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How to Transfer Nook Books to Kindle?

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The Barnes and Noble Nook is one of the famous ebook stores in America and many people buy ebooks from it. Maybe you have got a lot of Nook books already but you only have a Kindle eReader, then you need to transfer Nook books to Kindle. Maybe you own a Nook eReader and now get a new Kindle device, you want to transfer your Nook books to Kindle. Or you just want to share some fantastic books with your families and friends who have a Kindle device. No matter what your demands are, you just need to convert Nook to Kindle. Therefore, in this article I am going to introduce you how to transfer Nook books to Kindle.

Part 1. Transfer Nook Books to Kindle Fire (HD)

For Kindle Fire (HD) tablet owners, if you have a standard USB cord which can effectively connect your Kindle Fire (HD) to your computer, just plug in your Kindle Fire to computer and transfer the converted Nook books to the device.

But if your USB cable can only be used to charge your Kindle Fire, you need to install Nook for Android App on your Kindle Fire (HD). Then transfer your Nook books to Kindle Fire (HD) directly.

Step 1 Enable your Kindle Fire to run third-party apps.

You are only allowed to install apps from the Amazon app store with Kindle Fire. But you can fix this by setting the tablet. Go to settings >> More ... >> Device >> Allow Installation of Applications >> ON.

allow installtion of nook android

Step 2 Install Nook for Android APK to Kindle Fire.

Search for "Nook for Android APK free download" on Kindle Fire's built-in browser. Then tap Downloads" at the bottom of the webpage, next tap to install. Or you can download "Nook for Android APK" using Google Chrome first, then transfer the downloaded APK file to the "Documents" folder of Kindle Fire (HD) via USB and install it to your Kindle Fire (HD).

Step 3 Read nook books via Nook app on Fire.

Sign in with your Nook account. Then you can sync your Nook books to your Kindle Fire (HD).

It may not be so easy to get it done successfully using this method with one shot, especially for non-tech-savvy users. If you don't want to install Nook for Android app on your tablet or you feel it's too complicated to operate, you can remove Nook DRM and convert them to Kindle formats, then transfer your DRM free Nook books to your Kindle Fire.

Part 2. Transfer Nook Books to Kindle eReaders

Nook books are usually locked by Nook DRM. You cannot directly transfer Nook books to Kindle because of the DRM limitation. So removing DRM is the first step. Besides, Kindle doesn't support Nook formats, so you also need to convert Nook books to Kindle supported formats before transferring them to Kindle. Now let's figure out how to transfer Nook books to Kindle eReader.

Step 1 Download Nook books to your Windows computer.

Log in with your own Nook account, then select books to download.

download nook contents

The downloaded nook files are stored as following path: C:\Users\[Your Username]\AppData\Local\Packages\BarnesNoble.Nook_[several digits]\LocalState.

Step 2 Remove DRM from Nook books.

Download Epubor Nook DRM Removal to your computer.

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Install the nook drm removal tool to your computer and launch it. All your newly downloaded nook contents will be imported automatically and will be listed on the left sidebar. Just drag them to the right interface of the program, DRM will be removed quickly.

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  • Before removing nook drm, you should contact support team in advance to ask for a nook decryption key. For more info, please read how to remove nook drm.

Step 3 Convert DRM free nook epub to Kindle mobi.

Nook drm removal only helps you remove the drm and saves your nook contents as ePub. But for kindle reading. we also should convert the Nook to Kindle format. You can use calibre or any online converter service.

Step 4 Transfer converted mobi books to Kindle devices.

Connect your Kindle device to computer using USB cable. Double click the Kindle drive, and you will see there is a "documents" folder. Then drag your converted mobi or azw3 ebooks to the "documents" folder. Done. Then safely eject your Kindle device from computer. Restart your Kindle, and you will be able to read your nook books on Kindle.

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32 Comments
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07/8/2015 12:20:34
followed directions on free trial
Convert button doesn't convert anything
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07/8/2015 19:19:18
Can you tell me more details about your problem?
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07/8/2015 20:07:50
Program is installed
Books downloaded
Dragged books to left pane
Clicked on them
Clicked on configure
Nothing happened
Tried all books
Same results
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01/13/2016 09:51:01
I can't even download my Nook Books to my computer because a box pops asking for my credit card information.  Anyone else have experience with this?
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01/13/2016 19:48:48

Hi,

The first time you launch Nook app, it will let you enter your Nook account and password to sign in.

After you log in it successfully, you can simply click the cover to download your Nook books.

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02/3/2016 02:19:23
Hello, I have been trying to download my nook books for the last few hours with no success
. Is there any feedback you can give me, can it be done? I can't find a way to download them. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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02/3/2016 02:24:57

Hi,

You are trying to download Nook books via Nook for PC/Mac? Please click the cover of your Nook books, then they will be downloaded.

