|12-05-2011, 03:50 AM||#1|
Join Date: Sep 2011
Device: Kindle Touch 3G
Hi! Can someone please enlighten me to what happened to my converted mobi file in this process?
I have a 20mb epub that I've convrted to mobi. The file size remained the same. But when I re-converted the mobi , the file size went down to 7mb. I've tried to reconvert some of the .mobi files I have in my database, and their file sizes also shrunk.
What exactly happened during this conversion? Any data lost during conversion?
|12-05-2011, 06:33 PM||#3|
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Roslindale, Massachusetts
Device: Sony Reader PRS-650, iPad, nook STR
Well, for one thing, the images probably got recompressed. Eventually you'll see compression artifacts.
|12-05-2011, 10:44 PM||#4|
Creator of calibre
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Mumbai, India
That will most likely be due to resizing of images.calibre resizes images based on whatever output profile you have selected.
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