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Requests for software to read, create, or edit eBooks should use this tag.

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Is there any tool which convert book to html format with Table of Contents?

I have a small pdf ebook and I want to publish this book in my blog with the table of contents. I am looking for a tool that to divide the book into sections and create Table of Contents in HTML ...
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iPad+Mac eBook library management

I'm looking for Mac and iPad apps to replace my current iBooks (now Apple Books) workflow. Even before starting to use iBooks, I had a folder in my Mac with eBooks (mostly PDF and ePub, a few DjVu), ...
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A collection of Markdown files to a Book

I have a set of related markdown files. I would like to create a book like format or html or pdf. I searched and found 3 tools: Pandoc ebook Gitbook Bookdown What features I am looking for: ...
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Looking for good software for ebook management

I am looking for a software like Calibre that could manage my ebook library. Here are some features that I really need, some of them are not available from Calibre. Allow multiple clients access the ...
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Getting marked up difference of two big normal texts (not source code)

How to get difference text of two ebooks converted to plain text? They are both the same book but different editions, so much of text is exactly the same to within hyphenation and punctuation changes. ...
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iBooks replacement on Windows 10 (PDF/ePub reader)

I'm looking for an iBooks-like eBook reading application for Windows that would allow me to import both PDF and ePub eBooks. My understanding is that Microsoft's recommendation is to use the ...
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eReader that supports CSS3 Speech Module

I am interested in finding an e-book reader that will obey CSS properties relating to speech, such as -epub-speak: none; -epub-speak-as: spell-out; etc. With proprietary software it's impossible to ...
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Book downloader analogue of youtube-dl?

Is there a sort of youtube-dl for downloading books (like Google Books previews, etc.)?
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Mac app to fuzzy search through PDF files library

I'm looking for a Mac app that would be able to index hundreds of books in PDF and perform quick full-text fuzzy search through it.
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Search 15,000 PDF or EPUB books

Calibre is an excellent software to load and read EPUB files. We can create a library using EPUB files. However the drawback is it doesn't have full text search. Abode can create an index and provide ...
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pdf reader that mimics the user-experience of a physical book

I'm using pdf versions of textbooks for college. Digital Pdf readers are in many ways superior to reading a physical book (keyword searching, etc). However, there are certain things that you cannot ...
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Software to match each sentence with each other from two epub files of different language versions of the same book

I have two .epub files which are the same book, just in two different languages. Comparing the books, each sentence has an exact counterpart. Now I want to merge the two .epub files into one "multi-...
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PDF and/or ebook reader that allows you to make comments, annotation and/or underline/highlight text?

Are there any PDF and/or ebook readers (for epub, mobi and/or lit formats) that allows you to "add" to the text/page in a way you can retrieve next time you open the text? Things like (margin-)...
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The best software to create book?

I want to start writing book and I'm interested what software is available on the web. It should have: Be open source. Easy to write. Create LaTeX. Easy to format. Write in easy syntax.
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Nighttime Windows 10 ebook reading

I use a Windows 10 tablet. I purchased an ebook on the Amazon website. The ebook is technically on their Kindle platform (? wrong word) but you can view the ebook on the Windows 10 tablet using Amazon'...
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Organizing, highlighting and annotating ebooks on multiple platforms

I'm looking for (two) tools that will manage my personal ebook library and improve my experience from reading mostly technical ebooks: PDF reader that supports text highlighting and annotations ebook ...
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What to use to publish a free book online?

A relative has written a novel and she decided to put it up online for free. The only hard requirement is that it has to be self-hosted. Is there some book publishing framework or a plugin on top of ...
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Software for writing and laying out a book

What software should I use for writing a book? The book contains a lot of graphs, arrows, and other graphical stuff. I need a software which is easy to use and does not require any special skills. ...
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Web-based, open source book publishing application

I am looking for a web-based, open source book publishing application. I basically want a web-based application that will allow users to design and export books in PDF or EPUB format.
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Automatic conversion of sequence of webpages to pdf

It happened alot that I want to send all of html sequence in a website, all together in a unique file so that I can read it in my ereader. For instance this online resource can be converted to ...
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Android software that can read e-books with embedded real-person voices corresponding to the text

I am looking for a software for Android 4.4.2 which can read the text of an e-book aloud (either using Text-to-Speech (TTS) or by playing custom-recorded-voices embedded in the e-book), not just ...
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Android: Hyperlink text with .amr sound clips

I am in the process of learning how to correctly pronounce Sanskrit verses. I have the text in word form which can be opened by any word document reader on android Audio version of the verses are ...
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Paid software for full research paper, journal article viewing

I need a paid desktop software which can be used to view full research papers, journal articles. There was a software (I don't remember the name) that can be purchased, and that software gives free ...
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How can a reader effectively discern changes in a newer edition of the same book?

This question pertains especially to textbooks (eg: for law, which necessitates new editions every 2 or 3 years), and premises the following: Writing only broadly and briefly about changes, the ...
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Ebook library management for OS X

I am looking for a Calibre alternative that works on OS X as I find the ugliness of Calibre too much. I don't mind paying a little bit for a commercial solution that would allow me to manage my PDF ...
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Software for syncing my Wattpad reading progress on Goodreads?

