KF8 is Amazon's next generation ebook format. It has similar feature capabilities with EPUB 3, though KF8 only runs on Amazon's Kindle Fire.

Features

  • Fixed layout
  • Embedded fonts
  • Text pop-up
  • Panel view
  • Read-along feature

Limitations

  • No enhanced media (such as embedded audio or video)
  • No interactive features (such as drag-and-drop and rotate)

Security

  • DRM-capable via Amazon's propriety DRM

Best for books like…

  • Children's books
  • Comic books
  • Magazines
  • Text books
  • Trade books with complex layouts (cookbooks, map books)

Devices

  • Kindle Fire
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