Saturday, July 31, 2010

Samples and Beta Stuff

So, first off, we have new samples available on the sample page. www.chartbundle.com/samples/ These include 3:4 crop pdf for the iPad's aspect ratio. and 10:16 for some tablet PC. Also the Kindle 2 and Kindle DX samples are down at the bottom.

All of the new formats are only available from the Beta links. On the front page you can choose the 'Kindle(Beta) TPP' or AFD. Which has all the beta downloads, not just Kindle.

Once on the page to choose what you want to download, be sure to select 'eBook' or 'Device Specific Output' for Kindle, nook, Sony, Kobo, and any other EPUB downloads. While the PDFs will work on Kindle, they won't include index or table of contents.(The PDF indexes work fine on most other PDF readers)

After choosing eBook or Device Specific, be sure to choose YOUR device as each file, even EPUB is specially formatted to look best on specific screen sizes and device options.

Monday, July 26, 2010

Support for more devices in BETA!!!!

We have enabled new device support including Kobo, Kindle 2, Kindle DX and FBReader.

This is BETA ONLY. Please check any downloads thoroughly before use. In some cases the system may fail totally. We will be monitoring the system and correcting problems as they are discovered.

Also, we now have support for HTML indexes. Check out the videos on Youtube for Chartbundle.
Chartbundle's Youtube Channel

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Kindle Plates Coming Soon

One thing we've been working on behind the scenes is more device support, previously we mentioned the Kobo... And now, the Kindle... the 800lb Gorilla in the eBook reader space.

It's not ready for consumption yet, but hopefully in the next week or two. And the current sample is just on the Kindle DX, but we'll absolutely support the Kindle 2, and if we can get the size right, even the Kindle 1. So, yes, we'll even have our 2 and 3 screen side views on the Kindles. Also, these will be native 'MOBI' formatted plates and Airport Facility Directories.

But for now, I present.... the Kindle DX sample: