How to Add EPUB to iPad iBooks

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In the fact, it's not a new and hot topic about how to import protected epub into iPad iBooks. But iTunes library is a good helper and helps us manage and clean epub duplicates. If you are familiar with editing songs metadata, maybe you can use iTunes to modify your epub books. Once all are done, just sync epub files to iDevices in a free way.

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Import epub files to iTunes library

iTunes library is a great media manager including books, music, movies, app and so on. And it plays a role in cleaning ebooks duplicates, fixing the eBook tag, adding artwork to eBooks. Before you enjoy this powerful functions from iTunes, check epub whether is protected from drm or not. So make sure have removed drm from epub (acsm) files. EBook Ultimate Converter is the best drm epub to ibooks converter for iPad alternative.

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Okay! If epub books are unprotected from drm, just skip the step above and then learn how to side load unprotected files to the iTunes library and fix epub files. Make sure you have install iTunes library and run it.

Tips: the editions of my iTunes library is iTunes and the computer operation system is win-7/64-bit operation system. As far as I know, If you want to add epub to iPad in Mac OSX 10.9 Maverricks, there is a bit problem. So iTunes alternative can help us transfer epub books to iPad under Maverricks.

After launched iTunes library, go forward to "File" in the main menu and choose "Add File to Library" option. Then select the epub books where you have downloaded or saved, and click the Open button.

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Switch to Books from the list of libraries, and if you find the imported eBooks are lack of covers, publisher name, etc; right-click the book title and select Get Info. The eBook metadata editor window will pop up.

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And we google the book title in the image.google.com and find the eBook cover. Once download this eBook cover to the local computer, switch to Artwork option and browse the downloaded eBook cover. Finally click "Add" button. Then it automatically displays the eBook cover in the iTunes library.

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If you want to delete epub duplicates in iTunes library, hold on the shift key and navigate to "View"->"Show Exact Duplicates Items".

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Tips: Ultimate drm epub to iBooks Converter can not only help us remove drm from epub and convert epub to any format, but also add cover to eBooks and edit eBook metadata in only 1 click.

Load modified epub books to iPad iBooks

Plug your iPad into the computer and select the Books tab. And tick "Sync Books" checkbox if it isn't already enabled. An "All books" option stands for transferring all epub books into the iPad. By checking a "Selected books" option, you can side load epub books to iPad as you want.

Now select epub books as you want to load and press "Apply" button at the right bottom of the window.

sync epub books to iPad ibooks

Once the all epub eBooks are synced successfully, you can open transferred epub books in iBooks.

Tips: If you add cover to epub books and the cover doesn't display in the iBooks, Epubor Ultimate can be recommended to help you change the cover. Of course, you can add epub to iPad in the free way without iTunes library. To mac users, you can also use iBooks for mac to sync and import epub into ibooks.

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08/20/2015 18:59:26
Best article on this I could find - thanks heaps.
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