Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Which base format do you accept to start the conversion?
A: You can share PDF or Microsoft Document.
Q: How much time does it take to get an ebook format?
A: For a 200 pages book, it takes around 3-4 of time including proofreading of the content.
Q: What all ebook formats do you provide?
A: We offer mainly three most popular eBook formats which are ePub, Mobi and Fixed Layout Format.
Q: How much does ebook conversion service cost?
A: Conversion cost starts from $100 for a 200 pages book then it may vary depending upon the complexity of the formatting etc.
Q: Do you convert complex books which contain too many illustrations, tables, and footnotes?
A: Yes, we can convert all types of complex books according to international ebook market standards. We will use all the tables, illustrations, mathematical fractions as in high-quality images.
Q: Do you convert comic books format?
A: Yes, we use high-resolution illustrations as images so they look beautiful on devices. We are providing Apple fixed layout format and Fixed Layout Mobi format for children’s and comic books.
Q: Will you perform proofreading on the content?
A: Yes, we do proofreading twice after the conversion process is complete. We ensure that there is no data loss during book conversion or typos in the final output. We have maintained check sheets for each and every phase of ebook conversion process.
Q: Do you convert educational books like Physics and Mathematics as they contain a lot of fractions, equations etc?
A: Yes, that can be done. We use all the fraction as a high-quality image to insert in the book. These images are optimized too so that book size does not increase.
Q: How do you ensure data security?
A: GEC does not use any kind of communication or conversion tool which may occur any kind of piracy hack. We use secured FTP servers and secured emails to transfer the content to all our clients. We neither keep a copy of the book on our servers. Once the conversion is completed, all the eBooks and base formats are removed from our systems.
Q: How to treat the footnotes? Will you link them?
A: Yes, we will create footnotes and link them to the required sections. Sometimes we keep footnotes at the end of each chapter and sometimes (when required) we keep all the footnotes at the end of the book in a separate section altogether. There is a possibility to add both ways linking as well.
Q: How will you handle sidebars/breakouts?
A: Unlike the paper books, the e-Readers has limitations wherein content flows basis the device resolution. We usually put these sections as a call out section in between the paragraphs on the same page or use a breakout as an image in between two paragraphs. We tend to accommodate the foremost pleasurable reading experience by rendering the sidebars as pictures in a possible location on the page. For cases wherever the sidebar or separate reading section item is sort of the page, we tend to position it as a separate section.