Free Amazon Kindle plug-in for Adobe InDesign

Free Amazon Kindle plug-in for Adobe InDesign

Oct 31

Amazon has released a free plug-in that export InDesign documents and books to Kindle format. The Kindle for Adobe InDesign (Beta) works with InDesign CS4 and CS5 in Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, Mac OS 10.5 (“experimental” i.e. YMMV) and 10.6. Mac users are advised to run Security Update 2010-005 before installing the plug-in.

You can download the PDF Help and Release Notes here.

Installing the plug-in adds an Export for Kindle item in the File and Book panel menus.

Kindle Plug-in

In the Kindle Export Options dialog box, you can specify TOC, cover, and title options, and choose to view the export. Click Help to download the Help and Release Notes PDF.

Kindle

Then the file will be saved in .mobi format.

To ckeck the results of your export document use the Kindle Previewer application.

Kindle Previewer