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About eBooks


What is an eBook?


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

    option is for you.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html?nodeId=200375630& - fees

 

USING KINDLE WITH PDF FILES

– 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.


NOOK Reader


– 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)

 

  • PDF

 

 

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 

 

                  NOOK.

 

 

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

 

     sort files.

 

 

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.

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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.


 ePub - eBook Format

 
We offer the ePub format on most, but not all of our ebooks.
    

ePub Standard

For more information about ePub please click ePub Standard link.


 Microsoft Reader Lit (.lit)

 

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Free software downloads at above link does not allow printing.

Make sure you activate your account with Microsoft.
* Microsoft Reader for Desktop and Laptop PC
* Microsoft Reader for Pocket PC


 Mobipocket (.prc) – PDA’s

 

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Free software downloads at above link


Made specifically for a Palm or Pocket PC PDA


 

HTML (.html) is Versatile

*Read from your computer on any web browsed

Read from e-Book Readers:
Franklin e-Bookman

Hiebook

REB series readers

Rocket e-Book

If you want to beam your titles into your reader,

you need to go to eBookwise and download program called The Librarian.

 

Downloading your eBook

•  When you purchase an e-book from Red Sage, you can download your book   
    immediately upon purchase once you have completed your purchase.

•  Just look for the download link within your receipt.

•  You also have the option to download your book 3 additional times from your own personal library.

•  You personal library is available to you within 24 hours from purchase.

•  Simply click on the Library link in our navigation and enter the email address    
    you used for your customer registration information.

 


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