|06-26-2010, 04:08 AM||#1|
Join Date: Apr 2010
Device: Kindle / Palm Pre / iPhone
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(?)
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.
Any thoughts? Also - any advice on how to then convert this to MOBI? Can Calibre grok dictionaries?
|06-28-2010, 03:39 PM||#2|
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Grass Valley, CA
Device: EB 1150, EZ Reader, Literati, iPad 2 & Air 2
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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