Read ePub on Kindle, Kindle Touch, Kindle Fire
Got a new Kindle for Christmas? Then can Kindle read ePub books? As we all know, there are all these great free eBooks on the Web in ePub format, like at Google books, eBooks.com, or another online collection, but your Kindle supports a bunch other file types - Kindle(AZW), TXT, PDF, unprotected MOBI, PRC natively, HTML, DOC, JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP, according to Amazon's Website. Then how to read ePub on Kindle? Here is how:
Way 1 - Read ePub on Kindle in .mobi Format
ePub to Kindle Converter is one of the best ebook conversion tools going around. All you've got to do is download it, drag and drop your ePub eBook into the program, highlight the eBook you want to convert, set the output dropdown on the left to "MOBI," then click "Convert Now!". After the conversion, you can open the output folder to check the handy Mobi eBook that you can then drag and drop into your Kindle's documents folder for reading.
ePub to MOBI Converter free download version is available. But please note, for DRM-protected ePub books, you have to remove DRM firstly, then use it to convert ePub to Kindle. And if you want to use this tool for unlimited times, you'd better to get its full version.
Purchase ePub to MOBI Converter (Price: $59.00)
Way 2- Read ePub on Kindle with Ibis Reader
Ibis Reader is another choice for reading DRM free EPUBs on the Kindle. To use Ibis Reader you need to setup an account with an email address and password. It's easiest to do this with your computer and then go ahead and add some ebooks to your bookshelf. Once you're setup and ready to read, launch the Kindle's web browser, go to the Ibis Reader website, login to your account, and choose one of your ebooks.
You can adjust the settings to increase the font size and fit the text layout to the screen by hitting "no distractions". The page-turn buttons advance the page. It does take some time getting used to but works fairly well. It looks a little something like this…
The first method allows you to read ePub on Kindle wherever you go, whenever you want, after converting ePub to Kindle. The second method only allows you to read ePub on Kindle with Internet connection. That is to say, without Internet connection, you can't read ePub on Kindle with Way 2.