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booknoodles
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Sideload NOOKbooks onto Nook using OSX Lion

I'm going nuts. I'm at wits end, and getting close to flinging my Nook out the window and handetching all of my books into a series of large stone tablets. For whatever reason, (not important) my Nook is not connected to WiFi.

Here's the deal in case my title was unclear.

I'm running OSX Lion (Mac obviously...) and I have NOOK first edition (I'm sure you guys are used to stragglers with NOOK tablets..tehe)

I have the NOOK for Mac application installed. It is up to date, but for some reason the same options suggested in the FAQ's are not available to me. I'm logged in, and I can see all of my books, but when I click a book, instead of offering a pop-up to download it to my nook, it just opens the book for me to read within the app.

I am probably being an idiot, but I need a solution, and for some reason I can't find my problem on the board.

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GerriK
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Re: Sideload NOOKbooks onto Nook using OSX Lion

Download and use Calibre (http://calibre-ebook.com/). It is free and the only way to go with sideloading.

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geertm
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Re: Sideload NOOKbooks onto Nook using OSX Lion


booknoodles wrote:

I'm going nuts. I'm at wits end, and getting close to flinging my Nook out the window and handetching all of my books into a series of large stone tablets. For whatever reason, (not important) my Nook is not connected to WiFi.

Here's the deal in case my title was unclear.

I'm running OSX Lion (Mac obviously...) and I have NOOK first edition (I'm sure you guys are used to stragglers with NOOK tablets..tehe)

I have the NOOK for Mac application installed. It is up to date, but for some reason the same options suggested in the FAQ's are not available to me. I'm logged in, and I can see all of my books, but when I click a book, instead of offering a pop-up to download it to my nook, it just opens the book for me to read within the app.

I am probably being an idiot, but I need a solution, and for some reason I can't find my problem on the board.



Nook for Mac is a reader app. You do not need any special software to copy ebooks to your Nook. Your Nook will show up on your Mac as a drive. Just copy the books to the Nook like you would do with any other files.

You can either copy the books from the folder Nook for Mac stores them in, or download them from your library on the B&N website.

Copy the files to the My Documents folder on the Nook.

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