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05/25/2016 11:34:43
Thank You!  Thank You!  Software and instructions worked perfectly!  Had a lot of Nook books (Nook died!) that I could not get to.  Transferred them all to my Kindle!  
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06/25/2016 08:48:15
BOB! How did you do this?? I am having such trouble. I lost my nook and got a Kindle for the holidays and want to transfer the near 20 books i haven't read yet to the new kindle but I cannot figure it out, PLEASE HELP!!!
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12/26/2017 03:01:13
Bob please tell me how you did this
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06/19/2016 15:43:28
I am on a mac and there doesn't seem to be a nook for mac application that works anymore.  I really want to download my nook books and would love some help if you have any ideas.
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07/4/2016 12:20:23

I'm having the same difficulty. I can't find an app for my MacBook Air to download on my dock. Once I do that, I hope to convert my nook books to kindle books.

BUT - I NEED THE MAC APP FIRST! any thoughts?

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07/24/2016 07:23:33
Followed the instructions and it worked great. Only thing is I can only access from Docs. Can't add them to collections. Otherwise Fantastic!
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08/9/2016 14:21:24
In Epubor Ultimate I can see books in left hand side under Adobe, as epub File but when I drag it to the right, it says "DRM is removing, please make sure you can read the ebook on your computer at first". This remains at 0% and does not progress, and they do not appear in the right hand side.
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09/16/2016 00:41:07
Will my nook books continue to be available for my nook reader or will that version of the book become obsolete?
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10/23/2016 00:49:19
Thank you very much. Your instructions worked perfectly. I have been trying to do this for months now.
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05/10/2017 20:59:16
Worked like a charm. I did have to buy the Epubor Ultimate because I had too many ebooks for the trial version, but otherwise it worked perfectly. Thanks so much as I had gone through six Nooks in a year and not one of them worked correctly.
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05/10/2017 20:59:18
Worked like a charm. I did have to buy the Epubor Ultimate because I had too many ebooks for the trial version, but otherwise it worked perfectly. Thanks so much as I had gone through six Nooks in a year and not one of them worked correctly.
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12/2/2017 23:11:27
I am having a problem transferring my Nook e-books to kindle.  The instructions that are given for # 3 "Transfer converted Mobi books to kindle e readers" is not working. I have a new kindle fire but used this instruction for transferring my e-books.  For # 2- "Transfer Nook books to kindle Fire (HD)" instructions, there isn't a Select More... " Device setting on my kindle fire (HD).  These instructions are not helpful to me.  Additionally, when I had to buy the Epubor Ultimate software to transfer my books my library is large and only 436 e-books transferred.  I originally have 554 e-books, so what happened to the rest of my e-books during the transfer?  None of these instructions help me.  If anyone can give me some assistance, I appreciate it!  Otherwise, I am returning my kindle even though I had to buy Epubor Ultimate.
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12/15/2017 15:42:25
To heck with that. I think I'll continue to lay my sacrifice at the altar of the Amazon Behemoth until an easier solution comes around.
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07/6/2018 09:13:53
Did they changed nooks look because I can't get it to do what I want it to do????
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08/21/2018 17:27:16
The nook for pc is very old version. You need to download your nook books via Nook for PC and then use Epubor Ultimate to remove DRM and convert it to Mobi.
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12/2/2018 10:57:00
I just paid the $24.99 to get my software registered and my books are still only showing on my kindle as text documents not azw3.
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12/3/2018 10:05:07
Hi there,
Please ensure you have registered successfully. Also, you can restrart the software and then DRAG & DROP the book to the right column to decrypt again. It should be in its original format.
Or you can contact support@epubor.com to get more assistance.
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01/31/2019 10:15:25
Great information, but I can't even download "nook for mac" I can't even start!
Can you help?
Thanks!
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02/11/2019 09:30:56
Since the Nook has discontinued the Nook for mac for many year and the nook for mac does not work with the latest Mac SYSTEM, there is no way to install Nook for mac on your Mac computer. The best way to download nook books via Nook for windows and then copy it to your Mac computer to remove the Nook DRM.
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02/13/2019 07:25:12
When I drag and drop the books it gives be the B&N DRM failed message, and I've already entered my nook account information as you described. Is there anything else that could be causing this?
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02/13/2019 10:35:17
After downloading nooks books via Nook app, then sign in Nook Study(it doesn't matter even if you can't sign in NookStudy successfully), next run Epubor software, click Nook tab in the left side-bar to load all of your nook books to the software and add them to the right main window, then you will be able to remove NOOK DRM with no problem. If you still failed to remove Nook DRM, you can feel free to contact support@epubor.com to get instant help.
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03/25/2019 01:27:39
I’m not sure I understand what NookStudy is. I haven’t found anything called NookStudy that I can log into.
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03/25/2019 14:17:48
We are sincerely sorry to inform you that Nook has discontinued the server for Nook study about half a month ago. So the only way to download Nook books is via Nook windows 10 app.
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07/16/2019 06:20:14

I had no problem downloading the software or loading my books. My problem is I do not have a Nook option in the setting to put my information in. I have Output, Kindle, ADE, Favorite as options. How do I remedy this>

Thanks!

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07/16/2019 09:37:48
Thank you for using Epubor software. We are sincerely sorry to inform you that the NOOk option has been removed from our software because Nook has changed its DRM scheme. For now, this softwarecannot remove Nook drm. We are sincerely sorry for the inconvenience caused. Once this new DRM has been cracked, we will let you know. Have a nice day!
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