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Converting Kindle files for use on a Kobo reader.

by strongsally / January 20, 2012 9:22 PM PST

I was gifted a Kindle pre loaded with some travel books. I returned the Kindle ereader and purchased a Kobo ereader. Can I convert the Mobi files to allow them to be read on the Kobo? I have the Mobi files in my computer.

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The answer is yes
by zanneti / February 13, 2012 5:59 PM PST
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Converting mobi files onto a Kobo reader
by elread / May 9, 2012 4:59 AM PDT

I was given some kindle files (they are mobi files) and I am trying to convert them to my Kobo reader. How can I do this?

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by anglecnet / May 9, 2012 10:40 AM PDT

just convert mobi to epub, kobo reader supports epub format, but it can't read mobi books.
then you can transfer your books to kobo reader via usb or email or other ways.

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a simple method help you convert kindle files to kobo use
by StevenLin2070 / August 16, 2012 11:48 AM PDT

this seems the common trouble we have met in the various ereaders using.
so here I strongly recommend a newest and easiest way to work out this trouble. you can judt check the tutorial as you like.
how to copy or backup kindle books to kobo
have a try and enjoy your files!

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