Frequently Asked Questions

Indian Language Support

Yes. Except those that need RTL(right-to-left) support, we accept books in all languages. This includes most Indian languages.

The best way to submit a book written in Indian Language is to convert it to PDF and embed all the fonts in the PDF. If you have Adobe Distiller, you can use that to convert your MS word or other files into PDF. Otherwise, there are pretty good free PDF converters like cutepdf, which you can use for the same. In some converters you may need to change settings to ensure that all the fonts are embedded.

Of course, you should conform to the other generic specifications for creating interior and cover files as well.

In PDF files you can embed fonts. Given the wide variety of fonts used for the large number of Indian languages, this removes the dependency on the font being available on our system.
If you have Adobe Distiller, you can use that to convert your MS word or other files into PDF. Otherwise, there are pretty good free PDF converters like cutepdf, which you can use for the same. You might need to check the settings in these converters to ensure that all fonts are embedded.
Yes, if you enter these in a Unicode font while submitting or updating the book. However, if you want to opt for extended online distribution, please note that many partners do not support non-English languages even with a Unicode font. So, before opting for distribution, you should also add the name and other metadata in English.