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ePub is the abbreviation for "electronic publication" and refers to a free and open e-book standard by the International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF). You can recognize them by the '.epub' file extension.

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Where are epub files stored?

I have this old epub file on my phone that I'm trying to download but I have no idea where it's stored. The app I used was Lithium. I can read it fine on lithium but it won't show up anywhere else. ...
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How do I bookmark a page in Google Books?

Google Books has a feature whereby you can bookmark a page by tapping any corner of any page of a book you're reading. However, I was unable to do this. Could someone please provide some help as to ...
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Download epubs in Android

So I am not sure why this is but if I upload my own books to the Play Store they do not display download links. Is there a way maybe using an app to get the books off of the Play Store? So here is ...
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Store ePUB books on my external SD Card to be read in Google Play Books

This is a simple question, but in 2 parts: I want my entire ePUB library stored locally on my Android device, so I can use Google Play Books to read them without the need of being connected to my ...
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Better Readability with epub Books

I'm seeking a method to re-format epubs to be more readable on an Android phone (specifically the SGS5). Epubs are awesome, however there are some issues I've come across with a huge majority of them:...
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How to set default file opening application on Android 5?

I have Aldiko Premium ebook reader application and it's a nice app for reading epub ebooks. I can't set it to be the default application for reading epub ebooks stored as files on my micro SD card. ...
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Sync the position / page of sideloaded EPUB books between Android device and Nook Touch?

Is it possible to sync the current position / page of an EPUB book between two devices?
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Convert Safari to Go files to ePub

Safari to Go stores offline bag files in \data\com.safaribooksonline\files\zips. Each book has it's own directory with files that make up the entire book (xhtml, metadata, etc). Has anyone tried ...
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what uses up less battery, reading an EPUB or reading a PDF?

If you get a PDF and a EPUB of the same document, and read it on the same device with the same version of Android, which would use up less battery power?
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Can't download ePub with Aldiko

Recently I received via email an .epub file (eBook). When I try to download it I get an error message that says "Aucune application ne peux afficher la pièce jointe" (no application can show the ...
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Unified way to manage annotations and bookmarks in Android and PC

I usually read my books using an application called Mantano on Android. They have a cloud based sync mechanism that syncs annotations across various mobile devices. My problem is I want to keep all ...
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Reading fixed-layout ePubs

I'm looking for a way to read fixed-layout ePubs; nothing I've found supports this format. Aldiko supports epub, but surely not a fixed-layout epub. Is there a possibility here to have the same ...
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How can I test my ePub files in Android emulator?

I have installed the Android emulator and everything is going fine. But I don't know how to test my ePub in it. This is actually the main reason I installed Android emulator and SDK, to test out my ...
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Is there any android epub reader supporting epub3 with audio/video/javascript? [closed]

Hi i just developed an epub format ebook (containing a video and a javascript animation).It is working fine on iphone/ipad (running on ibooks)..I was wondering if I could read the same ebook with an ...
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How can I read my epub books in Google Books for Android?

Has anyone been able to take and place an epub book inside the Google Books app or know how to do it?
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Is there a PDF (or epub) reader that allows to take notes (or at least to copy text)? [closed]

I have many PDFs that I would like to read on my Galaxy Tab and then take notes. Preferably the notes would be attached to the document (may be like Skim does), but as a workaround I can also imagine ...
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Looking for an ePub reader that works without an SD card [closed]

I'm looking for a ePub reader to read a collection of .epub files I have but so far each one I've tried has had problems because I don't have an SD card in my phone or I haven't been able to figured ...
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Is there an app which supports both PDF and epub ebook formats? [closed]

Are there any apps which support both PDF and EPUB files? I've tried Alkido, Laputa, and StarBooks, they only seem to support either PDF OR epub, not both. Any suggestions?
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