Its not the companys least expensive ereader, eitherthat. Furthermore, the glo hd can be used with calabre, a wellknown and crossplatform book management app for windows and os x to load public domain and drmfree. And unlike the kindle, it supports books bought from. When it comes to pdf files and comics, the kobo ereaders are rather basic and dont offer very much in terms of features. The kobo glo hd is smaller than amazons ageing paperwhite, so itll fit more pockets. This exclusive video tutorial teaches you how to load epub or pdf books on your kobo touch ereader with calibre, adobe digital editions.
How to borrow library ebooks on kobo ereaders using overdrive. Lets focus on what matters most the screen, and its ability to replicate the real paper. Connect your ereader to your computer using the usb cable. Oct 07, 2012 in this tutorial we show you how to use adobe digital editions, calibre, windows explorer and dropbox to copy ebooks to the kobo glo. Select your new book and drag it to the kobo ereader bookshelf listed on the left side under devices. Download books from your kobo account to export to another device. Borrow ebooks from the public library using your kobo ereader. I opted for the kobo because it handles epub books. The kobo format is usually the files that come in the epub or the pdf formats.
There are a lot of free books out there in epub format and not having to monkey around with converting them for use on kindle is nice. Dec 09, 2016 kobo glo hd product details technical specifications. You can now disconnect your ereader and read your new books. Transfer kobo epub books between two kobo ereaders. Kobos libra h2o is a featurepacked ebook reader with an affordable price. It was revealed on 6 september 2012 and arrived at retail 14 october 2012. Also the dictionary comes up more quickly, and books open faster. Enjoy added comfort, convenience and customization with kobo glo hd. With a comfortable ergonomic design, kobo libra h2o makes it easy to read longer, while pageturn.
Click library at the topleft corner of the screen to go back to the ade home screen. Take your entire library with you wherever you go and easily. If you have a tablet its easier to movecopy the epub first to a dedicated folder so you dont have to scroll down beyond the screen of the kobo. I bought this to replace a kobo glo, which after 3 years i left on a table in a courtroom. Just sync your ereader or sync your kobo app for ios or kobo app for. To add epub or pdf books to your ereader using a mac computer. It can handle ebooks with no drm or adobes drm scheme. If you have an older kobo model, borrowed library books will automatically show up on it as well when syncing after checking out the book from one of the devices listed above, but unfortunately you cant initiate borrowing from older kobos. With overdrive on your kobo ereader, all you need is a library card and a wi fi connection to borrow ebooks from your public library. It contains a 6inch screen that makes use of carta e ink screen technology, and its as easy on the eyes as any ebook reader weve seen to date. This issue has been reported mainly with kobo aura hd or aura h2o, but also with kobo glo and kobo glo hd. Youll find all of the tech specs at the end of the post. Eject your ereader and unplug the micro usb cable from your. It always provides the best light to read by with comfortlight pro, and a natural, printlike reading experience on its superior 6 hd screen.
With a new software update, it now has the best interface available for borrowing and reading books from us. Kobo desktop is free software that lets you add and manage books on your ereader. May, 20 the kobo aura hd is the first and only ebook reader to feature a 6. Jul 04, 2015 both the new kobo glo hd and the amazon kindle paperwhite can be yours for. In this tutorial we show you how to use adobe digital editions, calibre, windows explorer and dropbox to copy ebooks to the kobo glo. Add books to your kobo forma ereader with dropbox organize your ebooks on your kobo ereader add nonprotected pdf and epub files to your kobo ereader using your computer. Kobo glo hd is lighter than a hardcover book and lets you store thousands of ebooks. Theres a lot to be said for a device that makes you want to keep reading anywhere and anytime, and kobos glo hd ebook reader is such a device.
