You may have faced the question, like me, after purchasing an eBook from Kobo ebookstore, you do really like it and want to share it with your friends or your family as soon as possible, yes?
But as a matter of fact, unlike Kindle and Nook, Kobo ebookstore hasn't provided the "Lending out" functions.
So on earth what can we do to share kobo books with our friends?
Don't worry this is just what I want to write in this article. With the foundation of my several trial, here I introduce you 2 ways to share kobo ebooks with friends.
This is the easiest way to share kobo books I think. Just tell your friends your Kobo ID and password.
Before he or she uses your account, he must sign out his own kobo account and then use the new account you have told him to sign in.
Don't worry you can also keep on reading your kobo books with your account. I have tried and I succeeded.
But before you choose this method, you must make sure that the people deserve your trust. Because your account contains a lot of your own information including your credit card or debit card number.
To begin with please take some minutes to view the reasons for this method I recommended.
-Most Kobo eBooks do use DRM protection which limits us copy or transfer kobo books to other eReaders or other people.
-It's more safe than sharing your account with another persons.
-We can use the more beautiful and capable iBooks app to read kindle eBooks.
-With this method you can also share ebooks between Kobo and Sony, share kobo books with Kindle, Nook, and even between ipad.
-More and more...
Now follow this method step by step.
1Install Adobe DRM Removal
In fact Kobo books are protected with Adobe Degital Rights Management. Here is the best Adobe DRM Removal to help you strip the limitation.
2Install Adobe Digital Editions
Adobe Digital Editions is the specific program to read Adobe Adept DRMed eBooks. It's a free software.
Once you download it and open it for the first time it will ask you to set up an account. Please use the same e-mail address as your Kobo account to authorize your Adobe ID. Don't forget it.
3Read Kobo books on ADE
Access to Kobo ebookstore with your kobo account. Then add your kobo ebooks to library. On the right side you will see "ADOBE EPUB DRM" in your library. Just click the icon then your kobo file ( .acsm file) will be downloaded to your computer.
Then open it with ADE. For detail guide:
4Remove DRM from Kobo books
Run the Adobe DRM Removal. You will see all your kobo books you selected and opened with ADE are listed at the right area. Just drag them to the left area to add books. It will remove the drm automatically very fast.
As soon as you click "Remove DRM" button, you will get your DRM-free kobo books at the output folder.
Update: There are 2 more easier methods for you to remove Kobo drm, remove drm from Kobo KEPUB files with high quality.
5Transfer Kobo books to your friends
Now that we have remove DRM from Kobo books, we can transfer them to friends' computer, Kobo or Kindle e-Ink reader. Though we can directly transfer Kobo books to our friends via USB, here I still want to share a useful tool Kindle Transfer with you. It's an amazing program. With this tool, we can transfer Kobo books to Kindle, computer or another Kobo with ease. Even if you transfer your DRMed books from Kobo e-Ink reader to Kindle, this tool will automatically remove DRM from Kobo books and convert them to Kindle supported formats. Why not download it for free trial?
After we installed it on our computer, just connect your friends' Kobo, or Kindle to computer, select your eBook path on your computer, then tap "Transfer" to continue. All your books will be transferred soon.
Now the books have no limitations so you can share your kobo books with friends and family. What's more, both you and your friends can read these kobo books on any eReaders. For example, read kobo ebook on sony reader.
In my opinion, one of the great things about reading is finding that you love and sharing them with friends. You know with traditional printed books this is very easy, but, with eBooks most of people don't know how to share. So here I write all I know about it, and how I wish it can help you, my dears.
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Jonny Greenwood joined Epubor since 2011, loves everything about eBooks and eReaders. He seeks the methods to read eBooks more freely and wants to share all he has got with you.