No, we are entirely web-based to ensure continuing quality and updates within the product.
Not at all. Paperturn runs with HTML5.
Unfortunately, no. To adhere to privacy policies, once a flipbook is deleted, it is permanently deleted from our system and servers.
If I purchase one flipbook, can I simply re-upload/overwrite PDF files in that publication slot?
Yes. If you have multiple PDF files, you can overwrite a "publication slot" at any time and as often as you wish. However, this will only allow one flipbook to be published online at any one time; if you wish to have numerous flipbooks active together, you will need to purchase more "slots". Click here to purchase more publications.
No, your flipbooks can have unlimited pages with Paperturn.
The maximum size for each PDF file is 512MB, regardless of how many pages are in the publication. You can email us to request an increase in file size if absolutely necessary.
Yes, you can print your flipbook. Follow these steps to print your online flipbook:
1. Open the flipbook you wish to print.
2. Click the “PRINT” button in the upper toolbar.
3. Choose whether you’d like to print the entire flipbook or select pages.
Paperturn does not offer this service itself; however, we recommend this website for merging 2 PDF files: http://www.pdfmerge.com. For merging more than 2 PDF files, we recommend using this website: http://www.pdfsam.org/downloads
Yes, it does. You can upload almost any PDF format/layout. It is important that each page within your landscape PDF has the same width; however, the optimal dimensions for best viewing experience on monitors with standard aspect ratios of 16:9 and 16:10 is 1300x1200 (per page). Visit our optimal upload specifications guide to learn more.
Yes, and Paperturn also takes care of the automatic backup.
Yes, you can. All you need to do is make a "URL forward" in your domain DNS settings and link to the flipbook URL. Click here to see step-by-step instructions.
Our website uses SSL (https) and all of our publications are hosted on Amazon servers (Amazon Cloud Services) which guarantee reputable, high-quality security measures.
Yes, SSL is automatically set up when using our CNAME feature.
You can track visits on your flipbook via Paperturn’s built-in statistics or via connecting your Google Analytics account to your flipbook. With our built-in statistics, you're able to see a basic overview of views, downloads, devices used, source, country and link clicks. For a very advanced, customizable overview of your flipbook’s statistics, we suggest you connect a Google Analytics account/Tag Manager account.
Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is one of the ways to bring more traffic to your digital flipbook. When you SEO optimize your flipbook, you’re making it easier for search engines like Google or Bing to find your publication. SEO Optimizing a flipbook with Paperturn is easy; you can optimize the whole flipbook with meta tags & keywords, or you can optimize flipbook pages individually.
A private publication cannot be shared via social media and is only visible to people you allow access.
There are two ways you can allow access to a private publication:
1. Define a username/password combination and share it.
2. Enable the IP addresses of those you give permission to.
Detailed instructions on how to set this up can be found here.
Yes, you set a username and password to protect your flipbook. With Paperturn’s Pro subscription, you can restrict the accessibility of a flipbook by simply switching your publication from public to private. Once private, viewers can then access your flipbook via one of two ways: via username and password or IP-address whitelisting. Learn how to set your flipbook to private here.
Yes, you can. You need to deactivate the search engine setting via your flipbook settings. Click "Edit" in the top menu and then uncheck "Search engines".
Open up your flipbook settings. Click "EDIT" and in there uncheck "Allow Offline".
Yes, you can customize the URL of your flipbook. In fact, you can customize each flipbook's URL individually. You can also customize the
small icon that appears in the URL bar with the flipbook link. Learn more about customizing the URL of your flipbook here.
Yes, you can. With the Safari, Google Chrome and Firefox browsers, both you and your viewers can save your online flipbooks as favicons to your home screen on Apple iPads, iPhones and Android tablets and phones. Windows device users can also pin flipbooks to the Start screen by using the Internet Explorer browser. Click here for details on how to save flipbook to homescreens with a favicon.
In most cases, yes. Here are some tips in order to correctly export a PDF file with links to a flipbook:
1. Include “www.” when writing the link.
2. Avoid typos - they cause broken links or may direct users to the wrong website.
3. If you are using Adobe InDesign, choose File > Export and choose to save as an Adobe PDF (Interactive).
4. The Adobe PDF (Interactive) format is for saving PDF files with the interactivity added in InDesign, like links, buttons, video, and more.
5. If you are using Adobe InDesign and choose to export the PDF as Adobe PDF (Print) - remember to include hyperlinks.
Visit our optimal upload specification guide to learn more about link transfer.
You have two options when it comes to inserting sound into your flipbook:
Your logo will be shown when your publication loads. If you would like your logo to be constantly displayed behind your flipbook, you may want to create a background image that incorporates your logo and upload this onto your account.
Visit our help guide to find out more.
Yes, with our new iFrame embed feature, you can add all sorts of data forms to your flipbooks! Click here to learn more about the iFrame embed feature.
Yes, you can collect email leads within your flipbook by enabling a lead capture form. A lead capture form is a form that requests information (name, email or phone number) from viewers before they’re able to view your flipbook. After you collect those email leads, you’re able to add them directly into your CRM / Email marketing lists via a downloadable .CSV file.
Yes. You can choose exactly how you'd like your flipbook to display. You can choose the automatic (Smart Display), the single-page display or the double-page display. Automatic (Smart Display) is the default setting. It provides the best display solution based on the reader's screen size and your flipbook's dimensions for enhanced readability.
Single Page View always displays one page at a time, regardless of the device size or browser size.
Double Page View always displays a two-page spread, regardless of the device size or browser size. We do not recommend this setting for flipbooks which are intended to be viewed on mobile devices.
This is a feature that we are developing and anticipate releasing in Q2 of 2023; however, for the moment, you can sell the link/password via your own platform. See more here.