With a comfortable ergonomic design, kobo libra h2o makes it easy to read longer, while pageturn buttons and landscapeportrait mode allow you to read exactly how you choose to. Rakuten kobo clara hd e book lesegerat touchscreen 8 gb wlan schwarz. Oct, 2016 it has its very own two variants, kobo aura hd for highresolution requirements and kobo aura h 2 o, which is a waterproof model. An eink ereader with an inbuilt light that wants to take down the amazon kindle paperwhite. For big documents having more than 10 or more pages, pdf file format is supported on kobo in the case of images either in the text or as separate files, kobo. Add nonprotected pdf and epub files to your kobo ereader using. The kobo glo hd, released on 1 may 2015, is an ereader with an e ink carta screen and is the successor to 2012s glo. Use the list below to see what file types your kobo ereader and kobo books app support. The kindle paperwhite uses a 6inch 1024 x 758 resolution screen. This easytouse ereader is the perfect complement to the reading experience you already know and love. Kobo which formats does this latest ereader support. Quickly add and delete a large number of books on your ereader. Here are some simple steps on how to add an epub or pdf file to the kobo ereader.
Read in direct sunlight with the antiglare screen, or in complete darkness with the builtin adjustable comfortlight. To find the closest library that supports overdrive, go to and click find. The kobo aura hd wins in the resolution category, though. Digital trends read in comfort get ready to binge on your favourite books. Hier findest du alle informationen zum kobo glo hd ebook reader. Fortunately, there is a useful tool kindle transfer, which can help you make it.
So on my kobo i have around 400 transferred epub books and i love them. With kindle transfer, you can transfer epub books between two kobo ereaders. May 22, 2015 the kobo glo hd is smaller than amazons ageing paperwhite, so itll fit more pockets. The kobo clara hd is a brand new six inch ereader that is the spiritual successor of the kobo aura edition 2 and the kobo glo hd.
Take your entire library with you wherever you go and easily access new books from a catalogue of over 4 million, anytime. Your ereader will prompt you to either keep reading or manage your library. The voyage boasts a nifty adaptive light and a morepremium design. This guide will tell you 3 useful ways to add books to kobo. I tested the kobo glo hd with an epub file bought from kobo kepub and a sideloaded epub. This software feature originated on the kobo aura hd and was brought to the kobo glo with a software update. Tiles may appear for books, newspapers, magazines, store categories, or user has recently read, browsed, or played, respectively. Sometimes, you may need to transfer pdf and epub files to your kobo.
How to borrow overdrive ebooks on your kobo ereader. If youre using an older kobo ereader, like an earlier kobo aura, touch 2. Borrow an ebook youll need to sign into your library to complete this step step 5. Certified refurbished kobo clara hd rakuten kobo ereader store. I dont know what kobo did wrong, but the glo hd is the slowest of the 4 ereaders on my desk right now. When comparing the frontlights between the kindle paperwhite and kobo aura hd, its readily apparent that the kobo aura hd is the winner. How to load ebooks on the kobo glo hd good ereader. The home page of the kobo glo hd is excellent, presenting links to the latest three books youve downloaded or transferred from a computer, your entire library sorted by author, title or az.
We look at calibre, adobe digital editions and windows. The responsive nature when dealing with my library of books has meant that many of my epub books can be. Downloading your books in epub or pdf format lets you export them to read on. Open up to over 6 million ebooks on awardwinning ereaders and the free rakuten kobo app. Follow the steps below to sign into overdrive and get started. With overdrive on a kobo libra h2o, forma, aura one, aura h2o edition 2, aura edition 2, or clara hd, you can borrow free ebooks from your public library right from your device. May 29, 2018 the kobo clara hd is a brand new six inch ereader that is the spiritual successor of the kobo aura edition 2 and the kobo glo hd. Open up to over 6 million ebooks and audiobooks on awardwinning ereaders and the free rakuten kobo app. Click the download button for the borrowed ebook downloaded ebooks open in ade. Kobo glo hd 2 points 1 year ago i took a look at the epub for one of the diary books the third wheel out of curiosity, and with a bit of editing was able to get it to load properly on my glo hd. The glo hd is slower to open ebooks and turn the page than the voyage, and it is also slower than my paperwhite 20.
