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Maybe you have got a lot of ebooks in PDF and other formats, but recently you want to read them on your new iPad. As you know, iPad device only natively supports EPUB format. So in order to read these ebooks, such as Kindle ebook, PDF ebook and HTML ebook on iPad, you need to convert ebooks to EPUB.

Perhaps you still have no over-all knowledge about the benefits of converting ebooks to EPUB. So in the following content, I will list out the top benefits of converting ebooks to EPUB and then show you how to convert ebooks even DRM ebooks to EPUB with easy steps.

Benefits of converting ebooks to EPUB

1Kindle ebooks purchased from Amazon store can only be accessed on Kindle devices while HTML ebook saved from webpage can merely be viewed in your browser. By converting these two kinds of ebooks to EPUB, you can read them on more popular devices like iPad and iPhone.

2To read PDF ebook on portable devices, you have to zoom back and forth for PDF are restricted to showing pages as they were originally saved. However, EPUB can reflow and adjust itself to the dimensions of your tablet or eReader's screen while keeping the original formatting and layout. By converting PDF ebook to EPUB, you can have better reading experience on your device.

3Some devices like iPad offer only native support for EPUBs and none for other formats. Besides, there are also a number of situations where EPUB are more preferred. By converting ebooks to EPUB, you can read ebooks more freely on multiple devices.

How to convert ebooks to EPUB

This part is intended to tell you how to convert ebooks to epub. The first thing you need to make clear is that whether your ebooks are DRMed or not. For how to check, follow step 1 please.

Step1: Check whether ebooks are DRMed or not

For how to check whether ebooks are DRMed, you can use Calibre to help you. Load your ebooks into Calibre and then double click on the ebook to open with Calibre. If you succeed to open it, then it's DRM free. If you failed to open it and receive the following information, it means your ebook is DRM protected.

ebook-is-drmed

For DRM protected ebooks, you need to remove DRM protection from ebooks before converting them to EPUB. Step 2 will show you how to remove DRM protection from ebooks. For DRM free ebooks, you can go directly to Step 3 about how to convert DRM free ebooks to EPUB.

Step 2: Remove DRM protection from ebooks

Your Kindle ebooks are protected by Kindle DRM and your PDF ebooks may contain two kinds of DRM, Adobe DRM and Nook DRM. The tool I find for you to remove DRM protection from ebooks is Epubor Ultimate which can deal with all the three kinds of DRM as well as convert ebooks to EPUB format. Only with this one tool, you can easily convert DRM ebooks to EPUB in batch within seconds. Just download it with a free try.

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After downloading and installing this tool, run it. Usually, the downloaded ebook will be detected and displayed at the left column automatically. You can also click "Add" button to import books or simply drag and drop ebooks into this tool. Once you have successfully added Kindle or PDF ebooks into this tool, your ebooks will be decrypted automatically. By hitting "Open Folder" you can find your decrypted ebooks.

remove DRM protection from ebooks

Tip: Ensure you can view your Kindle ebooks in Kindle for PC/Mac, other ebooks in ADE or Nook for Study.

Step 3: Convert DRM free ebooks to EPUB

Once you make sure your ebooks are DRM free, you can apply three methods to convert DRM free ebooks to EPUB.

Method one: Convert DRM free ebooks to EPUB with Ultimate Converter

The above-mentioned tool is also a good ebook converter which can convert Kindle ebook, PDF ebook and HTML ebook to EPUB.

You only need to select "EPUB" as the output format at the bottom left side and one click the "Convert" button. Then all the jobs will be done. Your converted ebooks can be found by clicking "Open Folder". You are also allowed to preset the output folder by hitting the settings icon in the upper right.

select EPUB as export format

Method two: Convert ebooks to EPUB Calibre

Calibre is regarded as a good ebook management tool which allows you to convert ebooks to other formats for free.

Install Calibre and run it. Tag "Add books" button to load ebooks or simply drag ebooks into it.

add ebooks to Calibre

Click on the ebook you want to convert to EPUB and then the following window will pop up for you to choose the export format. Select "EPUB" from the drop-down list and click "OK" to continue.

choose EPUB as export format

When it shows "Jobs: 0" at the bottom right corner, it means your ebooks have been converted to EPUB. Hit "Click to open" to get your converted ebooks.

find converted ebooks

Method three: Convert ebooks to EPUB online

You can also apply online converter tool to convert ebooks to EPUB without installing any software.

Visit this website http://ebook.online-convert.com/convert-to-EPUB. Upload your ebooks you want to convert to EPUB and then click "Convert files" at the bottom to start converting ebook to EPUB. When the process finished, your converted ebook will be downloaded to your computer automatically.

convert ebooks to epub online

Once you have successfully converted ebooks, like Kindle ebooks, PDF ebooks and HTML ebooks to EPUB, you can freely read them on your device like iPad and iPhone.

Remember to remove DRM protection from ebooks before you convert ebooks to EPUB. If not, you shall fail to convert DRM ebooks to EPUB. Ultimate Converter can solve all the problems.

If you have any problem in removing DRM from ebooks and converting ebooks to EPUB, feel free to open a ticket at http://ticket.EPUBor.com/, and our technical service staff will help you for free.

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works for Epubor and writes articles for a collection of blogs such as ebookconverter.blogspot.com.

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