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Old 12-27-2012, 10:46 PM   #1
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Mobi or AZW3?

I've received a brand spanking new Kindle Paperwhite for Christmas.

I noticed that my recent ebook purchases have all been in AWZ3 format, so...

1. Should I convert all of my old MOBIs to AZW3?

2. Is one format better than the other?

Specifically on the Paperwhite?

Specifically on the K3 (Kindle Keyboard)?

Advice greatly appreciated.

Thank you.
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Old 12-27-2012, 11:02 PM   #2
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Leave your old books alone, for the future convert to azw3.
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Leave your old books alone, for the future convert to azw3.
Out of curiosity: Will converting the old ones mess them up?
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No, it wont but it will be wasted effort, you will not gain anything from the conversion, unless you are converting from an epub source that uses features not supproted by mobi, such as dropcaps, embedded fonts, tables, etc.
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No, it wont but it will be wasted effort, you will not gain anything from the conversion, unless you are converting from an epub source that uses features not supproted by mobi, such as dropcaps, embedded fonts, tables, etc.
Ah. Okay. Thank you!!
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