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Questions tagged [epub]

Extension of the e-book file format.

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Can't open some ePub books in Books.app on macOS Mojave

Two ePub books that I've bought won't open in Books.app in macOS Mojave 10.14. The books have social DRM (personal information added to the content of the book), and I don't think this should be a ...
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How to convert .acsm to PDF on a Mac?

I just bought a book from Google Book store. I tried to export it to PDF or epub. Google kept exporting .acsm file for me. I am on a Mac OS X. I tried to download Adobe Digital Edition Import ...
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Using dates for page numbers in iBook Author?

Is there a way (XSL?) to use iBooks Author (or to edit the underlying HTML) so that the page numbers are dates? The value (for me) is an easy to navigate calendar with documents as separate pages ...
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iBooks Author: How to nest epub table of contents past two levels?

I am writing an epub with iBooks Author and I can't seem to be able to create a Table of Contents that can nest past two levels. Is there a way to do this? My intended effect looks something like: ...
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Download epub that's on iCloud

I have an epub that I unfortunatley deleted from my pc. It is however, still on iCloud and available to me on iBooks (when it's synced with icloud). I would like to download that epub again to my pc, ...
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How to copy a book from iBooks with highlighting?

I have a book on my iMac at work which has highlighting all over the book. But when I put the book in my Dropbox and open it on my MacBook at home there are no highlights. Is there a way to preserve ...
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How do I create a 'series' of iBooks not originally purchased as a series from the iBooks Store?

Is it possible to create a series of iBooks from epubs not donwloaded from the iBooks store? For example, I have all the series of "Game of Thrones" in epub format (not purchased from the iBooks ...
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How to export iBooks Author .ipa file to ePub

iBooks Author 2.5 Blank ePub template. Import file. Make corrections. Save. Now there's a *.ipa file. The export procedure to create an ePub is supposed to be: Share>Export>ePub. But ePub is ...
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How to recover a deleted book in iBooks?

I deleted accidentally a book that I was reading and it already automagically synced to my iPhone as well. It was a downloaded ePub. I added notes and bookmarks there. Now that's gone. Is there any ...
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Epubs from iBooks not showing up in iTunes on Mac OS X Sierra

I have about a few hundred of epubs that I’d regularly been syncing on my iOS devices until I’ve updated to Sierra a few days ago, when suddenly only a few books showed up in iTunes. I tried turning ...
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How to convert an epub package to regular epub?

I have some epub files in my iCloud Drive that are essentially packages. I can show package contents and then it shows me a hierarchy of files and folders. How can I convert this structure to a ...
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iPhone 6 Plus will not open epub files

When I try to download epub files on my iPhone from the internet it used to go directly to iBooks, now it just goes to a blank page. How can I make them open in iBooks again?
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iBooks disable page scroll animation

I want to disable page scroll animation in iBooks on my Mac when reading epub files. Because it slows down my reading speed and makes my eyes dizzy. I cannot endure the animation. PS. I'm happy to ...
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iBooks Author imports ePub text very large

I have an inDesign file that I'm exporting as a fixed ePub. When I import it into iBooks Author using the blank template, the text is gigantic. For instance one text box is set to 389 pt. The text is ...
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Convert .docx to .epub with apple pages using command line

Pages has an File > Export To > ePub... option that I'm using to manually convert a Word document (which Pages can open directly) to ePub format. I'm basically looking for the equivalent of: /...
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Page width in iBooks

Is there anyway to make the maximum page width in iBooks larger than 560 px? I am using iBooks in Yosemite as an EPUB reader but find it frustrating that text columns' maximum width seems to be fixed ...
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How to read ePubs on a first generation iPad

My father has a 1st generation iPad. I can't seem to find a single eBook reader that is compatible. iBooks should have a compatible version, but it won't install it. I have read about using iTunes to ...
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How to export annotations in iBooks for Mac?

