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I'm strongly considering the purchase of a Kindle DX for PDF reading to save my eyes from LCD strain.

I currently sync a folder of PDFs on Dropbox to my iPad via an app called GoodReader.


I would like to sync the contents of the same DropBox folder to the Kindle DX so that I can update my PDF collection in one place for both readers.

I'd prefer to not have to do anything additionally to get the files onto the Kindle (i.e. I don't want to have to e-mail myself a file, though if that could be automated away once I wouldn't mind).


Is there a process that exists to allow me to update DropBox and have the contents automatically synced to the Kindle DX?

Thanks in advance for any help you can give!

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I found two options to do that:

  1. Using WappWolf following this guide.
  2. Using if this then that with a recipe that checks a folder and sends its contents to the kindle mail.
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These are both great options. Thank you, Henry! One question I have is what to do about all the books that are already in this folder. Will any of these allow me to apply the rules I create to existing items? I can't seem to find an answer on that. I have ~100 that I'd like to sync without re-adding as they're already synced elsewhere.. –  SeanKilleen May 6 '12 at 18:14
I don't know how to do it with your existing files. You could try copying them to another temporary "watched" folder. Dropbox detects the files already exist so they won't be uploaded again. –  HenryHey May 6 '12 at 20:26
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I use the quickoffice PDF reader on Android and have Kindle installed on my Android. Quickoffice offers me the to send files to the Kindle via 'sharing' menu.

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