If you are looking for a way to create ebooks in popular formats that you can sell on many ebook sites, including Amazon's Kindle and Apple's iBooks, you might want to check out Jutoh. Jutoh is a powerful and easy-to-use ebook editor that works on Windows, Mac and Linux. You can download a free trial version of Jutoh from its official website[^1^] and try it out before you buy.
In this article, we will show you how to create ebooks for free with Jutoh on Mac. You will learn how to import your existing files, edit and format your book, export it to different formats, and check it for errors. You will also discover some of the features that make Jutoh a great tool for digital publishing.
Importing Your Files
One of the advantages of Jutoh is that it can import your Word, ODT, ePub or text file into Jutoh and tweak the content and formatting. Jutoh will import pictures, tables and Word fields, and will split your book into chapters. To import your files, follow these steps:
Launch Jutoh on your Mac and click on New Project.
Select Import Existing File from the Project Type list and click Next.
Browse to the file you want to import and click Open.
Choose a name and location for your project and click Next.
Select the format of your file from the Import Format list and click Next.
Review the import options and click Finish.
Jutoh will create a new project with your imported file. You can now edit and format your book using the editor and styles.
Editing and Formatting Your Book
Jutoh provides many tools to help you perfect your formatting. You can use the Inspector tool, Find and Replace, Document Cleanup, support for footnotes, tables of contents, indexes and bibliographies, and much more. Here are some tips on how to edit and format your book:
To apply a style to a paragraph or a character, select it and choose a style from the Style drop-down menu on the toolbar.
To modify a style or create a new one, go to Format > Styles... and use the Style Editor dialog.
To insert an image, go to Insert > Picture... and browse to the image file. You can resize and align the image using the Picture Properties dialog.
To insert a table, go to Insert > Table... and specify the number of rows and columns. You can adjust the table properties using the Table Properties dialog.
To insert a footnote or an endnote, go to Insert > Footnote/Endnote... and type the note text in the dialog. You can change the numbering style using the Footnote/Endnote Properties dialog.
To insert a table of contents, go to Insert > Table of Contents... and choose the options you want. You can update the table of contents using the Update button on the toolbar.
To insert an index or a bibliography, go to Insert > Index/Bibliography... and choose the options you want. You can add entries to the index or bibliography using the Index/Bibliography Entry dialog.
Exporting Your Book
Jutoh can compile your book to Kindle, ePub 2/3, ODT (for PDF creation), HTML, text, Markdown, CBZ and MP3. You can upload your book to Amazon, Apple, Kobo, B&N, and more. Fixed layout and reflowable Kindle and ePub books are supported. To export your book, follow these steps:
Go to File > Configuration... and select the configuration you want to use from the list on the left. You can create multiple configurations for different formats or platforms.
Adjust the settings for your configuration using the tabs on the right. You can specify metadata, cover image, table of contents options, output options, etc.
Click OK to save your configuration.
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