Here is a list of best free eBook Creator software for Windows. These eBook maker software are absolutely free to use, and help you to convert documents formats like: DOCX, HTML, ePUB, PDF, DJVU, and TXT to various eBook formats such as: ePUB, DOCX, MOBI, PDF, and PRC. Some of these software also help you to: add Cover picture to your eBook, add Icon, add meta description (tile, author, description, etc.), table of content, etc. to your eBook.
Most famous eBook reading platforms like Kindle, iPad/iPod, Android, NOOK, PC/Mac, etc. support the following eBook formats: ePUB, PDF, and MOBI. These are the most used eBook formats; however, eBook readers support other document formats as well.
My favourite eBook Creator:
Calibre is an eBook maker which is feature rich, and easy to use. You do not need to worry about the type of document you are writing your eBook on. You can make your own eBook from a wide range of Input formats (AZW, AZW3, AZW4, CBZ, CBR, CBC, CHM, DJVU, DOCX, EPUB, FB2, HTML, HTMLZ, LIT, LRF, MOBI, ODT, PDF, PRC, PDB, PML, RB, RTF, SNB, TCR, TXT, and TXTZ), and convert them into any popular eBook format like EPUB, DOCX, HTML, MOBI, PDF,TXT, etc. You can also add detailed metadata to your eBook on Calibre. It lets you manage your already published/ downloaded eBook, and share your eBook with others. An inbuilt eBook reader is an added advantage to this free eBook maker.
Here are the Best Free eBook Creator software for Windows:
Calibre is a cross platform, free eBook maker for Windows, Linux, and iOS. This eBook creator is loaded with almost all the advanced features that you need to make your own eBook. It supports conversion of multiple input formats to multiple output formats. The supported Input formats are: AZW, AZW3, AZW4, CBZ, CBR, CBC, CHM, DJVU, DOCX, EPUB, FB2, HTML, HTMLZ, LIT, LRF, MOBI, ODT, PDF, PRC, PDB, PML, RB, RTF, SNB, TCR, TXT, and TXTZ; while the output format that it supports are: AZW3, EPUB, DOCX, FB2, HTMLZ, OEB, LIT, LRF, MOBI, PDB, PMLZ, RB, PDF, RTF, SNB, TCR, TXT, TXTZ, and ZIP.
Select an Input file from your PC from the Add Books option. Add edit or add metadata (author, title, and description) to your eBook. This eBook maker also has an inbuilt eBook cover creator. The eBook cover maker helps you with adding customized cover picture to your eBook. You can also change the appearance of your eBook, add table of content, search for a words and replace them simultaneously. Create your own eBook in any of the above mentioned format. Once converted, you can save your eBook to your PC, or you can directly send them to an eBook reading device if they are connected to your PC. You can also download, edit, and manage eBooks from this software. You don't need to download a separate eBook reader software, as it has an inbuilt one.
Mobipocket Creator is another versatile eBook creator. This eBook maker is available absolutely for free. The user Interface is quite easy to understand and operate. You can either build an eBook from scratch, or you can import already written contents. The accepted input formats are HTML, DOCX, TXT, and PDF. After the import is complete, you can add Cover Image, Table of contents, and Metadata to the eBook. Add the eBook title, author, Publisher, description, publishing date, etc to the eBook in the Metadata section. Click on the Build button, which is located on top of the application, to start the conversion of your eBook. Your eBook will be exported in PRC or PRCX format. You can also publish your eBook directly from the software, or manage your online publication. This is also a prominent eBook editor.
The software also has predefined templates to create eBooks as Photo Album, Date book, Dictionary/Glossary, Quizzes, List, Generic Database, etc.
ePUBee Maker is an amazing freeware to create eBooks on your PC. This is a Microsoft Word add-in, which is extremely easy and efficient to use. After installation, you can view the add-in on your MS Word tool bar as "ePUBee Maker". With the help of this tool, you can convert your MS Word file into following formats: ePUB and PDF. Once you have completed your text document, and your book is ready to be published, click on the "ePUBee Maker" tab, where you will find the following options: Quick Publish, publish, and Save as PDF.
Quick Publish: Quickly converts Word to ePUB without adding any extra eBook information to it.
Publish: Before converting your Word document to ePUB, it asks you to add eBook cover and meta description. Under meta description it lets you add attributes like: Title, Author, Language, and Roles.
Save as PDF: If you want your document to be saved as PDF, this tool also lets you do so. Click on this option to convert Word to PDF format.
Sigil is a multi platform, free eBook maker software. You can easily add metadata information to your ePub and HTML files with the help of this free software. It also lets you add cover picture, table of content, and index. Add, edit content to your eBook. You can also add eBook cover to the ePub file. This editor has a very interesting feature of spell check as well. Accepted input formats are HTML and ePub, while the only output format is ePub. This software provides facility to edit font styling, add audio, video and images to your eBook. Add super script, subscript, strike-through, tables, lists, hyperlinks and different forms of headings to your file. Sigil lets you view your file both in normal view and code view. Once you are done with editing, save your eBook in the form of ePub. The software is only available for Windows and iOS.
MS Word To EPUB Converter converts MS Word files (.DOC/.DOCX) to ePub format. This is the simplest form of eBook maker where you can make your own eBook for free. It has a very simple UI with limited functionalities. Click on "Add Word file(s)" to select a MS Word document from your PC. Choose an output folder where you want your eBook to be saved. Start Converting your file, and get an ePub output in no time. The progress bar shows the completion of the conversion. It has no other function apart from MS Word to ePub conversion. This is a demo version, but you can convert an MS Word document without any limitation. The only function that you can not avail is adding all the MS Word file(s) in a folder , to the conversion queue.