Free PDF to HTML5 Converter

Convert your PDF to a HTML5 flipbook with our online software and embed it on your website to get more readers and online exposure. It’s so easy!

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Converting a PDF to HTML5 with Flipsnack

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How to convert your PDF to HTML5

The HTML5 PDF viewer you’ve been waiting for is here!

Create a professional digital flipbook that can be used as a HTML5 PDF viewer in 4 easy steps:


  1. 1. Upload the PDF you want to convert to HTML5

    Add your PDF file on our platform and hit "Next"

  2. 2. Customize the appearance of your publication

    Edit the visual aspect of your HTML5 file by changing it's background colour

  3. 3. Publish your HTML5 flipbook as public or private

    Decide who can see your flipbook by publishing it as unlisted or password-protected

  4. 4. Share the link or embed the flipbook on your website

    Share your HTML5 flipbook on social media, via email or by embedding it online

See an HTML5 PDF viewer example

This is an example of a page flip document made with Flipsnack, out of a PDF file, that’s embedded into a website. Customize the background color, the typography, and also insert interactive elements to make your reader’s experience as enticing as possible. Besides being embeddable and flippable, your flipbook is also shareable, so feel free to send it directly via email, or to share it on social media. Wait no more! Create your own HTML5 flipbook right now.

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Better publishing starts here

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Stunning display

Make your PDFs more visually pleasing by using a simple and beautiful page turning effect.

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Super interactivity

Enhance your HTML5 PDF books with calls to action, web and email links, rich media and more.

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Advanced reporting

Find out where your readers click and what they read using our inbuilt smart analytics.

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Professional look

The PDF viewer you embed into your web pages is responsive and looks great on all mobile devices and browsers.

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Actionable statistics

You get real time statistics like view, CTR or location stats that allow you to make improvements.

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Rich media and interactivity

You can enhance your PDFs with rich media, audio, even custom HTML to create something special.

Various sharing options

Flipsnack gives you plenty of options to share your HTML5 flipbooks. Choose to keep them private from strangers and publish them unlisted, or share them with specific people through a direct link. Nevertheless, you can always select to share your publications publicly through different ways:

  • Integrate the flipbook on your website
  • Share the full-view link anywhere
  • Send your HTML5 flipbook directly via email
  • Share your HTML5 flipbook on social media

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We've seen a nice jump in sales since making these interactive flip books compared to static PDF's we used to show.

Haley Neri
Marketing Coordinator

Embed PDFs in HTML5 format

The standard method of embedding a PDF into a website is more than a viable option but it’s not the best one there is, and certainly not the most aesthetically pleasing. We offer you a better way to embed your PDFs into websites.

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HTML5 PDF viewer for your website

Instead of displaying PDF links on your site you should try making a stylish flipbook. It’s quick and easy, and it can be embedded on your web page. You don’t even need any coding skills. It’s just a matter of Copy - Paste.

Our software works perfectly as a web PDF viewer, making your files look even more professional and polished than they normally do. But don’t just trust us, give it a try to see for yourself.

It’s also a better way to integrate the share link in a newsletter than to work with attachments that might not go past firewalls.

Unlike other technologies that get blocked by modern browsers, we ensure cross browser compatibility and a great reading experience on multiple devices.

Frequently asked questions

Yes you can! And it’s easier than you think. Simply bring your PDF file to Flipsnack, upload and publish it. Afterwards, the process of converting PDF to HTML is just a matter of clicking a button. The download HTML button. A great format for offline use.

If you don’t know how to add a hyperlink to a PDF without Acrobat, let us explain how easy it is to do it. Bring your PDF file in Flipsnack’s Design Studio. If you already have some hyperlinks in it, we automatically detect those. And you can always add more. In Flipsnack’s Design Studio, click the Draw link hotspot sticky icon on the top left corner. Draw the area where you want to add the link, then set your URL and click Save.

In just a few words, a flipbook is an interactive, online HTML5 publication that looks and feels exactly like a physical page-turning publication. Besides containing the page flip animation effect, HTML5 flipbooks also have page-turning sound effects, page shadows effects, and many more. In fact, they replace the common PDFs and any other paper-based documents such as books, reports, magazines, catalogs, presentations, etc.

What else to try:

Flipsnack is a really powerful tool that helps you create publications of all kinds. The following is a list of possible Flipsnack uses that you probably haven’t thought of yet.

Convert your PDFs to HTML5 flipbooks within minutes

Flipsnack, the HTML5 page flip maker right at your fingertips