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Font Formats for iPad eBooks

To deliver your own fonts for eBooks on the iPad or other iOS devices you will need to include the following in an extra file called com.apple.ibooks.display-options.xml inside the META-INF folder:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<display_options>
<platform name="*">
<option name="specified-fonts">true</option>
</platform>
</display_options>

But what format of fonts can you use?

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Posted on 23 Aug 2012 around 11pm • Tagged with: eBooks | iPad | Typography | Permanent link to this article