Are there any software which can sync my Wattpad reading progress on Goodreads? As Wattpad calculates the estimated time left for completing the book; as a measure of reading progress, I can't update ...
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Cross-platform ebook collection

I am searching for a native windows application for book management. The following items are required: Compatibility Must support PD and MOBI as the base, plus any additional Be able to auto-...
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Application to compile a single book from fanfiction.net chapters

Needed: Software that can take a story posted in multiple chapters to fanfiction.net and then make it into a single text/book. Cost: free Desired technology: irrelevant (webapp, Windows, Linux, Perl/...
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Good CMS for online books

I'm searching for a good Content Management System (CMS), which is appropriate for writing things like an online book. What I'm trying to achieve? What do I search? Basically I would like to have a ...
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Creating a system to track the chapters of the books that I have read

I read a lot of different books (both physical and electronic) at the same time, trying to complete one chapter during each work session. The physical books are in different locations. I'm looking ...
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Word processing software that allows drawing and writing at the same time

I am looking for a word processing software that can write and draw within the same software. Basically, it should have two interfaces to it: Writing Distraction-free, as in has a central interface ...
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Any book reader app that can open a web-page?

Reading an eBook in MoonReader is really joyful. Long HTML article are simllar to books. Is there any book reader apps that can open a web page directly?
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Open-source software for online library?

Could you suggest an open-source platform/software for creating an online library? I want to create a rather simple online library: opportunity to download file of book (pdf, djvu, doc, docx) ...
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Software to summarize content of an ebook?

I am reading an ebook and I am looking for a software that summarizes the content of an ebook, so that I read only important content!! Is there any good software like this? By the Way I'm reading a ...
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PHP library to parse markdown and generate HTML/PDF

I'm looking for a lightweight php library that can load a markdown file (it doesn't matter what flavor of markdown) and generate the corresponding HTML. I also need to be able to generate PDFs from ...
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Freeware online store?

I need a freeware program to create an online store for e-books conforming to the following requirements: PayPal support OK with just a few items (currently I have about one or two ebooks) Easy to ...
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CHM reader for Linux

I would like to have a CHM reader for reading some ebooks I have in that format. Please meet the following requirements: The files I have are quite big like 200 to 300 MB. The reader suggested must ...
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Ebook Management Programs for Windows 8/8.1

I am looking for recommendations for a ebook applications that runs on Windows 8/8.1 . I have many textbooks and other books in pdf format, so preferably one that is easy to maneuver with these files. ...
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Looking for something like Calibre for managing my ebooks and sending them to my ereader

I have calibre but it's not working properly with my new Sony PRS-T3 reader. It is not sending them to the reader in the 'series' I have created. I want them nicely organised on my reader. So I want ...
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Dual EPUB reading

I have started using my tablet for reading EPUBs and I have found a lot of differents versions of the same book. So, is there any application that allows me to compare, i.e., to see both versions in ...
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eBook reader for Android that allows the import of DRM protected EPUB eBooks

I love and hate the Kobo app for Android. I love it because it's simple and I can easily connect it to my Kobo account and download my purchases. I hate it because the import of external eBooks sucks (...
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Linux alternative to Adobe Digital editions

I want to download a free eBook from the eLibrary of my university. It only opens in Adobe Digital editions which is only available to Mac and Windows. It's a .acsm file. Is there any native Linux ...
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Digital Library / File Management

Similar to this question with an answer recommending Koha and my own question about library / book lending software, but with vastly different requirements. Requirements Accessible by at least 75 ...
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Ebook Managment, Rating, Sharing platform

I'm looking for software/website like imdb, trakt.tv or steam for ebook managment. Thinks i'd like to see: rating of Ebooks (like imdb) and Sharing of ratings with friends track authors or series ...
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Book library application

I need a library application for iOS capable to: sync book files with my PC (Windows) search and list files by authors, names, custom tags view files using a book reader app (or support viewing ...
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Ebook and PDF reader that syncs bookmarks across OS X and Android

I've been looking for an ebook and PDF reader which allows for bookmarking, and the synchronization of these bookmarks on my Android KitKat smartphone. The ability to have a black background (for ...
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Converting a non-linear HTML based CD-Rom into an ebook

I have a CD-rom that is the "director's cut" of a comic. It contains every page in penciled format; then also each page in inks and then also in colour and finally annotations. My problem is this: ...
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Platform for e-book publishing and editing

One customer came to me with a very interesting need. He has a published book, and the digital "source" of it, and he wants a software/platform that basically could enable him to publish that e-book ...
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Free eBook reader having capability to convert mobi to PDF format

I'm looking a free eBook reader for Windows 7 having capability to convert mobi to PDF format.
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Ebook to AudioBook Converter

I'm looking to find a converter (ie text-to-speech engine or interface/overlay that will call a user specified text-to-speech engine) that will convert my EBooks into AudioBooks: Must: Support at ...