How to Convert Pdfs to Digital Flip Books

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How to Convert Pdfs to Digital Flip Books
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Converting your PDF documents into a digital flip book is like providing your readers with a virtual magazine. The pages flip like a book making it easy for your readers to scan through and get a quick overview of your newsletter, eBook, catalogue or other document. The digital flip book runs on Flash and is easily customised and embedded into your website.

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Things you need

  • Computer with Internet access
  • Browsing sofware
  • Prepared PDF document

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  1. 1

    Open your favourite browser and type or in the address bar. Press "Enter."

  2. 2

    Left-click the "Create a Flipbook" or "Upload" button to begin making your flip book.

  3. 3

    Type the required information. Each website required an e-mail address before you can upload your PDF. FlipDocs also requires a title, how you found them and allows you to flip your pages right or left. PDFFlash a contact name in addition to your e-mail address and provides space for questions or comments.

  4. 4

    Left-click the "Click here to select your PDF" or "Select PDF file" button to browse to your PDF file.

  5. 5

    Left-click the "Create Flipbook" or "Submit Form" button to upload and convert your PDF. Your PDF is uploaded and converted into a Flash. The website hosts your document and provides you with an HTML code to embed it into your website.

  6. 6

    FlipDocs allows you to review your flip book and provides tools to edit your settings while PDFFlash does not. Your flip book is available for review and activation for 5 days before it is removed from their servers.

Tips and warnings

  • Set the printing resolution of your PDF to 150 dpi for quick conversion with good quality.
  • Make sure all of your pages are the same size to preserve quality.
  • Set your colours to RBG to ensure they convert properly.
  • Do not include symbols in the title of your PDF.
  • Delete any blank pages from your PDF before uploading it.
  • If your PDF is locked, the website won't be able to convert it into a flip book.
  • The conversions are free to try, but you must pay to activate your book for use.

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