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Booktype is a free, open source platform that produces beautiful, engaging books formatted for print, Amazon, iBooks and almost any ereader within minutes.


Booktype makes it easier for people and organisations to collate, organise, edit and publish books. Delivering frictionlessly to print, Amazon,, iBooks and almost any ereader, Booktype facilitates collaborative production processes. No more lost manuscripts, overwritten Word files, awkward wikis or cumbersome CMSes.

Booktype is built on top of the Django web framework.

More info

Realtime chat
Channel #booktype on server

Check #booktype hashtag on Twitter

Booktype demo site

Booktype manual

Booktype tracker

Booktype wiki

Booktype-dev mailing list!forum/booktype-dev

Booktype support forum

Booktype development forum

Booktype documentation forum


Read INSTALL file and check "doc/deployment/" directory for more details.

Read up to date online instructions -

How to contribute

Only 4 steps:

1) Fork sourcefabric/Booktype repository
2) Clone your fork
3) Create new local feature branch
4) Create pull request with your feature/bugfix


Booktype is licensed under the AGPL license.
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