|11-05-2010, 11:57 AM||#1|
Join Date: Oct 2010
Device: Sony PRS600
Kindle epub? Only dealbreaker for me
I was wondering something.
I love the Kindle hardware (minus the lack of SD card) and want to buy a large format ereader. However all my books are epub or pdf! Some are pdfs I scanned and made myself. I know kindle does handle pdf but doesnt reflow it. Thats a major problem for me. Is there a way to get it to reflow pdfs like my sony PRS600 does?
Aside from that, if pdf cant be reflowed, then is there a way to get it to display epubs? Preferably with reflow as well.
I run linux and have experience with rom flashing and modifying.
Any help appreciated.
|11-05-2010, 01:03 PM||#3|
Join Date: Aug 2010
I find that in most cases Calibre does just fine at converting epubs to mobi.
A couple books have some formatting quirks, but most are fine.
You might download Calibre and convert a couple and then view the results.
And of course you can always send the kindle back if it doesn't work out.
On PDFs with a DX the multi-column papers might be viewable as-is unless you
have poor eyesight and want bigger fonts.
Or you can try this:
Both claim to convert multi column PDFs to single
|11-05-2010, 01:40 PM||#4|
Enjoying the show....
Join Date: Jun 2008
Device: A K1, Kindle Paperwhite, an Ipod, IPad2, Iphone, an Ipad Mini & macAir
As noted, Calibre will convert epubs without drm beautifully.
As for the pdfs, you are better off with the DXG, it does a great job.
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