Join Tony Harmer for an in-depth discussion in this video The Kindle Plugin for InDesign, part of Creating Ebooks for the Kindle.
…InDesign is considered by many people to be number one in the publishing world.…And it's continually developing support for EPUB…hasn't gone unnoticed, least of all by Amazon.…Who create a plug-in that allows you…to export directly from InDesign to Kindle formats.…So if you're kind of okay with your formatting.…And you're happy to proceed you could install the plug-in, and you…better output a file, that supported both the Moby and KFA formats.…
You, I ought to point out by the way that this graphic…on here, if you're searching for the plug-in visually, you won't find it.…I just cooked this one up, to make this slide a little bit more interesting.…So, if you're on InDesign CS3, you're out of luck…I'm afraid because the plug-in doesn't go that far back.…But from CS4 onwards through CS5, and 5.5, and 6, it's supported for all of those.…At the time of recording, there isn't any news…of a version for InDesign CC, or InDesign CC 2014.…
But to be honest, in practice, most people tend to output an EPUB from InDesign.…
- Reviewing ebook formats
- Converting to EPUB from Word and Pages
- Converting HTML/XHTML to EPUB
- Adding a cover image
- Editing metadata
- Building a TOC
- Adding and editing links
- Publishing to Amazon
Skill Level Beginner
Ebooks: Distributing and Marketingwith David Wogahn3h 16m Intermediate
1. Formats and Tools
2. InDesign Workflows
InDesign CS4 to CC2m 47s
3. Word, Text, and HTML
4. Tools of Choice
5. Editing Your EPUB with calibre
6. Editing Your EPUB with Sigil
7. Publishing to Amazon
Where to go from here1m 36s
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