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Index of the Tools category threads, posts and off-site resources for Kindle devices.


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[edit] End User Tools

[edit] Kindle Readers

Duokan 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
Kindlepdfviewer PDF 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,...
KOReader for 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!
Mangue An online manga reader for Kindle /forum

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

[edit] PDF

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
PDFhandy Free Online PDF Converters
JPEGtoPDF Convert image files into PDF files
cut2col for converting 2-column to 1-column pdf
online tools: online-convert , convertfiles
PDFaid PDF Tools Online

[edit] 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 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 : 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

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
KDeasy Kindle Manager to manage your Kindle library, collections from PC, Mac

[edit] Clippings Export your Kindle highlights to Evernote, Word, Excel and PDF
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
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 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) Your highlights
Bookcision to export/download Kindle highlights from
Kindle clippings extract A tool to extract your clippings from your Kindle to Excel.
Kindle Clippings to CSV Converter

[edit] Manga

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)
Kmanga Service to subscribe to Mangas

[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.)
dualmetafix_mmapto fix Personal Documents for Vocabulary Builder

[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 /forum
joetasker's Kindle Sender similar to Amazon's Send to Kindle for PC' app'
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
find and remove duplicate ebook files
online games for Kindle
Kindle Index File Manager applet
Personal Kindle Library on Android device, also
HowTo: Use Kindle as secondary monitor
Convert video lecture + subtitle to images

[edit] Specific Technical Tools

The primary focus here is making modifications and servicing.

[edit] eMMC

CopyCmp Compare-Write/Readback/Compare script and tools
MMC MMC/eMMC utility

[edit] Development

In this section, ARM, native code, development
Hello world.. and world.. and world... twobobs tips

[edit] Kernel Modules

Module Utils Module utils and Binfmt_misc module (K3-firmware) (post)

[edit] Cross Platform

[edit] Emulated Native

QEMU emulation Creating a QEMU development environment (post)

QEMU v1.1.1, 32bit Build of the QEMU v1.1.1, 32bit emulator (post)
QEMU v1.1.1, 64bit Build of the QEMU v1.1.1, 64bit emulator (post)

TCC 0.9.26-pre Creating a static linked TCC (post)
XZ uitils 5.0.4 Creating a static xz (and lzma) utility (post)
strace 4.7 Creating a static strace utility (post)

[edit] Debugging

static strace Static build of strace for armv5,v6,v7 -

[edit] Debricking

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 -
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)

[edit] Fastboot

Fastboot GUI Fastboot utility with GUI (thread)
Fastboot Manifesto Fastboot Manifesto
fastboot for Linux Fastboot for Linux
fastboot for win32 Fastboot for Win32

[edit] Password

fiona root password wordlist Password List
Kindle Root Password Tool Password Tool (JavaScript)

[edit] Miscellaneous

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
eips 5.1.0
framebuffer decoder for DX/DXG/K3
Many more Kindle links Kindle links -
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.

[edit] *nix Knowledge

Def: *nix :: Any Unix based or Unix work-alike system (Linux, MacOS X, *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)

[edit] Technical References

The reader of any *nix related site will sooner or later encounter: RTFM

[edit] Software

GCC manuals GCC online manual set -

[edit] Hardware

eMMC reference Kindle flash memory reference -
3G processor QualComm brief (ARM926EJ-S) -

[edit] Code References

Amazon Kindle Source Code Amazon Kindle GPL source downloads -
Linaro Toolchains GCC-Linaro-ARM toolchain binaries -
Linaro U-Boot U-boot-Linaro Source Repository -
Linaro i.MX53 Linaro, Freescale i.MX53 kernel -
FreeScale Kernel FreeScale Kernel Source Repository -
FreeScale U-Boot FreeScale U-Boot Source Repository -
Lab126 Public Source Code Repository - ;)

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