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The Open Publication Distribution System (OPDS) Catalog specification is a syndication format for electronic publications based on Atom RFC4287 and HTTP RFC2616 . All of the formal versions of the OPDS Catalog specifications are available on the specifications page . What are OPDS Catalogs? OPDS Catalogs enable the aggregation, distribution, and discovery of books, journals, and other digital content by any user, from any source, in any electronic format, on any device.
Status of this document This is an introduction to the Open Publishing Distribution System Catalog 1.0 specification . This document is informative rather than normative. When this document disagrees, if ever, with the OPDS Catalog specification, please refer to the spec. What are OPDS Catalogs?
The Open Publication Distribution System (OPDS) is an application of the Atom Syndication Format intended to enable content creators and distributors to distribute digital books via a simple catalog format. This format is designed to work interchangeably across multiple desktop and device software programs. This standard, also called OpenPub, supports ePUB as the primary reading format although additional formats are supported. It is based on an implementation by Lexcycle for the Stanza application.