EPUB file format description
Many people share .epub files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .epub file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .epub files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.epub - Open eBook Document
The EPUB ebook files are related to Adobe Digital Editions. 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).
- Adobe Digital Editions
- Ebook files
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- Open eBook Document related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .epub file extension. Even harmful programs can create .epub files. Be especially cautious with .epub files coming from an unknown source!
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:
Windows can't open this file:
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 one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.
To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
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:
epu, epb, spub, pub
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
- EPSi Firmware Image
- EP Budgeting Data File
- Corel Ventura Publisher Publication
- Microsoft Publisher Document
- BeLight Disc Cover Data
- Open eBook Document
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Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android
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