Article ID : S1F0505 / Last Modified : 09/11/2009

What file formats does the Reader support?

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The following file format information assumes that your Reader is running the latest firmware version available for your model:



Supported File Formats

  • Unsecured Text:
    • BBeB Book
    • Adobe® PDF
    • Adobe Digital Editions 1.5 or later
    • TXT
    • RTF
    • EPUB
    • Microsoft® Word (Conversion to the Reader-requires Word to be installed on your PC)
  • DRM Text:
    • Adobe DRM-protected content
    • BBeB Book (Marlin) - Purchased through the eBook Store from Sony

    Note: Adobe Digital Editions 1.5 or later and Adobe DRM-protected content requires the installation of the latest version of the Reader™ / eBook Library software.

  • Unsecured Audio:
    • MP3
    • AAC7
  • Image:
    • BMP
    • GIF
    • JPEG
    • PNG