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Thread: I-Books for Mac LapTop??

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    Dec 29, 2010
    Lightbulb I-Books for Mac LapTop??
    How can I download I-Books with just a laptop. How can I get that book to my Kindle? Thanks ahead for all.

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    Jan 07, 2008
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    I can answer the second question: You can't (at least not legally and without considerable effort). Books purchased through the iBook Store have DRM protection. You would have to strip the DRM and then convert to azw format to use them on your Kindle or Kindle APP.

    Free books maybe not but they would be available for free as a Kindle download, so why bother.
    I've always wanted to be smart, handsome and modest. But, I guess I'll have to be satisfied with two out of three . . .

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    Member Since
    Dec 29, 2010
    Thanks Razormac...just thought this would be an interesting way to go... but sounds way to much work...

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    Member Since
    Jan 26, 2009
    Fort Wayne, IN
    You've identified the primary reason that I have ONE title on my iBooks, and DOZENS on my Kindle app. With Kindle, I can sync between multiple iPods, iPad & on my Macs, AND I can even access those title cross-platform if needed. AND, Kindle will keep my locations synced across those devices.

    There's not many things Amazon does better than Apple, IMO, but Kindle truly dwarfs iBooks in my mind.

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