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Having Trouble Opening Your Files?

The following is a guide to opening any files you download from this website after purchase, so that you do not feel that your purchase has been a waste.

Electronic Publications (EPUB)

  • If you are using an iOS device, we recommend opening the file in iBooks directly from the website. If you are using Safari, there will be an option to open the file in iBooks if iBooks is installed on your device.
  • If you are using an Android device (such as a Samsung device), you can read the file in Google Play Books, however you will need to upload the file to Google Play Books first. As long as Google Play Books is installed on your device, this will be easy to do using any file manager program.
  • If you are using a Windows device, we recommend using either Calibre or Adobe Digital Editions, both of which are free.
  • If you are using a Mac, you may open the file in iBooks.
  • If you are running Linux, please use one of the programs described in this list.

Mobipocket Files (MOBI)

Follow these steps to load a MOBI file onto your Kindle device. If you do not have a Kindle device, we recommend purchasing the EPUB format instead.

Compiled HTML Files (CHM)

CHM files open most easily on Windows devices, however there are apps on Android (such as Chm Shelf) and iOS (such as ChmPlus Lite) which can be used to read these files.

iPod Audio Format (M4B)

Please read this article for a list of ways to open M4B files. Also note that by renaming the extension of the file to M4A, the file can then be opened in some additional media players.

MP3 Chapters (ZIP)

All Windows, Mac, iOS and Android devices have some default MP3 player, so the task with this type of file is to unzip the archive to access the MP3 chapters. Fortunately, almost all modern operating systems have an in-built function for unpacking ZIP files. The exception is Android, for which you will need to make sure you have the Google Files app installed on your device.