Join Tony Harmer for an in-depth discussion in this video What tools are out there?, part of Creating Ebooks for the Kindle.
…In this chapter we're going to take a quick…look at some of the tools available to us.…There are, of course, several tools and a wide array of services…available for both working on your epub and conversion to Kindle formats.…We'll take a look at three here, perhaps the most useful and…definitely the most popular, what they are and where to get them.…We'll find out about one of the tools from Amazon itself, KindleGen, and two of the…most popular other tools around: Sigil, which is often considered to be the…more technical and versatile, and Calibre, an all in one solution.…
And even if you've used Calibre before, you might…be surprised by a couple of things in this chapter.…You may well want to use both, some people do and maybe you'll make…up your mind on that in the dedicated chapters that follow on from this one.…But we'll finish up here with a quick primer on HTML and CSS.…They really are very basic movies, and you can…feel free to skip them if you like, as they're…not absolutely necessary to complete the course, although I…
- 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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