Intelligent tools for ebook and print conversion

Whether you’re a self-publishing author or a professional book designer, Bookalope offers intelligent and simple tools that help you analyze, structure, and review your book manuscript, and convert it to ebook, a print-ready book, and other industry-standard formats.

For Authors

So you have finished your manuscript! Do you need help reviewing and fixing content, and converting your manuscript into an ebook or print-ready format? As easy as 1–2–3, Bookalope assists you with intelligent tools each step of the way. Your ebook will pass all industry standard validations and support vision-impaired accessibility, and your print-book will look simply beautiful.

Watch our video tutorials to learn how to use our Bookalope tools step by step!


After uploading your manuscript, Bookalope’s AI analyses, structures, and cleans up your manuscript.


Bookalope’s AI assists you with finalizing your manuscript’s structure, and highlights spelling, typographical, and other problems you can review and fix.


Finally, download your book in any of your chosen formats: EPUB, MOBI, PDF, InDesign, Word, etc. All ebooks validate and meet Accessibility requirements!

For Designers

Whether you’re a freelancing book designer or work for a publishing house, the Bookalope tools help you be more efficient with your conversion workflow. From AI-assisted semantic structuring, detailed content checking, to conversion into various formats, our tools guarantee the quality of your final product. There are three different ways to access the Bookalope tools depending on your personal workflow and how closely you want to integrate the tools.


Use our web application to upload a book manuscript, and let Bookalope’s intelligent tools guide you through the analysis and conversion process. Watch our video tutorials to learn more!


If you use Adobe InDesign for your book design and conversion work, then our free Bookalope extension helps you to clean up and structure your manuscript, EPUB tagging included!


Got your own publishing tools and workflow set up already? Integrate Bookalope’s intelligent tools into your in-house workflow using our modern and free cloud service API.


Bookalope benefits: intelligent automation

Intelligent automation
Bookalope’s tools use Artificial Intelligence, in short AI, designed to assist with semantic structuring and cleaning up your manuscript’s content.

Bookalope benefits: supports many formats

Formats that fit your needs
Bookalope accepts and produces a variety of formats that meet your professional requirements and personal needs.

Bookalope benefits: Accessibility

Benefiting from its AI-assisted semantic structuring, Bookalope automatically produces ebooks that meet Accessibility requirements for assistive technologies.

Bookalope benefits: valid and correct output

Validation & Correctness
Incorporating tools like FlightDeck and ACE, Bookalope validates every ebook, ensuring that your books meet the highest industry standards.

Bookalope benefits: integration API

Cloud Service Integration
Our freely available cloud service API allows you to integrate Bookalope’s intelligent tools into your own workflow, thereby seamlessly improving it using modern cloud technology.

Bookalope benefits: Adobe InDesign support

Adobe InDesign Support
Bookalope integrates directly into Adobe InDesign with our open-source and freely available InDesign Extension.

Bookalope benefits: epub upgrade

EPUB upgrades
Bookalope imports ebooks of any EPUB format. Once analyzed, structured, and cleaned, Bookalope can then convert ebooks to the latest EPUP format, Accessibility included for free.


Using the Bookalope tools is free! You pay only when you’re happy with the result, and the cost of the conversion depends on the output format. Please contact us for bulk conversions or if you’re interested in using our cloud service API.


I’m a seasoned software architect with over two decades of experience in computer science research and commercial software development. I’m also a passionate typophile and book lover, and I design print and ebooks in my spare time. Because I found no existing software useful, efficient, and intelligent enough for my needs, I’ve decided to build my own tools. My name is Jens Tröger, welcome to Bookalope!


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September 2018. We’re beta-testing importing EPUB ebooks, where Bookalope now supports automatic upgrading of ebooks in obsoleted EPUB formats.

August 2018. Bookalope now flattens hand-drawn figures and graphics in a Word manuscript into bitmap images for final export.

April 2018. We’re testing WYSIWYG conversion of your book: Bookalope maintains the original styling and does not structure your book’s content. It’s a simple way to convert your book, but as a result no semantic structure and Accessibility features are available.