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EPUB file: How can I open a .EPUB file?

The table below provides useful information about the .epub file extension. It answers questions such as:

We hope you find this page helpful and a valuable resource.

✅ Open eBook Document

Open eBook Document .epub file icon
The EPUB file is an Open eBook document. EPUB (electronic publication) is a free and open e-book standard, by the International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF).
Category: Ebook files
Application: Adobe Digital Editions
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
EPUB aliases:
EPUB related links:
EPUB related extensions:
Microsoft Reader E-Book Document

TCR E-book

RAR Compressed Comic Book

ZIP Compressed Comic Book

Mobipocket Reader E-Book

TK3 E-Book

⚠ Be careful with .epub files.

It's important to know that the .epub file extension can be used by various programs, not just the ones you expect. This includes potentially harmful software or malware that might create .epub files. Be cautious when dealing with .epub files from unknown sources.

🔄 .epub converters

The following softwares are capable of converting .epub files to other formats:


For example, using the softwares above, a .epub file can be converted into one of the following formats:

htmlz, txtz, pdb, rtf, snb, html, odt, tcr, cbz, cbc, fb2, mobi, prc, txt, chm

🚫 The .epub file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

epb, epu, pub, spub

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

EP Budgeting Data File

EPSi Firmware Image

Corel Ventura Publisher Publication

BeLight Disc Cover Data

🔴 Can't open a .epub file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Select an app to open this .epub file

It means that the operating system does not have a default app associated with the .epub file type. To resolve this issue and open the file, you can take the following steps:

If you don't know how to change the default app for the .epub file, check the FAQ.

🔴 Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. The extension of a file serves as a hint to the operating system and various software programs about the type of data contained within the file. When you alter a file's extension, you essentially modify how software applications interpret and handle that file. Every file has a specific format, also known as its file type or file format. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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