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Questions tagged [ebooks]

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

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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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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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Software to create ebooks with markdown

I'm currently looking for a way on macOS to create an ebook (PDF, ePub, and Mobi) using markdown syntax, but I can't find a good app/service for that. I tried using the template feature in iA Writer, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Emulate how EPUBs would look on Nook devices

I am looking for a tool, preferably to use on Windows PC, to emulate how EPUBs would look on Nook devices. There is a similar program I've used for Kindle, but I haven't been able to find anything ...
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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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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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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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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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Free Alternatives to Edge for Epub

Can someone suggest EPUB file format Readers WITH options to Annotate text in PC? I have been using Microsoft Edge for a really long time. So, it is tragic that it shall end its support as EPUB ...
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Speed reading app for Android/iPhone?

What could be the best solution if I have a random ebook and want to read it in a speed reading app? The Q: What is the best speed-reading app for Android/iPhone? So far I can only think of ...
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Synchronised ebook manager

When you buy an ebook with a proprietary device such as Kobo or Kindle you get access online and in the ereader and on an app, it also includes some level of synchronisation between the UIs for ...
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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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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'...