Having problems opening a MOBI file?

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Opening MOBI files

Did your computer fail to open a MOBI file? We explain what MOBI files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your MOBI files.

What is a MOBI file?

Files that contain the .mobi file extension most commonly contain digital eBooks that have been saved in the Mobipocket binary eBook format.

The MOBI eBook file format supports standard HTML and it is one of the Open eBook Publication formats for eBook distribution.

MOBI files may contain DRM copyright protection features. DRM features prevent unauthorized users from viewing or copying an eBook that is contained in the MOBI file.

The MOBI file format is commonly used for eBooks that are distributed for use on smartphones, PDAs and the Amazon Kindle reading device or devices that support the Amazon Kindle software.

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About File Extension MOBI

File.org aims to be the go-to resource for file type- and related software information. We spend countless hours researching various file formats and software that can open, convert, create or otherwise work with those files.

If you have additional information about the MOBI file format or software that uses files with the MOBI suffix, please do get in touch - we would love hearing from you.