Questions tagged [ebooks]

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Is there any software that can fix texts to specific page and place?

In MS-Word (and its free alternatives), if I insert a few lines or paragraphs of texts, the all remaining texts dramatically changes their places and page number. I need to specify page numbers, ...
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Program that can create a collection of flipbooks in a single .exe (or .app)

My question is similar to this one but not identical. I need a program that can make several flipbooks and save them together in a single .exe (or .app). When the user opens the .exe (or .app) he ...
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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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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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A software for downloading an online book

Is there some kind of software that would allow me to download this online book and/or convert it to pdf? http://ip194097.ntcu.edu.tw/memory/TGB/thak.asp?id=578 Of course I could save each page ...
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E-book navigation software with advanced layout

I am looking for a free software which allows me to navigate an ebook as if I was flipping a hard copy. The software should be similar to what's found on Internet archive or better: Basically I have ...
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Cross-platform reading of personal documents with progress synchronization?

TL;DR: Is there any solution that provides synchronized reading of custom documents across Windows, Linux, Android, iOS, and optionally some choice of e-Ink reader? Amazon's Kindle app ecosystem is ...
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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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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'...