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How to convert ebook to PDF

📅 2020-Jan-07 ⬩ ✍️ Ashwin Nanjappa ⬩ 🏷️ ebook, pdf ⬩ 📚 Archive

I find it useful to convert ebooks in formats such as epub to PDF. This is useful for example to annotate or take notes, since those features are well supported for PDF files in a portable manner.

Calibre (commandline)

The best commandline tool I have found to export ebook to PDF is the ebook-convert tool in Calibre.

$ sudo apt install calibre
$ ebook-convert in.epub out.pdf
$ ebook-convert in.epub out.pdf <other options go here>

Tried with: Calibre 3.21.0 and Ubuntu 18.04

Calibre (GUI)

Tried with: Calibre 5.17

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