I've been using iBooks to read .epubs that I've downloaded from the Internet, and made many annotations in them. How can I export the annotations to another Mac, or share them all at once?
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How to backup ePubs and pdfs to iCloud

Is it even possible? I have hundreds of books in all these formats sitting in my iBooks library on my Mac. Now, I do notice that I can safely delete my iBooks (purchased off iBooks Store) from my ...
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iBooks vs epub: What's the difference?

Until now, I was under the impression that ePub was the de facto standard for Apple and the default format used by iBooks. But recently I downloaded some ebooks from the iTunes store and found them to ...
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iBooks margin is a waste of screen space

On my 7.9" iPad Mini Retina, I'd like to use the full screen to shown content. Currently, the iBooks app simply wastes too much screen space on left/right margins. Is there an alternative for reading ...
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How to fix poor font rendering in Mac iBooks?

The font rendering in iBooks (version 1.0.1) on my Mac (Mavericks 10.9.1) is outright horrible. The text is jagged and rough looking. I've tried changing the font but that doesn't help, it still looks ...
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How do I transfer my ePub files from my Mac to iPhone 5s?

I'm trying to read the epub files that I bought from gumroad, and I cannot figure out how to transfer it to my iPhone 5s.
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Read epub book purchased from iTunes on Windows

I have purchased a book through iTunes, it is formatted as an epub. Is there anyway I can read it in a Windows PC?
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iPad children's storybook with audio: is there a way to create a paid iBook AND free version?

I've been researching what it would take to create a children's storybook (including custom audio containing music and narration as well as moving imagery) and publish it on the iPad. I discovered ...
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PDF notes in Preview to EPUB?

I have been making PDF notes in Preview and want to transfer them to EPUB version of the book. Is it possible?
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iBooks does not read modified epubs

I recently modified several epubs. I just turned "..." ellipses into the "…" type. Calibre has no problem with the modified epubs, and Sigil validates them. They can be imported to iTunes, only the ...
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How to sync position, bookmarks and notes over iCloud on ePub books

I recently bought several ePub books from the Humble Bundle and from Smashing Magazine, hoping that I would be able to side load them into iBooks and then use iCloud to sync position, bookmarks, ...
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Reading math eBooks on iPhone

I want to read eBooks on my iPhone 4. Those eBooks are heavy on mathematical formulas and sometimes diagrams. I have some problems though: When I convert PDFs and DJVU to ePub format and download ...
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Advice about eBook Readers for Mac/PC

Forgive me for my ignorance but, I recently purchased an eBook only to find that I also had to download Adobe Digital Editions in order to be able to view it on my Mac. The PDF that I downloaded in ...
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What is Application Loader and why does it want to open EPUB?

I just clicked on an EPUB file and instead of Stanza it opened with "Application Loader", which asked me to accept some terms of service. What is "Application Loader" and can it really be used to ...
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How do I open an EPUB from an email in iBooks on my iPad?

I have my iPad now with iOS 5.1. In the email I have a .epub but when iPad's email program download the file, there is no way to open it on iBooks? Tapping or double tapping on the attachment ...
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Is there a Quick Look plugin for epub?

Is there a Quick Look plugin to preview .epub (ebook) files?
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Best epub reader app for iPad? [closed]

What is the best epub reader app for iPad? I have very complex files on which most apps I have tried time out with sudden execution abortion and control returning to the SpringBoard. I don't believe ...
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Is there a good, full-featured EPUB to PDF converter?

There are tons of PDF to EPUB converters but almost no EPUB TO PDF. Only thing I've found is a free online converter (takes some time to upload, lacks the cover and the sidebar navigation) and a ...
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Is there a practical ePub book reader program for Mac OS X? [duplicate]

Adobe Digital Editions has some capabilities but is essentially an orphaned product with no support. Stanza only displays text in ePub books, and again, is an orphaned product with no support. ...
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What could I use to read epub books on OS X?

I would prefer a good and free solution for reading epub books on OS X. It looks that by default OS X is not able to open epub books.