"What are the best sites to download free PDF books? - Hi, i was looking for a way to pirate ebooks. The best would be read them on kindle app for ios, but i don't know if it is possible, so it would be also nice to download them as pdf/epub and read them on ibooks or other apps. Which site should i use to find them easily for free? Can you recommend me some best sites to download eBooks for free? Better in ePub or PDF eBook formats. Thanks in advance for any help."

"Hi there. Can you show me some best sites for free eBook downloading? I would like to download eBooks online to my iPad for a long flight, probably 8 hours. What are the best sites for free eBooks downloading? And also, I have some eBooks on my computer, but they are all DRM protected. Is there any way to read them on my iPad? Thanks a lot."

Many people would have the same questions as above ones. In this post, we would like to introduce you 5 best sites for free eBooks downloading and the best solution to read DRM protected eBooks.

Part 1: 10 Best Sites to Download eBooks Free

The below are 5 best sites for free eBooks downloading. we have carefully selected and collected for you. You could visit these sites to download PDF eBooks for free or in other formats.

Project Gutenberg

ebook download sites

You can literally eat, drink and sleep with eBooks if you visit the Project Gutenberg website. This site features a massive library hosting over 50,000 free eBooks in ePu, HTML, Kindle and other simple text formats. What's interesting is that this site is built to facilitate creation and sharing of e-books online for free, so there is no registration required and no fees.


ebook download sites

FreeBookSpot is an online source of free ebooks download with 4485 FREE E-BOOKS in 96 categories which up to 71,97 GB. You can search and download free books in categories like scientific, engineering, programming, fiction and many other books. No registration is required to download free e-books.

Google eBookstore

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Being an Android device owner can have its own perks as you can have access to its Google Play marketplace or the Google eBookstore to be precise from your mobile or tablet. You can go to its "Books" section and select the "Free" option to access free books from the huge collection that features hundreds of classics, contemporary bestsellers and much more. There are tons of genres and formats (ePUB, PDF, etc.) to choose from accompanied with reader reviews and ratings.


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Free-eBooks is an online source for free ebook downloads, ebook resources and ebook authors. Besides free ebooks, you also download free magazines or submit your own ebook. You need to become a Free-EBooks.Net member to access their library. Registration is free.


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ManyBooks provides free ebooks for your PDA, iPod or eBook Reader. You can randomly browse for a ebook through the most popular titles, recommendations or recent reviews for visitors. There are 21,282 eBooks available here and they're all free!

Open Library

Open Library

The Open Library has more than one million free e-books available. This library catalog is an open online project of Internet Archive, and allows users to contribute books. You can easily search by the title, author, and subject.

Internet Archive

Internet Archive

If you're looking for out-of-print books in different languages and formats, check out this non-profit digital library. The Internet Archive is a great go-to if you want access to historical and academic books. Internet Archive is a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites, and more.



With more than 29,000 free e-books at your fingertips, you're bound to find one that interests you here. You have the option to browse by most popular titles, recent reviews, authors, titles, genres, languages, and more. These books are compatible for Kindles, iPads and most e-readers.

Amazon Cheap Reads for Kindle


Despite its name, most books listed on Amazon Cheap Reads for Kindle are completely free to download and enjoy. You'll find not only classic works that are now out of copyright, but also new books from authors who have chosen to give away digital editions. There are a few paid-for books though, and there's no way to separate the two. If you're already invested in Amazon's ecosystem, its assortment of freebies are extremely convenient. As soon as you click the Buy button, the ebook will be sent to any Kindle ebook readers you own, or devices with the Kindle app installed. However, converting Kindle ebooks to other formats can be a hassle, even if they're not protected by DRM, so users of other readers are better off looking elsewhere.



Overdrive is the cleanest, fastest, and most legal way to access millions of ebooks—not just ones in the public domain, but even recently released mainstream titles. There is one hitch though: you'll need a valid and active public library card. Overdrive works with over 30,000 public libraries in over 40 different countries worldwide.In addition to free ebook checkouts, you'll also be able to listen to audiobooks for free.

Part 2: How to Read DRM-protected eBook

Sometimes we may want to read eBooks from these free sites on our iPad or other eBook readers. We may come across eBooks with DRM protection. In such case, how to read DRM-protected eBooks on any eBook reader?

