There are really only two remaining eBook formats, of the numerous types that were floating around some years ago.

  • The first and foremost, in terms of commercial sales, are the Kindle format(s), those being mobi, prc and azw.  Colloquially, these are called "mobi" by most people in the business.
  • The second, used by Apple, Adobe Digital Editions, Nook, Google Editions, Diesel, Kobo, etc., is epub.  Epub allows greater design flexibility than mobi, because it uses a more advanced level of html.
  • Two other formats, Palm (which is actually what's called a "wrapper") and .LIT, (which was Microsoft's attempt to gain entry into the eBook marketplace), are really not supported any longer in any significant numbers, and so we do not normally include conversion to those formats as part of our conversion quotes. Palm used a lot of formats that appear as PRC or PDB files on regular computers.
  • You might find this page from Bookbees really useful in determining which formats go with which books:  Bookbees Beginner's Guide Chart.

There are really only two remaining eBook formats, of the numerous types that were floating around some years ago.

  • The first and foremost, in terms of commercial sales, are the Kindle format(s), those being mobi, prc and azw.  Colloquially, these are called "mobi" by most people in the business.
  • The second, used by Apple, Adobe Digital Editions, Nook, Google Editions, Diesel, Kobo, etc., is epub.  Epub allows greater design flexibility than mobi, because it uses a more advanced level of html.
  • Two other formats, Palm (which is actually what's called a "wrapper") and .LIT, (which was Microsoft's attempt to gain entry into the eBook marketplace), are really not supported any longer in any significant numbers, and so we do not normally include conversion to those formats as part of our conversion quotes. Palm used a lot of formats that appear as PRC or PDB files on regular computers.
  • You might find this page from Bookbees really useful in determining which formats go with which books:  Bookbees Beginner's Guide Chart.

Holiday Closing Alert!  

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As amazing as it is, this year, for the first time ever, we're going to be closed for all three days of the Labor Day weekend.  

That means we're going to be closed, Saturday-Sunday-Monday, August 31st through September 2nd, 2019. 

No telephone calls, no emails will be answered.  We almost never do this, but it's been an incredibly hectic year and the short of it is, the Crew (and I) need a break.  We'll be back, everything to the ready, the morning of Tuesday, September 3rd, ready to get cracking.  Thank you for your support and understanding.