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How to Transfer eBooks from Sony to Kindle?

Question: I recently switched from a Sony eBook reader to Kindle Fire. Does anyone know whether it is possible to transfer all the eBooks in the Sony eReader to my new Kindle Fire? Thanks for any suggestion.

Answer: The Sony eReader and Amazon Kindle are not compatible and there is no direct method to transfer eBooks between them unless you have an additional application to convert the eBooks to a format readable by Kindle Fire. Firstly, let's take a look at what eBook formats does Kindle support.

Tips: Amazon Kindle is compatible with the Kindle Format 8 (KF8), Kindle MOBI (.azw), TXT, PDF, unprotected MOBI format, PRC natively, DOC, DOCX.

Quick Start to Convert Sony eBooks to Kindle Fire

Calibre system. It supports the conversion of many input formats to many output formats. It can convert every input format in the following list, to every output format.

Input Formats: CBZ, CBR, CBC, CHM, DJVU, EPUB, FB2, HTML, HTMLZ, LIT, LRF, MOBI, ODT, PDF, PRC, PDB, PML, RB, RTF, SNB, TCR, TXT and TXTZ
Output Formats: AZW3, EPUB, FB2, OEB, LIT, LRF, MOBI, HTMLZ, PDB, PML, RB, PDF, RTF, SNB, TCR, TXT and TXTZ

Step 1. Download and install Calibre, install and run it. Click Add Books and browse to the folder where the Sony books are saved. Select them and add them to the program.

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Step 2. Connect your Kindle device to the computer and there will be a new icon Send to Device show up at the top of Calibre. Click to highlight the eBooks that you want to transfer to Kindle Fire.
Step 3. Click "Yes" and Calibre will do the conversion and put the converted eBook files to Kindle Fire automatically.

Done! See? Transferring eBooks from Sony eReader to Kindle Fire is not as difficult as it looks. Ok, try it yourself!

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