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revt
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Kindle Book Compatibility

I'm considering buying Nook, but most of the titles that I would want are from Kindle.  Do you guarantee compatibility with all Kindle titles?

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Re: Kindle Book Compatibility

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revt wrote:

I'm considering buying Nook, but most of the titles that I would want are from Kindle.  Do you guarantee compatibility with all Kindle titles?

 

Amazon sbooks only work on the Kindle or the Amazon.com ereader.

 

Amazon.com is pretty much theo nly place you cannot buy books for the nook.  Searching addall.com or inkmesh.com for books you want will bring up results from many different ebooks stores that are compatible with the nook.

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Re: Kindle Book Compatibility

Thanks, but I'm still confused.  When I look at the titles on Amazon, they say FORMAT:  KINDLE BOOK.  Is that an 'sbook', or is this another format?

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Re: Kindle Book Compatibility

Kindle books only work on Kindles.

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Re: Kindle Book Compatibility

What Nallia said.

 

Amazon does a lock-in with Kindle. Kindle owners can only buy the best-selling e-books from Amazon, and the e-books they buy can only be used on a Kindle (or on a device like an iPad or iPhone with a Kindle app).

 

That was a big reason I chose the nook. I'm an Amazon Prime customer, but I'm not going to be locked into a single vendor of e-books and e-book readers.

 

The nook can use e-books from almost any vendor except Amazon. I put together a partial list here: link.

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Re: Kindle Book Compatibility

Kindle now has an Android app.  Does that mean Kindle books would now be compatible?

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lgvision wrote:

Kindle now has an Android app.  Does that mean Kindle books would now be compatible?


 

You can read Kindle books anywhere you can use the Kindle app.

 

It's HIGHLY unlikely that you're going to be able to use that Kindle app on any B&N manufactured device.  (Without rooting.)

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