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Friday, August 28, 2015

OverDrive's PDF Conversion

Getting the PDF to ePub Conversion Right: OverDrive’s New Goal for the Cell Phone Era

David Rothman | August 19, 2015

Hate e-books? If you’re an academic, it’s easy to back up your biases. You just inflict PDF on subjects in P vs. E experiments. PDF  generally offers less control than ePub over such trivial details as font size, at least if you want lines to break in the right places. I hate PDF for, say, recreational reading on mobile devices. PDF can be scary enough for academic reading on desktops.

But PDF to ePub conversions is tricky. How to get all the details right, especially for phones and small-screened tablets?

<more at; related links: (OverDrive Working on PDF Conversion, Faster Cloud-based Platform. August 17, 2015)> and (What are the differences between eBook formats?)>

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