Many of us are very attached to our ebook readers. Some are preferring to read as much as they can on these devices. And this can be understood because these gadgets are offering a very relaxant way of reading anything, anytime and in any place. Therefore, there are people which would enjoy reading different webpages directly on their ebook readers. But how would that be possible?
Well it just is. That’s because there are different programs which are able to convert webpages or entire sites into epub ebooks. Then, you just have to upload those files into your ebook reader, and you will have interesting content to read, on your way to the office, without even needing an internet connection.
One of those applications which convert webpages into epub ebooks is dotEPUB. That’s in fact a Google Chrome browser extension. It will generate epub files which from the pages you are navigating on, and those files are compatible with all the ebook readers or major ebook applications on all smartphone platforms. Furthermore, dotEPUB will even create and keep your gallery with your favorites files. I consider this Google Chrome extension being very useful because it will allow you to generate content which can be used when you are offline.
In order to have dotEPUB in Google Chrome you will simply install it as an extension, using the link we will provide at the end of this article. Then, its button will appear in the browser, next to the address bar. That’s about all the things you have to do in order to install this extension. Now, whenever you find a webpage which you would like to convert in an epub ebook, click on the dotEPUB button, and the extension will provide you with an ebook which contains the webpage you are interested in. The next thing you have to do is to upload it in your ebook reader and enjoy reading it anytime you want. An epub ebook generated with dotEPUB will have an intro page which will contain the title and the link from which the epub file has been created. Because we are talking here about epub ebooks and their readers, the main focus is on text. Therefore, this google Chrome extension will eliminate all the pictures and graphics from the original webpage, so you can can concentrate on text.
Some interesting and unexpected features are also available in dotEPUB. For example, you will find three different languages which are supported in this extension: English, Spanish and Catalan. An Immersive mode is also available and its scope is to eliminate all the links and graphics from the webpage. However, as mentioned before, you won’t be able to integrate photos and graphics when creating epub ebooks, even if this mode has not been selected.
And the best part regarding dotEPUB comes here: it is free. Also, this extension is very easy to install, being found in google Chrome Store. Its interface is very easy to work with. The main advantage, except the fact that it generates epub ebooks from website pages, comes from the fact that this content will be available to you even if you are not connected to internet.