Downloading free books to your iPad | MacworldApple Books lets you lose yourself in a good story right on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. The selection of available books varies by country. I recommend this app for you book lovers. I use this app all the time for reason projects for school or just for fun. It's note taking, highlighting, and bookmarking features are fantastic but the books are quite pricey, as expected. Wonderful app in general.
8 sources of free books for iBooks
What kind of files iBooks supports? Before moving to descriptions of sites, let me share basic tips on how to add own books to iBooks app on iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch:. Via iTunes desktop app You have this app pre-downloaded on Mac computer, and you can also get it for Windows. To add own books you have to connect the iPad or iPhone via cable to the computer. The most common method is to send an email to yourself, with epub file as an attachment. Use Safari to open a file from url address Some sites Project Gutenberg, Feedbooks are among them have clear url addresses of ebook files.
There are many free and paid apps on the App Store which allow you to access and read eBook files, for example, Marvin free or Documents 5 free. In this case, we chose Marvin :. A new window opens which allows you to navigate to the ePUB book files. TIP: You can alternatively add the ePUB files via dragging and dropping the books directly to the right side of the open program window. Here we go! Archive your PC folder containing ebook library you wish to transfer with any file archiving program. This app will help you unzip the archive transferred.
Reading reader Greg Jacobs is interested in putting books other than those available from the iBookstore on his iPad. He writes:. Are there inexpensive book sources other than the iBookstore that are comptible with my iPad? This is a terrific resource for older books whose copyright have expired in the U. Currently Project Gutenberg offers more than 33, titles.