Downloading to a PC is just as easy as downloading to a Mac. You have the options to download ebooks from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Google Play, Smashwords, and Kobo.
Download Amazon Kindle for PC to read ebooks from Amazon. You can now download books from the app or sync books you've bought on Amazon to your PC.
From Barnes & Noble
You can read Nook books in your browser with Nook for Web.
You can also download the Nook app to your PC to read nook books.
From Google Play
You can read Google Play books directly in your web browser.
To read books from Google Play when you're offline, you'll need to download Adobe Digital Editions on your computer. You can then download the EPUB file from Google Play and read it on Adobe Digital Editions any time, even if you are not online.
Smashwords allows you to download several different file type to read through the appropriate platform.
- You can download Adobe Digital Editions to read the EPUB file of your desired ebook from Smashwords. (If you don't have an Adobe ID, you can create one for free.)
- You can also get the MOBI file from Smashwords and read it using Amazon Kindle, which was mentioned previously. For this to work, you'll need to drag the file to the Kindle folder that Amazon Kindle created when you installed it.
- Finally, you can also download a PDF or RTF file from Smashwords to read right on your computer.
Download and install Kobo Desktop for PC. Sign in, and your Kobo books, bookmarks, and notes will be synced between all your devices.
Now your know how to download ebooks onto your PC. To learn how to download ebooks on other types of devices, check out our full blog: Everything You Need to Know About How to Download eBooks on Any Device.