|01-02-2010, 02:33 AM||#1|
Join Date: Dec 2007
Device: Sony PRS-505, PRS-900 & PRS-950, Amazon Kindle2
Why B&N ePub File Size So Huge?
Do you guys know why B&N ePub files are so huge? I just download their free book, Altar of Eden. I mean that book is 2167kb (2.1 MB) and it's only 350 pages in small font.
|01-02-2010, 02:49 AM||#2|
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Chesapeake, VA, USA
Device: Kindle Voyage, iPad Air, Samsung Galaxy J7, & an iPod Nano.
It may have to do with the book's formatting or graphics. The largest book on my Kindle last year was A Tramp Abroad by Mark Twain. A Tramp Abroad is a mobi file that contains quite a few graphics. It weighed in at a whopping 12.0 MB!
Last edited by WT Sharpe; 01-02-2010 at 03:32 AM.
|01-02-2010, 04:49 AM||#3|
Join Date: Nov 2006
Device: Kindle Voyage, iPad Air 2, iPhone 6
|01-02-2010, 05:57 AM||#4|
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Mississippi, USA
Device: Kindle 3, Kobo Glo HD
I was going to suggest an embedded font, but in this case it is images. There are two copies of the cover image, taking a total of 1.6 MB between them.
Last edited by wallcraft; 01-02-2010 at 07:25 AM. Reason: MB not GB
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