Amazon creates Kindle conversion software to turn your books into e-books

Amazon creates Kindle conversion software to turn your books into e-books
Amazon has unveiled "Kindle Convert" today, a tool that will allow you to turn your physical books into e-books.

The app, for Windows 7 and 8, costs $19 and and let's the books move into the digital age including adjustable fonts, dictionary lookup and Amazon's own Whispersync.



You will need to scan the pages of the books with a home scanner "capable of producing .jpeg, .tiff or .pdf files with 300-600 DPI, 24-bit depth for color and 8-bit depth for greyscale or black and white."

So far, reviews for the tool are pretty brutal, with many claiming that the quality is just not there yet, but for the price it might be worth a shot for those with rare books or books from their children, etc. that need to be preserved.

Check it out here: Amazon Kindle Convert

Written by: Andre Yoskowitz @ 8 Feb 2015 21:34
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  • 3 comments
  • Dragon3000

    you will need the patience of a saint to scan all those pages!

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    9.2.2015 07:44 #1

  • Ryoohki

    Less hassle to just download an already made digital copy if you ask me.


    9.2.2015 09:38 #2

  • Mrguss

    Originally posted by Ryoohki: Less hassle to just download an already made digital copy if you ask me. Agree:
    Last time I share e-books, was 10GB (Collage e-books).

    Learning & Books should be free for all humanity !!!

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    9.2.2015 18:36 #3

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