PDF to AZW - Convert ebook online
|#||Output File||Source File||Action|
How to convert PDF to AZW:
1. Click the "Choose Files" button to select multiple files on your computer or click the dropdown button to choose an online file from URL, Google Drive or Dropbox.
2. Set ebook conversion options include: base font size, embed fonts, page margin, metadata and whether to remove the first image which is useful if the input document has a cover image that is not identified as a cover. Choose a target ebook format. The target ebook format can be AZW3, EPUB, DOCX, FB2, HTML, OEB, LIT, LRF, MOBI, PDF, RTF, SNB, TCR, TXT, etc.
3. Click the "Convert Now!" button to start batch conversion. The output files will be listed in the "Conversion Results" section. Click icon to show file QR code or save file to cloud storage services such as Google Drive or Dropbox.
PDF vs AZW:
|Full name||Portable Document Format||Kindle Format 8|
|MIME||application/pdf, application/x-pdf, application/x-bzpdf, application/x-gzpdf||application/vnd.-amazon.-mobi8-ebook|
|Developed by||Adobe Systems||Amazon.com|
|Type of format||Document format||Ebook file format|
|Introduction||The Portable Document Format (PDF) is a file format used to present documents in a manner independent of application software, hardware, and operating systems. Each PDF file encapsulates a complete description of a fixed-layout flat document, including the text, fonts, graphics, and other information needed to display it.||Kindle devices are designed to use Amazon's own e-book formats: AZW. In late 2011, the Kindle Fire introduced "Kindle Format 8" (KF8), also known as AZW3 file format. AZW3 supports a subset of HTML5 and CSS3 features, while acting as a container for a backwards-compatible MOBI content document.|
|Technical details||The PDF combines three technologies: A subset of the PostScript page description programming language, for generating the layout and graphics. A font-embedding/replacement system to allow fonts to travel with the documents. A structured storage system to bundle these elements and any associated content into a single file, with data compression where appropriate.||Kindles do not support the EPUB file format used by many other e-book readers. Similarly to EPUB, Amazon's file formats are intended for reflowable, richly formatted e-book content and support DRM restrictions, but unlike EPUB, they are proprietary formats.|
|Associated programs||Adobe Acrobat, Adobe InDesign, Adobe FrameMaker, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Google Docs, LibreOffice, Microsoft Office, Foxit Reader, Ghostscript.||Calibre, KindleGen|
|Wikipedia||PDF on Wikipedia||AZW on Wikipedia|