From Reading to Interacting.

Turn your vision into reality by creating your own version of an existing PDF or textbook. Give it a dynamic touch, jot down notes, add video/audio clips, and discuss materials with your readers within your interactive content. Use Active Textbook to learn, teach or simply share your documents online – it's easy!

Best of all, Active Textbook is free and works on most devices!

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Sample Active Textbooks

Features & Highlights


Authoring Tool

Create and publish interactive learning materials with the Active Textbook Publisher. Start with an existing document and enhance it with multimedia, interactivity and creative design.


Web Viewer

View and customize publications in the Active Textbook Viewer. Add scribbles, highlights, bookmarks and exchange questions and ideas with other readers using social learning tools.


Web Portal

Share and manage your publications on the Active Textbook Portal. Group publications into courses, invite readers, and make announcements.