How to convert FB2? FB2 - a popular e-book format that is supported by most modern "e-readers".Probably every owner of an electronic reader at least once faced with the need to convert to FB2 book in another format.Today, the country of the Soviets will tell how to do it.

First, let's see, what is the format of FB2.The full name of this format - FictionBook .It is based on the markup language XML: every element of the book in this format describes the special tags, so retained a clear structure of the book .Documents in format FB2 typically contain structural layout of the text, the author and publication, sometimes - illustrations for the book.

Despite the fact that modern readers read most common text formats, they are often best reflect the book is in the format of FB2.So often their owners are faced with the need to convert to FB2 formats TXT, DOC, RTF, PDF and others. This is usually done with the help of special programs.On several of these programs, we will tell.


This program is designed Dmitry Grib

ov (he is - one of the developers of the format FB2). Any2FB2 program designed for Microsoft Windows, distributed it free of charge.It allows you to convert FB2 documents MS Word, HTML and TXT.Implemented support for downloading via HTTP protocol and download related documents.


This program is designed for batch conversion of files.As with the previous program, it is free and runs of Windows. Key features Batch2fb :

  • convert the list of selected files;
  • add to the list of all supported files from the folder;
  • unpacking and adding zip-archives in the list;
  • preservation convert files to the source file with his name and extension fb2;
  • account settings;
  • post to convert files in zip-files (separate file for each text);
  • fills convert files to the Pocket PC.

But unlike Any2FB2, this program can not be used as the source of a hyperlink text documents.


Doc2fb program allows you to convert FB2 DOC and RTF documents preserving layout and images.It is free, runs on Windows, but it requires package installed MS Office 2003 .


ExportToFB21 - it is not an independent utility and extension for a text editor Writer .It's free as free and self text editor and allows you to convert FB2 formats supported by Writer (DOC, ODT, RTF, HTML, TXT, XML, etc.).Expansion of cross-platform and runs on platforms that are running a text editor Writer: MS Windows (all versions from Windows 98 to Windows 7 and), GNU / Linux, Mac OS X, FreeBSD and others.

Extension allows you to exportstructure and layout of the text of the document, footnotes, tables, hyperlinks, but the pictures will not be able to export.


This freeware utility for Windows allows you to convert FB2 documents in DOC and HTML .It can:

  • resize bitmaps at the maximum height and width of the image;
  • convert HTML tables to images in PNG format in two modes - automatic and semi-automatic;
  • embed images FB2 file in semi-automatic mode;
  • save the file in the encoding Unicode (UTF-8) and ANSI;
  • packaging ready file in zip-archive;
  • to perform batch conversion.

program does not require installation and can run from any folder.


Strictly speaking, - this is not a utility, and online service , FB2 allows you to convert web pages.You must enter into a special form of URL of the page you want to convert, you can checkmark the additional advanced options (for example, whether to include a table file and images).You can manually enter the description of the FB2 book (title, author, genre, language).This service can be useful when you do not have a single program, and there is no way to download them and install it.

And what of these utilities for converting to FB2 you use?Did you know other programs , not included in this list?Share your experiences with the readers of the Soviet Union!

How to convert FB2?