Output Formats

GitBook can generate your book in different ebook formats.

Static Website

This is the default format. It generates a complete interactive static website.

PDF (Portable Document Format)

Portable Document Format (PDF) is a file format used to present documents in a manner independent of application software, hardware, and operating systems. It's a very common format. Files have the extension .pdf.

ePub (electronic publication)

EPUB (short for electronic publication; sometimes styled ePub) is a free and open e-book standard by the International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF). Files have the extension .epub. ePubs are supported by Apple and Google devices.

Mobi (Mobipocket)

The Mobipocket e-book format is based on the Open eBook standard using XHTML and can include JavaScript and frames. It is supported by Amazon devices (Kindle).