APPLICATIONS (aka Apps)
These apps are an eBook format for computers, tablets, phones and some eReader devices. It may not work on E-Ink style readers such as standard Sony Reader, Kindle, or Nook as it requires a back lit screen to work.
For viewing Adobe eBooks on your computer, you need to download and install
Adobe® Digital Editions.
(You may need to take steps to activate the software you installed in your device.)
Adobe Digital Editions requires activation.
Adobe Digital Editions can be activated anonymously or by using an Adobe ID. Anonymous activation allows you to download and read DRM-protected eBooks on a single computer only. Activating using an Adobe ID allows you to download and read DRM-protected eBooks on multiple computers and transfer them to supported eBook devices. For more information on activating Adobe Digital Editions, click here.
OverDrive Media Console for Android, BlackBerry, iPhone/iPad, and Windows Phone 7 may require activation.
If you want to read Adobe EPUB eBooks you need to activate your device using an Adobe ID. For more information on activating OverDrive Media Console, click here.
OverDrive Media Console for Windows requires a security upgrade.
OverDrive Media Console for Windows utilizes Windows Media® Player 9 Series (or newer) to play DRM-protected files. The first time that Windows Media Player attempts to open a DRM-protected file, it will alert you that a security upgrade must be performed before the file can be opened. The upgrade takes just a few moments.
Only OverDrive Media Console for Windows requires a security upgrade. All other versions of OverDrive Media Console do not require security upgrades.
- For more information on OverDrive WMA Audiobooks and upgrading Windows Media Player, click here.
- OverDrive MP3 Audiobooks do not require the Windows Media Player Security Upgrade.