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Old 01-16-2020, 04:10 AM   #9
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Originally Posted by binaryhermit View Post
I think azw3 files are compressed. There's at least 2 levels of compression for .mobi (which AZW3 is a .mobi with only the so-called KF8/"new" format included?) and calibre only uses the less cpu intensive less effective version I think

Yes, that's true for MOBI files. But AZW3's are pretty much EPUB's with an Amazon ribbon around them. That's why the KindleUnpack plugin can 'convert' them so quickly; there is no real conversion involved, just some internal rearranging of files.


At least, that's how I understand things.
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