Filename Extensions
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Details of extension .epub

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .epub file?
  • Which program can create the .epub file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .epub format?
  • What can convert .epub files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .epub extension?

1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

.epub
Open eBook Document .epub file icon

Open eBook Document

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
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
epu
Links:
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
TomeRaider 3 E-book
FictionBook 2 E-Book
Amazon Kindle eBook

Other types of files may also use the .epub file extension. If you have helpful information about .epub extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

Microsoft Publisher Document
Corel Ventura Publisher Publication
Open eBook Document
Disc Cover

The .epub filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

pub (27), spub (2)

Can't open a .epub file?

If you want to open a .epub file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .epub association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.epub

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

If you don't know how to set the .epub file association, check the FAQ.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012, Windows 7, Windows 8, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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