Amazon Kindle/Mobi eBooks

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Amazon Kindle/Mobi eBooks

The Amazon Kindle/Mobi format is the proprietary eBook format used for the Amazon Kindle platform. Internally it is almost identical to ePUB, but it is packaged in a proprietary binary container instead of in a standard Zip archive like ePUB.

Since the actual format of Kindle/Mobi is so similar to ePUB, the two formats share the same basic settings. You can configure these settings in Project Explorer: Configuration > Publishing Options > eBooks.

Click to expand/collapseInstall the Amazon Kindle Previewer to get the Kindle compiler
Click to expand/collapseInstall Calibre for local testing
Click to expand/collapseFormatting restrictions in the Kindle app on iOS
Click to expand/collapseRestrictions on the Kindle app for Windows Phone
Click to expand/collapseStyles, font faces and variable font size
Click to expand/collapseViewing and editing the source files of Mobi eBooks

See also: (ePUB suggestions and settings shared with Mobi)

Formatting recommendations

ePUB settings

Managing Fonts in ePUB