One of the benefits of an ebook reader is that it allows its users to read outside the Wi-Fi zones. For this reason, there are lots of devices available without any option for internet connectivity. But sometimes one wants to stay in touch with the latest news and events through websites. Here we are going to discuss a few plugins for browsers which will save the contents online.
Instapaper is a good option available for PC, MAC, iOS, Android and many other platforms. You can easily register on a PC, by entering the login name and password. Basically, the software allows you to access websites and consequently imports the whole website in a Kindle readable ebook format on your PC. In this way, it is easy to export these pages on the device through Window Explorer or Calibre. You can also change the text size, font, margins and other formatting options as soon as the website is saved into text. This app is also available for iOS and Android mobiles but not for free.
It is a Firefox plugin which comes in handy to convert any website to text, in an ebook format. It lets you highlight a few paragraphs or you can save a complete RSS feed. The advanced options allow users to add cover art and change the font size. The ebook format is good on all the Amazon ebook readers or any EPUB supporting device.
The advanced options to customize the appearance of websites are versatile in Grabmybooks, when compared to Instapaper.
Send to Kindle:
The software is available through different plugins for your internet browser and is supported by Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari and Opera. This software is designed to quickly import web content onto Kindle in order to read articles and news at a later time.
Send to Kindle for PC is a free app which allows users to send personal documents and Kindle supported ebooks to a Kindle device from the personal computer. This app also supports sharing of pictures, PDFs and Docs. This browser extension also allows text formatting and highlights before sending the documents onto the Kindle.
Readlist by Readability:
Readlists designed by Readability is excellent for saving blog posts. It allows you to convert different blog posts into an offline ebook format which can be conveniently read through Kindle or Kindle reading apps. You can also share the ebook you have complied with your friends or on the internet. The ebooks can be sent to readers either via Send to Kindle or directly on iOS devices. It is also downloadable in EPUB format for a manual copy to ebook readers.
The latest entry on the market, Dotepub, functions mainly as a browser extension. It allows users to convert online material to EPUB or MOBI format which can be viewed through iPads, ebook readers, Kindle readers and other devices. It also has options for organizing the content in libraries. The content kept in the libraries will remain unchanged and can be accessed without any internet connection.