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Old 08-15-2015, 08:52 PM   #1
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Converting in caliibre?

Hey guys. Got a question for you? When converting into AZW3 is it better to convert from MOBI or EPUB or is there no difference? Sorry if this is a sill question. I have a couple of books in both formats and am not sure which I should use to convert into AZW3... .TIA
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Old 08-15-2015, 10:19 PM   #2
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From ePub, because mobi doesn't have the extra features that azw3 supports.
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Depends on your source format. If you started with an EPUB, then converted that to MOBI, convert the EPUB to AZW3, since it will retain more features -- and because conversions are always lossy.

If you converted MOBI to EPUB, then it doesn't much matter which one you convert from -- the EPUB has no features the MOBI didn't -- but I would still convert from MOBI, because like I said, conversions are always lossy, and best to reduce lossiness as much as possible by starting from the originals.

Just a good idea in general.


If your original source offered both EPUB and MOBI, the EPUB will be their original.
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