The bottom line Show More When Microsoft released Office for Windows this fall, it did so not with a bang, but a whisper. In years gone by, Microsoft typically trumpeted new Office releases with great fanfare and hoopla, but this time it released a blog post or two with few details and left it at that. Microsoft is pushing Office , the subscription of version of Office, over the perpetual version of the suite. When you purchase a perpetual version of Office, such as Office or Office , you pay a one-time fee for it and own it forever — and it never gets new features. It used to be that whenever Microsoft released Office with a new version number — for example, Office — that version was more powerful than any other available. Office is considerably less powerful than Office
Does anyone have to use this tool. But rather than charge a reasonable amount (99?) for this tool, they pretend to offer it only for "free" and then forbid the artist from selling the results of their creative efforts as widely as possible. The people who seem to be against this piece of software appear to think that iBook Author is a generic content creation tool, like Indesign or pages.
It isn't, it is a tool specifically designed to help you build an iBook for Free and the only place you can distribute an iBook is via Apple. If you want something to create a generic ePub file that you can publish anywhere you want (any where that accepts that format) use something else like Indesign if you want to use the iBook distribution channel upload your book as a word file or use iBook Author.