Tag Archives: kfx format
Apprentice Alf

Alf’s DRM Removal Tools Now Support Kindle’s KFX Format

Last week Apprentice Alf released a new version of the DeDRM tools with added support for KFX format, so now you can easily import KFX books to Calibre to create backups and convert them to other formats. KFX is Amazon’s latest format for Kindle ebooks. It adds support for the newer enhanced formatting features and […]

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How to Avoid KFX eBooks on Kindle for PC and Mac

Earlier this year Amazon updated their Kindle for PC and Mac programs to add more accessibility features and support for enhanced formatting. In order to add the new features, they changed the format the programs support from AZW to KFX. This behind-the-scenes change doesn’t mean anything for most people, but for those that prefer to […]

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KFX Output Plugin

How to Convert eBooks to KFX Format for Enhanced Kindle Typesetting

There’s a new plugin available for Calibre called KFX Output that can convert ebooks into KFX format to make use of Amazon’s enhanced typesetting. This makes it possible to convert, create, and sideload KFX books onto Kindle devices and apps, even ebooks obtained from outside of Amazon. It’s been nearly a year since Amazon first […]

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Kindle Previewer 3

Kindle Previewer 3 Lets You Convert and Preview eBooks with Enhanced Typesetting

Amazon recently released a beta version of Kindle Previewer 3, a free desktop application for Windows and Mac computers that allows authors, publishers, and ebook creators to preview how their ebooks will look when using the new enhanced typesetting engine on Kindle ereaders and Kindle apps. The previewer supports importing a number of ebook formats, […]

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New Kindle Layout

Are You Happy with New Kindle Typesetting and Layout Engine?

Amazon started rolling out a new typesetting and layout engine for Kindle books last May to improve text layout and to add new features like hyphens, kerning, and drop caps. Amazon also introduced a new font called Bookerly that was designed specifically for reading ebooks on digital screens (there’s an E Ink version and an […]

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Bookerly Kindle

Kindle eBooks with Enhanced Typesetting Use New KFX Kindle Format

Yesterday Amazon released a major software update for their line of Kindle ebook readers. The update includes a new Bookerly font custom made for Kindles and a new typesetting and layout engine that adds things like hyphens, ligatures, and improved word spacing. One interesting detail to come out about the new layout engine is that […]

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