Amazon Kindle Convert turns paper books into ebooks, if you're patient

Got books to digitize and plenty of patience? Amazon's Kindle Convert software will let you scan them at home. As spotted by The Ebook Reader, Kindle Convert is a $50 PC application that turns printed pages into Kindle ebooks. It should work with most scanners, provided they support at least 300 dpi, 8-bit depth for greyscale, and 24-bit depth for color. The software includes automatic alignment and text editing capabilities, but also preserves the book's original font and formatting, along with any handwritten notes, autographs and images. Once the pages are scanned, the software then saves the document in Kindle format and adds it to the user's Amazon Cloud Drive storage. From there, Amazon treats it like any other Kindle book, with features like page sync, notes, highlights and a built-in dictionary.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Continue reading at 'PC World'

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