Which app for .EPUB Annotation?

Discussion in 'iPad' started by rgr555, Apr 14, 2012.

  1. rgr555 macrumors 6502

    Mar 8, 2012
    Which App allows for writing with a stylus directly on the page while reading?

    Important for text books and guides..please let me know thanks
  2. Night Spring macrumors G5

    Night Spring

    Jul 17, 2008
    On ePub, I don't know any app that does that. iBooks lets you add notes, but not write directly into the book like on paper. It's free, download and try it and you'll see how it works. If you absolutely have to write onto a book, only way I know how is to convert the ePub to PDF and use a PDF reading app, most of which have annotation functions. If there's an app that does allow writing in an ePub book, I'd love to know about it, but I don't think it's technically possible. ePub format is just HTML with a bit of modification, there's no way to store graphical anotations data while keeping the ePub format.
  3. rgr555 thread starter macrumors 6502

    Mar 8, 2012
    thanks for the explanation

    i tried epub to pdf using calibre but the format is kind of goofy, guess that's my best option

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