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FAQ ASIABOOKS eBook Reader Application

What is an eBook?
          An eBook is a book content in digital or electronics form, consisting of text, images, or both, and could be embedded with multimedia. It is readable on computers or other electronic devices, for examples, iPad, iPhone, and Android tablets.

What is an eMagazine?
          An eMagazine is a periodical that is published electronically. It is also readable on computers or other electronic devices, for examples, iPad, iPhone, and Android Tablets.

What are the eBook and eMagazine advantages?

  • An eBook and eMagazine can be offered indefinitely, without ever going "out of print"
  • An e-reader can potentially contain thousands of eBooks, limited only by its memory capacity. It can be an advantage that an eBook and eMagazine collection takes up little room and weight.
  • An eBook and eMagazine is readable in low light or even total darkness on certain kinds of reader devices.
  • Customers are able to display motion, enlarge or change fonts of eBooks and eMagazines.
  • Customers can search for key terms, find definitions, or allow highlighting bookmarking and annotation.
  • eBook and eMagazine can be backed up to recover them in the case of loss or damage and re-download up to the maximum times that each Publisher allows.

What eBook and eMagazine formats are available?
          eBook can be in several formats which require variable eBook reading software to read them. The following formats are the most popular eBook formats in eBook market:

  • DRM eBook PDF (.pdf) and epub(.epub)
  • Microsoft Reader format (.lit)
  • Palm eReader format (.pdb)
  • DRM-Free eBook PDF (.pdf) and epub (.epub)
  • DRM-Asiabooks eBook PDF (.pdf) and epub (.epub)

Adobe Portable Document Format (.pdf) is a file format created by Adobe Systems, initially to provide a standard form for storing and editing printed publishable documents.

Electronic publication (.epub) is an open standard for eBooks created by the International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF).

Microsoft LIT (.lit) is a proprietary format that can only be read on Windows devices.

Formerly Palm Digital Media/Peanut Press (.pdb) is originally created by Peanut Press, this format can be read on many devices, including cellphones (BlackBerry, iPhone), Palm devices, and desktop computers (Mac and PC).

DRM-PDF is a PDF file which has already passed DRM process. It is readable by many types of devices but require eReader software that supports DRM process.

DRM-ePub is ePub file which has already passed DRM process. It is readable by many types of devices but require eReader software that supports DRM process.

This table is shown the different features of each eBook format.

These eBook reading softwares will be able to determine which eBook format is appropriate to purchase.

The table is a summary of eBook formats are available and its reading software are shown in the table below.

What devices are compatible?
          Our eBook are compatible with many different devices including Windows, Linux and Mac desktop and laptop, iPhone and iPads, e-readers and smartphones. Compatibility of the various eBook formats are shown in the table below.

Note: that some eBook formats need additional apps to use on a given device.

What is DRM Asiabooks?
          It is epub and pdf encryption process as developed by ASIABOOKS Co., Ltd. ebooks with encryption cannot be copied, sent or forwarded to other users who are not owners of ebook. Reading this ebook type requires asiabooks ebooks reader application.

How do I read DRM eBook on my computer?
          To read eBook that contains Asiabooks DRM, you must install Asiabooks ebook reader application on your computer first.

How to install ASIABOOKS eBook Reader application?

For Windows

  1. Click the download link. A dialog box will appear asking you to save the program file.
  2. Choose the destination to save the program file. Then wait till the download is completed.
  3. Double-click on program file and follow the instruction on screen until it is finished.

For Apple iPad

  1. Press the App Store icon
  2. When enter to the list of application, choose the ASIABOOKS eBook Reader application or do searching if you don’t see the application in the list.
  3. Press INSTALL button in application page and wait until it finish.
  4. When finish downloading and installation, you will see the application icon.

For Android Tablet

  1. Open the Android Market application on the Applications menu.
  2. When enter to the list of application, choose the ASIABOOKS eBook Reader application or do searching if you don’t see the application in the list.
  3. To install it, just click on the Install button at the bottom of the screen. Then wait till the download complete
  4. Review the permissions that are requested and click OK to finish installing the application.

For Playbook

  1. Open the Appworld application in the Applications menu.
  2. When enter to the list of application, choose the ASIABOOKS eBook Reader application or do searching if you don’t see the application in the list.
  3. To install it, just click on the Install button at the bottom of the screen. Then wait till the download complete
  4. Review the permissions that are requested and click on OK to finish installing the application.

