Services and Prices

Services and Prices

These are the services and packages offered by DPS, with per page pricing.

ePub Conversion Services 

Service CAD$ / Page 
1ACE Evaluation$0.00
Free evaluation of an existing ePUB3 for new clients
2Accessible ePub3 (ATAR Excluded)*$0.90
Creation of Accessible ePUB3 from client supplied source file.
Acceptable source file types are: PDF, ePub2, Word, InDesign package.
Excludes ATAR Service.
3Accessible ePub3 (ATAR Included)*$1.00
Creation of Accessible ePUB3 from client-supplied source files.
Creation of Accessible ePUB3 from client supplied source file.
Acceptable source file types are: PDF, ePub2, Word, InDesign package.
Includes ATAR Service.
4Fixed Layout EPUB3 + KPF$0.50
For Google, iOS, and Kobo + Fixed layout KPF for Amazon/Kindle 
5Reflowable EPUB3$0.80
  For Google, iOS, Kobo and Kindle
6Reflowable EPUB2$0.50
  For Google, iOS, Kobo and Kindle
7POD (Print on Demand)$0.15
Print-ready PDF and cover Formatted to Lightning Source/IngramSpark specs when PDF is supplied
8Web-Enhanced PDF$0.30
PDF with navigational aids like bookmarks, tiered Tables of Contents and linked Index entries 
9Upgrade Outdated Accessible ePub3 (ATAR Excluded)*$0.15
Upgrade to Accessible ePub3 conforming to current WCAG Standards
(Excludes ATAR Service)
10Upgrade ePub2 or ePub3 to Accessible ePub3 (ATAR included)*$0.48

Upgrade any handcoded (not machine-generated)** ePub2 or ePUB3 to Accessible standards (Includes ATAR Service.)

11
Upgrade ePub2 or ePub3 to Accessible ePub3 (ATAR not included)*
$0.38

Upgrade any handcoded (not machine-generated)** ePub2 or ePUB3 to Accessible standards (Excludes ATAR Service.)
12Revise Previous Order or Request Quote$0.00
Request revision or quote 

** Machine generated ePub files" are created by automated programs like Calibre, InDesign.

Because they use "canned" coding, these files cannot 
be remediated to create Accessible formats.
Preferred source file types and applicable prices are shown in lines 2 and 3. 
If  "machine-generated" files are the only only source files available for a given title, a surcharge will be set and provided for approval before the work is started.   

Validation for all distribution channels

For all ePub Reflowable conversion (both ePub2 and ePub3,) we test the Amazon ePub on all target devices and apps. These include the legacy e-ink kindles, the Kindle Paperwhite, the Kindle Fire and the Kindle Fire HD. We also check the files on apps including: the Kindle Previewer, the Kindle for PC, the Kindle for Mac, the Kindle for iOS devices and the Kindle for Android devices. The generic ePub file we provide will be ready for upload to Apple's iBookstore, Kobo, Barnes and Noble's Nook Press, and Google's Playstore and most other channels. 

Fixed layout KPF will be tested on the Kindle Previewer, and the fixed layout ePUB will work with Apple, Kobo and Google Playstore.

Book Production Services


ServiceCAD$/page
13
Layout and Composition for Print Production
Quote
14
Index Creation
$2.50

Creation of a back of book index to client specs





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