|12-17-2008, 02:19 AM||#1|
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Orange County, CA USA
Device: Sony PRS 500
Connect? Calibre? Other?
I am new to the e-book world(and not too technical). So I will be having ALOT of questions. Today I am wondering if Connect or Calibre or another program is better to use for a SONY PRS 500? I paln to get some of my books from the Sony Library, but not all of them. Most of them will probably come from other sources.
Also, could you list some pros and cons for each of the programs.
|12-17-2008, 12:19 PM||#2|
Join Date: Apr 2008
Device: Sony PRS-650 & 350; iPad air; Kindle PW2and Voyage; Kobo AuraHD
You'll need to use the Sony Connect program for any books you buy from Sony. Calibre is a good program for converting files from other formats to formats the Sony reads.
Personally, I use the Sony Connect program for loading books on to my Reader only because it performs the work of "pre-paginating" the books. If you don't use the Sony Program, your reader has to figure out how many pages are in each book at each font size. Not a big deal, just takes the books longer to load the first time you open them or change the font size.
I suggest downloading Calibre and playing with it. Just see which one works better for you and ask questions if you don't understand how something works.
Have fun with your reader!
|12-17-2008, 12:58 PM||#3|
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Southern California
Device: Kindle Voyage
|12-17-2008, 01:03 PM||#4|
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Tampa, FL USA
Device: Kindle Touch
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