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    Cannot read Epub files on Amazon Kindle

    Yesterday I have downloaded an ebook but unluckily it didn’t work on my Amazon Kindle. Tge downloaded files are epud. For this reason I have searched on the market in order to download a reader. While looking at the description it informed that they would foil the tablet from sleeping. So for now I am looking for some alternatives so that this issue will not be there. Furthermore why it is not possible for me to get it into Google reader?

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    Re: Cannot read Epub files on Amazon Kindle

    As far as I know that the free reader that only supports epub files is the FBReader. I have loaded it and have had nil issues. You are able to come across it within the android application store, I'm moderately sure it's an open-source reader. Furthermore google Reader doesn't hold up epub files now otherwise so I read anywhere. Furthermore what they denote by it avoids the tablet from sleeping is that whilst you're reading a book sleep form won't smash.

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    Re: Cannot read Epub files on Amazon Kindle

    To everyone's surprise, Amazon would soon open a little ecosystem Kindle (traditionally closed) supporting the open ePub format, being so far the Kindle format books only allows AZW / MOBI addition to the PDF. This change is manifested in two ways. First, book publishers could publish ePub format in the Kindle Store, instead of being restricted to the formats and AZW MOBI. In addition, Amazon will soon launch a software update which will be able to read Kindle books in this format, whether purchased in the Kindle Store, other stores or have been downloaded for free from Google Books or similar directories.

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    Re: Cannot read Epub files on Amazon Kindle

    Mnamon sells files in ePub . It is now the standard for eBooks. All major read the epub reader on the market, some people prefer to others. The PAD-Apple, Samsung Galaxy, the Sony PRS, to quote the best known, read ePub. But we have to quote a famous exception, the Amazon Kindle, which boasts a wide array of users. The Kindle only reads mobility, a proprietary format from Amazon, which sells from his store in that format. And we all know the size of the Amazon store.

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    Re: Cannot read Epub files on Amazon Kindle

    For the record, a file with DRM cannot 'be converted, period. Be of any size. You understand very well: if you buy a book from Barnes and Noble you cannot read on the Kindle. Just like if you buy a book from Amazon you cannot read about BeBook, or any reader who is not a Kindle (Amazon, or who uses the software as a PC, or mobile phone / tablet Android or Apple). It 'also the reason why so many good hackers invent ways to eliminate the aforementioned DRM in order to access the content you paid in the manner you prefer ... but 'and' a little 'more' complex, generally.

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    Re: Cannot read Epub files on Amazon Kindle

    No doubt this will be a bold move, but I think that ultimately will bring benefits for both users and Amazon. Of course, keep in mind that the files are also supported ePub DRM, so the Amazon start using this format does not mean that their books can be read on other readers like the Sony Reader or the Nook. Anyway, Amazon has not confirmed officially supports ePub. The information comes from four publishers who say that Amazon has notified that they can upload their books in ePub format. And because it is very difficult for 4 different companies have agreed to invent a story, it is relying on the accuracy sensitive of this information.

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    Re: Cannot read Epub files on Amazon Kindle

    Taking a tour through some famous libraries online I found that the eBook is offering up considerably and you can find in digital format not only old favorites but also new releases and best-seller last period? The problem now is different, most are sold in epub format with DRM protection (not a convertible through Mobipocket, or similar software) and thus unreadable by any device Amazon Kindle.Do not panic! Moving from ePub to mobility is a breeze.
    • Download the software from the Internet " Calibre "and install it. It’s free. There are many other more free to do the same thing.
    • Open the book at Calibre epub format.
    • Click "Convert" to be sure that the setting is in ePub mobility (in fact there are many other possible conversions, including the reverse, from mobility to epub).
    • That's it. At this point the resulting file is readable on the Kindle, or on other devices that read mobi.

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