Have you downloaded some free ebooks in AZW format from the Internet and, having to read them on a tablet, would you be comfortable converting them to PDF? No problem, it's doable. All you have to do is install the program I am about to recommend and follow its instructions for use. In a few moments you will be able to complete the conversion procedure!
How do you say? Don't feel like adding new software to your computer and would like to know if there is any online alternative? Of course yes, I was just about to tell you. In fact, you must know that there are many Web services available on the network thanks to which it is possible convert AZW to PDF in an incredibly simple and fast way, from any browser and without spending a cent. In short, it doesn't get better than this.
Then? May I know what are you still doing standing there? Position yourself comfortably in front of your trusted computer and immediately begin to focus on reading everything listed below. I am sure that in the end you will be able to tell yourself very happy and satisfied with what you have learned and that you will even be ready to provide useful advice on what to do to all your friends who are interested in the same topic. What do you say, we bet?
Caliber (Windows / Mac / Linux)
To convert AZW files to PDF I suggest you first rely on caliber, a free and open source software that allows you to organize, read and convert all major electronic book formats. It is completely in Italian and is available for all the most popular operating systems: Windows, Mac and Linux.
Would you like to find out how it works and, above all, how to use it for your purpose? Yes? Good. Then the first step you need to take is to connect to the Caliber website and click on the icon first Windows/64-bit Windows (depending on the operating system installed on your PC) and then on the voice Download Caliber to download the program to your PC.
When the download is complete, start the software installation package, put the check mark next to the item I accept the terms in the License Agreement click her cousin install and then Yes and Finish to complete the setup.
If you are using a Mac, to download Caliber you must first click on the icon MacOS on the program website and then on the link Download Caliber. When the operation is complete, to install the software on your computer, you must open the .dmg package that contains Caliber and drag the book icon into the folder Applications of macOS. Then right-click on it and select Open for two consecutive times, in order to start the program, however, going around the restrictions that Apple imposes on unauthorized developers.
Once installation is complete, start Caliber and follow the very short wizard for the guided configuration of the program: it is simply a matter of choosing the folder in which to save the library with your digital books and indicate the model of ebook reader in your possession.
Once the main Caliber window appears, click the button Add books located at the top left and select all the ebooks you want to turn into PDF files. Wait for the books to finish importing and highlight them all by pressing the key combination Ctrl+a (on the PC keyboard) or cmd + a (on the Mac keyboard) or, alternatively, by clicking on their titles while holding the key Ctrl (your Windows) or cmd (your Mac).
Then click on the button Convert books which is at the top left and select the option PDF from the drop-down menu located at the top right of the window that opens. Then select the item PDF Output from the left sidebar, check that there is no check on the item Use the paper size set in the output profile and make sure that in the drop-down menu Page size: the option is set Letter: these parameters will allow you to obtain a PDF with fonts and pages of adequate size for the selected file format (otherwise you would get a PDF with gigantic writings).
Also, if you want advice, set all the values in the fields attached to the section Page margins which is lower on at least 50. These other settings will help you avoid having too narrow margins on the sides of the PDF pages.
I would say that we are finally here! Press on the button OK located at the bottom right and Caliber will take care of transforming all the selected ebooks into PDF documents.
Once the conversion is complete, you can view each PDF obtained by simply selecting the title of the ebook in the Caliber library and clicking on the link PDF that you find next to the item formats: in the right sidebar. If you want to open the folder where the PDF is contained (to export it to other locations, copy it and so on) click on the item instead Click to open which is always located in the right sidebar.
Would you like to download some ebooks in AZW format from your Kindle library to transfer them to Caliber and turn them into PDF? Nothing easier. You can do this using the official app of Kindle for Windows and Mac
Then start the application, log in using the credentials of your Amazon account and wait for the program library to populate with all the titles you have purchased or downloaded for free on the ebook reader.
At this point, right click on the covers of the books you intend to transfer to Caliber and select the item Download from the menu that appears. Wait for the files to be downloaded to your computer and go to retrieve them from the folder DocumentiMy Kindle Content (your Windows) or Libreria ▸ Containers ▸ com.amazon.Kindle ▸ Data ▸ Library ▸ Application Support ▸ Kindle ▸ My Kindle Content (on Mac) to import and convert them to Caliber as seen before.
