Kindle

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Introduction

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Objective

By the end of this page you will be able to:

  • Find information on publishing on the Kindle

Resources

  • Sigil is a multi-platform EPUB ebook editor
  • Natasha Fondren: Kindle Formatting for Novels ( I | IV | V

Publishing

Images (pg 13-15)

  • jpeg
    • 300ppi (300dpi)
    • jpeg up to 127KB
    • 300x400 to 600 x 800 pixels
  • Line Art better as gif
    • up to 500 x 600 pixels
    • Minimum text height = 6 (for lowercase "a")
  • For 2 images to fit next to each other
    • make them 240px wide (will top/bottom on iPhone).
    • Make sure in the html that they are on the same line (or they top/bottom on the kindle)

Microsoft Office 2010

Expression Web 4

  • Foibles
    • Doesn't accept <a name="xx"/> needs <a name="xx"></a>

Audio & Video

  • Only playable on Apple (iPhone/iPad) not Kindle or Kindle for PC.
  • Audio
    • mp3 only

Compiling using Kindlegen

  • Info(pagemap): No Page map found in the book
    • according to my research if
  • Info(prcgen): MOBI File successfully generated!
    • occurs then alls ok. Its a future feature.

Trouble shooting

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Kindle. (2017). In virtualMV's ( Michael Verhaart ) wiki. Retrieved June 25, 2017, from http://www.virtualmv.com/wiki/index.php?title=Kindle    (zotero)