Optimal Upload Specifications

Read below to find out more about the required and recommended upload specifications for your PDF file on Paperturn.

 

Required Upload Specifications

 

  • Must be a .PDF file - any other file formats are not accepted / compatible

  • The entire PDF file must be a single page spread (If using a PDF file with both single and double page spreads, your pages may look distorted when converted into a flipbook & linking will not work correctly)

  • Pages must all have the same width and height

  • Maximum file size is 512MB. You can have an unlimited number of pages, as long as the file is 512MB or less.

 

Optimal Upload Specifications

 

  • TEXT SIZE: Documents designed for web use should generally have larger text than for print, with the gold standard being viewing your design on an actual device; however, we recommend an absolute minimum font size of 12px (visible only when using the zoom function), with optimal size being 22px for easy reading without using the zoom function.

 

  • FORMAT: The dimensions of your flipbook is a matter of personal preference; however, the optimal dimensions for best viewing experience on monitors with standard standard aspect ratios of 16:9 and 16:10 is 1300x1200 (per page).  In layman’s terms, a horizontal format page which is longer than it is tall.

 

  • IMAGES: Export the images that you use in your PDF file as images for web.

 

  • TIPS FOR EXPORTING A PDF FILE WITH LINKS

    • Remember to include “www.” when writing the link.

    • Typos cause broken links or may direct users to the wrong website.

    • If you are using Adobe InDesign, choose File > Export and choose to save as an Adobe PDF (Interactive)

      • The Adobe PDF (Interactive) format is for saving PDF files with the interactivity added in InDesign, like links, buttons, video, and more.


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  • If you are using Adobe InDesign and choose to export the PDF as Adobe PDF (Print). Remember to include Hyperlinks.

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