Originally Posted by paulsalter
It Allows you to read books on non kobo devices
if you buy a book and are using a kobo device the kobo epub file will be sent to your device and synced with other kobo devices (you can ignore the adobe epub if you wish)
if you dont have a kobo, or want to manually put a book on your kobo you can download the adobe epub version
I believe you can download the epub version and transfer via ADE to other compatible readers? This is what I did a few years back when I had a Sony reader and bought books from kobo.