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Fury
10-14-2010, 10:13 AM
One of, if not the best ebook reader on Android is Aldiko, it is brilliant, but selection of books is a bit disappointing, many people do not know how to import their own books.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vI8NynViXjU

This video shows you how to import your own pdf's (or almost any other format) into Aldiko for easy reading on the go.

Requirements:
-Android phone
-Aldiko [ http://www.cyrket.com/p/android/com.a... ]
-A PC
-Calibre [ calibre - E-book management (http://calibre-ebook.com/) ]

Notes:
*Calibre is a ebook management tool that works incredibly well, I have not synced my phone with the calibre in this video.

*I do not have a decent webcam , so I used the Android SDK to load snapshots of how you import the books on your phone.

*Aldiko uses the .epub format, If not in this format (which it most often isent) then we must convert it (using Calibre)

Instructions:
-Download Calibre [ calibre - E-book management (http://calibre-ebook.com/) ]
-Install Calibre
-Import your book (any format) into Calibre (drag and drop)
-Select the book, and click the Convert button on the top bar.
-Select the current format of the book, and the output format (epub)
-Start and click on "Jobs" at the bottom to watch the progress
-Once done, click open folder, under the book image
-Copy the .epub file and drop it in your phone (after mounting)
-Place the .epub file in * phone_directory/ebooks/import
-Unmount, and start Aldiko
-Press the menu key, and hit import, give it some time to copy the file, and your done!

have fun!

Fury
10-14-2010, 10:16 AM
I was searching for something like this, and discovered Calibre!
So i made this video

Hope this helped!