Originally Posted by speakingtohe
I always convert my books after updating metadata. Then I know where I stand. I have the keep original file tweak set to TRUE so I am always converting from the original.
Just to note that the ONLY circumstance in which you need to do a conversion is if you change the cover. No need to convert if all you're doing is editing the metadata - you'll automatically get the changed metadata when you send the book to the device or save it to disk.