Kobo E-Reader Desktop Software for Windows and Mac released

Posted by on Sep 10, 2010 | Leave a Comment

Kobo (E-book reader service and hardware maker) releases an app known as the Kobo Desktop Application for Windows and Mac.

A global eReading service, Kobo announced an app called the Kobo Desktop Application for Windows and Mac. It is free, downloadable application available at the official website ( This software helps the users to read and build a digital library even one can shop for eBooks directly from their computer or laptop. With 3rd party eReaders, such as the Sony Reader, users can connect to Kobo and download or purchase content from over 2.2 million titles, and benefit from Kobo’s range of free applications for mobile devices. After that, user will access app without an Internet connection on the desktop.

Kobo E-Reader Desktop Software for Windows and Mac released, Kobo E-Reader Desktop Software

Kobo is a global eReading service backed by majority shareholder Indigo Books & Music, Borders Group, REDgroup Retail, and Cheung Kong Holdings. Kobo thinks consumers should be able to read any book on any device. With a catalog of over two million eBooks, and an open platform, Kobo enables retailers, device manufacturers and mobile operators to bring the joy of eReading to customers everywhere. For more information, visit

Kobo is accessible for Apple Products, such as iPhone, iPad, BlackBerry, Android, Android Tablets, as well as the Kobo eReader. A personalized, secure and central destination is offered by the new Kobo Desktop Application where users can manage their entire Kobo reading experience. With the help of Kobo Desktop Application, users can sync their entire library between their mobile devices and the desktop.

The free application also comes preloaded on every Kobo eReader making it easy for users to organize their library right out of the box. Consistent with the overall Kobo reading experience, the Kobo Desktop Application allows users to customize font, style and size to suit their own reading preferences and the company’s signature bookmarking feature makes it possible to pick up reading where you left off. Plus, bookmarks follow a user from the Kobo Desktop Application to their smartphone, tablet, or eReader, allowing for continuous reading on any device.

The Chief Executive of Kobo, Michael Serbinis said in a statement, “Kobo has long supported reading across platforms, and now we are the first to provide an experience that supports a wide range of e-readers and mobile devices,” “As an avid reader and book lover, I understand the importance of knowing your books are safe, secure, and always at your fingertips. The Kobo Desktop Application is the first phase of a new Kobo initiative to give readers more control over their e-books, and new tools to display and share their growing library.”

User can download Kobo Desktop Application through without any charge. The Kobo eReader is available for purchase at Borders in the US, Indigo Books & Music and Walmart in Canada and Whitcoull’s, A&R, and Borders in Australia & New Zealand.

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