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What will be the Kindle file type replacement for when mobi files are deprecated?

What is the current or preferred file type to convert an epub to for a kindle? Assuming paperwhite, or similar relatively recent model. My kindle has backlight but isn't waterproof like the ...
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Updating ebooks purchased from Google Play Books

I've recently purchased an ebook from Google Play Books. It is an engineering book, so it's obvious that it frequently keeps updating to next editions. My question is that, can we update a book ...
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Is it possible to add a Table of Contents to a CBZ file for my comics?

I want to save a volume of a comic with the table of contents showing each chapter. Is that possible?
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Changing the Sleep mode activation on the Kindle Paperwhite 10th generation

Is there a way to extend the time before a kindle paperwhite 10th generation goes into sleep mode?
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Metadata for Epubs

I'm currently building epubs by hand (ok, I do cheat and use Calibre's epub editor from time to time). And through some curse from a dying sorcerer everything I'm doing is: One of a series/trilogy/...
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Any Ebook editor that allows easy media overlay?

I am trying to create an ebook with a media overlay (read aloud feature). Once created, I would like to use the ebook to play audio and highlight the text in the book at the appropriate time in the ...
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Can I turn on a non responding Kindle Paperwhite?

According to this answer it's 2nd generation, and no matter how much I charge I always get the following screen, can anything be done?
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I need to know what format can be used on my kindle Oasis 2019 to save up the most space?

I have files in .txt with the total weight of 457 mb. I need to save it in 170 mb of space of the kindle oasis 2019.
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Calibre is changing HTML content while converting

I used Calibre to convert my HTML file to EPUB3 and check it with its viewer and I notice that a lot of syles are missing !!!! so I check the created ebook's files using calibre local editor and what ...
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Convert multiple html files with assets to EPUB3

how can i convert multiple HTML files with their own assets(CSS/js/font/images) into epub3 I already have tried caliber and ebook-convert input.html output.epub but a lot of assets are missing and ...
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Does prefers-color-scheme media query work for dark mode in most readers?

For the past year or so I've been reading my books with dark mode enabled on an iMac (Books/iBooks). Additionally, I use both Books and Marvin 3 on the iPhone, which also have this feature. Lately, I'...
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Table in Kindle Fixed Layout Mobi showing horizontal scroll

I have created a Kindle mobi, where I am displaying a table. I have given width to all the <td> and also <table> tag. But still the table showing right and left arrow to scroll ...
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Google Books support audio files in reflowable ePub?

I want to add audio files to my reflowable ePub. But it seems like not working in Google Books, but it works on iBooks. Kindly help if anyone knows how to add audio work on ePub for Google Books. I ...
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Change eBook font doesn't change font for ordered/unordered lists

I've created an ePUB with fonts exported so that when viewed on "Original" (eg in iBooks), you see the same font as the paperback edition of the book. But if you change the font in iBooks (...
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Adobe Digital Editions - Transferring books to devices

Does ADE automatically transfer books to all devices attached to my account? For example, if I download an eBook from the library on my desktop computer, will it automatically sync my eInk reader and ...
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How does Project Gutenberg generate their (generic geometric) cover images?

I've been collecting these and at first I did not like them at all. But given the age of the works and how no one's going to pay to commission original artwork for such things, I've started to warm up ...
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Kobo Aura SE: Images and dark mode is not shown correctly

that's more than a year that I have this problem. First of all my device is Kobo Aura 2nd edition (that little one), I can remember my kobo was working fine I had recognized that when I connected my ...
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EPUB 3 large file leading to poor performance

I am generating very large epub3 books (almost all text) and I have noticed severe performance issues when trying to read them. Is there any format changes I can make to make reading performance ...
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Cannot highlight sentences in Kindle app on iPad

Since my old fire tablet is out of order, I installed a kindle app on my iPad and started to read a book on it. This may sound like dumb but I cannot highlight the sentences on this app. Some websites ...
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WiFi performance on Kindle 10th Paperwhite

I have 10+ WiFi devices in my household and all of them has access to home WiFi through entire flat. Even though that some rooms are as far as 10-15 m from router and there are 2-3 walls between to ...
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Typical time needed to transfer books to Kindle 10th Paperwhite via email

tl;dr I've sent a number of files to my Kindle 10th's private email address about 3,5 hour ago and there is no reaction so far -- neither return / rejection email nor books appearing in the device. Is ...
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Convert fixed layout azw3 file, to pdf first or other formats if not possible, with all formatting intact

I have an azw3 as described above. It can be converted into epub, using the extension from Calibre "Kindle Unpack", but there are no paragraphs, meaning that the all the words in the txt ...
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Show books of device that are missing in calibre

How can I show books that are on the device, but not present in the local Calibre library? I have installed Calibre on multiple computers. Naturally, my eBook device ends up with the complete ...
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How to convert and read Khmer PDFs on Kindle?

