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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. Create books on your own or with others via an easy-to-use web interface. Build a community around your content with social tools and use the reach of mobile, tablet and ebook technology to engage new audiences. Visit our Booktype Demo Site if you want to try it for yourself.

Booktype is being actively developed by Sourcefabric and an international consortium of developers and designers. Meet the Team.

Booktype Pro is the cloud hosted version of our open source application. We offer a range of hosting packages and free support. Get your free instance today and check it out!


Source code

Source code is hosted on GitHub. Stable version is in master branch while devel branch has the latest code.


Booktype can be installed on various Linux distributions and Mac OS X. There are no native packages at the moment but you can try Booktype install script or try to do it manually.



How to contribute (only 4 steps)

  1. Fork sourcefabric/Booktype repository - how to fork.
  2. Clone your fork
  3. Create new local feature branch - how to create branch
  4. Create pull request with your feature/bugfix - how to create pull request

More info


Booktype is licensed under the AGPL license.

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