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Old 01-10-2019, 06:30 PM   #1
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Bulk Convert Mobi to Mobi

Hi, I need to convert a large number of mobi files to mobi files (yes, mobi to mobi). It's because the author data on the existing mobi files is picking up "firstname lastname" and I need to reconvert (then it picks up authorsort as lastname, firstname).

BUT I can't define the input format in calibre for a bulk conversion - it picks up epubs to convert unless I convert each book individually. Any suggestions?
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If the Embed metadata tool does what you want to your Mobi formats, it might be a bit faster than Mobi to Mobi conversion.

You may need to add Embed metadata to a toolbar/menu.

Try it on a couple of books.

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Old 01-13-2019, 02:08 PM   #4
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Thanks very much to both - that helped.
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