[LMB] OT: 'mobi' metadata question

Brian Ross Ashley brashley46 at gmail.com
Fri Jul 19 17:23:10 BST 2019


On Fri, 19 Jul 2019 06:31:24 -0600, Howard Brazee<howard at brazee.net>
wrote:



> On Jul 19, 2019, at 2:12 AM, Michael Bauminger<lmblist at mikebomb.com>  wrote:
>
> It's kind of weird responding to my own post, but I've discovered this issue goes beyond metadata. I've successfully changed the metadata in some of the files but it did not matter. When I delete from then re-load those books to my phone, the original title still shows in the Kindle app Library and in the books Title Page when they are opened by the Kindle app.

> I wonder if this convoluted process would work:

> Convert to .epub and then run https://sigil-ebook.com/  <https://sigil-ebook.com/>  and change
> the meta data.   Save it with a new name, reload to Calibre, and convert back to mobi.

I just use Calibre to convert to epub and save to read in FBreader. Any changes I make in metadata are saved in that format. I do most of my reading on my tablet in FBreader these days, except when the original format is PDF ... which Calibre still has problems converting.



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