Leawo Prof. DRM would help you do so. Performing as a professional DRM removal and eBook converter, Leawo Prof. DRM could help you remove DRM protection from Kindle, Kobo and Adobe Digital Editions and then convert these DRM protected eBooks to DRM free ePub, PDF, MOBI, AZW3, etc. for unlimited reading. You could then freely read any DRM protected eBooks on any eBook reader as you like.

The bellow steps would show you how to convert DRM protected eBooks to DRM free eBooks with Leawo Prof. DRM in detail. Download and install Leawo Prof. DRM on your computer beforehand. Here we would like to take Kindle DRM protected eBooks conversion for example to show you how to convert DRM protected eBooks.

Step 1: Log in Kindle app on your computer

Log in your Kindle desktop app.

Log in your  Kindle desktop app

Step 2: Launch Leawo Prof. DRM

Then, launch Leawo Prof. DRM and click the "Add Files" button. Click either one on the program interface.

Add Kindle eBooks

On the popup window, you could see a "Kindle" option on the left sidebar. Open it and then you could see all downloaded eBooks on your Kindle app. Choose the ones you want to convert and then click the "Add" button.

Choose  Kindle books to convert

Step 3: Set output format

Now, after loading source Kindle eBooks, in each loaded title, click the pencil icon to set output format. You could choose epub, mobi, azw3, or txt as output format as you like. For time saving, check the "Apply to all eBook Files" option.

Set output format

Step 4: Set output directory

At the bottom, set an output directory in the "Output" box. Make sure the target drive has enough storage.

Choose  output directory

Step 5: Convert Kindle books

Finally, click the bottom right "Convert" button. This DRM eBook remover and converter would start to remove DRM and convert eBooks to selected format.

Set output directory

When the conversion finishes, you could then add converted Kindle books to your any eBook reader as you like easily. You could directly transfer eBooks from computer to Android devices via copy-and-paste. To transfer eBooks to iOS devices, please check how to transfer ePub eBooks to iPad.

Meanwhile, asides being an DRM eBook converter, Leawo Prof. DRM still helps you convert DRM iTunes videos, convert DRM iTunes music, convert DRM iTunes and Audible audiobooks, and download Spotify songs.

Part 3: How to Convert DRM-free eBooks Online for Free

Sometimes, the eBooks you have downloaded from the abovementioned eBook downloading websites might be not accepted by your eBook reader devices. In such case, you need to use an eBook converter to convert eBooks for your eBook reader device. Leawo Prof. DRM is a professional eBook DRM removal and converter tool that could help you remove DRM from eBooks on Kindle, Kobo and Adobe Digital Edition. If you want to convert DRM-free eBook files, you may need other tools. Here we would like to take ebook.online-convert.com as an example to show you how to convert DRM-free eBooks for free online.

Online ebook converter

The below steps would show you how to convert DRM-free eBooks for free online with this free online eBook converter.

1. Visit the website ebook.online-convert.com

2. Choose the proper eBook converter according to your source eBook file format and output eBook format required.

3. On the newly popup page, click "Choose File" button to browse and upload eBook from local drive for converting.

4. On the "Optional Settings" box, set parameters for output eBook file according to your requirements.

5. On the "Save settings" box, you could set your settings to save as a custom profile for later use. This is optional and requires you to sign up/log in.

6. Then, click the bottom "Start Conversion" button to start converting eBooks online for free.

When the conversion finishes, you will be provided with a download link, by clicking which you could download the converted eBooks from this free online eBook converter.

Part 4: Prof. DRM vs. Free Online eBook Converter

In the below comparison table, we have made a detailed comparison between Leawo Prof. DRM and the abovementioned free online eBook converter to show you their differences.


Leawo Prof. DRM


Convert DRM eBooks from Kindle, Kobo, and Adobe Digital Edition



Supported output eBook formats

epub, mobi, azw3, txt

azw3, epub, fb2, txt, mobi, pdb, pdf, etc.

Convert motile eBooks at a time



Internet connection

Not required


Source eBook file size limit

Not limited


Other features

Convert DRM iTunes music



Convert DRM iTunes video



Convert DRM iTunes and Audible audiobooks



Download Spotify songs



Leawo Prof. DRM and online free eBook converter are actually for 2 different occasions. But they both serve good in converting eBooks, while the former solves DRM issue and the latter solves DRM-free eBook file conversion.