iPhoneIslam Launches Al Mus’haf: A Free iPhone Natural Book Flipping App Using Their iFlipePage Engine
iPhoneIslam the pioneering iPhone applications startup from Egypt that is best known for Arabizing the iPhone and developing Yahoo!Maktoob’s iPhone Dictionary app, has launched today a stunning free Quran app called ” Al Mushaf ” available on iTunes Store.
Al Mushaf makes you feel like reading the Quran on a real physical Quran; it gives you a very realistic hands-on experience of flipping a paper-book by simply dragging the pages corner. It also has natural paper behavior and natural page reflection, shadows and realistic paper sound effects.
The app which is only available in Arabic comes with a number of other features: Suras Index, Bookmarking, No waiting or page loading, 200% zoom mode, Landscape read mode with full page so no scrolling, shake your device on any page for fast index page, and screen shots.
iPhoneIslam says Al Mushaf is designed for reading the Quran the same way you read it physically as such it has no support for searching, iQuran iPhone app from award winning startup Guidedways and the makers of Faces and Squeezer has an advanced search feature plus English translation of the Quran and recitation by Sheikh Husary.
Al Mushaf is compatible with iPhone and iPod touch requires iPhone OS 2.2.1 or later, the app size is 200 MB. Other Quran app for iPhone devices includes Quran Reader from Batoulapps.
Al Mushaf is built using iFlipePage Engine an engine developed by iPhoneIslam to transform any book into an e-book.
( Thanks to Zamil Safwan for the heads up and for testing the app.)
Update: here is a video of how the app works: