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What file formats does the Reader Digital Book support?

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The Reader™ Digital Book supports the following file formats:

  • Unsecured Text: Adobe® PDF, Adobe Digital Editions 1.5 or later, TXT, RTF, EPUB, BBeB (.lrf or .lrx file extension, Non-DRM) Microsoft® Word (Conversion to the Reader-requires Word to be installed on your PC).
  • DRM Text: EPUB (Adobe DRM-protected content), PDF (Adobe DRM protected).
  • Unsecured Audio: MP3 (Non encrypted) and AAC7 (Non encrypted).
  • Image: JPEG, GIF, PNG, and BMP.

NOTE: The Reader Daily Edition does not support Digital Rights Management (DRM) protected BBeB books. Books purchased from the Reader store prior to the format change can be re-downloaded in the EPUB format for use with the Reader Daily Edition.