The ebook soundtracking platform Booktrack now lets authors and publishers sell audio-enhanced titles to its users.
Booktrack’s soundtrack-generating tools remain free to use, and so far only about 150 of the platform’s thousands of audio-equipped titles are for sale. But Booktrack says has ambitions to emerge as a retailer of “a new ebook genre.”
When it comes to how they’re discovered, delivered and sold, ebooks are more often rubbing elbows with other types of media. When it comes to content, though, the viability of multimedia within the e-reading experience is still widely contested.
But Booktrack is confident it’s getting something right that other experiments with enhanced ebooks get wrong.
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