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Old 03-27-2013, 11:55 PM   #31
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They do. It was added recently.
People in other threads are reporting trouble emailing azw3 to Kindle....the recommendation is to change the file extension to mobi.... anyone know what gives? Do they or don't they?
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"AZW3" is an extension invented by Calibre, as far as I can tell. It would be more sensible to rename a KF8 file to either ".mobi" or ".azw" to match what Amazon use.
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Because, IMHO, the Kindle has the best support, the most stable software, the best cases, and the best screen of all readers at this point in time.
Yes, I second that. Even though I got mine not by myself but as a present, I still admit that the hardware seems still to be the best on the market (judging by a completely unrepresentative survey done with other e-ink readers available in the shops around here).

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IMHO, of course, again. It doesn't have the most features, true, but apart from Custom Fonts there's not too much I'm missing except when I'd really get down to the nitty gritty geeky details.
You mean such geeky stuff like hyphenation?

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Old 03-28-2013, 11:30 AM   #34
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Since we are talking about a epub to azw3 conversion, I have a question regarding the opposite conversion:

Is there a way I can find out whether a book offered on Amazon is AZW3 or mobi? I would like to extract the epubish-content of the book (it it's AZW3) and zip it to epub without converting with calibre
Once you do have the AZW3 file in Calibre, use the kindleunpack plugin to shift the contents of the AZW3 into an ePub.
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"AZW3" is an extension invented by Calibre, as far as I can tell. It would be more sensible to rename a KF8 file to either ".mobi" or ".azw" to match what Amazon use.
Amazon would have been better using .KF8 for a KF8 format file.
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Amazon would have been better using .KF8 for a KF8 format file.
I agree, but we have to deal with the world the way we find it, rather than the way we'd like it to be .
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"AZW3" is an extension invented by Calibre, as far as I can tell. It would be more sensible to rename a KF8 file to either ".mobi" or ".azw" to match what Amazon use.
I've just gotten two azw3 books from amazon?! One a freebie and one from the Prime lending library.

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I've just gotten two azw3 books from amazon?! One a freebie and one from the Prime lending library.
They had an "AWZ3" extension on your Kindle or reading app before you transferred them into Calibre?
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My Kindle Keyboard regularly receives AZW3 extensions via Whispernet
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My Kindle Keyboard regularly receives AZW3 extensions via Whispernet
Interesting - thanks. I always download books via "Kindle for PC", and KF8 books always have an ".azw" file extension on that.
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Yep, they were sent directly to my PaperWhite from Amazon.

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Thanks - I'm obviously wrong about it not being an extension used by Amazon.
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I too buy lots of books from BooksOnBoard, because their prices are often better than Amazon's.
Don't forget Feedbooks, Diesel, Kobo, and Waterstones, Whsmith and Foyles, if you're in the UK and have a UK credit card (I don't, and hate it, because they often have good prices).

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You mean such geeky stuff like hyphenation?
I've never missed this for some reason.
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"AZW3" is an extension invented by Calibre, as far as I can tell. It would be more sensible to rename a KF8 file to either ".mobi" or ".azw" to match what Amazon use.
Nope. azw3 is the extension amazon uses for all pure kf8 files it sends to kindle devices. Why would you think I'd go around inventing my own file extensions, there's enough confusion around amazon's ebook formats already.
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Interesting - thanks. I always download books via "Kindle for PC", and KF8 books always have an ".azw" file extension on that.
Harry, if you try downloading your books from Amazon directly to PC instead of using Kindle for PC, then you would see that Amazon directly delivers .AZW3. They will ask you which Kindle are you going to read the book on before download, and if you choose PW or Kindle KB, they'll give you .AZW3 if they have it in that format.
I personally think that .AZW3 is far superior compared to .AZW.
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