==== ====kindle keyboard 3G 6" E Ink Displayhttp://tinyurl.com/78nvpj7==== ====Fans of Amazons Kindle e-book reader have plenty of content from which to choose. Amazonoffers over 260,000 (as of this writing) e-books, newspapers, magazines, and other publicationsthat can be transmitted by wireless to the Kindle. With all of this content you may wonder if youllever need another source for your reading enjoyment. But think of all of the other content you mayhave stored away in your computer in the form of Adobe Acrobat .pdf files, text files, or .HTML filesyouve downloaded from the Internet. Wouldnt it be great to be able to put these on your Kindle aswell?As a matter of fact you can! There are several ways you can do this. Amazon offers a fileconversion service for Kindle owners. Check our web site at the address below for an article thatprovides the steps to use Amazons service. But, there is another way that well describe in thisarticle and that is with the Mobipocket Creator software. Mobipocket Creator software is designedto convert documents into the Mobi .prc format that can be read by the Mobipocket e-book Readersoftware for PCs and for phones using the Palm Os, Windows Mobile, Symbian Os, andBlackberry operating systems. Interestingly Amazon owns Mobipocket and the Amazon Kindlesbook format is based on the Mobipocket format.What does this mean to you? It means that files you convert with the Mobipocket Creator softwarecan be loaded onto your Kindle through your computer and read as any other Kindle e-book! Hereare the instructions for converting your files with Mobipocket Creator software:1. Realize that this software ONLY works with unprotected files. If the file you want to convert haveany sort of DRM (digital rights management) protection then you cannot convert your books.2. Download the Mobipocket Creator software from Mobipockets web site - youll find the linkbelow. Make sure you download the "Publisher" edition and not the "Home" edition. The currentversion is 4.2.3. Install Mobipocket Creator software on your PC following the installation instructions.4. Open Mobipocket Creator - you will be at the "Home" page.5. You will see "Import From Existing File" on the right side of the "Home" page. For this examplewell convert an Adobe Acrobat file so choose "Adobe PDF" from the menu - this will bring you tothe Import File Wizard.6. Choose the file you wish to convert (using the "Browse" button) and the location in which youwish to place the imported file (again - use the "Browse" button). Click the "Import" button.7. You will be brought to a work screen that shows you the Publication File or files youve
imported. From here you can either build your final output to save on your Kindle, or modify someof the options for your e-book.8. If you wish to add a Cover Image or Table of Contents choose the appropriate menu itemsunder the "View" menu on the left side of the program window. You also can modify a number ofsettings for your e-book and add or modify the books metadata by choosing other options underthe "View" menu. Note that you do not have to modify any of the settings under the "View" menu -they are there as options for your use if you choose.9. When you are done click the "Build" button on the toolbar at the top of the program window. Youwill be brought to the "Build Publication" window. You can choose the compression settings foryour e-book ("Standard" is fine for your Kindle) and also encryption options (choose "NoEncryption"). Click the "Build" button just above the progress bars when you are ready to createyour e-book.10. You will go next to the "Build finished" window. This window will let you know if youvesuccessfully created your e-book. You may get a message that says "Build succeeded but withwarnings." Normally this indicates a minor error or notification such as when you choose not toadd a cover to your e-book. This will not prevent you from loading the e-book onto your Kindle.11. Click the "Open folder containing eBook" then click "OK." The folder you provided in step 6 willopen and you will see a number of files. This will include your initial Adobe PDF file, plus files withthe extension .html, .opf, .xml, and .jpg. You also will see the file you need to transfer to yourKindle, the file with the extension .prc.12. Attach your Kindle to your computer using the USB cable. Open your Kindle and locate the"documents" folder. Copy the .prc file you created with Mobipocket Creator into your Kindlesdownload folder. Close the Kindle > documents window and disconnect your Kindle by opening"My Computer", right clicking on the "Kindle" drive icon, and selecting "Eject" from the menu.13. Your new document will appear on your Kindles Home Page. You may need to refresh yourHome Page view by pressing and holding down the "ALT" key and then pressing the "Z" key.14. You can now enjoy your new Kindle e-book.This process will work for Microsoft Word (.doc), Adobe Acrobat (.pdf), Text (.txt), and HTML files.You can download the Mobipocket Creator software from the Mobipocket web site -http://www.mobipocket.com.By the way - if your new e-book file does not appear the way you expect on your Kindle 2 and youwish to delete if from your Kindle simply highlight the book and move the 5-way navigator to theleft. The "delete" button will appear, press down on the 5-way navigator and then confirm thedelete.Congratulations! You now know how-to convert files into e-books you can read on your Kindlewireless reading device.
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