FlipHTML5 - The HTML5 Flipbook maker review

Looking for a professional quality software to make a Flipbook which can generate an attractive, intuitive and fast Flipbook which can be used both offline and online? Read about the most preferred Flipbook maker software - FlipHTML5 and know why it has become the most famous software in its category and if its features are really that good!

If you are a digital content marketer then I don't need to tell you how efficient and cost-effective it is to publish and distribute a digital Flipbook rather than going for a physical paper-based marketing. And to make a good Flipbook you require a good software which can process your documents to produce good quality, interactive and fast Flipbook. There are many such software in the market starting from free solutions to solutions that can cost you a lot of money. Here we are going to review one such software which has a free version allowing you to first try and produce some ad-supported Flipbooks and then if you like it create professional quality Flipbooks along with cloud hosting support. FlipHTML5 from eFlip Solutions is a free Flipbook maker which can convert you PDF to a jQuery and HTML5 flipbook.

FlipHTML5 can be used for creating Magazines, Children books, catalogs, brochures and practically in a lot of content marketing tasks which require one to create interactively animated ebooks which can run simultaneously on both large and small screens. Let's dive in deep and see what this software has in store for us.

flipbook in action

If you are looking to distribute your content to a wide audience on the web, FlipHTML5 can be a great tool. It has support not only for PDF but also for OpenOffice docs, Excels, Docs, Power Point Presentations and for images too. Rather than using the outdated technology of Flash for which not many OS are now looking to remove support, FlipHTML5 uses HTML5 (the 5th and latest revision of HTML) and jQuery to provide HTML based Flipbooks which are compatible with a lot of devices like Windows, Mac, Android, iPhone and Windows phone as well as perform much faster than Flash.

Feature highlights

  1. HTML5 allows it to be fast and fluid.

  2. You can embed YouTube Videos, audio and video clips, even AdSense ads to it and share it on social media.

  3. HTML5 allows Flipbook generated by FlipHTML5 to be compatible with most of the large and small screen devices.

  4. You get a Cloud based bookshelf where all your Flipbooks would be uploaded on the fly as you create them.

  5. Lot of pre-existing templates and themes to use from.

  6. Files can be imported from major online cloud storage services like Google Drive and Dropbox.

  7. There is a statistics feature which will give you insightful details about the success of your campaign.

  8. Enterprise version allows you to create an Android app of your Flipbook.

  9. Premium version provides you a custom domain for your bookshelf, an Animation editor, Page Editor, batch conversion and a lot more!

statistics flipbook

No coding required

Whether you want to add real-time animations or embed audio through hyperlinks; there is just no coding involved here. You even have an animation editor that you can use to make your Flipbook more attractive and lively. This along with a whole lot of content support of audio, video, presentations and images make your Flipbook a complete ecosystem ready to be distributed across the web or embedded on your website.

add flipbook

Multi language support

More often or not the advertisement you are making or the book you plan to publish might have a non-English language. This does not make FlipHTML5 lag behind because there is support for most of the highly spoken languages on Earth. Just select the language you want to create your Flipbook in and get started.

Multiple output formats

Generate your Flipbook easily with the many templates and themes available by default in the software or get your own background, but once you are done you have many options again how you want to share your creation. You can generate an HTML, ZIP or EXE Flipbook. You can even embed it to your website with FTP, save as Wordpress or Joomla plugin or initially share it with your colleges through email for feedback.

Realistic bookcase

FlipHTML5 provides you with a realistic bookcase where all your Flipbooks will be showcased in case a reader of yours want to go through more of your publications. The books are arranged in a neat attractive stack and the whole bookcase can be embedded on your website too. This bookcase can be accessed through mobile devices too and as you add more books to your FlipHTML5 account, they automatically will appear in your bookcase on your website. Quite smooth to be honest!


prices FlipHTML5
There are different subscription plans of FlipHTML5 if there is some feature you want that is not present in the free version. The most basic plan costs just $15 monthly with 50 GB storage, support for saving Flipbooks offline, unlimited uploads, Custom Logo branding, password protection and a lot more features! You won't get any better offer with any other competitor.

Wrap up

FlipHTML5 is counted by many content marketers and advertising gurus as the numero uno software for making interactive and light Flipbooks. There are many more competitors in the market but the competitive pricing and responsive customer support have helped FlipHTML5 retain their top position among its competitors. One will be hard-pressed to find a software that packs so many functionalities and is available for free or on low priced subscription plans. The innovative feature of offering a bookcase for our Flipbooks is like icing on the cake. Definitely a suggested software for all looking for a good software to make their Flipbooks.

1. Compared to Flash, use of HTML5 makes Flipbooks load extremely fast.
2. You can have almost anything in your Flipbook that is available online - images, audio, video, YouTube videos, Office docs, etc.
3. Free version is quite powerful enough for those looking to create Flipbooks for non-profit purposes
4. Premium versions are quite competitively priced.
5. No coding is required, just upload what you want and a Flipbook is easily created

1. Animations or the Flipbook itself might not load on some devices.
2. Statistics feature is good but Google Analytics integration would have been much more useful for digital marketers.


Author: Umesh08 Aug 2017 Member Level: Gold   Points : 2

An exhaustive and detailed view of flipHTML5.
This appears to be a fantastic tool for beginners making their blogpage or webpage as impressive as possible. Specially the free give away limited period use can be very useful for them.

Author: pradeep singh rathore10 Nov 2017 Member Level: Bronze   Points : 0

I have successfully published my PDF brochure into a flipbook with your flipbook creator and uploaded it to my server. The result looks so nice on PC and mobile phones.

  • Do not include your name, "with regards" etc in the comment. Write detailed comment, relevant to the topic.
  • No HTML formatting and links to other web sites are allowed.
  • This is a strictly moderated site. Absolutely no spam allowed.
  • Name: