Help opening ebook files (epub, mobi, PDF, etc.)

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Re: Help opening ebook files (epub, mobi, PDF, etc.)

Post by gali » 13 Nov 2019, 23:25

Foxxy58 wrote:
13 Nov 2019, 17:50
1. epub
2. PC
3. No
4. download calibre, add ebook, view book, got error message
5. Got error when try to view book
6. Error: Display Driver AMD stopped responding and has recovered successfully
7. Yes I tried all of the Top Tips
Can this book be downloaded in pdf form?
You can't read books on Calibre. You need one of the Apps to read the book. If you want to read it on the Kindle app, you need to convert the book to Mobi via the free Calibre App.

Once chosen, the format can't be changed. You can change it to pdf via the Calibre app.
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Post by christir1159 » 28 Nov 2019, 02:13

1. Mobi
2. LG Android
3. No
4. I went to downloads on my phone and could not find the file. I checked the Kindle app to see if it was there.
5. I have never downloaded mobi before.
6. No message, but after download, I get the option to open. I tried and it does not give the option of Kindle.
7. I read the tips, but I don't know how to move files and in this case, find it. It has said it was downloaded.

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Post by gali » 28 Nov 2019, 03:00

christir1159 wrote:
28 Nov 2019, 02:13
1. Mobi
2. LG Android
3. No
4. I went to downloads on my phone and could not find the file. I checked the Kindle app to see if it was there.
5. I have never downloaded mobi before.
6. No message, but after download, I get the option to open. I tried and it does not give the option of Kindle.
7. I read the tips, but I don't know how to move files and in this case, find it. It has said it was downloaded.
Have you saved the file when downloading it? You should download and save it on your PC, and then move it to your device. You should google it, if you don't know how to.
In the case of good books, the point is not to see how many of them you can get through, but rather how many can get through to you." (Mortimer J. Adler)

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Post by Ube_20 » 29 Nov 2019, 05:37

1. epub
2. Kindle
3. Yes
4. The file was downloaded on the Amazon website and opened automatically in Kindle
6. Yes: "error opening book"

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Post by gali » 29 Nov 2019, 11:22

Ube_20 wrote:
29 Nov 2019, 05:37
1. epub
2. Kindle
3. Yes
4. The file was downloaded on the Amazon website and opened automatically in Kindle
6. Yes: "error opening book"
You can't read epub on kindle. Are you sure it was epub and not mobi?
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Post by EZDOCX » 01 Dec 2019, 12:44

1. PDF

2. DESK TOP COMPUTER ACER

3. YES

4. CLICK DOWNLOAD THEN CLICK OPEN FILE WHEN DOWNLOAD IS COMPLETE.

5. THE FILE ONLY OPENED WITH ONE PAGE, THE COVER

6. DID NOT SEE AN ERROR MESSAGE

7. Did you read and try the "Top Tips" listed at the beginning of this post? YES
Please name which apps your tried from the suggested apps. AMAZON FREE KINDLE

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Post by gali » 01 Dec 2019, 13:06

EZDOCX wrote:
01 Dec 2019, 12:44
1. PDF

2. DESK TOP COMPUTER ACER

3. YES

4. CLICK DOWNLOAD THEN CLICK OPEN FILE WHEN DOWNLOAD IS COMPLETE.

5. THE FILE ONLY OPENED WITH ONE PAGE, THE COVER

6. DID NOT SEE AN ERROR MESSAGE

7. Did you read and try the "Top Tips" listed at the beginning of this post? YES
Please name which apps your tried from the suggested apps. AMAZON FREE KINDLE
You need a mobi file to read the book on the Kindle App. You should try to convert the book via the free Calibre App and then move it to your device. If it doesn't help, you should report it via your Update tab.
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Post by ronmathewalx » 03 Dec 2019, 13:47

I couldn't open an epub book in the kindle app, so I used an ebook converter and made it into a mobi file. I then easily opened the book on the Kindle App!

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Post by Rintis Putriani » 08 Dec 2019, 07:22

1. EPUB

2. PC

3. NO

4. OPEN-Choose notepad (since there is no one available on my PC. then when the file is opened, I can not read the content

5. I never had the same type of file

6. I can not read the content

7. I can not find the free version of Nook App by Barnes and Noble to download

Can I get another book which is rather in epub format?

Thank you

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Post by gali » 08 Dec 2019, 08:58

Rintis Putriani wrote:
08 Dec 2019, 07:22
1. EPUB

2. PC

3. NO

4. OPEN-Choose notepad (since there is no one available on my PC. then when the file is opened, I can not read the content

5. I never had the same type of file

6. I can not read the content

7. I can not find the free version of Nook App by Barnes and Noble to download

Can I get another book which is rather in epub format?

Thank you
You need the Nook App to read it. You can try to convert it to pdf or Mobi via the free Calibre App. You need the Kindle App for the Mobi, but you may be able to read the pdf on your PC.

If you can't read the book, you should quit it via your Update tab.
In the case of good books, the point is not to see how many of them you can get through, but rather how many can get through to you." (Mortimer J. Adler)

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