The File Extensions Database

.BOOKTEMPLATE File Extension

  • Developer by: Apple
  • Category: Data Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .BOOKTEMPLATE file?

.BOOKTEMPLATE is iBooks Author Document Template

Book design template created by iBooks Author, a digital book authoring application; includes design presets for the page layout, text settings, and other book properties; used as the starting point for a book project (.BOOK file).

Document templates more often use the .IBATEMPLATE extension. The iBooks Author installation includes several templates that use the ".ibatemplate" extension, not the ".booktemplate" extension.

Programs that open iBooks Author Document Template
Apple iBooks Author
File Type 2 BookSmart Template
Developer by: Blurb Software Category: Page Layout Files

A BOOKTEMPLATE file is a book template created by BookSmart, a free tool used to create photo books, notebooks, and planners. It contains a book, including the pages, text, images, and layout settings, that is designed for repeated use.

BOOKTEMPLATE file open in Blurb BookSmart 3.4

The BOOKTEMPLATE file is similar to the .BOOK file since it is created to store the contents of a project. The file can be created from a variety of page layouts, such as wedding album, cookbook, guestbook, notebook, and yearbook. You can also choose from several themes that include photo borders and page backgrounds with coordinating colors.

The difference between the BOOKTEMPLATE and BOOK files is that templates are specifically designed for projects that you want to use multiple times. BookSmart can be used to create and open BOOKTEMPLATE files:

To create a BOOKTEMPLATE file, select File → Export → Export Template....

To open a BOOKTEMPLATE file, select File → New → Project from Template....

Programs that open BookSmart Template
Blurb BookSmart
Blurb BookSmart

How to solve problems with BOOKTEMPLATE files

  • Associate the BOOKTEMPLATE file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any BOOKTEMPLATE file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.BOOKTEMPLATE files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the BOOKTEMPLATE file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .BOOKTEMPLATE is iBooks Author Document Template. Because only the current version supports the latest BOOKTEMPLATE file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Apple manufacturer website after an available .BOOKTEMPLATE is iBooks Author Document Template update.
  • To make sure that your BOOKTEMPLATE file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.