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#1 blueballs

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Posted 18 January 2015 - 09:51 AM

I'm not sure where this post should go? So feel free to move it. Is there a codec that I can download from somewhere to read Ibooks, Ive already downloaded one and cant figure out how to read it?


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Posted 18 January 2015 - 10:12 AM

Hi blueballs

 

Judging by the forum we're in you are not on a mac

 

it appears this can be problematic due to DRM (digital rights something)

 

Have you paid for this?

 

Apparently you would be better off with eBooks

 

Not much help I know

 

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Posted 18 January 2015 - 11:23 AM

DEM=Digital Rights Management aka copyright restrictions.



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Posted 19 January 2015 - 11:33 AM

As things stand, if you use Chrome you can get an add-on or extension which will allow you to read the free iBooks but not the paid-for ( ie with DRM = Digital Rights Management) ones.

 

I googled 'iBooks on PC' to find this information and if you try googling this you may find what you are looking for - no promises !  There are suggestions of other methods.

 

To my mind it is sharp business practice to sell things to people that they cannot use, unless of course it is made abundantly clear on the iBooks web-site that you cannot read these books on a PC straight out of the box, and may not be able to read them at all.

 

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