You can use your computer or the desktop application to add books and manage your ereader. When you have the two devices sidebyside, the screen size difference does not seem overly significant. This particular device falls onto the most top end of the ereader variants from kobo. The glo hd is the latest ereader from kobo to hit the market, and its a handsome, compact little device. This morning when i try to read on my kobo i found that it freeze on the sleep screen, i already tried pressing the power button for 10, 30, 60 sec and pushing the reset button on the bottom of the device but it still freeze. How to load ebooks on the kobo touch ereader youtube. The kobo glo is the fourth generation of kobo ereader devices designed and marketed by kobo inc. Kobo forma immerses you in your reading more than ever before, with a sturdy 8.
Dive into a story absolutely anywhere kobo forma is fully waterproof from the inside out with hzo protection and safe for the beach, the pool, or a soak in the tub. The kobo glo supports ebooks in the following formats. May 07, 2015 the kobo glo hd is a solid ebook reader with an unassuming, lightweight design and clear, paperlike display that ought to satisfy users looking for an affordable alternative to amazons kindle. File formats your kobo ereader and kobo books app support. The kobo aura hd is compatible with epub files the current ebook standard plus mobi, pdf, rtf, txt, and html files. We also helped someone with this issue using mac osx 10. Browse, borrow, and place holds on library books directly from your ereader. Each one of these programs are really great and this tutorial. Doomware by nathan kuzack, eden by logan rutherford, out of nowhere by ryan krauter, when angels touch you by l. Recently i found out about kepubs and i wanted to convert my already existing epubs to kepub. Easily customizable features help customers new to ereading to read the way they prefer. It is important to note that in order to load ebooks on the kobo glo hd they have to be in epub or pdf format.
While the kindle and the nook get all the notoriety, kobos new glo is an impressive ereader that also features a selfilluminated screen. From there, drag and drop the ebook into your ereader, which should appear on. Add ebooks with adobe digital editions rakuten kobo. Public library customers with kobo ereader authori. This item kobo glo hd 6 digital ebook reader with touchscreen black kobo aura ebook reader 4 gb 6n236kubkkep likebook mars ereader, 7. Epub oder pdfbucher mit einer acsmdateierweiterung sind durch digital rights management drm geschutzt. It has a frontlit display so you can read in the dark and the. Adobe digital editions ade is free software that lets you add ebooks to your kobo ereader from other sources. But, i dont want to remove 400 books from kobo then transfer 400 new kebpubs back to it. Easily customizable features help customers new to. Kobo desktop is a free app for your pc or mac that lets you shop for ebooks in the kobo store and manage books on your ereader. How to borrow library ebooks on kobo ereaders using. In fact, you cant transfer kobo epub books to another kobo ereader directly, since the book is kepub file and protected by drm. You can also relatively easily load your own epubformat books onto it just drag and drop from your computer onto the kobo when it shows up as.
Jan 10, 20 while the kindle and the nook get all the notoriety, kobo s new glo is an impressive ereader that also features a selfilluminated screen. Certified refurbished kobo clara hd rakuten kobo ereader. Kobo supports the open epub format, so i can buydownload books from anywhere that offers this format. Its e ink screen has almost double the resolution, with 1,448x1,072 pixels for 300 pixelsperinch. With the higher resolution screen smaller text is clearer and more readable on the kobos screen with the extra 53 pixels per inch. Tap the name of the book you added to start reading.
Today we give you a guide on how to load epub and pdf files on the kobo glo hd. Both kobo glo hd and kindle voyage have 6inch hd eink touchscreen display, with the same pixel density of 300 ppi. Kobo aura h2o edition 2 kobo aura edition 2 things to know. The kobo firmware has varied, some were using version 3. Kobo glo hd product details technical specifications. To transfer an ebook to your ereader, open the library view in ade click the library button in the topleft corner, if needed. Its e ink screen has almost double the resolution, with 1,448x1,072.284 1431 889 1505 543 42 269 1395 1470 1015 395 226 956 1608 1321 1562 1533 482 1481 1197 410 1153 528 1191 866 1003 542 814 877 294 1154 1453 357 141 1373 821