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The K4 is also known as the Kindle 4 Mini, K4NT, K4 Non-Touch, "$69 Kindle", and other names.

Index of the K4 category threads, posts and off-site resources.

The K4 specific knowledge in How To guides and other documentation is also part of this K4 catagory.

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[edit] List of Basic Hacks/Modifications

[edit] TearDown

Teardown Video
Summary Hints on the tear down procedure.

[edit] Hacks

Jailbreak
Snapshots of NiLuJe's hacks
Using custom screensavers
Font change Change the font without hacking it - Booksprung.com
Duokan 2012 / Duokan Lite add EPUB support etc.
K4 Hacking Wiki Kindle 4 Hacking Wiki
SSH on the Kindle 4 a guide from shatteredhaven.com
Enhanced fontfix for K3/K4

[edit] PC tools for eBook, Collection, Clippings and Manga

[edit] PDF

k2pdfopt optimizes PDF/DJVU files for mobile e-readers /forum
k2pdfopt GUI Windows-compatible graphical user interface (GUI) for k2pdfopt
Papercrop PDF rebuilding utility
PdfMasher user driven PDF to HTML converter
briss PDF cropping tool /forum
PDF scissors PDF cropping tool
JPEGtoPDF Convert image files into PDF files
cut2col for converting 2-column to 1-column pdf
online tools: online-convert , convertfiles

[edit] Web to Kindle

En2kindle Evernote or Pocket to Kindle
FabReadly ~ Send unread Feedly items into Kindle /forum
FabRSS An RSS reader with Send to Kindle functionality./forum
KindleEar the Calibre running on GAE, deliver RSS to your kindle automatically
Andrej Rakar's Send to Kindle tool
crofflr supports Pinboard, Pocket, one-time $5
Sindbad2Kindle Send to Kindle with KF8 Support, very useful for Right-To-Left languages.
Instapaper Save web pages for reading later
Wordcycler Two-way Instapaper sync
instapaper2kindle One-way Instapaper sync
Readability All browsers addon to send current page to your kindle
Tinderizer Sending articles to your Kindle device, one click at a time!
Readlists A group of web pages bundled into an e-book
Reddit Kindle Server Subscribe to online content via Calibre recipes ~readbeam
kindleyourday to receive a new wiki article every morning
kindlepedia create mobi from a wiki page
ereadups create a mobile reference library for your ereader
Send to Kindle Firefox/Safari/IE/Chrome extension Chrome extension
GrabMyBooks Firefox extension to extract from the web sites or from rss/atom feeds, then convert them in an ebook using Calibre
Webtoread.com Send online newspapers and magazines to your Kindle
NEWSTOEBOOKConvert any RSS/Atom news feed into e-book
SENDtoREADER Send AND edit web pages to your kindle.
Chrome extension
Kindlefeeder Your favorite feeds delivered to your Kindle
kindle4rss : Kindle RSS Reader
ikindle.mobi : Kindle RSS Reader
mydogear : Kindle RSS Reader
Google Reader to Kindle
ToMyKindle Send web pages, text, rss, pictures as well as web pages daily updates to your kindle
PushToKindle Send a URL to an email address and have the webpage contents forwarded to your Kindle. First 25 free, then $0.02 each. Free browser bookmarklet.
BlogBooker Turn a wordpress, blogspot,livejournal blog into a downloadable PDF.
Ebook Glue Turn a blog into a downloadable ebook.
Blog2Ebook Convert and send a blog to a Kindle via its rss

[edit] Collection

Kindle Collection Manager
koll3ctions: Kindle Collection Manager for K2, K3 K4
Kranf Kindle Collection Manager for K2, K3 K4, DX
Kindelabra
Automatic Kindle Collection Generator Uses structure of "Documents" folder
calibrekindlecollections Makes collections based on metadata from calibre.
Web-Based Kindle Collection Maker
calibre plugin Kindle Collections
kindlean: book and collection manager for Kindle for K3,K4,K5 ; works on Windows XP/Vista/7 - demo version

[edit] Clippings

Life Learner A learning summaries system that automatically downloads Kindle Highlights from amazon.com.
Klippings works also for K5
DaleyKlippings This program was derived from Klippings, but adds a ton of features.
Clippings Parser An application for Windows that converts the clippings file into XML.
Clippings Organizer (Clippings Parser GUI) Same as above, but with a GUI to make things much easier.
Clipping Converter
Klippings Kollector not free
researchr using MyCLippings in an academic workflow with DokuWiki and BibDesk
Kuote.us to store and share your Clippings online
Kliplet Kindle Clipper bookmarklet to export clippings into Evernote
KindleEvernoteSync a python script to export clippings into Evernote (OSX only)
kindle.amazon.com Your highlights
Bookcision to export/download Kindle highlights from kindle.amazon.com
Kindle clippings extract A tool to extract your clippings from your Kindle to Excel.
Kindred(asks for your amazon password) Web-based GUI for reading and sharing Kindle clippings. Also does daily/weekly emails of clippings,
Kindle Clippings to CSV Converter

[edit] Manga

KindleComicConverter Currently most comprehensive converter
AWKCC .NET GUI for KindleComicConverter
Kindle Comic Creator Amazon's official tool
Mangize
Mokle
mangle
MangAI Not free after a 30-day trial
Manga to Kindle converter
otamangle
Mangas batch compressing (Windows only)

[edit] EBook Editing Tools

Java Mobi Metadata Editor
KindleCover a python script to replaces the cover image and/or thumbnail image
Kindlestrip strips out the sources record from Kindle format ebooks
KindleGen+Kindle Previewer Amazon's tools to create/view mobi files
kindlegen GUI
Embedding fonts in AZW3/KF8
Sigil WYSIWYG editor for ePub's /forum
Calibre Free ebook and library manager for all e-readers. Also converts many, many file formats./forum
J. Kottnauer's Word add-on to convert Word documents and send to Kindle /forum
Transform_html Word macro to clean HTML code
LayoutPrep a custom Word macro that preps your OCR content for styles
BookCreator Tool Word template to optimize and simplify the book creation process. /wiki
Apprentice Alf Blog ("tools"): to deal with the DRM of the books.(no link here because of mobileread's rules.)

[edit] Miscellaneous

Calibre Free ebook and library manager for all e-readers. Also converts many, many file formats.
Kindle Book Browser A Chrome web app that makes it easier to look through the Kindle bookstore.
Bookmarklet to batch delete archived personal documents
Lemon Keep track of your chosen stories on FanFiction.Net or FictionPress.com /forum
joetasker's Kindle Sender similar to Amazon's Send to Kindle for PC
calibre2opds generate OPDS and HTML catalogsof your library
Alissa's MobiHandler for Windows
en2ki: evernote to Kindle
bookmonkCreate Your Own Start Page
tuxmobil free readers, java ebook tools, conversion Software
online games for Kindle
Kindle Index File Manager applet
X-Ray file generator
X-Ray Builder with Locations
X-Ray in other languages
Personal Kindle Library on Android device, also
HowTo: Use Kindle as secondary monitor
Convert video lecture + subtitle to images

[edit] Update Fails

Removing Screensavers from 4.0.1 Manual commands to remove custom screensavers (error U006) (post)
Fixing update to 4.1.0, error code U006 (restore Screensaver) (post)
Fixing update to 4.1.0, error code U008

[edit] Serial Port

Serial port K4 serial port pinout

[edit] De-Bricking

Simple Debricking Method
Noob Guide Small debricking guide for "noobs" (thread) (PDF download)
Fastboot Manifesto

[edit] unorganized

Feel free to fix up these entries, adding sections and sub-sections as required.

Kindle 4 Firmware changelog : The changes made and root passwords needed for each Kindle 4 update
Teardown Kindle 4 teardown
USB Host Mode on the Kindle 4 - Christian-hoff.com
Kindle 4 keycodes A list of the keycodes corresponding to the Kindle 4's buttons

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