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[Q] Google Books Storage Location

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By StirCwazy, Senior Member on 4th March 2011, 01:57 PM
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Does anyone know the location of an eBook once you tell it to make it available offline?

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I've got some eBooks that I would like to make available to the Books app on the XOOM, where do I put them?
 
 
4th March 2011, 01:59 PM |#2  
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You beat me to it, I was just wondering the same. I have several thousand books I would like to be able to drop in.

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They are In the data/data folder...in the google.books folder...don't have my xoom at work, so can't give you the hole name.

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Data/Data/com.google.android.apps.books/

It appears to be a proprietary book format, but I don't know enough about it for sure.

Each book is split up into many different files. I've transfered it to my computer to investigate it further, but I've had no luck.

I went looking when I first got the Xoom because I wanted to put my book collection in there.

Someone smarter than me will have to figure out how to do that!
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The only alternative I've found so far is using Aldiko (ebook reader from the Market). You store the eBooks on the XOOM and import them into the app. I would prefer to use Google Books however.
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That's incredibly frustrating. Even iBooks allows you to add your own epub. If Google Book a can't that's a huge setback for me. I read a couple hours a day on my tablet.

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*BUMP* Anything new discovered? It sucks that we need another application and can't use the built in for reading ebooks. I love how books lets you turn pages.
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*BUMP* Anything new discovered? It sucks that we need another application and can't use the built in for reading ebooks. I love how books lets you turn pages.

The nook app has a very similar page turn animation and I think the app in general looks better on honeycomb than both kindle and google books. Maybe give that one a try!
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The nook app has a very similar page turn animation and I think the app in general looks better on honeycomb than both kindle and google books. Maybe give that one a try!

"Nook" shows no results searching on the market app on the Xoom.


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"Nook" shows no results searching on the market app on the Xoom.


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https://market.android.com/details?i...=search_result
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