|01-11-2010, 10:08 AM||#1|
Join Date: Sep 2008
Device: Kindle Paperwhite/iOS Kindle App
Best way to convert large amount of books?
I have 800 books in Calibre for my Sony and I want to convert them to mobi so I can get a Kindle. Will Calibre crash if I do a select all and try to convert everything in a batch? If so, what are my best conversion options for this quantity of books?
|01-11-2010, 10:24 AM||#2|
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Near Seattle
Device: kindle1, K3, K3G (thanks MR), iTouch, Kindle Touch
I have converted large numbers of books at the same time with Calibre, but not that many. Would suggest selecting maybe 50 at a time. My experience is that it may take an hour or more just to convert that 50 unless you have a very fast processor.
|01-11-2010, 10:49 AM||#3|
Join Date: Aug 2009
Device: Kindle DX-4
You could of course only convert at send time couldn't you ? (via the send specific format to device option.)
|01-11-2010, 04:36 PM||#4|
I Bleed Cubby Blue
Join Date: Dec 2008
Device: Kindle PW2, Fire HDX , IPad and Samsung Tab 2
I finally decided that Calibre is so powerful, I will just keep 100 or so books, a few from each genre, on my kindle. It runs so much better now. I just make sure, whenever I buy a new book, to put it into Calibre. Of course, Calibre is backed up weekly, in 2 different places.
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