File Extension EPUB

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File Extension EPUB

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File Extension EPUB is used to store electronic books files. EPUB is an electronic book format defined by the International Digital Publishing Forum.

This format is used by many popular ebook readers. Unfortunatelly it is not supported by Amazon Kindle. But it could be simply converted to Kindle support formats using Calibre.

EPUB format is based on XHTML so it is possible to view contents of this file in any text editor. But since data in it is structured it would be very hard to use text in this file without specialized software.

If your ebook reader supports EPUB file extension then all you need to do is copy your EPUB file to your device and open it from there. Almost any eBook ready supports EPUB except Amazon Kindle.

To read EPUB file on Amazon Kindle or any other device which doesn't support EPUB download Calibre software, open EPUB file in it and save it as MOBI file format.

Sometimes EPUB file can contain DRM which protects EPUB files from inappropriate usage.

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    • File Extension MOBI - e-Book file format

If you are not able to open file with certain file extension make sure to check if extension for the file is correct. It is possible that information in the file doesn't match file extension.

 

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Extension Details
  7-Zip
MIME Type
   application/x-7z-compressed
Opens with
  7-Zip
  WinRar
  WinZip
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