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Is there a way to get a digital copy of a book I have in hard copy?

Some DVDs now come with a digital download, is there a similar service for books?

Note: most of my hard copies are bought on Amazon.

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For things you've bought already, not easily. You can look online for PDF versions of the book which aren't strictly legal, but apart from that you don't have a huge number of options.

However, I've definitely seen books that come with their digital copies - although the last one I bought, which was a Wrox book, required me to install some adobe thing just to open it. (edit- not PDF reader!)

Another option, if you have developer books, might be Safari Books Online, which allows you to save up tokens to download full copies of books.

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