EPUB is a common ebook format around the web, but the Kindle can’t read it natively.
That’s okay; you can convert .epub files to Mobi files for the Kindle to read.
The key is a free piece of software called Calibre.
How do I read EPUB files on my Kindle?
Calibre is a free, open-source e-book manager that lets users convert EPUB files to Kindle-readable MOBI files. Here’s how to use it: Download and install Calibre. When you first run it, Calibre will ask what language you want to use, and to select a folder to use as your e-book library.
Can I read epub on Kindle Paperwhite?
First, Amazon only supports its unique eBook formats such as Mobi, AZW, AZW3, etc. We are not allowed to read books purchased from other eBook retailers such as Nook or Kobo with Kindle. This locks us can only read downloaded EPUB on supported reader. While Kindle Paperwhite doesn’t support EPUB format.
Can you send EPUB to Kindle?
Here’s a New Way to Quickly Send ePub eBooks to Your Kindle. Then Amazon will automatically convert it to Kindle format when using a send-to-Kindle app or email. Amazon has been converting formats for customers to send to Kindles for years, but they have never supported ePub conversion directly.
What formats are supported by Kindle?
Supported Kindle Formats
- Amazon AZW (.azw)
- Unprotected MOBI (.mobi)
- Unprotected PRC (.prc)
- Portable Document Format (.pdf)
- Kindle Create (.kpf)
- ePub (.epub)
- MS Word (.doc & .docx)
- Rich Text Format (.rtf)