Open MOBI file

MOBI files: what are they and how do I open them?

mobi file icon Are you facing difficulties opening unknown files on your computer, or wondering exactly what this file is?
We've got the information and best software solutions for opening these files effortlessly.

Mobipocket ebook

E-books saved in the Mobipocket format can be identified by the iconic mobi extension. This format is now predominantly used by Amazon.

Further details:

MOBI file is an eBook format developed by Mobipocket, a French company acquired by Amazon in 2005. It is designed for mobile devices with low bandwidth and can be read on various devices including smartphones, PDAs, and computers.

MOBI files support content protection, image resizing, and more. They can also include complex navigation controls and other features. This format is the predecessor to Amazon's AZW format which is used for eBooks available on the Kindle e-Book reader and the Kindle app.

Open file with:

Mobipocket Reader Desktop icon

Mobipocket Reader Desktop

Desktop eBook reader mainly used for Mobipocket ebooks

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Amazon Kindle for PC

A PC is software reader for Amazon e-books

Amazon Kindle for Mac icon

Amazon Kindle for Mac

A Mac version of the e-book reader from Amazon

Calibre icon


A free e-book library management application


A FB2 to MOBI online converter


An ebook reading utility

Hamster Free eBook Converter icon

Hamster Free eBook Converter

A free eBook converter

MOBI to ePub Converter icon

MOBI to ePub Converter

Converter used to convert MOBI e-books to ePub e-book file format

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Amazon Kindle

Popular portable e-book reading device from

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Calibre for Mac

A free open source ebook creator, converter and viewer

What is the meaning of a file extension?

File extensions are characters that appear after the dot in a computer file's name. For example, the file "" has the file extension "mobi". This is used to identify which program should open the file or what file type it is.
File extensions help you organize and manage files. They provide a quick and easy way to identify and associate the file type with the appropriate software.

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In our database, we have collected a huge number of different file extensions, detailed descriptions, and programs that can be used to open or otherwise work with the file extensions listed in our database.
This database is an invaluable resource for users who want to understand better file extensions and what they can do with them. It also allows users to know different file types with the same purpose.

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