Amnet blends advanced technology and professional expertise to offer a full range of composition services for publishers around the world.
In the ever-changing digital content landscape, we can handle any workflow and fully understand the advantages and drawbacks of every process. We customize Our XML workflow according to the client’s preference to ensure their long-term success and maintain the integrity of the content throughout the process.
We work on any industry-accepted input platform in the market from printed books to LaTeX and InDesign files. Our compositors are proficient at creating a wide range of publication formats for different devices from a single input file.
We design our products using any of the following typesetting engines:
We provide comprehensive page composition services to a variety of publishers, and have experience with a wide range of content, including scholarly books and journals. The intricacy of our page composition proficiency ranges from simple text to pages with complex requirements, such as mathematical equations, intricate art programs from black-and-white to full-colors, and single-column to multicolumn layouts.
Fixed Layout eBooks: Amnet offers excellent, instructive, and interactive fixed layout eBook conversion services. These services are best suited for academic publications, children’s books, cookbooks, business guides, travel guides, learning materials, and restaurant guides.
Reflowable eBooks: Amnet offers conversion services for eBooks created from Word documents, PDFs, or any other format into eBook formats. We can also convert proprietary formats depending on the publisher’s requests.
Animated and Interactive eBooks: Gift your readers an immersive reading experience by utilizing our extensive proficiency in producing a wide variety of digital interactive eBooks. We can convert digital and print titles into interactive eBooks by including multi-device compatible 2D and 3D animations, audio and video files, annotations, footnotes, cross-references, and more.
Amnet provides self-regulating third-party QA services in addition to eBook conversion services. Our array of validation tools can be applied to eBook files. We use statistical representations along with brief descriptions and screenshots to produce reports.
We at Amnet believe in creating comprehensive and precise indexes as per the client’s specifications. We provide well-crafted indexing for documents, books, and multivolume publications on a wide range of subjects. Our team is adept at incorporating structure, author style, and the formatting of cross-references.
We are adept at working across many languages in addition to English, including French, Spanish, Hebrew, Greek, Latin, German, and Chinese. We also offer translation services for these languages and can translate text into Arabic.
Areas of Expertise
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Our typesetting Quality Assurance team of competent technical and analytical experts is equipped with thorough checklists and in-house tools to expedite quick error detection, fulfilling client’s guidelines, and layout testing standards.
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Typesetting is placing words and images on a page in preparation for printing and creating reader-friendly text. Under this service, all text-related attributes like font type, font size, margin size, and so on are taken care of and adjusted.
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Typesetting includes an array of services that make your document/book print ready, ensuring that its design and layout elements match the content. It includes creating illustrations/layouts/cover design/exterior and interior designs, the addition of alt-text, standardization of margins/font type/font size, and proofing and texting.
While typesetting a book, there are some fundamental aspects to be considered, such as paragraph alignment, margin adjustment, font type and size, formatting of special characters and punctuation marks, line alignment, word spacing, word widows, paragraph spacing, and so on.
The word count and the level of complexity of your book determine the time required to typeset it. A book with minimal images and illustrations and basic formatting would take less time to complete the copy-editing than a book with more images and complicated formatting. It may also depend on the professional’s speed; hence giving an exact idea about the number of days will not be appropriate.
Typesetting is a time-consuming and decision-intensive process. A typesetter needs to put in much thought to deciding the specifications of a book’s interiors, like choosing the standard book size and margin size, the use of illustrations, font types and sizes, and so on.
Quality experience, adherence to deadlines, and flexibility to work on both print and online mediums are some factors that need to be kept in mind while choosing a professional for typesetting services. The best way to find a good typesetter is by contacting reputed professional publishing companies like Amnet.
Copy editing and typesetting and formatting are two entirely different domains. The copy editor does the work of copy editing the text while the typesetter does the job of typesetting and formatting it. But in some organizations, these roles may overlap and are negotiable depending on a copy editor’s qualifications.
Typesetting charges are subject to influence from various factors such as the book’s size and the number of words and pages in it. The costs also differ for a print book and an e-book. The charges also vary from country to country. Hence, you will have to research service providers and their costs depending on your budget and other requirements.
There is no standard price bracket for fixing typesetting prices. It is advisable to research the typesetting charges acceptable in your country for your experience level. It may also vary depending on whether you have to fix your rates as a company service or as a freelancer. While in the former case, the rate will have to be standardized, offering the service as a freelancer, leaves room for rate negotiation.