Applications for the computer



Here we have collected some links to programs for code conversion of books from one text format in another, for creation and change of books, for making up of house library and for reading of books of various formats on the computer

Programs for reading from the screen

AMAZON KINDLE, SONY PRS T1, POCKETBOOK611, LBOOK V3, ONYX BOOK

Often there is a necessity to read the book of formats FB2, EPUB, MOBI etc. from the computer display. Microsoft Windows does not support these formats for reading. Installation of special programs needed. Here the list of most popular of them:

All these programs is freeware, they have the convenient interface. Thanks to possibility of selection of text colour and a background, change size it is possible to create a mode of reading optimum for eyes. The majority of programs shows on the screen at once two pages of the book with the background image simulating the open paper book.

Converters of text formats

If the e-book reader whom you have got does not support reading of files of a format FB2 , there is a necessity of transformation of this format to another format, supported by your device. For Sony Reader, the program-converter from FB2 in EPUB , and for Amazon Kindle - from FB2 MOBI is for example necessary.

Unfortunately, to convert graphic files (DJVu and most part of documents PDF) in FB2, MOBI, EPUB by means of one program is impossible. If have to yourselves such problem, it is necessary to recognizing text (by means of programs OSR), manually to correct errors and only after that to create FB2, EPUB, MOBI - a file in the editor.

To convert text formats EPUB - FB2 - MOBI (PRC) each other it is possible also the program - librarian Calibre, described more low.

Editors of e-books

Fiction Book Editor - Perhaps, the most powerful program for creation and editing of files FB2. The program have the text mode for direct editing of the book, an insert of headings, images, a mode of a code browse and an editing mode of information heading of a file.
Official site of the program.

Sigl- The visual editor of books of format EPUB. Allows to editing the EPUB-book, using only a mouse (allocating, copying, moving text fragments) and without going into details code XML. The program interface only the English-speaking.
Official site of the program.

Managers of library

Calibre- Powerful enough program for creation of home library. Allows to spread out books on regiments, authors, to show one point duplicates of e-books of different formats, has built in the converter of formats and the browser of files of e-books.
Official site of the program.

Search engine Book Library - the program for downloading and storage of e-books in home library.
The documentation and uploading.

TinyOPDS - OPDS server. The term "OPDS-directories" is discussed in the "Libraries" .This is a program for creating home OPDS-catalog. It scans files of books in a specific folder and disk distributes them by genre / author / novelties. It’s very convenient to download books to mobile devices and e-readers with support for Wi-Fi, running the program TinyOPDS on your desktop, connected to wi-fi router.
The documentation and uploading.

The program - the proofreader of the text.

If you copy the text from Internet page in a notebook for the purpose of its further viewing on the electronic book at it often there are superfluous ruptures of lines, blanks and carrying over symbols.

AMAZON KINDLE, SONY PRS T1, POCKETBOOK611, LBOOK V3, ONYX BOOK

The program for text reading of the e-book reader at an abundance in the text of such "garbage" quite often starts to accept separate words within the offer for headings of heads, place them in the page centre. Happens even on each page are located all on two - four words by a bold type. To clean such "garbage" from the text the program-proof-reader allows easy to in use.


Proofreader of the text download.




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What to read?

Charlaine Harris "Day Shift". Welcome to Midnight, Texas. It's a quiet little town, perched at the junction between Davy Road and Witch Light Road, and it's easy to miss. With its boarded-up windows, single traffic light and sleepy air, there's nothing special about Midnight . . . which is exactly how the residents like it. So when the news comes that a new owner plans to renovate the run-down, abandoned old hotel in town, it's not met with pleasure. Who would want to come to Midnight, with its handful of shops, the Home Cookin diner, and quiet residents - and why? But there are bigger problems in the air. When Manfred Bernado, the newest resident in town, is swept up in a deadly investigation suddenly the hotel and its residents are the least of the towns concern. The police, lawyers and journalists are all headed to Midnight, and it's the worst possible moment...

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