Open epub file

epub file icon Did your computer fail to open epub file? We explain what epub files are and recommend software that we know can open your epub files.

What is epub file?

File extension epub is used by e-book in Open Publication structure eBook format. Since 2007 EPUB format is regarded as international standard. Generally used for text-centric books or other publications.

epub file description

The epub file extension is exclusively related to the Open Publication structure eBook file format.

What is epub ebook format?

Open eBook is an e-book file format based on XML language and defined by the Open Publication Structure specification. It is a file format purely designed for reflowable digital books and publications.

Generally, EPUB file format is a combination of three open standards, the Open Publication Structure (OPS), Open Packaging Format (OPF) and Open Container Format (OCF), which are defined by the IDPF.

EPUB offers publishers the means to create and send a single digital publication file through distribution and at the same time offers end users and consumers interoperability between software/hardware for unencrypted reflowable digital publications.

Epub is common file format for digital books today, there is plenty of e-book services and stores, software readers or epub converters for all platforms and devices.

Software that will open epub file

iBooks for iOS

E-book reader and manager for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch


An easy-to-use e-book reader

Adobe Digital Editions

Electronic book viewer based on Flash, a successor to Adobe eBook Reader


A free e-book library management application

iBooks for Mac

Default electronic book reader included in Apple Mac OS X operating system

What file extension actually is?

Simply put, file extensions are the characters after the dot in the file name, so for example filename.mp3 has file extension „mp3“. This helps Windows to identify which program should be used to open the file.

We can help you to open your file

Our database contains a huge list of different file extensions, usually with detailed description and programs that can be used to open or otherwise work with that particular file type.

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