Maybe you have kept your Kindle for years and have saved hundreds of ebooks in it, you may have come up with the download error and have to download the ebooks all over again. If you have a backup of your ebooks on computer, you don’t have to worry about the download error. The backup of ebooks on computer will also help you easily transfer them to iPad and read Kindle books on iPad when you decide to make an update.
Part 1: Can I read Kindle Books on iPad directly?
As we all know that Kindle is a good reader for you to read books, but do you know whether you can read Kindle books directly on your iPad? Do you know what ebooks formats that your iPad can support? If you have no clue on these two questions, you can check out the following contents to figure them out.
As for Kindle books, you can’t read the books in AZW or MOBI formats on iPad directly, but can read them via the Kindle app, which enables you to read newspapers, magazines, textbooks and PDFs. The Kindle app can also sync the last page you read automatically across all your devices. You can purchase books from the Kindle store directly as well. Before you buy the book from the store, you are also able to read the first chapter of the book to see if it is the one you want to read. The Kindle app call for iOS 6.0 or later, which can be applied on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. You can download it to your iPad for free and enjoy reading ebooks on your iPad in your spare time.
With regards to the ebook formats that your iPad can support, I would like to tell you that EPUB is the default ebook format for iPad, which can adjust text to fit on iPad screen easily. eBooks purchased from iTunes and iBooks are almost all in the format of EPUB. PDF is another eBook format that can be supported by iPad, and Apple Company has upgraded its eBook reader iBooks to support ebooks in PDF format, for PDF becomes more and more popular. In order to improve your reading experience, you can convert PDF to EPUB format to read on iPad as well.
Part 2: Read Kindle books on iPad with Kindle app
Although many people are familiar with Kindle, not everyone knows how to read Kindle books on iPad with Kindle app for iOS. With this application, you can enjoy reading your downloaded Kindle books at ease on iPad. Follow the steps shown below and you will know clearly how to make it.
Step1: Install Kindle app for iOS on iPad
1. On your iPad, you need to run the App Store and then enter Kindle app into the searching box. Click on the “Search” button to locate the right app that you desire.
2. Hit on “Get” button to download the Kindle app to your iPad and then install it. You need to use your Apple ID password to get this work done.
Step2: Sync Kindle books
1. Kick off the Kindle app on your iPad and then enter your Amazon username and password to sign into your own account.
2. At the bottom of the interface, you need to hit on “Cloud” to view all your purchased books. Hit on the cover of the books to download them to your iPad. Thus, all of them will be displayed in the tab of “Device” for you to read on iPad.
Part 3: Convert and Transfer Kindle Books to iPad for Reading with iBooks
Before transferring Kindle books to iPad for enjoyment, you may need to convert Kindle books to iPad-compatible files. iPad fully supports PDF and EPUB files, and it allows users to sync ebooks with iTunes. However, Kindle only supports AZW, PDF, MOBI and PRC files and so on. When people want to read Kindle books on iPad, they will find that some of the ebooks can’t be transferred or viewed on iPad mini because of the copyright in these ebooks. At this moment, you don’t have to waste time transferring these ebooks, you can find the ebooks without copyright and transfer them to iPad. If you have PDF and EPUB files, you can transfer the ebooks in these formats to iPad directly. If you have MOBI, TXT files and so on, you should convert them to iPad-compatible ebooks before transferring them to iPad.
3.1 Convert Kindle books to iPad supported format for reading on iPad with iBooks
You can either use free ebook converters to convert Kindle books to iPad supported format with iBooks or apply Prof. DRM to help you to make it easily.
3.1.1 Convert Kindle books with free ebook converter
To convert Ebooks to iPad-compatible files, you can use the online method or download an app on your computer to know how to convert Kindle books.
1. EPUB Converter is a great free online converter for you to convert ebook format.
2. Calibre is an excellent app for you to take advantage of to realize the ebook format converting goal.
3.1.2 Convert Kindle books using Prof. DRM
Most Kindle books are protected by DRM, which prevents you from reading on iPad with iBooks directly. In this case, you can use Leawo Prof. DRM to remove the DRM protection and convert the Kindle books to the format that can be supported by iBooks on iPad. It is not hard to handle at all. After you read through the step-by-step instructions shown below, you will know clearly how to use Leawo Prof. DRM to convert Kindle books for iPad reading with iBooks.
Step 1: Import Kindle Books
Launch Leawo Prof. DRM on your computer and then find the button of “Add files” to click on in its main window. Choose the Kindle books on your computer local folder to import them to the software interface.
Step 2: Set Output Format
Since most Kindle books formats are not supported by iBooks on iPad, you can hit on the edit button at the right side of the Kindle book to set epub as the output format.
Step 3: Set Output Directory
Click on the “…” button at the bottom of the interface to select one proper folder on your computer to save the converted DRM-free Kindle books.
Step 4: Remove DRM and Convert to EPUB Files
Finally, you need to click on the blue “Convert” button at the bottom right corner of the interface to start removing DRM and converting Kindle books to EPUB files for reading on iPad with iBooks. After a while, you will be able to see the DRM-free EPUB e-books in the target folder you have just set.
This process is very quick and easy for you to handle. You can try this tool to begin to convert books for more convenient reading right now.
3.2 Transfer converted Kindle books to iPad
After you convert Kindle books to DRM-free ones for reading on iPad with iBooks, you need to continue to transfer the converted files to your iPad. In this case, you can use Leawo iTransfer to help you to reach this aim quickly. Only with a few clicks, your converted books will be on your iPad. Leawo iTransfer can cope with the transfer issues of 12 kinds of files, including books, songs, videos and etc. among computers, iTunes and iDevices. With the direction of the following steps, you will be able to read converted Kindle books on iPad with iBooks at ease.
Step 1. Launch Leawo iTransfer and Connect iPhone to Computer
Kick off Leawo iTransfer on your computer and the find a proper USB cable to connect iPad with your computer. The software will detect your iPad device automatically and show your iPad info in the right part of the interface clearly.
Step 2. Check Out Books on iPhone
Click on your iPad icon and then hit on “LIBRARY > Books” tab to check out all books on your iPad. The books will be listed in the right part of the window.
Step 3. Transfer Books from Computer to iPad
Click on the “Add> Add File” or “Add> Add Folder” button to navigate to the converted DRM-free Kindle books on your computer local folder and hit on “Open” button. Thus, the software will start transferring them to your iPad at once. The importing process only calls for a few seconds. After that, you can read Kindle books on iPad with iBooks whenever you like.
After going through this tutorial, you will know clearly that it is possible for you to read Kindle books on iPad directly. Kindle app can be used on iPad at ease for reading books. It is also simple for you to convert Kindle books to iPad for reading with iBooks. Leawo Prof. DRM and Leawo iTransfer are really two professional and powerful tools that you can apply to convert and transfer files.