The big list of free Kindle tools. There are quite a few programs and web services that can be really useful to Kindle owners.
This post compiles 17 of these that every Kindle user should know about, ranging from eBook conversion programs to services that can broadcast your favorite websites to your Kindle. Note that many of the tools listed here aren’t strictly Kindle specific, but can be very useful to anyone who has a Kindle or any other eBook reading device, such as PDF cropping tools and eBook conversion apps, etc. Areas covered include ‘eBook Reading Tools’, ‘General eBook Conversion’ , ‘PDF to Kindle Conversion’, ‘Organizing files on your Kindle’, and ‘Sending web content to your Kindle’. eBook Reading Tools: 1. 2. General EBook Conversion:4. PDF to Kindle conversion:8. Organizing files on your Kindle:10. Sending Web Content to your Kindle:11. Other tools: a few that I wasn’t motivated to write mini reviews for 1. Go here to get Kindle Cloud Reader. E-book management.
The ABCs of e-book format conversion: Easy Calibre tips for the Kindle, Sony and Nook. By John Schember Welcome to TeleRead’s newest contributor, John Schember, a member of the team behind the wonderful Calibre program for managing e-book collections.
His bio appears at the end. Calibre is much improved, and I myself am in the middle of Calibre-izing my own collection. Screenshot to the right is from me—don’t blame John for any of the reading choices. – D.R. E-book readers are becoming more and more common. Unfortunately the two different brands don’t read the same kinds of e-books. If you are only buying from the store designed for your reader—for example, Amazon’s Kindle Store or Sony’s Reader Store—you don’t need to worry about any of this. But there are a very good reasons why you should know about the major formats, what you reader supports and how to convert between formats.
Many Web sites offer legal and often free books. Often you can download these e-books in a variety of formats, but you won’t always find them in the format your e-book reader supports. Convert a PDF eBook to ePub Format for Your iPad, iPhone, or eReader. Would you like to read a PDF eBook on an eReader or mobile device, but aren’t happy with the performance?
Here’s how you can convert your PDFs to the popular ePub format so you can easily read them on any device. PDFs are a popular format for eBooks since they render the same on any device and can preserve the exact layout of the print book. However, this benefit is their major disadvantage on mobile devices, as you often have to zoom and pan back and forth to see everything on the page. ePub files, on the other hand, are an increasingly popular option. They can reflow to fill your screen instead of sticking to a strict layout style.
With the free Calibre program, you can quickly convert your PDF eBooks to ePub format. Getting Started Download the Calibre installer (link below) for your operating system, and install as normal. Calibre is a great application for organizing your eBooks. Convert your Books One other important settings page is the Structure Detection tab. Conclusion. Everything you need to know about PDF. Or PDF is by far the most popular format for documents these days.
It’s widely used and most of us have somekind of PDF reader installed on our systems. It has been reported that Adobe PDF Reader has been downloaded by more than 300 million users. Convert a PDF file into a .MOBI or AZW (Kindle) Compatible File. PDF Printer and Converter — #1 Free PDF Creator — PrimoPDF. Using Primo PDF. How to Append PDF Files Free.
Desktop Publishing. Demonstration using Scribus (Open Source [free] Desktop Publishing) Instapaper: Save interesting web pages for reading later. Free Office Suite to help make your own Ebook. Free Illustration Software to help make your own Ebook.