Scribd is a site for sharing documents online. Scribd uses Flash document viewer that lets you display documents right in your Web browser and share your own documents with the world.
“Scribd lets you publish and discover documents online. It is like a big online library where anyone can upload. We make use of a custom Flash document viewer that lets you display documents right in your Web browser. Part of the idea behind Scribd is that everyone has a lot of documents sitting around on their computers that only they can read. With Scribd we hope to unlock this information by putting it on the web.”
With Scribd, you can:
- Read documents online
- Bulk upload documents
- Download documents in a variety of formats
- Print documents
- View in full-screen
- and even hear them read aloud
- Update your profile
- Check your documents analytics such as how many visitors and their geographic locations.
- Perform high quality conversions between many different formats, including Word, PDF, plain text, HTML, JPEG, PowerPoint, Excel, Postscript, LIT, and even audio format
- Publish a document online with its own public URL
- Embed a document in your blog
- Receive comments on your documents
Scribd is a social network that lets you tag, share, and comment on uploaded documents (.doc, .pdf, .txt, .ppt, .xls, .ps, .lit). Scribd is like YouTube but instead of videos you upload articles in a PDF form.