Suggestion: Add ePub support to the Personal Book Builder

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Mark Barnes | Forum Activity | Posted: Mon, Dec 7 2015 3:21 AM

I've just added all my personal ePubs into Logos. To be honest, it's a bit frustrating having to convert them all into .docx first. Even though I can automate this via Calibre, the results aren't all that pleasing. Certainly, they're nowhere near as good as Vyrso manage with the automated ePub converter you've built for internal use.

Anyway, the suggestion is to put Vyrso's ePub converter into Logos.

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James Taylor | Forum Activity | Replied: Mon, Dec 7 2015 6:52 AM

Mark Barnes:
put Vyrso's ePub converter into Logos

Yes

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Filipe Moreira | Forum Activity | Replied: Mon, Dec 7 2015 7:50 AM

Mark has always good ideas and this one is no different. ePub is a standard format and having Logos accept this as PB would be really nice. Also the core converter is already present within Faithlife as they do this conversion for Vyrso books (as mentioned by Mark).

Having this would allow us to move our own ebooks (not available on Logos/Vyrso) more easily into Logos.

Yes

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Joshua Ellis | Forum Activity | Replied: Mon, Dec 7 2015 8:57 AM

+1 on this. 

There is a uservoice ticket for this suggestion as well; I don't know if those actually carry any weight.

https://logos.uservoice.com/forums/42823-logos-bible-software-6/suggestions/2471283-allow-epubs-to-be-importable

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Mark Barnes | Forum Activity | Replied: Mon, Dec 7 2015 9:08 AM

Joshua Ellis:
I don't know if those actually carry any weight.

Faithlife say they take those votes seriously. I've added my three votes :-).

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Wild Eagle | Forum Activity | Replied: Mon, Dec 7 2015 11:17 AM

Mark Barnes:

I've just added all my personal ePubs into Logos. To be honest, it's a bit frustrating having to convert them all into .docx first. Even though I can automate this via Calibre, the results aren't all that pleasing. Certainly, they're nowhere near as good as Vyrso manage with the automated ePub converter you've built for internal use.

Anyway, the suggestion is to put Vyrso's ePub converter into Logos.

YesYesYes

I added 3 votes. Wish I could add more

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Andy | Forum Activity | Replied: Mon, Dec 7 2015 11:39 AM

I've added my three votes to this also.

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Daniel Stengård | Forum Activity | Replied: Sat, Mar 4 2017 11:35 PM

Adding ePubs import would be a great feature!
I have Bible translations in my own language (Swedish) that is only available as ePub.

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Jeremy Jon Bennett | Forum Activity | Replied: Wed, Mar 8 2017 6:54 AM

Please add ePub import!

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EastTN | Forum Activity | Replied: Wed, Mar 8 2017 7:44 AM

Please oh please yes!

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Brad | Forum Activity | Replied: Wed, Mar 8 2017 7:26 PM

Yes

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