As to read Asiabooks eBooks, users are required to have username.

How can I get Username?
          You can sign in to get Username at Asiabooks website or Asiabooks ebook reader application for free. Please see this function shown on Asia Books website and follow the steps guided.

www.asiabooks.com

Asiabooks ebook reader application

What is DRM?
          DRM stands for Digital Rights Management which determines times the eBook can be downloaded for single purchase, and the number of devices to which the eBook can be
transferred. If eBook has encryption or copy-protection, eBook can be read on computers or handheld devices which are authorized by users only. On the other hand, eBooks that have
un-encryption or don’t have copy-protection, eBooks can be transferred to other users’ computers and handheld devices as many as user the users wanted.

What is DRM-Free?
          DRM-Free is the content that contains no Digital Rights Management or no copy-protection, thus it simplifies the process of moving the eBooks across your various reader devices.

How do I read DRM eBook on my computer?
          To read eBook that contains Digital Rights Management, you must install Adobe Digital Editions on your computer first.

How to install Adobe Digital Edition on Windows (step by step)

  1. Go to Adobe Digital Editions web site(http://www.adobe.com/products/digitaleditions/)
  2. Scroll the page down. You’ll see the Adobe Digital Editions Installer box, and then click at Install button.



  3. System will show confirmation box then click at “install” button. System will show second confirmation box then click at “Yes” button.



  4. Adobe Digital Editions setup window will be appeared . Then click at “Next” button



  5. Select your local path to install program and click at “Install” button.
  6. Please wait until the installation is completed.



  7. When it was installed, this program will display the term of service.
  8. If you agree with those terms of service, then click “I Agree” and on the next page, please click “continue”. On page 3, if you have the Adobe Digital Activate key, you can use to input them on textbox otherwise you can check “Don’t Authorize Computer” and click “activate”(you can activate later) , At the last page, please click “Finished”.

Learn more information about the Digital Editions eBooks format on the Adobe Digital Editions web site

How can I get Adobe User ID?
          You can get Adobe User ID from Adobe website for free at this function show on Adobe website.

How to download ASIABOOKS eBook Reader application?

  • For Windows, You can download application followed by this link.
  • For Apple iPad, you can download via App store in device or iTunes.
  • For Android tablet, you can download from Android Market.

How to delete eBook or eMagazine file?

  1. Go to Library menu and choose List view.
  2. In List view, you will see the delete button after the list of each eBook or e-Magazine. You can delete each eBook or eMagazine by press the delete button.
  3. Then, the screen will show the dialogue box for confirming your delete. Press OK if you want to delete.

How to update version of application?

Automatically update version of its client application for Windows PC only.

For Windows

  1. If version on server latest than version on PC, system displays dialogue box to confirm upgrade.
  2. If customer confirms, system automatically update application

For Apple iPad

  • Apple iPad can be auto updated by Apple App Store.

For Android tablet

  • Android tablet can be auto updated by Google Android market.

For Playbook

  • Android tablet can be handled auto update by Google Android market.

If not connect to the internet, can I access this application?

  • This application requires internet connection. You can’t access if you don’t’ connect to internet. You will see the message to check your internet connection.

If I log in to application via Apple iPad and Windows with same user, what the information I will see?

  • You will see same information for both devices because the application displays information depend on username you logged in.

How to edit customer information?

  1. Go to My Account menu and choose Customer Information.
  2. When enter the Customer Information page, press the Edit button.
  3. Edit your information and then press Save button.

Platform Technical Specification

Google Android Tablet

  • Google Android OS: version 2.0 or upper
  • Screen Size: 800 x 480, 1024x600
  • Device Support : Samsung Galaxy Tab, Samsung Galaxy Tab Wi-Fi, Toshiba AS100, Dell Streak 5, Wellcom A800, Archos 43, Archos 70, Archos 101, Crestive ZiiO 7, ViewPad 10, ViewPad 10s

Apple iPad

  • iOS: version 3.2.1 or upper
  • Screen Size: 1024x768
  • Device Support : Apple iPad WiFi, Apple iPad WiFi+3G

Microsoft Windows PC

  • OS: Windows XP, 7 and Vista
  • Device Support : Microsoft Windows XP, Microsoft Windows 7, Microsoft Windows Vista

BlackBerry Playbook


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