Booktype is a free, open source platform that produces beautiful, engaging books formatted for print, Amazon, iBooks and almost any ereader within minutes.
Use collaborative editing, live chat and messaging tools to engage proofreaders, editors and contributors and keep track through individual book histories, versions, clones, editing permissions and license management.
Booktype’s powerful, quick output to pdf, epub, mobi, odt and html will export books ready for Amazon, iBooks, Lulu.com and other print-on-demand or ebook stores. Build a community around your content with social tools and use the reach of mobile, tablet and ebook technology to engage new audiences.
Booktype is supported on Unix systems like Debian and Ubuntu, and also on an OSX server. You’ll need 3GB Ram and 1Ghz processor as a minimum hardware set-up.