Typesetting Services

We have resource capabilities to deliver world-class multilingual typesetting support to authors and publishers worldwide.

Typesetting Services

MAP Systems has evolved over the years to emerge as one of the leading typesetting companies in the industry. Many authors and publishers employ our book typesetting services as well as book layouting services to cover the varied needs of their projects. With extensive knowledge in digital typesetting, we bring perfect harmony between the structural layout and book layout design and get your files ready for printing or publishing.

MAP Systems also offers an entire gamut of prepress services that can help with addressing your end-to-end digital prepress needs. It includes copyediting, proofreading, graphic designing, as well as page compositing services. With a team of professional typesetters, we can convert your manuscripts into print-ready formats while keeping your book’s theme and genre in mind. Besides, you can specify other requirements, such as the delivery of print-ready PDF files, printer specifications, etc. and we would make sure to adhere to your specifications.

Our typesetting services include

MAP Systems has years of experience in creating print-ready files that are formatted and typeset to meet your unique requirements. We consider even the minutest typesetting details and carefully select the typography and fonts to portray the theme and the feel of your content. Our typesetting print layout design service typically includes:

Chapter headings


Our layout designers create attractive chapter headings to captivate the readers’ attention. We also incorporate images or graphic design text in the book to maintain consistency and uniqueness.

Cover page/ illustrations

Cover page/ illustrations

Our graphic design team creates interior layout design, book illustrations, and eye-catchy cover page in the most outstanding manner, keeping in mind the clients' requirements and specifications.

Selection of fonts

Selection of

According to modern typesetting, the font can speak a lot about the author’s style and taste. We make alterations that complement the font, creating the desired visual hierarchy to attract customers and to impress them.

Usage of Alt text

Usage of Alt

We take all possible steps to ensure data accessibility and visibility. Our team of subject matter experts makes use of the alt text command to help users provide alternative information if they can't view the image.

Running headers & footers

Running headers and footers

We can insert running headers and footers to help readers easily navigate through the paginated document. We can also add graphics or content as per the clients' requirements in the most appropriate manner.

Bullets and lists

Bullets and

Our team makes use of bullets and lists according to the demand of the text as well as the style. Whether you need the writing to be formal or informal, our team has the right knowledge to make it just the way you want.

Proofing & quality control

Proofing and quality control

Finally, we carry out proofreading to correct errors related to typography, style, format, font, hyperlinking, etc. We then perform quality check to ensure that the final output satisfies our clients’ needs.

Multilingual Typesetting


We also carry out multilingual typesetting for documents. While typesetting foreign language texts, we ensure that the design elements are placed as per the rules and conventions of that language.

Categories of manuscripts that we can typeset

STM books






Legal books

School books (K1–K12)

Travel guides

Brochures and catalogs

Mathematical Documents

Why choose MAP Systems for book formatting or typesetting?

MAP Systems is a leading name in the pagination and book formatting domains. We, at MAP Systems, follow a quality-centric approach as we aim to deliver extraordinary outcomes are experiences to our clients. Here are the reasons why you may want to hire us:

  • Appealing compositions with proper use of symmetrical and asymmetrical alignment schemes
  • A composition of tagged files, such as MML, XML, XTG, which are accessible through many applications
  • Consistent use of well-defined grids for alignment of page elements backed up by visual elements
  • Professional typesetters capable of providing accurate typesetting for books and eBooks
  • Customized composition services offered to clients as per their requirements and budget, e.g., STM publishing
  • Unique and creative internal page layout designs that attract industry agents and readers
  • A print design layout file with no formatting errors and with chosen specifications of the printer
  • Professional designs that reflect and increase your document credibility
  • Flexible price list options according to different project requirements

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At MAP Systems, we are not just experienced in typesetting books but we can typeset academic and scientific journals as well. These often feature complex drawings, elaborate layouts, tables, charts, diagrams, and complicated mathematical formula. While working on the projects, we adhere to strict formatting guidelines and use sophisticated pagination software to ensure formatting consistency.

Besides, we also provide after-service support, ensuring that your queries and concerns are addressed satisfactorily. We accept manuscripts in hard copy forms as well as in diverse digital formats such as PDF, XML, or MS Word. With a wealth of experience in delivering top-class multilingual book typesetting services, we stand as your most trusted provider for prepress solutions. So, if you have a requirement, contact us to know the different packages that we have and how you can make the most out of them.

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Frequently asked questions

How much does it cost to typeset a book?

The cost to typeset a book would typically depend on the complexities involved and the length of the manuscript. The cost would vary if you are looking for multi lingual book typesetting services as well. If you have a requirement, Contact us to know the different packages we have and how you can make the most out of them.

Would you accept a multilingual typesetting project?

Why not? Multilingual typesetting is one of our core specializations. We have helped numerous publishers and self-published authors across the globe with multilingual typesetting support at the best rates, helping them to make value-for-money investments.

Would you offer a free trial?

Yes, definitely. In fact, this is one of the key reasons why we have an ever-growing client list. If you need to test our services to review the quality of the outcomes that you can expect from us, you may request us for a pilot project. You may send us two pages from your manuscript and we would be happy to perform typesetting on them. If the samples make you happy, you can confidently sign up with us.

Why should I hire MAP Systems for typesetting instead of local vendor?

You can take advantage of timezone differences. So when you will be sleeping or enjoying the weekend, our typesetters would work at the backend to complete your project as soon as they can. Secondly, if you choose a local vendor, it will charge you on the basis of the local rates and you won’t be able to get high returns on your investments. On the other hand, we would charge you on the basis of typesetting rates in India, which are typically lower than what your local vendor would offer you.

What type of books can you typeset?

We can typeset any type of books including novels, novellas, journals, magazines, annual reports, newspapers, periodicals, school books, etc. We can typeset any type of manuscript; all you have to do is to let us know what your requirements are and we would take care of the rest.

What can I expect in terms of turnaround time?

You can expect the best in this aspect of our service. We, at MAP Systems, always ensure that we follow a systematic workflow throughout the project, which ensures timely deliveries. We always aim to deliver outcomes within the shortest possible timeframe and we feel proud to declare that we have never missed a deadline.

How you can ensure data privacy?

We sign the non-disclosure agreement (NDA) when a client signs up with us. We value our commitment to safeguarding our clients’ confidential information at all costs, under all circumstances. We have stringent data security policies and modern infrastructure in place and this allows us to prevent data loss/leakage incidents.

What are the different modes of payments that you accept?

We accept all major types of payments including credit cards, net banking, PayPal, and UPI.

Case studies

Document scanning services

scanning services for US based company

The project was a bit challenging. First of all the books were very old; scanning had to be done...

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Typesetting services

services for technical genre books

The task was a cumbersome one as it demanded swiftness and perfection to the core.

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Digitization of old manuscripts

of old manuscripts for an Australian historical research institute

The client wanted an extremely high degree of accuracy almost 99.9% and there was no scope for any discrepancies.

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