Simple online magazine creator

With FlippingBook online magazine maker, you can easily create professional mobile-friendly digital magazines and publish them online in one click.

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What is a digital magazine?

A digital magazine is an HTML5 publication converted from PDF with FlippingBook. It fits right into your readers’ smartphone, seeing how it’s 100% responsive and so easy to share online. Complete with a realistic page flip effect and added interactivity, your magazine will be impossible to put down.

Enhance the pages with multimedia elements: use pop-up image galleries for stunning visuals that complement your articles, add engaging GIFs, or offer an immersive experience with videos. For each magazine, you also get to pick the look, layout, and shadows that showcase your content best.

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65,000+ brands already create engaging digital magazines and trust FlippingBook with their documents.

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Online magazine examples

Beauty or fashion, business or travel, fiction or science—doesn’t matter what type of magazine you make, it will still look awesome as a digital publication with a page flip effect. If you want to make a magazine and look for inspiration, check out these online magazine examples!

How to make a digital magazine

If you don’t know how to create an online magazine, it may feel like a daunting task. Don’t worry! FlippingBook online magazine maker is intuitive and easy-to-use, so you can create and publish your magazines online in a few simple steps. No special skills needed.

  1. 1

    Upload your PDF magazine to the FlippingBook online magazine creator and customize its design. Set your background, add branding, and choose a color palette.

  2. 2

    Add interactivity: embed videos to bring your articles and stories to life, or include links to relevant sources across the pages of your digital magazine.

  3. 3

    Place a lead form on any page to grow your audience and encourage people to sign up for more. Pass the data right into your CRM with a Zapier integration.

  4. 4

    Publish your emagazine and share it with your readers. You can embed it into your website, distribute it via email and social media, or generate a QR code for it.

  5. 5

    Track performance: FlippingBook’s analytics will show you how many people have read your latest issue and even what pages they found especially interesting.

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Features overview

FlippingBook online magazine maker lets you create high-quality digital magazines from plain PDFs right in your browser. A set of powerful features makes your online magazines easy to create, view, and share.

  • Interactivity


    Enrich your e-zine with videos, links, surveys, and GIFs. Make any image open in a pop-up or create pop-up galleries to make reading your magazine even more fun.

  • Tracking


    See how your content performs with over 10 different metrics tracked in real time. Enjoy a convenient dashboard with all the data at your fingertips.

  • Lead generation

    Lead generation

    Build your email list with a customizable lead form strategically placed in your digital magazine. Collect leads the way you want with a Zapier integration.

  • Mobile experience

    Mobile experience

    Every digital magazine published with FlippingBook has a sleek design and page flip effect and looks great on any screen, desktop or mobile.

  • Content security

    Content security

    Control who shares and downloads your flip magazines. Set a password or share your publications as protected embeds only meant for your subscribers.

  • Customization


    Choose one of our 24 background templates or upload your own for a unique look. Add branding with a company logo, favicon, and custom direct link.

  • Navigation


    With thumbnails, an interactive table of contents, smart page numbering, and a built-in search tool, your readers can find anything they want in seconds.

  • Link integrity

    Link integrity

    Found a typo or outdated info in the issue of your digital magazine? You can update it in a few clicks, without changing the original link to it.

  • SEO boost

    SEO boost

    Gain more exposure for the same price: add relevant keywords to the PDF, and make your magazines searchable on Google and other engines—if you want to.

FlippingBook is easy-to-use. With it, I save a lot of time when working on our quarterly magazine.
Norbert Kokas from Concorde Securities Ltd.
creates digital magazines with FlippingBook


  • What if I want to make a digital magazine but don’t know how to make a PDF?

    No worries. You can easily create a PDF in Canva, a simple design tool, with a free template we provide. Customize the template, connect Canva with FlippingBook, and you’ll be able to send your PDF to our tool seamlessly and turn it into an interactive flipbook.

    For more great PDF-making options, read our blog post The Best PDF Creating Tools for Non-Designers.

  • How to make an online magazine with FlippingBook?

    It’s easy! Just upload a PDF to FlippingBook and it will be swiftly converted to HTML5 format. After that, you are free to customize your online magazine. Play with backgrounds and our color palette. Add your brand’s logo and favicon. Add some videos, images, and links, too. Set distribution preferences for better content protection. When your online magazine is ready, simply share the link to it with your readers or embed it directly into your website for a seamless viewing experience.

  • Can I replace my PDF and keep the link?

    Sure! With FlippingBook, you can replace the underlying PDF as many times as you need: to fix a typo, revamp old content, or make any other updates. The link to your flipbook magazine will stay the same so that your readers have uninterrupted access to the most relevant content. The feature is available in Starter and higher plans.

  • Do you have a free plan?

    We don’t have a free plan but you can try FlippingBook for free, no credit card required. All features and templates will be available to you during the trial period, bar Custom Domain.

  • Do you put third-party ads in publications?

    No, we don’t. Every publication you create with FlippingBook will be completely ad-free.

  • How to create unlimited online magazines via FlippingBook?

    If you use FlippingBook Publisher to create the magazines and host them on your own server, the number of publications is unlimited. With FlippingBook Online, the number depends on what plan you choose.

  • Do I need design or coding skills to use your magazine maker?

    No, you don’t need to be a coder or a designer to use FlippingBook. 24 templates aka skins and a color palette are here to help you turn your online magazine into an eye-catching digital publication even if you have no previous experience in design. And our user interface is really intuitive. FlippingBook’s learning curve is so short you can barely notice it.

  • What if I have more questions?

    You can browse our comprehensive FlippingBook FAQ to learn more about features, pricing, and plans to make an informed choice for your digital magazine, or contact us directly—we’re always happy to help.

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