Read Kindle Books On Macbook


Quicksilver 867, iBook, G5 dual 2, Macbook C2D, Mac OS X (10.5.7) Posted on Jul 27, 2009 7:06 PM. Kindle for Mac reading app gives users the ability to read Kindle books on a beautiful, easy-to-use interface. You’ll have access to over 1,000,000. books in the Kindle Store, including best sellers and new releases.

iBooks is designed by Apple, and it is a free App for iPhone and iPad. Both a way to read books and a way to buy them, iBooks transforms the simple act of reading into something simply delightful. With this powerful App, you can download or purchase many of your favorite books from the included iBookstore.

How To Read Kindle Books On Macbook

As we all know, Amazon Kindle is a great gadget for enjoying Movies, running apps, playing games, listening to music, reading books and more, especially the Kindle Fire. The Kindle Fire is a 7-inch tablet that links seamlessly with Amazon's impressive collection of digital music, video, magazine, and book services in one easy-to-use package.

We often encounter this situation - 'How can I read iBooks on my Kindle?' We know the iBooks can open PDF and ePub format for reading. And Kindle friendly format is MOBI, AZW or TXT. So to read iBooks on Kindle, we must convert iBooks to Kindle format. Compared with AZW and text, mobi could be the better choice for Kindle. You are able to convert iBooks EPUB to Kindle with free apps - Calibre. And additionally, MOBI format could be read on other eReaders like Mobipocket.

Convert and Import iBooks Files to Kindle

Step 1: To import iBooks files to Kindle, you need to transfer these iBooks to Mac computer. Please refer to How to Copy iBook Files from iPad to Mac.

Step 2:Calibre is a free, yet reliable app. Go to, according to your OS to choose Calibre for Windows or Calibre for Mac to start downloading. Then install and launch it.

On the main interface, click the 'Add books' button on the very left top to import EPUB books you need to convert. You can add more than one ePub books to start conversion.

Step 3: Choose the right format for Kindle, go to Kindle eBook Format to learn more. Here we recommend you select 'MOBI' as an output format. As shown in the following graph, this free ePub to Kindle converter provides various output formats.

If you don't want to change the output option, just click 'OK' button to return to the main screen. On the top toolbar, head to the third button 'Convert books', then click it to start converting iBook files to Kindle.

OK, after the conversion, you can easily Transfer MOBI Files to Kindle for reading without limitation. On the contrary, if you have got many MOBI eBooks from Amazon book store, it is possible to convert these MOBI books to ePub format for reading with iPad, iPod touch or iPhone. MOBI to ePub for Mac is the right tool to complete this task.

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Amazon Kindle Store offers users a wide variety of ebooks. As an Apple user, it's not a wise choice that we use Kindle for Mac or Kindle for iOS to read kindle books. Why? The kindle reader doesn't support Apple retina display. The reading experience is still pixelated and too bad for more than a year. And the Kindle app for iOS is slower than iBooks app at the synchronous reading. On the other hand, the iBooks interface is more like a library. And you will feel that the books are really on your bookshelf. So this guide will show how to read DRMed Kindle books in iBooks.

Download Kindle Books to Mac First

If you don't install Kindle for Mac, please download Kindle for Mac and launch it at first. And register it with your Amazon account. Go to 'Archieved Items' in the library of the application software sidebar. And download or sync all your purchased books to the local computer.

Where can I find 'My kindle Content' (my downloaded kindle books) on my Mac? Has Amazon hidden the location of these eBooks? Don't worry, go to 'Kindle'->'Preference'->'Content Folder' in the main menu. On my iMac, the location of Kindle books is ../Users/epubor/Library/Application Support/Kindle/My Kindle Content/.

Can I Read A Kindle Book On My Mac

Convert kindle books to Apple ePub or PDF

How to read protected kindle books on iBooks? It seems impossible that we can get protected Kindle books into iBooks. Firstly, mostly purchased Kindle books (.azw4, .prc, .azw3, etc) are protected from DRM. Secondly, the Amazon kindle main formats are MOBI and AZW. But iBooks doesn't all support these formats except for epub. At last, how to deal with my notes/highlights on my kindle books? No need to worry, they are stored at: From the page, you can copy/past your notes into a text file.

The Epubor Ulitmate can convert any eBooks including DRMed eBooks to iBooks format. So we can keep all converted books in the cloud. For example, we can put them in dropbox for an access with ease.

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1Import Kindle eBooks

Install Epubor Ultimate program and click 'Add' button. It will pop up a window to prompt you locate the Kindle content. You can go to this folder by pressing 'Command+Shift+G'. Then copy and paste the location of Kindle Content as it's mentioned above into the textfield and click 'Go'. If you don't change the default path of kindle content, it will appear in the left sidebar of the Epubor Ultimate program. You can just drag these eBooks into the right main window.

2Convert Amazon ebooks to EPUB/PDF

Read Kindle Books On Macbook

Choose the output format,such as pdf, epub format. Hit 'Convert to xxx' button on the central bottom to begin the conversion. It takes a few seconds and the Kindle books will be converted to iBooks supported format.

3Read converted kindle books on iBooks/Apple Books

Run the Apple Books application on Mac. Navigate to 'File'->'Add to Library' and it will pop up a window for us to load the converted Amazon kindle books(drm free). How to clear up memory on laptop.

At last, press 'Add' button and it will automatically appear in the Books library when you switch to 'All Books' option.

How To Read Kindle Books On Macbook

If you want to read Kindle titles on iPad/iPhone Apple Books, you can transfer or sync the converted Kindle books from Mac to IOS with iTunes or Finder(for Catalina users).

Can I Read A Kindle Book On My Macbook

Ada Wang works for Epubor and writes articles for a collection of blogs such as