Epub format getting broader acceptance – Adobe leading the path

Adobe Today announced that 100 publishing industry players have committed to epub and pdf format.

“Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced that more than 100 publishers, book retailers and libraries have adopted Adobe® Content Server 4 software to protect PDF and EPUB eBook content ”

Adobe seems to have developed technology solution around the epub format to cater to publishers, device manufacturer and reader:

“Core technologies of Adobe’s end-to-end digital publishing solution include Adobe InDesign® CS4, Adobe Digital Editions, Adobe Content Server 4, and the Adobe Reader Mobile Software Development Kit (SDK).”

Michael Smith, executive director of the International Digital Publishing Forum on the epub format: “We’re excited to see the wide proliferation of the open EPUB format in millions of titles as the standard for eBook production and distribution,”

Barnes and Noble’s device Nook usese adobe CS4 to protect digital books

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