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Kindle Formats – The Review About Kindle Formats

Kindle Formats – The Review About Kindle Formats

Ebook uses a lot of formats, but not all formats are supported by the Kindle.
Kindle only supports some format only. Range of formats supported by the Kindle is divided into two kinds of native and conversion.
Native format is the ebook format is fully supported by the Kindle as AZW, MOBI, PRC, TXT, Adobe PDF.
While the format is the format conversions that may appear on the Kindle, but must go through the conversion such as HTML, DOC, Graphics file formats.

Basically most of EPUB eBook format but the Kindle does not support the EPUB format. Does that mean the user can not read ebook with EPUB format through a Kindle?
The answer is not like that, user can read the ebook with EPUB format, but must go through conversion. Conversion is done using software called CALIBRE.
CALIBRE is a free ebook management program that works to convert EPUB or other format is not supported by the Kindle that can be displayed on the Kindle.

Formatting steps

A. Download Calibre on your computer
2. Install Calibre
3. Choose the ebook file to be converted
4. Click ADD
5. Click Send to Device
6. Then there is the prompt box, choose Yes
7. If the signature on the bottom right shows the number zero, then you succeed.

What formats does the Kindle support

The first generation Kindle supports MOBI, PRC, TXT, TPZ, AZW.
Kindle 2 supports PDF, AZW, AAX.
3 supports AZW Kindle, PDF, TXT, MOBI, PRC, DOC, HTML.
Fire supports AZW Kindle, PDF, TXT, MOBI, PRC, DOC.
AZW Kindle DX supports PDF, TXT, MOBI, PRC.
For the fourth-generation Kindle Kindle Kindle Kindle Touch supported format (AZW), TXT, PDF, unprotected MOBI, PRC natively and file. HTML, DOC, DOCX, JPEG, GIF, PNG, and BMP is that it can be used through the conversion. Touch and Touch 3G version is also capable of playing Audible (Audible Enhanced (AA, AAX)) and files.

Amazon also offers email-based service to convert JPEG, GIF, PNG and BMP graphics to AZW. Amazon will also convert HTML pages and Microsoft Word (DOC) documents via the same mechanism-based email, which will send a Kindle-formatted file to the device over the 3G at $ 0.15 per MB or via the free WiFi. However, the conversion of free WiFi is not available to customers outside the United States and Britain.

This service can be accessed by sending an email to and @ @ for Whispernet-delivered and WiFi-delivered file conversion, respectively – and are available for the Kindle is true, Apple IOS devices Kindle app is running version 2.9 or more and not to other devices running the Kindle app (ie, android, etc.).
Users want to convert the files to be attached to this email. Users can also convert PDF files to other formats and the first generation of light can be read by using third-party software. The original Kindle can read audio and Audible audio books (versions 2, 3 and 4), which should be transferred to the Kindle via USB or the SD card. (On 23/03/12 the conversion features appear to work internationally, with Touch Kindle least, when sending address.)

Kindle Format 8

What is Kindle Format 8?
Format 8 powers the Kindle book reader Kindle on Fire. KF8 replaces the Mobi format and adds over 150 new formatting capabilities Including support for HTML5 and CSS3. In the coming months, we will roll out KF8 to our latest generation Kindle e-ink devices as well as our free Kindle reading apps.

We’re pleased to announce That Kindle Publisher Tools – KindleGen previewer with Kindle and Kindle Format 8 (KF8) support are now available for download. Amazon Kindle Format 8 is the file format’s next generation offering a wide range of new features and enhancements – Including support HTML5 and CSS3 That publishers can use to create all types of books. KF8 adds over 150 new formatting capabilities, Including drop caps, numbered lists, fixed layouts, nested tables, callouts, sidebars and Scalable Vector Graphics – opening up more opportunities to create Kindle books That readers will love. Fire Kindle Kindle is the first device to support KF8 – in the coming months will be rolled out KF8 to our latest generation Kindle e-ink devices as well as our free Kindle reading apps.

Publishers have created KF8 Thousands of titles already and customers are enjoying the improved formatting and reading features across all types of books. Additionally, KF8 Such features as the Kindle and Kindle Panel Views Pop Up Text enabled fixed layout great graphic novels Including books, comics and children’s books.

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