When and how do I receive my ebook after purchasing it? Do ebooks come in different formats? What s the difference between these formats?

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1 Is An ebook refers to a electronic version of a book, as opposed to a printed copy. after purchasing it? After you purchase your ebook, you will be redirected to a download screen. DO NOT NAVIGATE AWAY FROM THIS SCREEN! See our guide below to learn how to download your ebook from that page. If you accidentally navigate away from that screen, please Ebooks come in a few different formats. Similar to Microsoft Word documents (.doc), music files (.mp3), and pictures (.jpeg), ebooks come in formats that are referred to by the letters at the end of their file name. Ebooks mainly come in three different formats epub, Mobi, and PDF. epub is a standard format for ebooks, and can easily be read on a variety of dedicated ereader and tablet devices, including the ipad and Nook. Mobi is a dedicated format that can only be read on Kindle products and apps. PDF is the most universal format for ebooks. epub allows readers to change the font size of s text on their ereaders, which adapts (or reflows) the text throughout the book accordingly. epub is a flexible format that will read legibly on most devices (ipad, Nook, other tablets), allowing readers to change various elements of the text interface to best suit their personal tastes. Mobi files work similarly, but only for Kindle devices and apps. PDFs are intended to look the same on every screen, with the settings locked in place, making them easy to read on a computer, but may shrink or be difficult to read on an ereader device. want to read it on Yes. There are several kinds of free software that enable reading an epub file on a computer. We recommend downloading the free Adobe Digital Editions software or installing a plugin for Firefox. 1 of 5

2 Is format, but want it Is Yes. We offer ebooks for purchase in only one format at a time mostly as epubs, but occasionally as PDFs. Unfortunately, we re not able to offer multiple formats of one ebook title for purchase on our website at this time. However, if you would like an alternate format from the one you downloaded, simply your request to You will receive a reply as soon as possible during regular business hours. This only applies to ebooks purchased directly from Agate s website. How do I navigate and download my ebook? Each book has its own page on the Agate website. Navigate to the page for the book you are interested in. You will see which formats of the book are available right under the title and author of the book. If you would like to order a copy of the book (ebook*, paperback, hardcover, etc.), select the version of the book you are interested in and click Buy. This will take you to your shopping cart. You may continue shopping by clicking the corresponding button at the bottom. Once your order is complete, click Proceed to checkout and fill out the requested information. *The ebook version will be listed by available format (epub or PDF) Once you have filled out your billing information, click Pay Now. 2 of 5 Click here to proceed with the payment process

3 You will be prompted to sign in through Amazon, which handles Agate s online payment processing. Note: This DOES NOT mean you are purchasing for a Kindle device. Is Once you have paid for your order, you will be redirected to a download page. YOU MUST CLICK THE LINK AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE TO DOWNLOAD YOUR EBOOK. Next to the cover image of your ebook, you will see the title highlighted in blue and underlined. Click that link to download your ebook. Click here to download your ebook 3 of 5

4 Is For Kindle You can download a book via Amazon for wireless delivery to your Kindle, or you can a book to your Kindle. ing a book to Kindle Locate your Kindle address. Go to your settings and tap More. Tap My Account and your Kindle address will be available on that screen. Make sure the send-to-kindle address is on your Amazon approved list. Sign in to Amazon.com and access Your Account. Go to Digital Content and choose Manage Your Kindle. Download the ebook, and click save book. Locate the file for the book and insert it into an to your Kindle address. Click send. For ipad ibooks, variation one Download the ibooks app for your ipad/iphone if you do not yet have it. the ebook title to an address that you can access on your ipad. Open the and tap the ebook icon. When the message window opens, select Open in ibooks. Open the ibooks app, and the book should appear on the shelf. ibooks, variation two Download the ibooks app for your ipad if you do not yet have it. In itunes, go to File > Add to Library and select the epub file in the window. Connect your ipad to the computer. Select the Books tab in itunes. You should see your new ebook. Check the box for Sync Books and click Apply. This will sync the book to your ipad. 4 of 5

5 Is Kindle app Download the Kindle app for your ipad/iphone if you do not yet have it. the ebook to an address you can access on your ipad. On your ipad, open the and tap the ebook icon, and tap the window that says Open in Kindle. Navigate to your Kindle app and your book should be available to read. For Nook Download the ebook and it to yourself as an attachment. On your Nook, open the via the web browser and save the attachment to your Downloads folder. If downloading a book directly on your Nook: If a Wi-Fi connection is active, download of your book will begin automatically after purchase. Downloaded items will appear in two places: Daily Shelf and Library. If transferring a book downloaded on a computer to your Nook: Connect your Nook to the computer with USB cable. Nook will appear as a removable drive on your computer. Click on the desired file and drag & drop it into Nook folder. 5 of 5

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