wisecreator

by tmilovanov

tmilovanov /wisecreator

Utility for adding word wise information to non amazon .mobi books

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WiseCreator

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You can create wordwise enabled .mobi files for Amazon Kindle by using - either standalone executables or - pure python script (runs faster)

To enable wordwise, the lang meta data of your .mobi files should be set to

eng
. You can use
ebook-meta example.mobi -l eng
to change the meta data.

standalone

  1. You need to have calibre on your device.
  2. Go to Releases and download wisecreator version for your operating system (
    wisecreator.exe
    for windows,
    wisecreator
    for linux)
  3. Finally run the below commands in a shell
    Windows:
    wisecreator.exe PATH_TO_YOUR_MOBI_BOOK

    Linux      :
    ./wisecreator PATH_TO_YOUR_MOBI_BOOK

You can move standalone wisecreator file anywhere you like on your computer, but if you are using calibre portable, make sure you add your calibre portable folder to the PATH environment variable

script

  1. Install calibre
  2. Download and install Python3. If your python has been build from source install
    pysqlite3
    additionally
  3. From this project folder run
    python -m pip install .
  4. Finally run wisecreator:
    wisecreator PATH_TO_YOUR_BOOK

Kindle Android app

  1. You need to have root access to your android phone.
  2. Follow the script or executable and get new .mobi and .kll files
  3. Rename
    LanguageLayer.en.ASIN.kll
    to
    WordWise.en.ASIN.db
  4. Push the .mobi book to
    Android/data/com.amazon.kindle/files
  5. Push the WordWise.en.ASIN.db file to
    /data/user/0/com.amazon.kindle/databases
    . You need root access for this.
  6. set the permissions for the wordwise file by running
    chcon u:object_r:app_data_file:s0:c512,c768 [filename].db
    from a terminal emulator app or via adb shell at the above path.

To develop:

You need pyinstaller to pack executables. You can install it with pip.

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