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HowtoreadAmazonKindlebooksonyournook(orothere-reader):Inordertoreadakindlebookonyournook(orothere-reader),youwillneedtodownloadtheKindlereaderappforyourcomputer(andtheDRMremovalplugin),aswellasthecalibree-booklibraryappforyouroperatingsystem.TheKindlereaderappsarelocatedhere:https://www.amazon.com/gp/feature.html/ref=nav_shopall_ods_eink_con_karl?ie=UTF8&docId=1000493771orifthatlinkdoesntwork,navigatetoAmazon.comthenhoveroverShopbyDepartment,thenKindleE-ReadersandBooks,thenclickonFreeKindleReadingApps.FollowthepromptstodownloadandinstalltheApponyourcomputer.Whenyouopentheappitwillpromptyouforyouramazonaccountinformationsothatitcanlinktoyourlibrary.Oncethisisdone,youwillneedtomakeanoteofthelocationwhereyouramazoncontentisstored.InpreferencesintheKindlemenu,underthegeneraltab,thelocationofyourcontentisshown.Onmymac,forexample,thefolderisontheharddrive,underLibrary>ApplicationSupport>Kindle>MyKindleContent.ImnotsureiftheKindleWorldbookshaveDRMencryptiononthem,soyouwillalsoneedtodownloadtheDRMremovalpluginforcalibre.ItsnotillegaltoremoveDRMfromyourownpurchasedbooks.WhatISillegalisuploadingDRM-freebookstoapiracysite.IfyouarenotcomfortableremovingtheDRM,youmaynotbeabletoconverttheazwfilestoepubinordertoloadthemontoanookorotherdevice.TheDRMremovalpluginislocatedhere:https://apprenticealf.wordpress.com/2012/09/10/drm-removal-tools-for-ebooks/instructionsforinstallationshouldbeincludedinthezipfileatthatlocation.TheCalibreappiswhatisgoingtoconvertyourkindlemobiorazwfiletoePub,whichiswhatyournookopens.Youcanthenmovetheconvertedfiletoyournooktoreadit.Asasidenote:theCalibreappisanawesomelibraryapplicationaswell.Ikeepmyentirelibraryofalmost4000e-booksinthislisting.Ithasamazingsearchcapabilities,aswellastheabilitytochangeyourownratingsoneachbook.Itkeepstrackofallthemetadatathateachbookholds,soitgivesyousummariesandseriesinformationaswell.TheCalibreappsarelocatedhere:http://calibre-ebook.com/downloadorifthatlinkdoesntwork,navigatetocalibre-ebook.comandclickondownload.FollowthepromptstodownloadandinstalltheApponyourcomputer.ItsbeenfouryearssinceIfirststartedusingCalibre,soIdontremembertheexactsetupsequence,butyoushouldbeabletonavigateitsinceitsprettyuserfriendly.NOW,ifyoudonthaveanyKindlebooksinyouramazonaccount,itwouldbehooveyoutotrytobuyacouplefreeonestotestthisout.Youcould,youknow,repurchaseGettingOutofHandbyErinNicholas,fromAmazon.comsinceitsfreeWhenyouareonAmazonandyougotobuy,makesuretoclickonDeliverTo:andselectyourcomputerApp.MineislistedasKristinesKindleforMac.ItwilldeliverthebooktoyouautomaticallywhenyouopenyourKindleApp.

Sothatswhatyoudonext.

OpenyourKindleAppandyouwillnoticethelibrarysynchronizing.Whenitloadsyourbookstheywillshowupinyourlibrary.

ClosetheKindleAppandopenyourCalibreApp. AlsoopenyourfinderorwindowsexplorerandnavigatetothelocationofyourKindlecontent

thatyounotedearlier.Iliketochangetheviewtoshowalistandthensortitbydate.Youshouldseeyourdownloadedbookslistedbyname.Ofcourse,thenamesaresomethinglikeB00Q6YlPJ4_EBOK.azw,soyouwillhavenoideawhichfilesarewhich.THATiswhyIsortbydatesoIcanpicktheonesthatwereJUSTdownloaded.

Highlightthefilesyouwant,thendrag&dropthemintotheCalibrewindow.Youcanaddthemdifferentlytocalibre,butIfindthisistheeasiestway.Calibrewilltellyouitsaddingthefilesandlookingatmetadata.Theywillthenshowupinyourlibrarylisting.Mostlikely,calibrewillalreadyhaveidentifiedtheauthorandtitleforyou.Irarelyhavetochangeit.Itmayevenhavethebookcoverpreloaded.

NowyouwanttoconverttheformatfromazwormobitoePub.

Inthecalibrelibraryhighlightthebookyouwanttoconvert.Thenonthemainmenu,clickonconvertbooks.Anewwindowwillopen.ConvertGettingOutofHand.Inputformatwillbewhatyoujustdownloadedazworazw3ormobi.OutputformatyoushouldselectEPUB.Youshouldntneedtochangeanyothersettingsforasimpleconversion.

SelectOKandcalibrewillstarttheprocess.OncetheJOBiscomplete,ifyoulookinyourlibrarywiththebookdetailsshowingontheright,anotherformatwillautomaticallyappear.TA-DA!EPUB

Now,thereareacouplewaystomoveyourfileontoyournook.1:Withmyoldsimpletouch,calibreactuallyconnecteddirectlytoitthroughmynookcordassoonasIconnectedittothecomputer.IcouldjusttellcalibretosavethebooktomynookLibrary.Whenyouconnectyournookwithcalibreopenonyourcomputer:

YourcalibrelibrarywilladdacolumnthatsaysOnDevice. Selectthebooksyouwanttoaddtoyounook,thenclickonSendtodevice.

Calibrewilltransferthebooktoyourmainlibrary.ThenintheOnDevicecolumn,itshowsacheckmarkandMain.

Youarenowdone.Youshouldbeabletoopenthefileonyournook.2:WithmynookHD,Ihavetomanuallytransferitsometimes.Inthiscase,Iconnectmynooktothecomputerwithoutthecalibrelibraryopensoitdoesntgetconfused.

Connectyournooktothecomputerandwhenthefinder/windowsexploreropens,navigatethroughtoMyNook>MyFiles>Books.

OpenCalibre.Selectthebookyouwanttotransfer.InthebookdetailsontherightitshouldsayPath:Clicktoopen.ClickontheClicktoopenandwha-la!Anewwindowopensthathasthebookfiles.

DraganddropthefilewiththeepubextensionintothefolderBooksonyournook.Youarenowdone.Youshouldbeabletoopenthefileonyournook.Ifyouhaveane-readerthatisntanook,youstillshouldbeabletovaguelyfollowtheseinstructionsinordertoconvertandtransferthebooktoyourdevice.