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Old 03-02-2010, 09:51 AM   #1
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Kindle dictionary and .mobi books?

Hi all,
Does the built-in Kindle dictionary work with non-Kindle e-books? I am particularly asking about .mobi files, either downloaded from a site like manybooks.net or converted via Calibre?
I am thinking of getting a Kindle, but the ability to use the "point-and-define" feature is essential... If it's limited to native .azw files only, then it's a no-go.
Your input is greatly appreciated!
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Hi yes the dictionary works with other mobi files. I also get ebooks from manybooks and feedbooks and no problems with either. The dictionary is a very good feature.
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Thank you, PoshM!
Good to know. And thanks for mentioning Feedbooks - I checked it out, and its public-domain section has titles that I couldn't find on Manybooks. Another great source of good reads!
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