eBook Authoring
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Introduction

TreePad and eBooks, a match in heaven! TreePad is just perfect for creating, generating, publishing and distributing ebooks (electronic books) without any effort.
Several options are available:
(1) Publish your TreePad file as a program (single-exe eBook)
(2) Publish your TreePad file with TreePad Viewer
(3) Publish your TreePad file as an online eBook
(4) Publish your TreePad file as a PDF file
 

exe-eBook main screen, all toolbars visible. Click to enlarge.

Example of the TreePad manual
as a single-exe eBook.
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(1) Publish your TreePad file as a program (a single-exe eBook)

exe-eBook Creator
is a freeware ebook compiler for TreePad files. It enables you to create an executable (program) from a TreePad .tpd or .hjt file. This single "exe-file" contains the TreePad database as well as the TreePad Viewer program.
The advantage of an exe-eBook is that it can be distributed royalty-free as a single file, since both data and viewer program are contained inside the program. Furthermore, a TreePad exe-eBook runs directly without installing anything! exe-eBook creator can also compile password protected/encrypted TreePad files as exe-eBook. Additionally: exe-eBooks contain a search engine, an options screen, zoom function 10% - 1000%, history back/forward, etc.
An exe-eBook can contain plain text articles, formatted articles, images, tree node icons, hyperlinks.
More information and download

TreePad database typeHow to use exe-eBook Creator
.hjt file Your .hjt files can be compiled directly using exe-eBook Creator.
.tpd file Your .tpd files can be compiled directly using exe-eBook Creator.
TreePad X Enterprise
database
(1) In TreePad X Enterprise, first select the subtree you want to export.
(2) Then click on menu/file/export/subtree to export your information to .hjt file format.
(3) Finally, use exe-eBook Creator to compile the .hjt file into an exe-eBook.
 

(2) Publish your TreePad file with TreePad Viewer

Free distribution
TreePad files make ideal eBooks. TreePad Viewer (freeware) can be downloaded, distributed and used without any royalties accompanying your TreePad eBooks.

How to distribute
A TreePad database is contained in the .hjt and the .tpz file. The .hjt file contains the texts, the .tpz file contains the icons and the images. To distribute your TreePad ebook, you just need to put the .hjt and the .tpz file into one zip file.
Your audience needs to download the TreePad Viewer (freeware) program to be able to view your file.
Alternatively, you can put the viewer, the .hjt and the .tpz file into one zip file.

Free promotion

* We will link back to you!
Just send us your URL and we will link back to your TreePad eBooks section.

* Promote your eBook Website for free
Find out here how to submit your eBook Website for free to 30+ search engines.

 

(3) Publish your TreePad file as an online eBook

Instant Web site generation
Generate instantly an Internet version of your TreePad File!
TreePad PLUS, TreePad SAFE, TreePad Business Edition enable you to create an HTML ebook, consisting of a linked set of HTML files, including navigation pane (optional), text formatting, images, icons, all types of hyperlinks, etc. in just one second!
More information....

You can also use TreePad 2 HTML, a program which is capable of generating HTML output from a TreePad 2.x file. Alternatively, iTreePad is a Perl script to directly publish your .hjt file online.

Free promotion

We will link back to you
Just send us your URL and we will link back to your TreePad-generated (and TreePad-related) Websites from TreePad.com.

TreePad Web ring
Join the TreePad Web-author Ring and increase your traffic.

Promote your Website for free
Find out here how to submit your TreePad-generated Website for free to 30+ search engines.

 

(4) Publish your TreePad file as a PDF file

To convert your TreePad file to a PDF file, you can use TreePad-to-PDF (freeware edition).
It converts a TreePad file into a PDF file. The tree structure is fully preserved. TreePad-to-PDF is compatible with TreePad Lite (freeware). You can just as well use it with any of the higher TreePad editions (although the conversion process currently does not support images, hyperlinks and rich text formatting).

 

 

Free TreePad reader program

TreePad Viewer is a freeware reader program that enables anyone to read/view TreePad (.hjt) files. In other words, TreePad files can easily be shared with anyone, users and non-users of TreePad, alike. Take advantage of TreePad Viewer and send your friends, classmates, or business acquaintances your new photo album, eBook, report, research paper, presentation, etc., made with TreePad.
Runs on Windows XP, 7, Vista, 200x, NT, 9x, Linux/Wine and all 64-bit editions of Windows.

License for usage
TreePad Viewer is free for personal and corporate use. You do not need to be a registered TreePad user to install and use TreePad Viewer.

License for distribution
(1) Using the viewer, TreePad Lite (Freeware) files can be distributed royalty-free and without restrictions.
(2) Files created using TreePad PLUS, SAFE, Business Edition or Enterprise can likewise be distributed (without any royalties or restrictions), provided that this is done by registered users.

More information on TreePad Viewer
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Examples of TreePad eBooks

The eBooks below are:

* self-contained executables which have been created using TreePad and exe-eBook Creator,

* online ebooks, generated using TreePad's Website export function,

* regular TreePad files which can be accessed using the freeware TreePad Viewer program.

