|Amazon Kindle Books|
Instead, they only allow you to read certain types of e-Book Format on your device. I can see that many people wish to read their e-Books that have different format from Kindle e-Books which are :
- Mobipocket eBook File (.prc/.mobi)
- Kindle Mobipocket (.azw)
- Kindle Topaz (.tpz/.azw1)
- Kindle Print Replica (.azw4)
Actually, the Mobipocket e-Book File is a format for files that are not DRM-Restricted that you usually get for free. Apparently, what you are going to do is converting your desired e-Books to that (.mobi) format using an open source e-Book Converter which is Calibre.
You can use that method to convert any type of e-Books to Mobipocket Format so you can read it nicely on your Kindle Reader.
How to Get Started?First of all, you have to know that you can't convert an e-Book that have DRM restrictions. So, you can follow the below instructions in (Step 1) to remove DRM from your desired e-Book. In case that your e-Book doesn't have restrictions you can directly proceed to (Step 2).
Step 1 (DRM Removal)I have written some unique articles explaining how to remove DRM from any type of e-Book easily and you may choose the suitable DRM-Removal Method for your e-Book there.
Step 2 (Download Calibre)Calibre is an open source software for reading and converting various e-Book Formats as well as syncing to many different kinds of eBook readers. Just download and install the latest Calibre for any Operating System from the Official Site.
Step 3 (Install & Run Calibre)While you are in the Welcome Wizard, make sure to choose a location for your e-Book Library, as well as the model of your Amazon Kindle.
How to Add & Convert e-Books in Calibre?Now you have Calibre installed on your machine, what you are going to need now is importing the e-Books you wish to transfer to your Kindle Device. To do so, you have to click on Add Books button on the top left.
|Add an e-Book to Calibre Library|
Well, you have to connect your Kindle Device to your computer using the USB cable. Shortly, Calibre will recognize it a and new icon (Send to Device) will appear at the top. Actually, you can either highlight your e-Books and click on that button or you may simply drag them to the Kindle Device icon.
Calibre will automatically convert and upload the e-Book to your Kindle. You can see the progress icon in the bottom-right corner. You may also click it to monitor the progress of the transfer.