Register Guidelines E-Books Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Go Back   MobileRead Forums > E-Book Readers > Sony Reader

Notices

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 01-01-2009, 04:37 AM   #1
Bleuwhale
Junior Member
Bleuwhale began at the beginning.
 
Posts: 7
Karma: 10
Join Date: Jan 2009
Device: Sony Digital Reader PRS-700
Mobipocket Format for Sony ?

Hi All.

Sorry for asknig this for I'm sure its been covered or that I otherwise lack commonsense... but getting hold of my Sony 700 in days...

Can anyone advice if both Sony eBook Library and the Sony 700 eReader device can read MobiPocket Format books ?

If not otherwise, are there ways to go around this?

Thanks
Bleuwhale is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-01-2009, 04:44 AM   #2
Seabound
Steerage Class
Seabound ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Seabound ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Seabound ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Seabound ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Seabound ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Seabound ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Seabound ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Seabound ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Seabound ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Seabound ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Seabound ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.
 
Seabound's Avatar
 
Posts: 711
Karma: 505995
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Pacific Northwest, USA
Device: Won't fit here anymore, see sig for a list of liseuses.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Bleuwhale View Post
Hi All.

Sorry for asknig this for I'm sure its been covered or that I otherwise lack commonsense... but getting hold of my Sony 700 in days...

Can anyone advice if both Sony eBook Library and the Sony 700 eReader device can read MobiPocket Format books ?
No. The Sony PRS-700 can read LRF, LRX (which is secure LRF), ePub, PDF.

Quote:
If not otherwise, are there ways to go around this?

Thanks
Yes. Calibre (available here at MR) can convert non-DRMed mobi to LRF or ePub.
Seabound is offline   Reply With Quote
 
Advertisement
Old 01-01-2009, 05:02 AM   #3
Bleuwhale
Junior Member
Bleuwhale began at the beginning.
 
Posts: 7
Karma: 10
Join Date: Jan 2009
Device: Sony Digital Reader PRS-700
Thanks !

Can you advice on the difference between a Adobe EPUB eBook and a Adobe PDF eBook for use on the 700 ?

I am considering buying someboooks without Sony's eLibrary system..and the best fit I can find is the Adobe PDF format (vs. Microsoft, MobiPockets etc)... would I be able to do everythnig (highlight, note taking, Zoom, Word Sizing...) on the Sony 700 using the PDF format?

Thanks !
Thanks !

Last edited by Bleuwhale; 01-01-2009 at 05:04 AM.
Bleuwhale is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-01-2009, 05:30 AM   #4
Andybaby
Wizard
Andybaby plays well with othersAndybaby plays well with othersAndybaby plays well with othersAndybaby plays well with othersAndybaby plays well with othersAndybaby plays well with othersAndybaby plays well with othersAndybaby plays well with othersAndybaby plays well with othersAndybaby plays well with othersAndybaby plays well with others
 
Andybaby's Avatar
 
Posts: 1,279
Karma: 2683
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: New York
Device: PRS-700
you should be able to do all those things no matter what the format.
Andybaby is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-01-2009, 06:35 AM   #5
HarryT
eBook Enthusiast
HarryT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.HarryT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.HarryT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.HarryT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.HarryT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.HarryT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.HarryT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.HarryT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.HarryT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.HarryT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.HarryT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.
 
HarryT's Avatar
 
Posts: 65,522
Karma: 43957509
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: UK
Device: Kindle Voyage, iPad Mini, iPhone 4, MS Surface Pro, N7
ePub books will generally look a lot better than PDF books.
HarryT is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-01-2009, 07:32 AM   #6
DDHarriman
Guru
DDHarriman can extract oil from cheeseDDHarriman can extract oil from cheeseDDHarriman can extract oil from cheeseDDHarriman can extract oil from cheeseDDHarriman can extract oil from cheeseDDHarriman can extract oil from cheeseDDHarriman can extract oil from cheeseDDHarriman can extract oil from cheeseDDHarriman can extract oil from cheese
 
Posts: 854
Karma: 1200
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Almada, Portugal
Device: Cybook Gen3, Sony PRS 505, Kindle DXG and Samsung Galaxy Note
The people working with OpenInkpod are developing a version of this OS for the Sony.

Now it permits reading non DRM Mobipocket documents in the Halin and clones, so… keep an eye on their part of the forum for news.
DDHarriman is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Format mobipocket ? Nik Cybook 8 05-09-2010 06:43 AM
fictionwise and mobipocket format elsussman General Discussions 20 03-23-2010 02:34 PM
mobipocket format to pdf? fishcube Workshop 7 09-30-2008 11:53 AM
Mobipocket File Format pdurrant Kindle Formats 6 08-01-2008 10:10 AM
Reading Mobipocket format rsperberg Workshop 4 05-23-2006 09:41 AM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:22 PM.


MobileRead.com is a privately owned, operated and funded community.