|01-13-2009, 10:52 PM||#1|
Join Date: Aug 2007
Device: Nook Simple Touch, Kobo Glo HD
mobi vs ereader for book with illustrations?
Fictionwise has Steinbeck's King Arthur on sale this week, and it claims to be a deluxe illustrated edition. My impression of ereader vs mobi is that all the ereader editions I've seen have highly compressed tiny images, smaller and more compressed than what I typically see with mobi files. Is this an accurate impression? This book is also available as a microsoft reader edition. Should I go with the edition with the largest file?
|01-13-2009, 11:00 PM||#2|
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Join Date: Jan 2007
Device: Sony PRS-505
|01-13-2009, 11:59 PM||#3|
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Mississippi, USA
Device: Kindle 3, Kobo Glo HD
|01-14-2009, 03:17 AM||#4|
Join Date: Nov 2006
Device: Kindle Voyage, iPad Air 2, iPhone 6
Take a look at some of the illustrated Mobi books I've created - eg the Dickens. I think you'll find that the image quality is pretty good.
|01-14-2009, 05:47 AM||#5|
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Spaniard in Sweden
Device: Cybook Orizon, Kobo Aura
Mobi seems to have a limitation for image size around 63kB. Some readers support larger images, but others don't, so mobipocket recommends reducing the image size below that limit, an the mobipocket creator does this. I'd say it's likely that the mobi file has smaller images.
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