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ePubFix

We have successfully completed the automation software development for PDF to Fixed layout ePub conversion (ePubFix), this software worked with combination of web-service and local resource.  Based on user feedbacks we will update this software frequently.   

How to use ePubFix?

           
            Open epubfix.exe from installation folder or click Programs -> ePubfix -> ePubfix.


  1. Select pdf file from local drive
  2. Select book cover image (should be jpg file format) : Optional field
  3. Enter book title : Optional field
(If book title field is empty, pdf title will be treated as epub title)
  1. Enter book author : Optional field
(If book author field is empty, pdf author will be treated as epub author)
  1. Check Read Aloud option if required (optional)
  2. Select Audio voice (optional)
  3. Check kindle fire if you required mobi output (optional)
  4. Insert crop value if you want crop all pages from PDF (note: insert pixel value)
  5. Click convert button
  6. Epub file will be generated and placed in pdf file path.

Minimum Requirement from raw source file (PDF)


1. PDF should be text searchable (not image pdf)
2. Font should be embed format in pdf
3. From indesign use export option "Interactive PDF" if raw source developed by  
    Indesign.
5. PDF should be face off page (not landscape page)
6. Don't use ligature character fonts in PDF
7. Remove all hidden text from PDF

ePubFix will generate 80% to 90% of text accuracy based on raw source, you need to do some manual correction for complex text layout using adobe dreamweaver or some other visual html editor.

Co-ordinates Correction steps

1. Extract epub files
2. Open html files in adobe dreamweaver
3. Correct text position visually
4. Delete unnecessary text block
5. Save file, and compressed into epub

How to install ePubFix?


1.      Run setup.exe and follow the instruction
2.      Get epubfix.lic (page license file) from vickypatel2020@gmail.com
3.      Place license file into application installed folder (ex: “c:\Program File\ePubFix\epubfix.lic”)
4.      If you get any error message write query to vickypatel2020@gmail.com
5.      Pagelog.txt file generated in application path for page track.

If you get error message “Registry access is not allowed”, please refer this page : registry-access-is-not-allowed

If you use windows7 please refer : epubfix-setting-for-windows7

Software Requirement:
  • Microsoft windows XP / Vista / Windows7
  • 1GB memory
  • Internet connection (for web-service controls)
  • .Net framework 4.0

Version Update

Version 1.2 Update

  1. ncx file link to cover page
  2. page viewport/imagesize updated as org image size
  3. cover page problem fixed
Version 1.5 Update
  1. kindle fire (KF8 fixed layout mobi file) generated as additional output
  2. content.opf updated for KF8
  3. font conversion process improved 

Version 1.6 Update

  1. kindle fire package validation fixed
  2. image conversion with original quality
  3. font conversion process improved 
Version 2.0 Update
  1. Audio video embed with PDF
  2. Read aloud option added

Version 2.6 Update

  1. PDF page crop with custom value before conversion.
  2. Image quality updated based on PDF source

Version 2.7 Update

  1. Word co-ordinate text position generate with more accurate layout.
  2. Embed font extraction quality improved
 

Download ePubFix :   Download                      For more info contact : vickypatel2020@gmail.com