How do I Turn a PDF into an eBook?
You might have your manuscript ready as a PDF file but is that enough to publish an eBook? The answer is No. The input PDF has to be converted to an EPUB. There are numerous eBook formatters and convertors that help you with the process.
Firstly, you need to format the eBook in Word. After formatting the file, you can use any eBook conversion app or tool like Calibre or Zamzar to convert your file into an EPUB.
In this blog, we will guide you through the conversion process with the help of Calibre.
Calibre is a desktop conversion tool that works on Windows, Linux, and Mac OS. The steps to follow to convert PDF file to EPUB:
1. Open Calibre & select Add books
After installing Calibre on your system, drag and drop the PDF you want to convert, or click the Add Books icon on the left-hand corner and select the PDF file you want to convert.
2. Select Convert Books
After selecting the PDF file, click on Convert Books to open the Convert dialog box.
3. Choose the output format
Select EPUB as the output format from the down menu.
4. Make necessary adjustments
You need to make the appropriate adjustments to the book title, author, and other metadata fields. And, then select OK.
5. Select the EPUB file
Once the conversion is complete, select the EPUB file and select the View option. Select ‘View with Calibre eBook Viewer’ to open the file.
6. Review the EPUB file output.
Once the output is ready make necessary edits to the file and review the output once again.
7. Final Step
After reviewing, right click on the EPUB file in the library and click ‘Open Containing Folder’ to see where the file is saved in your desktop.
Fortunately, there are many tools available online that can help you do this quickly and easily. We’ve listed some of the best ones below for your convenience. Once your file is in the desired format, you can upload it to any number of eBook distributors or retailers and start selling. Have you tried converting a PDF into an ebook yet? If not, give this tool a try and see how easy it is!
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