Converting an InDesign file to ePub and Kindle

Many publishers and designers use Adobe’s InDesign software to lay out their print books. While InDesign is not specifically geared toward the creation of eBooks, it is possible to create an ePub file from it, and from that to create a Kindle book. Here are some good resources that will assist you in that process:

Article on eBooks from InDesign Magazine:

http://www.creativepro.com/article/making-ebooks-indesign-part-1

http://www.creativepro.com/article/making-ebooks-indesign-part-2

Colin Fleming’s session from Adobe Max 2009:

http://2009.max.adobe.com/online/session/238

Adobe articles and videos:

http://www.adobe.com/products/creativesuite/design/crossmedia_resources/ebooks_software.html

http://blogs.adobe.com/digitaleditions/indesign-epub.html

Kindle procedure from Amazon:

http://s3.amazonaws.com/kindlegen/AmazonKindlePublishingGuidelinesV1.3.pdf


Phil Frank's InDesign to ePub to Kindle Workflow