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ITB Tutorial Lesson 7 – Animations

Today we are going to tackle animations.  We like to remember our audience and keep things simple, so for animations we allow you to loop through 10 frames.  Although we think this is plenty for our target audience if you really need more just let us know!  Ok, here’s what you need to do to […]

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ITB Tutorial Lesson 6 – Making Images Move

Having fun yet?  I hope so.  These lessons just keep getting more and more fun don’t they!  Today we are going to tackle the MOVE command.  This one is not as intuitive as the rest, so I recorded a few extra videos to demonstrate the various ways to use this action. Basic MOVE  Here we […]

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ITB Tutorial Lesson 5 – Hiding and Showing Images (Peekaboo)

Alright, now you have a few images uploaded.  In the next couple of lessons I am going to show you how to create the basic foundation for an interactive book.  Today we will cover hiding and showing images, otherwise known as the peekaboo effect.  Tomorrow we will go over creating different types of movements for […]

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ITB Tutorial Lesson 4 – Adding interactive images

Great, now let’s start getting into the fun stuff. You have your background set up on the first page, so how do we add some interactive images? This is any image that you expect the user to have some interaction with. In a later lesson we will cover the interactions (sound effects, movements, showing other […]

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ITB Tutorial Lesson 3 – Adding background images

Okay, so you created your images and setup your book using our online authoring tool. Now it’s time to take the next step and create your first page! This lesson will cover adding different types of images to the page and positioning them where you want them. Then in the following lessons we will learn […]

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ITB Tutorial Lesson 2 – Starting your book

After you sign up for an account, you will be asked to create a book and see the following screen:     Book Title: This is the title of your book.  It will show up in the library and bookstore, as well as in any marketing materials generated with your book.   Book Description:  This […]

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ITB Tutorial Lesson 1 – Getting your images ready

Alright, you’ve signed up for an account and are ready to start making your first interactive book.  Congratulations! Before you begin, it is important to make sure that the images you plan on using are in the right formats, so let’s cover that here.  We will talk about four different types of images, background images, […]

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ITB Tutorial: Introduction

After taking a close look at our authoring tool recently, we realized two things: We have added a LOT of new features since we started. The tutorial within the authoring tool is hard to find and out of date. So I decided to use our blog to communicate the tutorial directly to interested author-illustrators.  This […]

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11 New Features Added to Help Create Amazing Kids iPad Books

Those of you who have been using the authoring tools regularly may have noticed some changes lately. We have been working very hard to improve the usability of the authoring interface as well as add a couple of new features to help create even more amazing books! And here they are!: 1. Layer Control – […]

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Interactive Touch Revolutionizes Creation of iPad Apps for Kids

Interactive Touch Revolutionizes Creation of iPad Apps for Kids Free, online platform enables anyone to create interactive content for iPad in a matter of hours. San Francisco, CA – October 18, 2011– Today Interactive Touch announced a groundbreaking platform that has enabled the company and its partners to bring 30 kids iPad apps to market […]

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