File Extension Library

.IBOOKS File Extension

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

What are .IBOOKS files and how to open them?

Can't open .IBOOKS file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .IBOOKS file.

What is a .IBOOKS file extension?

.IBOOKS file extension is created by Apple. .IBOOKS has been classified as eBook Files. The format of .IBOOKS file is Binary.

.IBOOKS is Multi-Touch iBook

Digital book created for the Apple iPad; saved in the ePub 3 format with a few proprietary Apple-specific additions; may include text, images, videos, 3D objects, presentations, and other media; supports user interaction through multi-touch gestures.

iBooks are created with iBooks Author, a free book design and publishing program developed by Apple. They can be exported in the iBooks format, as plain text documents, or as .PDF files. Completed iBooks may also be published to the iBookstore using iTunes Producer. Once an iBook has been published on iTunes, it can be downloaded directly to an iPad. Downloaded iBooks are saved in the following directory:

~/Music/iTunes Media/Books/

NOTE: IBOOKS files are saved in the "iBooks 2" format. This file format, which was introduced by Apple on January 19, 2012, is designed for educational textbooks, but can be used for creating any type of digital book.

List of all softwares that can open the Multi-Touch iBook
Apple iBooks Author
Apple iBooks

How to fix problems with .IBOOKS files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .IBOOKS files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .IBOOKS file format
  2. You need to check the .IBOOKS file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)