Kindle to PDF Converter (Windows/Mac)
As an alternative to Caliber, you can convert your AZW files to PDF by contacting Kindle to PDF Converter, a software available for Windows and Mac operating systems specifically used for the purpose in question (as well as for converting AZW files into other formats). It is very easy to use, fast enough and its interface is very intuitive. It is also free and there is no loss of the original quality of the documents.
To use it, connected to the program's website, select the tab For Win (if you are using Windows) or that For Mac (if you are using a Mac) and presses the button Download Free above, in such a way as to initiate the download proxy.
When the download is complete, if you are using Windows open the executable file you just obtained and click on Si. Then press on the button Next, its installanchor your Next and Finish.
If you are using a Mac, extract the compressed archive obtained in any macOS location and open the .pkg file contained within it. In the window you see appearing on your desktop, click the button Continue and Install. Now type the password for your user account on macOS, click on Install software and Close. Then start the program by calling it from Launchpad.
Regardless of the operating system used, now that you see the Kindle to PDF Converter window on the screen, press the button Add at the top and select the AZW files you are interested in going to act on. Alternatively, drag and drop files directly into the software window.
Finally, click on the button with the arrow at the bottom, select PDF from the drop-down menu that opens and press the button Convert to PDF adjacent. When the process is complete, the folder with the output files will open automatically.
If before starting the conversion procedure you want to change the title, tags and other info of your ebooks, press the button with the pencil which is next to their names in the central part of the program window and you intervene on the items and fields on the screen.
As I told you at the beginning of the guide, you can convert AZW files to PDF also online, using special tools, as in the case of CloudConvert. This is a Web tool designed not only to convert the formats in question but also many other types of files: videos, images, music and all documents created with Microsoft Office or LibreOffice. It's free, works with any browser, and is also quite quick during the processing procedure.
To use it, connected to the service's website, click on the button Select files and select from the computer currently in use the AZW files to convert to PDF. Alternatively, drag and drop the files you wish to act on directly into the browser window.
If your files are online, you can also specify theirURL or take them from dropbox, from Google Drive, from OneDrive or from Box by clicking on the icon freccia rivolta verse il basso and choosing the option you prefer from the menu that opens.
Once the upload is complete, you can change the conversion options by clicking on the button with the wrench next to filenames and adjusting the margins and other options you see appear on screen. To confirm the changes made, click on the button Okay.
If you have uploaded multiple files and instead of downloading one at a time after conversion, you prefer to download them all together in the form of a compressed archive, press the button create archive on the right and select the format of your interest from the menu that opens.
Then click on the button Start conversion, wait for the files to be converted and download the final PDF by clicking on the button download for free. The converted ebook that will be saved in the folder Download computer (provided you have not changed the default browser settings).
Before clicking the button if necessary Start conversion you can check the box Notify me when it is finished to receive a specific notification when the procedure will be completed and / or you can tick the box Save file to my and select Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive or Box to save the converted file on one of the cloud storage services you use and compatible with the tool.
Another good service you can turn to to turn your AZW files to PDF is Zamzar. This is a well-known and reliable converter that allows you to act on various types of files, including those in question, completely free of charge, without registering and without having to download and install additional components on your computer. It works from any browser and is very intuitive.
To be able to use it for your purpose, the first thing you need to do is to visit the main page of Zamzar, press the button Choose files… and select the AZW format files on your computer that you want to convert to PDF.
Now select the item pdf from the drop-down menu located under the item Step 2, type your e-mail address in the field under the heading Step 3 and click sul bottone Convert to start the file transformation process.
So wait for the file conversion procedure to start and once completed you will receive an email containing the link to download your transformed files. Then click on the link in the e-mail message and then click on the button Download now placed next to the name of the file to download on the web page that will open in the browser. If you have not changed the settings of the browser you are using, the PDF will be saved in the folder Download Of computer.
EPUB Converter (Online)
If you are looking for a simple but valid alternative to the above services you can try EPUB Converter. This is a site that, despite its name, provides Internet users with many useful tools to convert all the most common formats of ebooks and digital documents. So it also offers the possibility to convert AZW files to PDF. It's free, can be used without registration and works from any browser. In short, what more do you want?
To exploit it, connected to the service page dedicated to the tool to convert AZW to PDF, press the button Add File… and select the AZW files on your computer in relation to which you are interested in going to act. Then press on Start Upload to proceed with the upload.
Once the procedure is complete, click on the links below the item Download Link: that you find on the right and the files converted to PDF will be immediately downloaded to your computer. Again, if you haven't made any changes to the browser's default settings the file will be saved in the folder Download Of computer.