The K5 is also known as the Kindle Touch, KT, Ktouch, and other names. The Kindle paperwhite is the successor to the Kindle Touch line.
Index of the K5 catagory threads, posts and off-site resources.
The K5 specific knowledge in How To guides and other documentation is also part of this K5 catagory.
All members are encouraged to make additions to this page, both to the index links and to the sections.
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 List of Basic Hacks/Modifications
Snapshots of NiLuJe's hacks
Touch Font Hack, PW/5.3 Fonts Hack, Custom Fonts
KUAL Kindle Unified Applications Launcher
Extensions for the KUAL and GUI-Launcher , forum
applications by baf
terminal applications by baf
GUI Launcher for FWs <5.3
JBPatch ( Patches for JBPatch)
How to fix broken Launcher
KindCalc Calculator for Kindle Touch
Security fix for 5.1.0 browser
eventHandler - easy way to run scripts on boot and screensaver on/off events
K5 Hacking wiki
 Paperwhite specific hacks
How to disable OTA updates
Activate landscape mode for the browser (???)
Turn store button on search bar to browser button
New K3/K4 official fonts on K5
Disable network validation when KT connects to an AP
How to enable PDF text-reflow mode (Text-Only Display) on 184.108.40.206
 PC tools for eBook, Collection, Clippings and Manga
k2pdfopt optimizes PDF/DJVU files for mobile e-readers /forum
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
 Web to Kindle
En2kindle Evernote or Pocket to Kindle
FabReadly ~ Send unread Feedly items into Kindle (not free)/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
Librarian & LibrarianSync CLI ebook manager & Kindle collections builder
Kindle Collection Manager
koll3ctions: Kindle Collection Manager for K2, K3 K4
Kranf Kindle Collection Manager for K2, K3 K4, DX
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
Kindle Mate sync & manage your Kindle clippings and vocabulary on PC.
My Clippings A Windows app that access Kindle highlights and notes for personal documents (via USB).
Clipper Share Myclipping.txt online
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.
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
KindleComicConverter Currently most comprehensive converter
Kindle Comic Creator Amazon's official tool
MangAI Not free after a 30-day trial
Manga to Kindle converter
Mangas batch compressing (Windows only)
 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
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.)
dualmetafix_mmapto fix Personal Documents for Vocabulary Builder
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
Full X-Ray Builder with Locations Windows command-line & GUI, Calibre plugin available - also
Basic X-Ray file generator
Personal Kindle Library on Android device, also
HowTo: Use Kindle as secondary monitor
Convert video lecture + subtitle to images
Accelerometer Manually loading K5 accelerometer driver.
Teardown K5 Touch teardown - Techrepublic.com
 Serial Port
Serial port K5 serial port pinout
Kubrick: Live CD to debrick Kindle 3, 4, and Touch
Simple Debricking Method
Noob Guide Small debricking guide for "noobs" (thread) (PDF download)
Feel free to fix up these entries, adding sections and sub-sections as required.
K5 Firmware changelog : The changes made in each Kindle Touch update
how to read touch gesture engine events (thread)
Enterprise WPA for 5.0.x
Solar Powered Kindle Touch
X-Ray file generator for Kindle Touch
Creating custom packages
X apps run on native touch Xorg
XTerm for Kindle Touch
Kindle Touch Gesture Engine
kindle touch partition within a partition?
Using KT as second monitor for computer ( just for terminal)
Personal kindle library on Android devices
Debian Installation on Kindle Touch
Running X apps on Kindle Touch
A small guide on how to jailbreak a Paperwhite with serial cable