An eBook, or an electronic book, is a digital format of a book you can download and then read on your desk computer, your laptop computer, your handheld computer, your portable eBook reading device or your PDA. Do to the nature of different devices we cannot guarantee portable reading device loading of ebooks.
Why would you want to read an eBook?
• Convenient - You can download eBooks instantly! Read them on your portable reading device anywhere and time. You can turn a page with the click of a button or the scroll of your mouse.
• Portable - You can have an entire digital library of books on your laptop or portable eBook device. • eBooks are available in a variety of different formats. To understand more about the different formats click on the readers below to choose a format.
What kind of an eBook reader are you?
We have helpful instructions for Kindle and Nook Readers,
but always read the owners manual.
KINDLE eBOOK READER
How to transfer Red Sage eBook to my Kindle?
We cannot support any information provided below as information is from Amazon.
Files Kindle Recognizes You can purchase and wirelessly download Kindle books, newspapers, magazines and blogs from the Kindle Store as well as download and read other types of non-DRM text-based content on your Kindle. When your Kindle is connected to a computer and mounted as a USB drive, you will see Documents is the default directory or folder for ebooks. • Documents: Kindle Mobipocket (.MOBI, .PRC)
Amazon Kindle can read eBook formats MobiPocket(.prc), (.mobi) and the Adobe (.pdf) formats
With MobiPocket (.prc) file you have two transferring options to Kindle using the provided USB cable or wireless transfer.
USING THE PROVIDED USB CABLE TO TRANSFER .PRC FILES
1. Connect your Kindle to your computer with the USB cable.
A. If you are using a PC, your Kindle will appear as a removable
storage drive in Windows explorer.
2. If you are using a Mac, your Kindle will appear as a drive in Mac OS Finder.
3. If you have an optional SD memory card (Kindle 1 only) installed it
will also appear as a drive independent of the Kindle
4. Copy the .prc file to the documents folder on your Kindle.
USING KINDLE eMail ADDRESS TO TRANSFER .PRC FILES
– FEE FOR THIS OPTION WITH KINDLE
1. WIRELESS transfer .prc file to your dedicated Kindle by emailing your .prc files
to your email address (found on the Manage Your Kindle page at Amazon).
2. Your files will be delivered directly to you Kindle, but there is a fee for this service. Please refer to the Kindle website with the link below for more information to decide if this
– FEE FOR THIS OPTION WITH KINDLE IF USING KINDLE EMAIL ADDRESS
1. Send PDF documents directly to your Kindle (via your @Kindle address) Amazon includes a dedicated PDF reader for the Kindle 2 and Kindle DX. Your Kindle can display PDF documents without losing the formatting of the original file.
2. You may have PDF documents converted to the Kindle format so you can take advantage of
Kindle functionality such as variable font size, annotation, Text-to-Speech, etc.,
type "Convert" in the subject of the e-mail when you send
the PDF to your @kindle.com address.
3. BE AWARE: If you decide to "convert" your file the resulting file
may have the formatting issues.
USING THE PROVIDED USB CABLE TO TRANSFER PDF FILES
1. Also you can drag and drop PDF files from your computer to your Kindle (when connected via USB). You can also magnify PDF by viewing them in landscape mode.
2. BE AWARE: Amazon has indicated the formatting is not lost when on the Kindle when
reading a PDF file however the original font size if very small.
3. BE AWARE: Also, some features are not currently supported, including annotations,
Text-to-Speech, and zooming and panning when the file is transferred using the USB cable.
4. BE AWARE: When the switch is made to the landscape mode the font is larger however
the number of reading lines in decreased to approximately 10 lines per page.
– Please check NOOK Users Guide for complete instructions.
How to transfer Red Sage eBooks to my NOOK?
It looks complicated with 7 steps, but it's really easy to do.
Supported File Types
Load these popular formats for eBooks, from your computer.
EPUB (including Non or Adobe DRM)
Here is what the users guide suggests you do for books you download
to your computer, but you should read the guide to make sure you are
following all the proper instructions.
1. Download your books to your computer desktop.
2. Using the custom microUSB cable that comes with your NOOK,
connect your NOOK to your personal computer.
(Use only this cable as the user guide says you might damage your NOOK if you use another cable.)
3. Note: When you connect it might display a dialog box asking if you want to
install a driver called NOOK. Click CANCEL to close this dialog box.
You do not need to install a special driver to transfer files to your
4. Users guide states when you connect to your personal computer your NOOK
will appear as a new disk drive called “media” .
5. Drag the files you want to transfer onto the “media” drive.
6. To organize the files open the media drive. There will be several folder on your
NOOK. Move your personal files to My Files folder. Within the folder, you can
7. When you have finished arranging files, eject the “media” drive from your personal
computer to unmount the NOOK file system from your computer.
Then disconnect your microUSB cable.
You are now ready to read!
Adobe (.pdf) Adobe Reader
This is the most popular e-book reading program.
Free software downloads at above links.
Adobe Reader is free software that lets you read Portable Document
Format-PDF files, doesn't allow printing.
To date, more than 500 million copies of Adobe Reader have been
distributed worldwide on 23 platforms and in 26 languages.