkXPress and PDF into other electronic outputs such as HTML, XML, SGML and other formats
  • Digital library conversions such as ONIX, METS and MARC, and high volume conversions using OCR, OWR, line, word and text block
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eBook Conversion

One-stop eBook Conversion Service for authors and publishers

We at Transforma, convert eBooks into desired file output to maximize mobility and flexibility, interactivity and cross-platform compatibility for all major eBook retailers such as Amazon, Apple, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, Overdrive, Google, Ingram, Gardners and many more. We work with successful hybrid authors, self-publishing eBook authors and small publishers, as well as international publishers.

Our workflows are equipped with well-established processes to handle conversions from a diverse range of input formats, including manuscripts, print or image documents, word files, InDesign, PDF and XML formats to ePub3, KF8, web-ready PDFs or any other e-Publishing format/specification of your choice adaptable for all kinds of books (from children's literature to academic publications), newspapers, STM journals, archival content or any other content type.

Interactive eBooks

In Transforma, industry-focused experts develop interactive eBooks with aesthetically enriched animation and graphics, media-embedded audios and videos, and effective features on interactivity so that everyone can use a single version of content across multiple platforms and devices such as tablets, eBook readers, Smartphones and desktops. Interactive eBooks are highly useful for educationists, professionals and students as these books provide most interesting reading experience and well-defined learning approach.

Reflowable Formats eBooks

Transforma offers specialized services for developing eBooks with ePub3 formatting standards to enhance user experience in reading, teaching and learning with digitally published pages. We develop reflowable eBook formats suitable for mostly textbooks, or books with a simple format and Mobi file for Amazon devices and Apps, and ePub file for all other retailers.

Some of the key features in ePub3 formatting
  • Enhanced accessibility including descriptions of all images
  • MathML for formulas to be incorporated
  • Multiple preferences for improved global presentation and distribution
  • Multiple style sheets, allowing dynamic vertical and horizontal layouts
  • Support for all key international languages
  • Synchronization for audio, video and interactive features
  • User-friendly format to select text, and explore within the content
  • Visually appealing eBooks with high quality graphics, video and animation

Fixed-layout Formats eBooks

Fixed-Layout eBook formats are best suited for eBooks like children’s picture books, cookery books, travel guides, restaurant guides, company reports and annual reviews, academic publications, text books and learning materials and business guides because these books have:

  • Complex designs and miscellaneous images
  • Multi-column text that requires replication on the output device
  • Stringent layouts with illustrations and graphics

The digital publishing process for fixed-layout book formats are far more complex than standard ePub formats as it requires precise control of page layout and image positioning during display.

Transforma is adept at producing such complex fixed format layouts at affordable cost in order to enhance user experience.

We, Transforma, develop effective fixed-layout eBook formats such as:
  • Fixed-layout ePub3 for Apple, Google, and Kobo
  • Fixed-layout KF8 and Kindle Comics for Amazon Kindle devices
  • Kindle Textbook Creator for Amazon
  • Nook Comics and PagePerfect PDF for Barnes & Noble
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XML Transformation

XML, a data-description language, is highly useful for converting data into several output formats to simplify data sharing and multi-channel publishing. Transforma can help you leverage the power of your content by transforming your documents into XML format to enable content reuse, storage and aggregation.

XML Transformation

Some of the key aspects of XML Transformation solutions.

  • Transforming and optimizing physical or scanned documents, mobile formats, PDF files, Doc files and RTF into XML format for easy access and reusability
  • Transforming and managing characteristics of data-intensive media files
  • Converting documents from several international languages
  • Converting books, magazines, journals, manuscripts and other documents into XML formats
XML Transformation

Flash to HTML5

Hypertext Markup Language revision 5 (HTML5), a markup language for the structure and presentation of World Wide Web contents, supports the traditional HTML and XHTML-style syntax and other new features in its markup, New APIs, XHTML and error handling.

Transforma, with the advantages offered by HTML5 technology, generates user-friendly interfaces that are portable for e-Readers and Smartphone with a unique content transformation framework. We, Transforma, convert several input formats such as word documents, PDFs, PowerPoint files or flash videos into the HTML5 output which has interactive visually enhanced interface with powerful searching capabilities.

Key features
  • Available elements such as article, aside, audio, command, details, figcaption, figure, footer, header, mark, meter, output, progress, section, source, summary, time and video
  • Obtainable types of form controls such as date and time, email, URL, search, number, range, tel and colour
  • Support of use of inline Scalar Vector Graphics (SVG) and Mathematical Markup Language (MathML) in text / HTML
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