Learn about Kotobee Cloud and what it can do for you.
Kotobee Cloud offers two services to help you get your ebook into your readers' hands: Cloud Ebooks and Hosted Ebooks.
With Cloud Ebooks you manage access to your ebook app and your readers have all their notes and bookmarks synced between their devices. The ebook itself is not on the cloud, but your users' data is.
With Hosted Ebooks, your ebooks can be read in any web browser, even if you don't have a website. The ebook content resides on the cloud. The ebook is public and user data is not collected.
|Hosted Ebooks||Cloud Ebooks|
|Management||Inside Kotobee Author||Inside Kotobee Author|
|Includes Hosting Online||✓|
|User Access Control||✓|
|Runs in web browser||✓||Only Web Apps|
Read more about the two services below.
With Cloud Ebooks, your readers' data is stored privately on the cloud. They benefit with all their notes and bookmarks synced for them as they move from device to device.You can manage who accesses your ebook and on how many devices.
Any of your ebook apps whether for web, desktops or mobiles, can be a Kotobee Cloud Ebook, so you get the user access and synchronization options.
Cloud ebooks also come with encryption and DRM protection.
Are Cloud Ebooks for Me?
If you want to
- manage access to your ebook app,
- encrypt your ebook content,
- control device DRM, or
- allow your readers to sync notes and bookmarks across devices,
then Cloud Ebooks is for you.
You will need decide before you export your ebook app, whether to add Cloud Ebook features to your app. If you do decide later to include Cloud Services, you will need to re-export the ebook app.
Read more about Cloud Ebooks.
Protect Your books Using Cloud Ebook Services
When you want your ebooks to be read in an web browser, but don't have a website, we'll host it for you. Hosted Ebooks makes the process easy for you. You'll have your ebook instantly published online at a subdomain of your choice, mysubdomain.kotobee.com.
Hosted ebooks run in any web browser, so your readers can read your ebook online on any device.
Update or edit your ebook anytime, and your readers will instantly see the latest version.
Hosted ebooks additionally come with an ereader that you customize. Brand it, add extra features for your readers, and design your loading page.
Are Hosted Ebooks for Me?
If you want your ebook to be read from any web browser, but don't have a website or have a website but not the technical skills, then Hosted Ebooks is for you.
You can add the hosting service at anytime to any ebook--unpublished or previously published.
Read more about Hosted Ebooks.
Hosted Ebooks vs. Exported Web Apps
Hosted Ebooks vs. Cloud Ebooks
Can I Use Both Services Together?
Yes, you can.
Your ebook at example.kotobee.com will have all the conveniences of a hosted ebook and all the privileges of a cloud ebook.
Simply create your ebook, customize the web app, then host your cloud ebook.