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Mac users interested in Kindle for osx 10.7.5 generally download: Kindle for Mac3.0Free Kindle for Mac is a book reading application by Amazon. It allows you to. From any Mac application that can print, select the print menu and choose Send to Kindle. From Finder, simply control-click on one or more documents and choose Send to Kindle. Mac OS X: The Kindle Content directory is located in your Documents directory. It looks like the more recent versions of the Kindle App for Mac OS X puts the book files in a different location. If that is the case with your version, try looking for this directory. Mac users interested in Kindle for mac os x 10.6.8 generally download: Kindle for Mac 3.0 Free Kindle for Mac is a book reading application by Amazon. It allows you to buy and read books offered through the.

We like to read eBooks with tablets or e-ink eReaders a lot, but sometimes we will like or need to open a book on our Mac. So choosing which app to open the book is important for us. Here I guide you top 5 free ebook readers for Mac, the best apps to read ebooks on your Mac computer.

A lot of our purchased books from a particular store (iBooks, Kobo, Nook, Kindle) can only be opened with their dedicated reading app, while some books we find at open libraries can be read with a variety of free reading apps. No matter where your books come from, here I list some ebook readers for Mac, and put them together compared for you.

Apple's iBooks--If You Love Apple Defaults

We are so happy when hearing the Apple's announcement of iBooks coming to the Mac OS X. It's bundled with Mavericks. It's amazing that iBookstore provides us a beautiful and clean library interface than others (I think so). We can adjust type size and color of the pages, and add notes, highlights, the definitions. In fact there are more customization options as this screenshot shows below.

If you also own an iPad or iPhone, you can't miss this reader app. It helps us sync the books between the Mac and the iPad and iPhone.

iBooks supports EPUB and PDF. We can purchase them directly from the store, and then put them together in one place. What's more, iBooks keeps track of our PDF files, too. I like this function very much as I've collected many business proposals and project plans to read.

Kindle for Mac--If You Have a Kindle Account

I think there must be a lot of people think that Amazon shares the biggest market of eBooks industy. Except for its Kindle eReaders, Kindle store still has the largest array of eBook contents online. It is an eBook publishing powerhouse. If you have a Kindle content, I believe that you are a crazy eBook lover and must have collected a plenty of eBooks files at hand.

As the image shows, we can add manage Kindle collections in Kindle app itself. This is good for those people who have gathered many eBooks. Then we can sync the newly customized collections between devices that support Kindle. Whenever you close a book, the last page read is also automatically saved and synced across your devices, too.

But Kindle only supports its own eBook formats like AZW3, Mobi, AZW, PRC. Though it allows us transfer personal PDF to read, but it doesn't support EPUB. So if you also read books purchased from other stores, you may want to check out another alternative.

Kobo or Nook--If You Own an eBook Reader

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If you have a Kobo, Sony or Nook eReader, you're probably best off using the offered reading software for Mac. Both Kobo for Mac and Nook for Mac allow us to browse, purchase and read eBooks in app. They support EPUB and PDF formats books.

The good news is that Kobo now lists their books' DRM and formats types again before buying.

But these two readers for Mac don't allow us to import books from outside stores. For example, if we bought one EPUB book from iBookstore, we are not able to open it with Kobo for Mac app.

Adobe Digital Editions--If You Buy From Public Library

Many public libraries including Kobo and Sony offer books protected with Adobe DRM, but Adobe create the Digital Editions for us to open those books. And we can also transfer such books between supported devices, such as Kobo, android, Nook, Sony. I can say a large number of online bookstores allow us open their contents with ADE.

ADE is the simplest ebook reader on Mac to open EPUB books. But I love it is because of its DRMed eBooks compatiblity. It opens books protected by Adobe DRM the one that most libraries with digital books use.

And here is my own suggestion, if you read books not only from rakuten Kobo but also Google Play books and even other more, there is no need to install the Kobo, or play books one by one. You just need this one app to open books you purchased from these stores.

But ADE can't open books from Kindle store and iBookstore.

Conclusion

My opinion, if you really love reading ebooks you may have used these apps all. In other words, lovers who collected a lot of ebooks also need to install several apps. We can't open all the books just with one app. Such as, if you just use Kindle for Mac, you can't read your EPUB books. If you use iBooks, you can't read Kindle books. If you are using ADE, you can't open your Kindle contents.

But here I wil share you an easy way to resolve this problem. Just converting the eBooks formats between Kindle and common EPUB and PDF. But in fact the DRM limitation is also our obstruction that prevents us reading freely. Please install this fantastic tool Ultimate Converter, it helps remove DRM and convert formats pretty well. It's an all-in-one eBook tool that allows you to read eBooks on various devices and share your own eBooks with your friends and family without sharing the personal account.

