EPUBZone can report that Apple's latest version of iBooks Author 2.3 now includes new EPUB templates. These new templates allow content to be exported to EPUB 3 to create media-rich, reflowable ebooks which can be viewed in any ebook reader that supports EPUB 3.
Apple lists the following capabilities for the latest version of iBooks Author:
- Export to ePub3 format.
- Allow the reader to read in both paginated and scrolling view.
- Allow the reader to change the font size in the book.
- Can include some interactive widgets, such as movies, audio clips, HTML, and image galleries.
- Can be viewed in any ePub reader that supports ePub3.