Apple's licensing terms for iBooks Author are quite restrictive towards the distribution of work: They require the output of iBooks Author to be distributed only through Apple's retail operation.
How can this work for business that create content using iBooks Author? If you export your book as a PDFs to sell for a Kindle, it would be against the licensing terms.
Thus, I'm asking:
Is there a version of iBooks Author with adequate licensing terms for enterprise?
Here's the extract (iBooks Author 1.0 licence agreement section 2.B.)
Distribution of your Work. As a condition of this Licence and provided you are in compliance with its terms, your Work may be distributed as follows:
- if your Work is provided for free (at no charge), you may distribute the Work by any available means;
- if your Work is provided for a fee [...], you may only distribute the Work though Apple [...]