Open MOBI file

The most common choise: Mobipocket eBook format

How to open Mobipocket eBook format .mobi files

mobi file icon Have you had trouble opening the mobi file on your computer? What are mobi files? We explain what they are and recommend software that we know will open them.

What is mobi file?

Files with mobi extension can be typically found as e-books saved in Mobipocket format, now mostly used by Amazon.

Mobipocket eBook format description

File extension mobi is used for the Mobipocket books file format, a binary format for the distribution of eBooks. It is one implementation of the Open eBook Publication format with a number of proprietary extensions.

Mobipocket supports most features of standard HTML to format and layout text and images.

There is a reader for personal computers that works with either encrypted or unencrypted Mobipocket books.

A user can thus create documents in the Mobipocket-format (*.mobi) and use personal comments, bookmarks and so on on all devices supporting those features.

Additionally, Amazon offers a free program called KindleGen which can convert or create documents in the Mobipocket format.

Suggested software to open mobi file

Mobipocket Reader Desktop

Desktop eBook reader mainly used for Mobipocket ebooks

Amazon Kindle for PC

A PC is software reader for Amazon e-books

Amazon Kindle for Mac

A Mac version of the e-book reader from Amazon

What file extension actually is?

Simply put, file extensions are the characters after the dot in the computer file name, so for example document-name.pdf has file extension „pdf“. 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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