Question about books.app

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  1. Campi

    Campi New Member

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    Hi, iam searching a good pdf reader...this pdf viewer is bad to handle...so i read something about books.app...i installed it but i dont know where to put my pdf´s....i googled, and searched this forum but cant find the answer...iam sorry and really confused...hope you can help me

    or maybe there is already a much better pdf app u can tell me ? thanks
  2. big_nelly

    big_nelly New Member

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    google is your best friend

    this is a way to convert the pfd to html


    googleit
  3. Campi

    Campi New Member

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    to use book.app i need to convert them ?
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    ywc19 New Member

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    Books.app can read either txt or html files, not pdf files. Open the pdf file and save as a txt file.
  5. Campi

    Campi New Member

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    ah ok now it works...but books got no landscape so this is also bad

    Please Register or Log in to view images

    hope there is an alternative comming
  6. Danls92

    Danls92 Super Moderator Emeritus Staff Member

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    You can look at .pdfs in Safari (which allows landscape) through Apache I believe.
  7. Campi

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    ah thx i try this
  8. DerekVOF

    DerekVOF Active Member

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    Yeah, you can read PDFs using Safari through Apache, but it has the same limitations (e.g., no way to jump through a bunch of pages, no way to use landscape, etc.). It's really no better than PDFviewer.

    As for Books.app, unfortunately txt & html are all that it supports. And per the author of the app, he's not planning on killing himself adding new features. He figures someone will release a similar/better app once the Apple SDK is released. Hope he's right and hope it's free, but in the meantime, his app is the best bet...

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