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I've looked around on this site and did some Google searches, but I haven't found an answer. I want to take my TeX document and convert it to a Kindle format that can uploaded to the Kindle Digital Platform. I already have the code written, which is suited for producing a PDF.

  • I want to make a Kindle e-book from my existing code. – Brandon Simpson Nov 28 '13 at 8:43
  • The PDF finally converted to Kindle on the site. – Brandon Simpson Nov 28 '13 at 8:48
  • And what Kindle you have? I have no problems sending PDF's to *@kindle.com email... – m0nhawk Nov 28 '13 at 9:22
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    I don't think I explained my problem very well. I'm not trying to upload a PDF to a Kindle reading device. In fact, I don't even have one. I'm a publisher who uses LaTeX to format books. I used to use MS Word for formatting print books and Kindle e-books, but since I no longer use Word, I wanted to used LaTeX. I thought there might be a way to convert the LaTeX code to a Kindle format. – Brandon Simpson Nov 28 '13 at 9:29
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    If you don't want to use a PDF you can use Calibre to convert it into a .mobi file which can natively used on Kindles. – Chris Nov 28 '13 at 9:46
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You can try tex4ebook. It can output epub, epub3 and mobi formats. It is based on tex4ht and you must have kindlegen app installed in order to generate mobi format for kindle.

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Amazon provides a guide:

https://kdp.amazon.com/help?topicId=A37Z49E2DDQPP3&

and

https://kdp.amazon.com/help?topicId=A17W8UM0MMSQX6

The supported formats for example can be found here:

https://kdp.amazon.com/help?topicId=A2GF0UFHIYG9VQ

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