|02-13-2011, 05:41 AM||#1|
Join Date: Feb 2011
Download E-book on Kobo?
I am a newbie when it comes to Ebook reader. I recently just bought a Kobo from BestBuy. Though it was a refurnished version, i still think it was still a great deal!
I can't help but wonder
....can i read my download E-book on Kobo...?
I got all my ebooks from downloading random sites. There were no problem before when I opened up those files to read on computer as they came in various format (lit, epub, pdf etc). But, can I do the same thing with Kobo?
I know I can use Calibre to convert various format to epub so Kobo can read it. But what about DRM?
Honestly, I don't know the books I download free online do they have DRM. Do anyone know how I can tell these books have DRM?
IF they do? Can they still be read on Kobo even if they are in epub format?
|02-13-2011, 08:39 AM||#2|
Join Date: Oct 2010
Device: Kindle PW-2, Kobo Touch
Calibers' viewer will tell you whether they are DRM or not.
Download ADE (Adobe Digital Editions) to handle and read legitimate DRM enabled books.
|02-13-2011, 10:32 AM||#3|
Join Date: Jul 2010
If you haven't had to use Adobe Digital Editions to open them at this point they likely aren't DRM'd. For straight e-pubs and pdf's (although the reading experience with pdf's can be a challenge due to small text size) you can load via calibre or just drag and drop them onto the Kobo when you have it connected.
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