Index of the Tools category threads, posts and off-site resources for Kindle devices.
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 End User Tools
 Kindle Readers
Duokan 2012 / Duokan Lite for K3/K4/KT/PW
The Noob’s guide to the HackedUpReader Coolreader for K5 , /forum
CoolReader 3 on Kindle for DX/K3/K4/KT/PW
KindlepdfviewerPDF reader for Kindle, based on muPDF, GPLv3, can read pdf,mobi,epub,... for DX/K3
Librerator for K2/K3/KDX and K4NT- multi-format e-reader, fork of KPV can read pdf,mobi,epub,...
KOReaderfor K5/PW a fork of Kindlepdfviewer for touch devices,based on muPDF, GPLv3, can read pdf,mobi,epub,...
Komic Comic reader for K5 (waf)
"No hack" comic book viewer for ALL eink kindles!
 PC tools for eBook, Collection, Clippings and Manga
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
 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.
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
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
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
AWKCC .NET GUI for KindleComicConverter
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.)
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
 Specific Technical Tools
The primary focus here is making modifications and servicing.
In this section, ARM, native code, development
Hello world.. and world.. and world... twobobs tips
 Kernel Modules
Module Utils Module utils and Binfmt_misc module (K3-firmware) (post)
 Cross Platform
- CS/MG tool-chain Installing a Code Sorcery tool-chain (post)
- KeK Kindle environment Kit
- Historic Compilers (post)
 Emulated Native
QEMU emulation Creating a QEMU development environment (post)
static strace Static build of strace for armv5,v6,v7 - google.com
Kubrick:Live CD to debrick Kindle 3, 4, and Touch
K4/K5 USB Debricking Noob Guide Small debricking guide for "noobs" (thread)
Mirror Mirror of the K4/K5 Noob Guide - knetconnect.com
K3 USB Debricking Noob Guide qlob's noob guide to debricking kindle 3 with ATK
Simple debricking Simple debricking method for K5-Touch, K4-Mini, & K3-Keyboard
More debricking tools (Select Boot & MfgTool)
Kindle Developer's Corner forum prefix tool
geekmaster's simple guide to tcc (tinycc)
Optware for kindle
JBPatch: Dynamic replacement of (Java) functionality
Kindle Voice Control
Eink Framebuffer Update Trigger
kindle (default) passwords only 8 characters
getkernels - "get kernel image files" script
framebuffer decoder for DX/DXG/K3
Many more Kindle links Kindle links - wordpress.com
More kindle hacks (to be indexed here)
imx_usb_loader cross-platform, small command-line utility to load and run binary code or program images over USB Downloader (Alternative to MfgTools).
Dokan-SSHFS Access Kindle's file system over SSH from within Windows Explorer.
 *nix Knowledge
Def: *nix :: Any Unix based or Unix work-alike system (Linux, MacOSx, *BSD, etc. etc.)
Dynamic Libraries Adding a dynamic library (post)
Filesystem Behavior Basic filesystem behavior (post)
Memory filesystems Common memory filesystems
GCC Binary ID Determining the compiler of a binary (post)
GCC Options GCC options for K4 & K5 hardware (post)
Binary HWcaps Displaying the HWcaps of a binary (post)
 Technical References
The reader of any *nix related site will sooner or later encounter: RTFM
GCC manuals GCC online manual set - gcc.gnu.org
 Code References
Amazon Kindle Source Code Amazon Kindle GPL source downloads - amazon.com
Linaro Toolchains GCC-Linaro-ARM toolchain binaries - launchpad.net
Linaro U-Boot U-boot-Linaro Source Repository - git.linaro.org
Linaro i.MX53 Linaro, Freescale i.MX53 kernel - git.linaro.org
FreeScale Kernel FreeScale Kernel Source Repository - git.freescale.com
FreeScale U-Boot FreeScale U-Boot Source Repository - git.freescale.com
Lab126 Public Source Code Repository - ;)