MOBI File Extension

File Type

Mobipocket EBook




Text Files





Basic information about the MOBI file

Files with the MOBI extension are characteristic of 4 operating systems and they are: Android, Linux, Mac OS, Windows. The MOBI extension was originally developed for the KindleGen application. The developer of this program is, Inc.. In addition, the Amazon Kindle, Calibre, FBReader, BookDesigner programs can be used to open files with the MOBI extension.

The structure of such files is typical of Text Files. 440 file types are given the MOBI extension, but most often they are not compatible and you must use a different application to handle each of them. The Mobipocket EBook file format and the KindleGen program were developed by Amazon. The Mobipocket EBook file was most likely created using the KindleGen program. MOBI detailed description

Our tools for working with the MOBI file

MOBI File Extension

What is a(n) MOBI file??

.MOBI is a file extension for the Mobipocket eBook file format and it can be opened and read on a number of different devices.

MOBI files are usually compatible with E-readers such as Amazon Kindle and Barnes & Noble Nook, which can open .MOBI files and display them on their screens. The MOBI format was created by the company Mobipocket, which has since been acquired by Amazon. MOBI is DRM-protected, so users cannot view MOBI files on unauthorized devices or programs.

A person who has an e-reader device such as an Amazon Kindle or Barnes & Noble Nook can download a .mobi file onto their device and open it in order to read it.

MOBI File Tools

What tools are available?

We present some basic free online tools that work with MOBI. With their help you will be able to perform many operations on MOBI files. You will be able to open, preview, edit or convert your MOBI file.

MOBI File Opener

MOBI opener is one of the most used tools. Here you will find a way to open your unknown MOBI file. Opening the MOBI file allows you not only to view its contents, but also to perform various processes and changes to the file.

MOBI File Viewer

The MOBI Viwer tool helps to preview the contents of a file without the need to install dedicated software. Just go to the link provided and select your file. Next, our system will try to view the contents of the MOBI file.

MOBI File Converter

If you cannot perform all the operations on the MOBI file, you can convert it to a different format. The MOBI file converted to the new format may have more options for editing or processing the data contained in it.

MOBI File Editor

MOBI editor allows you to edit the data contained in the file. It may happen that you will not have the full edit option and you will need to install software dedicated to making changes to the MOBI file. Check out our MOBI file editor page and learn about the possibilities



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