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Old 06-26-2010, 05:08 AM   #1
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Convert eReader Dictionary to MOBI?

Hi - I purchased Merriam Websters Collegiate from Peanut Press a long time back -- I'm amazed that it's actually still available for download from my account, which has survived getting bought by Palm, and then Barnes and Noble(?)

Anyway...

I wanted to see if I could convert it into something I could use on the Kindle. Unfortunately some of the scripts/apps out there for decrypting PDB files didn't work. Both complained about the format, I guess.

Creator: PPrs
Type: PDct

Any thoughts? Also - any advice on how to then convert this to MOBI? Can Calibre grok dictionaries?

Thanks!
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Old 06-28-2010, 04:39 PM   #2
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Dictionaries are not standard files and the standard decryption will not work. I do not believe Calibre can grok dictionaries of any flavor. I think you will need to buy a Kindle version of the dictionary.
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Aw, bummer. Ok, thanks.
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