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How to Convert PDF to eBook on Different Devices for Easy Reading?

PDF is a very common format for distributing documents and ebooks, and by far the most common format you will find in the market. It's a great format to share documents; however, these PDF books often don't look very good on ebook readers such as the Kindle, Nook, and Sony Reader, and can take up valuable space on other devices such as a netbook or iPad.

While, many readers choose to read ebooks in ePub format. EPUB stands for "electronic publication" and it’s the new standard for eBooks. It is the preferred format for reading on many ebookreaders, including the Barnes & Noble Nook, Android, and the Apple iOS iBooks platform that runs on iPhone and iPad. Here we will share several solutions to read PDF ebooks on different devices easily.

Part 1. Convert PDF to ePub on Mac

If you want a quick solution to convert PDF to ePub on mac for easy ebook reading, retain the original layout and format after conversion as well, Cisdem PDF Converter OCR is the one for you.

Cisdem PDF Converter OCR for Mac allows you to convert PDF files to ePub eBooks with the original styles and format retained. Also with the OCR feature, you can even convert scanned PDF to other 16 formats, such as ePub, Word, Excel, PPT, Text, etc.

Operation time: Within one minute

Operation Difficulity: Easy

Operation System: Mac OS(Sierra Included)

Steps to convert PDF to eBook format on Mac.

  1. Once you have launched the program on your mac, drag and drop the PDF files you'd like to convert to EPUB format on mac.convert pdf to ebook on mac 01
  2. Choose output format as ePub, also you can choose page range to perform partial PDF to eBook conversion on mac.convert pdf to ebook on mac
  3. Click "Convert" to convert PDF to eBook format for reading.

Part 2: Read ePub ebooks on iPad, iPhone and Android

For iPhone or iPad: It is fairly simple to add e-books (of the epub format) to your iPad or iPhone via your Mac, using iTunes file sharing. You’d simply drag and drop the book into iTunes, connect your iOS device, and sync the non-iBook file via the file sharing system in iTunes, just like any other file supported by apps on your iPad.

  1. Make sure the free iBooks app is on your iPad.
  2. Open iTunes on your computer.
  3. Find the ePub file on your computer.
  4. Drag and drop the ePub file onto your Library in iTunes on your computer.
  5. Connect your iPad to your computer.
  6. Check under the “Books” tab in iTunes to be sure this ePub is selected for syncing.
  7. Then sync. The ePub document is added to your iBooks collection inside the iBooks app.
  8. From now on, you can open the ePub document from the iBooks app on your iPad.

For Android: On Android, you'll have to download an epub reader such as Aldiko or Universal Book Reader to open epub files. We chose Universal Book Reader - here is what you need to do:

  1. Copy all epub files to your Android device.
  2. Open Universal Book Reader. The first time you start it, you will see some tips about the app's features. Keep hitting next till you see a bookshelf.
  3. The app will now ask you if you want to import all ebooks. Tap the Yes button and all the ebooks on your device will show up in the app automatically. Tap the one you want to open and you're good to go.

2017-06-05 22:13:51 / Posted by to OCR PDF Mac Follow @ Rosa

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2 Responses

  • Erik

    So, it means I can convert scanned or image ebook into ePub format? That's really awesome.

    5 months ago REPLY
  • Victor

    I got several novels in PDF edition, now I can finally get it in ePub, read and share across different device.

    8 months ago REPLY

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