|10-08-2011, 04:56 PM||#1|
Join Date: Sep 2010
Device: Kindle 3, PW2, iPad 3
Batch convert drm-free ePub to mobi
I'm helping a friend migrate from a nook to a kindle. I want to batch convert ePub to mobi. Normally. I'd use calibre for this. However, I don't want to add her books (some of which will overlap with mine) to my calibre library. I just want to put all her ePub in a folder, batch convert, then drop into her kindle then delete from my system. She has about 500 books, most free, some retail (de-DRMed).
|10-08-2011, 11:02 PM||#2|
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: NSW - Australia
Device: a bag of apples
I think you can select a new directory for your library which you can use for your friends conversion then after you've done it switch back.
Best to ask in the calibre forum.
|10-09-2011, 10:12 AM||#3|
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Device: BeBook(1 & 2010), PEZ, PRS-505, Kobo BT, PRS-T1, Playbook, Kobo Touch
Calibre has a lot of command line programs just for doing batch type things - check the User Manual before you ask questions in the forum. I pretty sure they don't touch your library directory unless you tell it to.
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