Kobo has also expanded its self-publishing platform Kobo Writing Life by adding new languages. As of today, the tools are available in German, French, Italian, Portuguese and Dutch. The company has plans to release functionality in additional languages over the coming months.
Kobo launched the self-publishing tool in July and has doubled its size month-over-month. The eBook company will also acquire digital publishing technology company Aquafadas to expand the tools available for formatting digital content. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.
AppNewser has more: “Aquafadas offers publishers the tools to format magazines, comics and other types of content into rich media content. This includes the ability to make HTML5 content, plugins for InDesign and a comic book creation tool. With the acquisition, Kobo expands its rich media offerings.”