I was able to find a PDF in Khmer language(a.k.a. Cambodian language). However, when I tried to upload it into my kindle, it turns everything into gibberish. I've looked around and there aren't many ...
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Purchasing foreign ebooks on kindle

Reading german books on the kindle. As I based in the UK and would like to read more german books and take advantage of kindle offers on the german kindle store. Can we have both the UK and German ...
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How to remove any kind of selectable fields in PDF

I am trying to remove these selectable fields from this PDF. The goal is to remove them and then run them through an OCR so that I make a searchable PDF. I have managed to make the PDF searchable ...
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Highlights and notes are not save to my Clipping file

I regularly delete the My Clippings file in my Kindle when it gets too big. Usually a new one appears the next time I make a highlight or a note, containing just that one highlight or note. However, ...
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Convert PDF to Epub, advanced features

I've read all similar questions here, and most of the answers suggest using calibre for this task, however, I'm trying to improve the output. Here I explain: I've extracted text from a PDF using ...
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Sigil EPUB: Auto-generating internal links to illustrations

I'm working on converting a large book from its original digital masters to EPUB. I'm using Sigil right now, but am open to using other tools where appropriate. This book contains a lot (240!) of ...
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Any way to one-time TRANSFER / MOVE Kindle books to a separate account?

Presumably transferring Kindle ebooks to someone else isn't allowed in general, but has anyone found a way (or contacted Amazon Support for them to successfully do this manually, on their side?) to ...
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Is there a way to make third party book (non-amazon) covers appear as screensavers on Kindle?

So recently Amazon has introduced this feature which shows the cover of what you are currently reading on the lock screen of your Kindle reader (at least for Kindle Paperwhite 4 as far as I know). As ...
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Retrieve ebooks after amazon account closure

I closed my amazon account without realizing that all my ebooks would be "gone forever". As I have been reading them offline on my old iPad they must still be "physically" there ...
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Creating a PDF File

I have a folder that contains subfolders with different files inside them (html, css, images, audio files ...). It's basically the contents of a book. How can I create a PDF file from this folder, is ...
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Reading progress on a Kindle Paperwhite

I like to know how much time I've got left in any book I'm reading on my Kindle. I set it up each time a start reading but it seems to default to location or no reading progress at all. I know it's ...
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Kindle: how to wirelessly send an Enhanced Typesetting to device?

If you want Enhanced Typessetting you must generate your ebook with the new ebook proprietary format KFX. Amazon generates this format when you publish books in their store or you do it yourself using ...
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Kindle - How to add downloaded book to kid's account?

The device is Kindle Basic 10th Gen 2019. I have created a child account in Settings/Parental Controls/Amazon Kids and I am trying to add a downloaded book to it. However, the Kindle shows this ...
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How to self generate a Kindle ebook with Enhanced Typesetting so that I can left align the text?

I generated an HTML page and would like to send it to my Kindle. I'm trying to have this HTML book left-justified in my kindle. I used Calibre and Kindle Previewer to generate Mobi, KDP, and HTML ...
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Where to buy non-kindle-format (epub,azw) e-books which look like the printed books?

If I want to buy e-copy of academic books, most of the publishers (Oxford, Cambridge, etc.) direct to amazon store or allow epub version. However, I do not want the e-pub or other formats (e.g. azw) ...
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Kindlepreviewer Command Not Found Mac Os X

I'm using some specialty software (Circular FLO) that requires use of the "kindlepreviewer" command in terminal, and any time it tries to do so, or if I try to do so myself, including "...
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Can Nook Read Kobo Books and Vise Versa?

I've been a Kindle user for years, but have had some frustration with Amazon lately and am thinking I want to diversify a bit by buying some other eReader. If I understand correctly, both Nook and ...
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How to analyze an ebook in order to find out difficult vocabularies?

I am learning English by reading ebooks in Epub format. When it comes to novels, I find out checking every difficult word in dictionaries impeding the understanding of the whole flow. So I like to ...
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kindle not connecting to wi-fi

Whenever I am trying to connect my kindle to wi-fi it shows no internet found. Once my kindle got discharged to 0. So is that the reason why my kindle is not able to find any internet. If no, then why ...
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Save reading percentage, bookmarks and highlights inside of epub file

Is there a way or a specific epub reader that can save highlights and bookmarks inside of the epub file. Basically I would like to have an app that works like kindle on different devices, so that my ...
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My kindle app for windows 10 has a 'narrow book'

I'm using kindle app for windows 10 on a surface pro pc. All fine until yesterday when I swiped to turn a page and my 'book' suddenly appeared very narrow on the screen. Text remained the same size. ...
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why is kindle ebook content not displaying properly after windows 10 update

I'm using Kindle app for PCs on several windows OS devices, including Windows 7, 8.1, and 10. After one of the Windows 10 machines did a recent update to latest build, the Kindle app started ...
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OCR with two-page layout

I'm trying to do OCR on a pdf with a two-page layout - in a landscape-orientation page of the PDF, the left half is one (portrait-orientation) page, the right half is the next (portrait-orientation) ...
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How to configure Calibre to bypass the Amazon requirement to verify each document?

What are known work-arounds to use calibre to send documents through its e-mail service? https://the-digital-reader.com/2020/06/05/when-did-amazon-start-demanding-that-you-verify-your-ebooks-before-...
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What are the limits or parameters for send-to-kindle for volume or quantity?

More of an Amazon Kindle policy question than technical. I have about two hundred PDF's which I'd like to load on my Kindle using calibre to send attachments. Each PDF is about fifty pages of text, ...
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How do you center a table in Kindle?

I'm trying to center for a table for a Kindle ebook. When I test it, the table shows fine in the Look Inside page, but not in the Kindle Cloud reader. This is the CSS I'm using to center the table: ...
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How to convert PDF's with footnotes for Kindle?

I have a collection of PDF files which I'm looking to load onto a Kindle. First, however, they need to be converted. Experimentation gives sub-par results by selecting and converting to mobi through ...

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