 

Beautiful Amsterdam Photo Album
Lovely sceneries and splendid views of Amsterdam: gorgeous canals and bridges, elegant buildings, shipping and warehouses, historic maps and more. View online in your Web browser or download and share it for free .

 

Music Player Manual
Online manual for the freeware program "Music Player" (for Linux).
You can view it online here.

 
MieNet's Ode to Friendship
This free musical eBook, includes the song 'Shades of Green', the lyrics, and a Friendship tale.
Download:
ode_to_friendship.zip (2.8 Mb). You can open this version of the ebook with TreePad Viewer.
ode_to_friendship_exe-ebook.zip (4.0 Mb). Self-running version of the eBook.
 

King James Bible
All chapters of the King James bible contained in a self-running TreePad exe-eBook.
Created by: Bob Walker.
Download here.

 

Alice in Wonderland
Two versions of Lewis Caroll's Alice in Wonderland, created using TreePad PLUS, illustrate the features just mentioned.
They are available at MieNet:
  * Alice in Wonderland (HTML format, online)
  * Alice in Wonderland (HJT format, downloadable file, standard TreePad document).

 

A1 Grand Prix2005/2006 Fan eBook
New eBook with facts, statistics, drivers, teams and more on the exciting new A1 series.

You can view this wonderful A1-racing eBook conveniently in your Webbrowser or download it for free.

Created by MieNet using TreePad Business Edition.

 

Formula one Fan eBook: 2006 Guide
Comprehensive eBook (and database) for the 2006 Formula-1 season: results, statistics, facts, quotes, circuits, drivers, teams, cars, etc.

View the 2006 F1 Guide directly in your Webbrowser or download it for free.

Created by MieNet using TreePad Business Edition.

 

2006 Football World Cup eBook
Free World Cup e-Book (and database) containing all pertinent info, data & statistics for the 2006 World Cup!

You can view the 2006 World Cup guide in your Webbrowser or download it for free.

Created by MieNet using TreePad Business Edition.

 

World Championship Soccer 2002
Free ebook containing all the teams, players, scores and matches of the Soccer World Cup in Korea and Japan. You can view this ebook conveniently in your Web browser or download it for free.
Created by MieNet.

 

MieNet's 2002 Season F1fan-eBook
This incredibly complete eBook contains all statistics and facts of the 2002 Formula-one season. View this wonderful ebook conveniently in your Web browser or download it for free.
Online and downloadable versions created using TreePad Business Edition.

 

A Voyage to Arcturus.
by David Lindsay.
Download: A_Voyage_to_Arcturus.zip (235 Kb).
Converted to TreePad format by a TreePad user.

 

The Time Machine
by H. G. Wells.
Download: The_Time_Machine.zip (74 Kb).
Converted to TreePad format by a TreePad user.

 

Twelve Stories and a Dream
by H. G. Wells.
Download: Twelve_Stories_and_a_Dream.zip (165 Kb).
Converted to TreePad format by a TreePad user.

 

Anthem
by Ayn Rand.
Download: Anthem.zip (41 Kb).
Converted to TreePad format by a TreePad user.

 

MieNet's 'Old Christmas eBook
'Old Christmas' by Washington Irving. Enjoy good literature and add a touch of beauty to your Holiday Season. The eBook is fully illustrated, interlinked and referenced, so as to enhance your reading pleasure. View this wonderful ebook conveniently in your Web browser or download it for free. Online and downloadable versions created by MieNet using TreePad Business Edition.

 

Walden & On the Duty of Civil Disobedience
The Project Gutenberg Etext of Walden, by Henry David Thoreau.
Download: WaldenOnTheDutyOfCivilDisobedience.zip (269 Kb)
Converted to TreePad format by a TreePad user.

 

Sonnets from the Portugese
by Elizabeth Barrett Browning, converted to TreePad format by a TreePad user.
Download: Sonnets_from_the_Portuguese.zip (20 Kb)

 

U.S. Constitution
Constitution for the United States of America.
Download: Constitution.zip (20 Kb).
Converted to TreePad format by a TreePad user.

 

The Quest for Glory Book
A free religious book available as: PDF, HTML, TreePad exe-eBook and also paperback.

 

TreePad PLUS Manual
The manual for TreePad PLUS, SAFE and Business Edition is published as an online edition and as a downloadable edition.

 

Disktective Manual
There is an online version and a downloadable version of the Disktective manual.
These eBooks were generated in just a few seconds using TreePad Business Edition (online version) and exe-eBookCreator (downloadable version).

 

HJSplit Manual
This manual is available as online edition and downloadable edition.

 

 

See also

exe-eBook Creator
TreePad-to-PDF
Website authoring with TreePad
Helpfile authoring with TreePad
Create Photo Albums with TreePad
Promote your TreePad eBooks
Promote your TreePad Websites
TreePad Agendas
TreePad Templates
TreePad Utilities
TreePad Viewer (free TreePad reader)
TreePad Site Map

 

 
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