The Windows 10 Creatos Update will add some very important features for content creation, such as the ability to read eBooks in Microsoft Edge. It may buy and read eBooks in this browser.
Aside from offering eBook support, Edge will also be able to read ePub files. Those files must be unprotected in order for them to be opened in the browser, so we are going to teach how to read ePub files in Edge.
How to open ePubs in Microsoft Edge
A file is needed first DRM-free ePub to start. This is due to some of the limitations of trying to use them in the browser in question.
- An ePub file will have the icon «e» to show that we are facing an Edge file
- By doing double click it will open in Edge
- If you have other apps installed that support ePub, you will be prompted to choose which app you want to open the file
- The ePub file cannot be added to tab of Books or Books in the hub
- It can be exchanged between dark and day modes, increase text size, spacing, file search and add bookmarks
You also have a Table of Contents helpful that can be used to go straight to the same file in question.
One of the best qualities of ePub in Edge is that it has been visually quite a success by this explorer so that we can focus on reading.
As stated above, ePub files can be read in Microsoft Edge as long as they are not protected. This could mean that eBooks in ePub format purchased from a site other than the Windows Store cannot be read in Edge.
This feature is available from the Insider Build 15014. Stable channel users will have to wait for the Creators Update which will be available on the