In case you come across the term “HTML5 flipbook” and you don't know what it means you came to the right place.

In this article you will find what an HTML5 flipbook is, what it does, and why it’s helpful for you.

An HTML5 flipbook is an interactive flipbook, with a realistic page-flipping effect, similar to browsing through a real book, more accessible and optimized across different devices, even for mobile.

The HTML file format makes any type of publication more engaging for readers.

Here is an interactive flipbook example.

Is there a difference between HTML5 and PDF?

An HTML5 flipbook is different from a PDF one, because it allows your flipbook to have a more real-life look and feel because it preserves all the interactions and multimedia elements, including the page flip effect.

PDFs are statics, so if you want an animated flipbook go for an HTML5 one.

And with Flipsnack you can turn all your PDFs into HTML5 flipbooks in no time!

Why HTML5 is helpful for you

Having your flipbooks in HTML5 format is helpful because you get a fully responsive, mobile-friendly publication that works flawlessly in any browser or mobile device. Basically, it turns all your PDFs into beautiful, interactive flipbooks.

Flipsnack can help you with this, upload a PDF or create a flipbook from scratch and enjoy all the HTML5 advantages for your flipbooks.

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