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What file extensions are NOOK Books?

by sarah_jay / January 2, 2012 11:44 AM PST

I was given a gift card to Barnes and Noble, but I have the Kindle Fire. I was wondering if I could download the book on the computer and add it to the Kindle, but I need to know if it would have a supported file type or not. So my question is, what file extensions are NOOK Books?

And in an unrelated question, why doesn't Amazon have ALL the apps from the Android market? Isn't it supposed to, or does it not?

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ePub
by KenHusveg / January 2, 2012 11:52 AM PST

ePub and PDF for sure.

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by SaintRexifer / July 7, 2012 12:52 PM PDT
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nook_Tablet

Supported file types

E-books: EPUB (including Adobe DRM or DRM free), PDF files, and CBZ files
Other documents: XLS, DOC, PPT, TXT, DOCM, XLSM, PPTM, PPSX, PPSM, DOCX, XLSX, PPTX
Audio: MP3, MP4, AAC, AMR, WAV, Ogg (Audio codecs: MP3, AAC, AMR, LPCM, Vorbis)
Images: JPEG, GIF (animated GIF is not supported), PNG, BMP
Videos in MP4, or Adobe Flash format, 3GP, 3G2, MKV, WebM (Video codecs: H.264, MPEG-4, H.263, VP8)
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Nook file extension answer
by tdb921 / February 4, 2015 12:23 PM PST

Correct, nook uses epub and pdf. However, it will use any type if you simply use the free conversion program called "calibre". It works GREAT and converts from all TO all formats. It's a very nice program to have handy! So I suggest researching it for any ebook ovner.

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