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eBookBinder FAQ



Create mobipocket-files from ePub-files


With an update for macOS 10.11 El Capitan SIP (System Integrity Protection) has been introduced for applications running within the sandbox-system. This system prevents the access to Terminal-tools like Amazons kindlegen-tool installed by the user. Therefore as of macOS 10.11 eBookBinder can no longer access the kindlegen-tool to create mobipocket-files.


Following little instruction explains the creation of mobi-files from ePub-files. For this the free kindlegen-tool from Amazon is requires, which can be downloaded from following link: Amazon kindlegen-Tool
(Before following the next steps, please unpack the downloaded file)


Following these steps a mobi-file of your ebook should appear at the same location where you're ePub-file is