Liverpool, United Kingdom – A new video tutorial app – SCOtutor for iBooks Author – has just been released and is now available in the Mac Apps Store. iBooks Author is Apples new groundbreaking free authoring application, allowing you to create stunning interactive iBooks for the iPad. SCOtutor for iBooks Author takes you through the basics of mastering iBooks Author in a simple, easy to follow, logical structure, and requires no technical knowledge or previous ebook authoring skills – anyone can do it!
All SCOtutor video tutorial apps contain a high resolution video tutorial, a dedicated video player, easy chapter navigation, subtitles and full AirDisplay support to give the viewer a fast track to learning how to use ScreenFlow.
SCOtutor for iBooks Author:
iBooks Author is a free authoring application (available from the Mac App Store) which allows you to create iBooks to distribute and read on the iPad. It’s never been easier to create engaging and beautifully designed iBooks, and now you can include stunning and powerful interactive elements, all with just a few clicks.
Suitable for all skill levels, the tutorial is 105 minutes long, and guides you through the many features of iBooks Author, to enable you to create your own interactive iBooks for training, marketing or promotions.
* iBooks Author – Overview
* Previewing on the iPad
* Exploring The Book Pane
* Creating Your First iBook
* Adding Images
* Shapes, Tables and Charts
* Adding Interactive Elements
* Photo Gallery
* Adding Media – Audio
* Adding Media – Video
* Review Questions
* Adding Keynote Presentations
* Image Widget
* 3D Widget
* HTML Widget
* Linking, TOC & Glossary
* Exporting & Publishing
* Sharing Using iBooks Format
* Exporting to PDF
* Publishing via iBookstore … and much more
Optimised Video Player:
Designed specifically to optimise the viewing experience, each SCOtutor title includes a dedicated video player
* Auto hiding onscreen playback control panel
* Advanced playback controls
* Jump backward or forward in 30 second increments
* MultiSpeed playback – slow or fast speeds – (.5x, .75x, 1x, 1.5x, 2x)
* Easy navigation via chapter popup menu
* Jump from chapter to chapter
* Easy resume mode – Just carry on from where you left off
* Requires OS X 10.7 or later
* 256 MB
Pricing and Availability:
SCOtutor for iBooks Author is available at a special launch price of just $3.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies), and available worldwide through the Mac App Store. There are a limited number of promotional codes available to obtain a free copy of the App for review. Please contact us directly to request a promo code. There are also a limited number of complimentary press memberships available to access the weekly tutorial service for review. Please use the contact email directly to request a press membership.
Located in LIverpool, United Kingdom, ScreenCastsOnline was formed in 2005 by Don McAllister who specialises in screencast production for ScreenCastsOnline and corporate customers. With over six years experience, ScreenCastsOnline has published over 350 Mac based video tutorials to rave reviews, and is acknowledged as one of the top resources for Mac training on the Internet. All of the video training is delivered by the host and founder of ScreenCastsOnline, Don McAllister, a regular panel member on many influential Mac podcasts including MacBreak Weekly, BagelTech Mac and MacRoundtable. Don is also a regular speaker at many international events, including Macworld Expo and Blogworld. ScreenCastsOnline also runs a popular membership system, allowing ScreenCastsOnline members to sign up to receive a new Mac based tutorial each week via iTunes. ScreenCastsOnline is a trading name of DMC Media Productions Ltd. All Material and Software (C) 2005-2012 ScreenCastsOnline / All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPod, iPad, the iPod logo, are registered trademarks of Apple Computer in the U.S. and/or other countries.