App-Like Widgets for iBooks Author

App-Like Widgets for iBooks Author has many free app-like widgets that you can used to add interaction to your book via iBooks Author software. The widgets are optimized to keep the file size of your digital book as small as possible.

Educational and Helpful

BMI Calculator
Are you writing a self-help iBook about getting healthy? This is a nice widget that generates the reader's body mass index based on their weight and height.

Scientific Calculator
A math calculator.

Google Maps
Embeds a Google map inside your iBook.

This widget can be used for anything from a shopping list to a to-do list.

A contact form the sends an email from your readers to your Bookry account.

Office Doc Viewer
Opens an Office document in the iBook.

In Book Photo
Allows the reader to take photos directly from your iBook.

360 Panorama
Panorama image viewer.

Animated and interactive charts widget.

Code Viewer
Displays computer code in your iBook and maintains the correct formatting.

Form Builder
Collect information from your readers.

Image Explorer
Opens a large image into the widget.

Allow your readers to take notes in this notepad.

Open App
Open another app inside your iBook.

PDF Doc Viewer
Open a PDF inside your iBook.


Flickr Gallery
Display images from Flickr.

Instagram Gallery
Displays images from Instagram.

Reader Cloud
Allows the reader to log in to

RSS News Reader
Displays an up-to-date RSS feed.

Share This
Allows your readers to share a file with social networks.

Displays a specific Twitter feed inside the iBook.

Stream videos from Vimeo.

Stream videos from YouTube.

Opens a webpage full screen.

iTunes Music
Allow your readers to listen and purchase from iTunes.

A streaming video widget that plays videos from School Tube.

This widget will stream audio files that you have in your SoundCloud account. The reader taps on the widget icon to hear the sound.

Embed your Ustream videos into your iBook.

Are these really free to use for commercial and non commercial iBooks? Yes, the widgets are branded with the Bookry logo. If you wish to remove the logo, you need to purchase a license.

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