All you need to do is firstly run this tool, and then choose one app you like from the list of top 5 ebook readers for Mac. My personal preference is converting books to EPUB by the tool and using iBooks to read the EPUB books on Mac.

Tips: These apps can be downloaded from iTunes store on Mac.

Your picks?

Ada Wang works for Epubor and writes articles for a collection of blogs such as ebookconverter.blogspot.com.

How to Add a MOBI File to Your Kindle Library

Recently, I have included a Kindle-friendly formatted file of the RCV on the Download page. This page will be a guide to assist you in putting a MOBI file in your Kindle Library to read on your Kindle or using your Kindle software. I will break this guide up into six sections: Email, The Kindle, Kindle for the Desktop, Kindle for the iPad/iPhone/iPod Touch, Kindle for Android, and Other. (Directory names are in italics.)

Email

The simplest way to add a book to your Kindle library is to email the book to your Kindle device. This works with the Kindle and the Kindle Apps. Go to the settings of your Kindle device or app and look for the Kindle email address. You can also find this email address on the Kindle setup page on the Amazon.com website. The page is called, 'Manage Your Kindle.' There you will find a list of email addresses for each of your Kindle devices. Once you identify the email address you wish to use, log in to your email account, compose an email to the Kindle email address, attach the MOBI or PDF file to the email, and then send the email. It may take a little time, but before long, you will see the book appear in your Kindle library.

The Kindle

To add a MOBI file to your Kindle device, follow these steps:

  1. Connect your Kindle to your computer.
  2. Copy the MOBI file from your computer to the Documents directory on your Kindle (the Kindle connects to your computer as if it were a USB flash drive).
  3. Properly disconnect the Kindle from your computer (i.e., eject the device).

Kindle for the Desktop

To add a MOBI file to your Kindle desktop software library, follow these steps:

  1. Copy or move the MOBI file to the appropriate Kindle directory on your hard drive.
    • Windows XP/Vista/7/8: The Kindle directory is called My Kindle Content and is located in the My Documents folder.
      • If I'm not mistaken, the Kindle app downloaded in the Windows 8 App Store stores the files in a completely different directory. If you can't find the My Kindle Content folder, try looking for this folder: C:Users<userid>AppDataLocalAmazonKindleapplicationcontent.
    • Mac OS X: The Kindle Content directory is located in your Documents directory.
      • It looks like the more recent versions of the Kindle App for Mac OS X puts the book files in a different location. If that is the case with your version, try looking for this directory: ~/Library/Containers/com.amazon.Kindle/Data/Library/Application Support/Kindle/My Kindle Content.
  2. Launch the Kindle desktop application.

Kindle for the iPad/iPhone/iPod Touch

To add a MOBI file to your Kindle app for the iPad/iPhone/iPod Touch (iOS Device), follow these steps:

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  1. Connect your iOS Device to your computer.
  2. Launch iTunes, if it doesn't automatically launch.
  3. Click on your iOS Device on the left sidebar.
  4. Click the Apps tab at the top of the iTunes window.
  5. Scroll down to the File Sharing section on the Apps tab.
  6. Click on Kindle in the Apps list.
  7. Click the 'Add...' button just below the Documents list to the right.
  8. Navigate to the MOBI file you wish to add to the Kindle app and click the Choose button.
  9. Sync your iOS Device.
  10. Disconnect your iOS Device from your computer.
  11. Launch the Kindle app on your iOS Device.

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Kindle for Android

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To add a MOBI file to your Kindle app for Android, follow these steps:

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  1. Connect your Android device to your computer via USB cable (there are many different ways to connect your Android device (e.g., FTP, file-sharing app), which accomplish the same thing as connecting your device via USB cable).
  2. If prompted, choose the option to 'Mount as disk drive' on your Android device.
  3. Navigate to the sdcard directory or the internal storage on your Android device—which should now show up as a disk drive on your computer—if it doesn't mount to that directory automatically.
  4. Copy your MOBI file to the kindle directory located on the SD card of your Android device. If you have trouble finding the Kindle directory, try looking for this folder: [Internal storage]/Android/data/com.amazon.kindle/files
  5. Disconnect your Android device from your computer.
  6. Launch the Kindle app on your Android device.

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Other Devices

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  • BlackBerry: At the time of this writing, only books available in the Kindle Store can be read on the Kindle for Blackberry app.
  • Windows Phone 7: At the time of this writing, only books available in the Kindle Store can be read on the Kindle for Windows Phone app.