5 Replies Latest reply on Mar 2, 2011 4:59 AM by Ya_Ya

    e-reader customer

      Hello!

      I've been e-reader.com customer, which is owned by B&N, for years. They use .pdb e-books format. Now that I've got NookColor, I can not use my previously bought e-books because it does not support .pdb format and I have hundreds of books on my book shelf!

      I think they should at least provide some kind of converter? It is the same company!

      Is anyone else having the same problem?

        • Re: e-reader customer
          Doug_Pardee

          Everyone who has Secure eReader PDBs has that problem. NOOKcolor doesn't handle them.

           

          Although officially Fictionwise/eReader.com are part of B&N, B&N doesn't really support them at all. You can still read Secure eReader PDBs on computers, smartphones, etc., using the eReader apps. If you want a dedicated e-reader device that handles them, you'll need an E-Ink NOOK or a jetBook Lite. (There may be another device that handles them, but if so I don't know of it.)

           

          • Re: e-reader customer

            @Medvy

             

            Welcome!  :smileyhappy:

             

            Someone just started a Feature Request thread on the NookColor Support board.  Here it is:

             

            http://bookclubs.barnesandnoble.com/t5/NOOKcolor-Technical-Support/Features-Request-thread/m-p/883022

             

            You should add your request there.  You might also write to B&N on it.

            It was a dumb oversight to exclude PDB capability from the NookColor software.  B&N has been told many times from the start -- but it never hurts to tell them again.

            • Re: e-reader customer
              rerose1975

              Check your private messages!  :-)

              • Re: e-reader customer

                Hi,

                 

                Question please, what file extension does the Nook Color use?  I thought all of the Nooks used .pdb files and that was why B&N's ebooks are all .pdb files (the ones you buy).  I realize that some of them are .epub, but those are mainly the freebies.  What the heck were they thinking to make a product that doesn't support their own files? What?

                 

                Totally confused,

                Pinky

                  • Re: e-reader customer
                    Ya_Ya

                     


                    Pink_Maiden wrote:

                    Hi,

                     

                    Question please, what file extension does the Nook Color use?  I thought all of the Nooks used .pdb files and that was why B&N's ebooks are all .pdb files (the ones you buy). 


                     

                    NOOKColor reads .epubs.  All books from B&N should come in as .epub.  Free or purchased.