The MOBI file type is an eBook format created by a French eBook company called Mobipocket, which created a free software application for multiple devices including PDAs, smartphones, and tablets; The company was bought by Amazon in 2005 and support for the MOBI file extension was officially discontinued in 2011 with the AZW format replacing it.
To open a MOBI Open file, one of the following software/devices is required:
On any of these, just click or double-click on the file and it will automatically launch the appropriate application.
If any problem occurs when trying to open the file, it may be that one of the following issues is occurring:
In case you do not have the appropriate software installed, or you do not have the Kindle device, a viable option is to convert the MOBI file into a PDF so that you can read it, practically, on any device with any operating system, since PDF is a format universal. Multiple converters are available online.
Typical MOBI application file locations:
- "C:\Program Files (x86)\Amazon\Kindle For PC\KindleForPC.exe" "%1"
Frequently used application names to open MOBI files:
Frequently associated Windows objects:
If you downloaded a MOBI file on Android device you can open it by following steps below:
To open MOBI File on iOS device follow steps below:
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