APNX File Issues and Kindle Apps

My last post was about the GUI plugin for calibre to generate APNX files. While it seems the Kindle apps (Kindle for Mac, Kindle4PC and Kindle for iPhone / iPad) don’t like APNX files with non Amazon ebooks. A number of people complained that the APNX files generated with the GUI plugin were not working […]

calibre APNX GUI Plugin

The Amazon APNX file generation added to the Kindle device interface has been wildly popular. So popular that people want to use the APNX files without a Kindle. It turns out a large number of calibre uses don’t actually read using a Kindle but using one of the many reading apps Amazon produces (PC, Mac, […]

Calibre Week in Review

I’ve been putting up my week in reviews on based on a week starting on Monday for some time now. I’ve been thinking about this and it doesn’t really make much sense. Calibre has a release pretty much every Friday now. So starting next week I’m going to change my week in review to be […]

Amazon APNX file format

Coming with the Kindle 3.1 firmware is the ability to have real page numbers. Getting ready for this Amazon has put out a preview release of the 3.1 firmware and has started adding the necessary information to Kindle books to show the page numbers. The page numbers themselves map to the pages of the corresponding […]

Kindle Detection Bug in Calibre

The Kindle has been very tricky to get working in Calibre. However, it is finally working correctly (at least it should be). The latest issue with the Kindle driver was in the usbms core. The main memory location was never being set. On Windows the driver loops over all attached drives and matches the drive […]