.MOBI File Extension

Are you having difficulty opening a file that ends with .MOBI? Such files can be executed only by certain programs. If you cannot open the .MOBI file, it can be due to the following reasons: either you do not have an appropriate program to open it, or your file association is corrupted. For more information about this extension, please read the article below.

What is a .MOBI file?

.MOBI file belongs to the category of eBook Files used in operating systems such as Windows 11, 10, Windows 7, Windows 8 / 8.1, Windows Vista, Windows XP.

.MOBI mobi
Developer: Amazon
File Type: Mobipocket eBook
Category: eBook Files
Format: Binary

.MOBI file is associated with Mobipocket eBook developed by Amazon, has a Binary Format and belongs to eBook Files category.

A MOBI file is a digital ebook created in the Mobipocket format. This file format was developed by a French software company and was later acquired by Amazon.com. A MOBI file may include DRM protection, which prevents the eBook from being copied or printed. The file may include other features such as bookmarks, notes, and highlights.

MOBI files can be read on various devices, including smartphones, tablets, and e-readers. They can also be read on Amazon's Kindle devices and apps.

More information

Amazon's new Kindle Format 8 (KF8) is built on the MOBI standard and adds support for additional features such as fixed layouts, embedded fonts, and more. Amazon now owns the MOBI format, which many eBook formats use, including AZW, AZW1, and AZW3. These formats also include a DRM scheme that makes them proprietary to Amazon.

NOTE: Mobipocket eBooks also use the same extension as Kindle books.

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