The Easiest Way to Convert Nook to Kindle(Updated 2024)

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Can I convert my Barnes & Noble books to Kindle format so that I can all my purchased ebooks on my Kindle device?

If you have already invested a significant amount of money in Nook eBooks, but no longer have the intention to purchase Nook devices. Or you've already own a Kindle. You may wonder that how to read Nook books on Kindle. "How can I read Nook books on Kindle” is always the most frequently asked question. The easiest way is converting Nook to Kindle. Here is the simplest and 100% valid method to convert Nook books to Kindle in the year of 2024.

remove nook drm

Note: If you still have Nook App for Windows installed and can download Nook books via it, then a much easier way to remove Nook drm from books downloaded via Nook Windows App is here. Otherwise, you'd better follow the steps below to download Nook books and remove drm with Nook Converter. It is the only valid method in 2024.

Step 1. Download Nook Books to Computer

The Barnes & Noble eBooks are available in EPUB or PDF formats, while the Amazon Kindle only supports MOBI, AZW3, or KFX formats. That's why we need to convert Nook books to Kindle format. Just like many other eBook vendors, Barnes & Noble also employs a very strict DRM scheme to encrypt their Nook books. Before converting Nook ebooks to a Kindle-supported format, we have to remove drm from Nook books.

To remove Nook DRM, the first step is to download the Nook books to your computer. Barnes & Noble ebooks cannot be downloaded via web browsers anymore. Furthermore, the Nook desktop application has been removed from the Nook server for quite some time, making it difficult for Nook users to download their books. However, with some effort and research, it is still possible to download Nook ebooks to a computer.

The only valid method to download Nook books to a computer is by using Nook for Android on Android Emulator. This means that if you can install Android emulator on your Windows and Mac, it is easy for you to download Nook ebooks and Audiobooks.

1 Get the Google Android Studio and follow the on-screen instructions to install it. Then create a virtual android device with the images 9.0 or later version.

2 Drag and drop the Nook for android apk to your virtual android device to install it.

Download the NOOK APK here

install nook app in emulator

3 Login your Nook account and click on the cloud icon to download Nook books.

download nook books

Pro Tips: Where are my downloaded Nook books stored?

The default path for Nook books downloaded from Nook Windows app are stored here: C:\Users\"ComputerUsername"\App Data\Local\Packages\BarnesNoble.Nook_ahnzqzva31enc\LocalState.
The default path for Nook books downloaded via Nook for Android are stored here: /data/data/bn.ereader/files/B&N Downloads/Books.

More instructions on Where are Nook Books stored is here.

If you're looking to locate Nook books for removing DRM, there's no need to remember where are Nook book stored. Epubor Nook Converter will automatically detect and display them in the left column of its main interface.

Step 2. Remove DRM from Nook Books

Since you have downloaded your Nook books to your computer, here comes to the steps to remove DRM from Nook books.

1 Get your tool ready. Epubor Nook Converter, the most professional Nook DRM Removal. It is the only valid Nook DRM Removing tool on the market. In other words, this is the only and best choice for removing nook drm from nook ebooks and audiobooks..

Download Epubor Nook Converter

2 Launch Epubor Nook Converter, click "Refresh" button at the top left corner, you will see all the Nook books you've downloaded on your computer in the left column. Drag the Nook books from the left column and then drop them to the right column. Then click on "Start Conversion". The DRM protection will be removed from Nook Books successfully as below picture. The Nook ebooks will be converted to drm-free epub while the Nook audiobooks will be converted to MP3 in chapters.

nook converter

If this is your first time using Epubor Nook Converter for decrypting Nook books, you need to input your Nook account information to generate the Nook key file for decryption as the below picture.

input nook credentials

Step 3. Convert Nook to Kindle format and transfer Nook to Kindle

After the Nook DRM has been removed, you can just "Send epub to kindle" by web to convert your Nook books to kindle compatible format and send your Nook ebooks to Kindle Paperwhite or any other kindle ereader.

remove nook drm

Alternatively, if you prefer converting Nook EPUB to Kindle AZW3 format and sideloading them onto your Kindle device, you can simply use the online free EPUB to Kindle converters.

Only three steps, you can convert your Nook books to kindle format. This is the easiest way of converting Nook books to Kindle. Now you can transfer your nook books to kindle device or kindle app for reading.

Download Epubor Nook Converter

Please note: The trial version only converts 1 book in total. To unlock the limitation, just purchase the full version now to back up your Nook books. A great new to share is that Nook Converter can also convert Nook audiobooks to MP3 format.

Video Tutorial--How to download and convert Nook ebooks and audiobooks


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05/14/2019 01:45:59
I dont see the Nook menu option that you instructions above refers to. Do you still support Nook decryption?
05/14/2019 16:16:23
Thank you for using epubor software. We are sorry to inform you that the Nook drm is not supported anymore because they have changed the DRM scheme recently.
05/17/2019 02:42:29
Please credit my Paypal account the $26.65 (Order ID 95366755) and consider updating your web site to reflect this. The reason I purchased you product was to specifically convert my Nook library.
05/17/2019 08:54:35
The Nook has changed its DRM scheme so Epubor software does not work for this new Nook drm any more. We are sincerely sorry for this issue and sorry for the inconvenience caused.
05/17/2019 10:23:57
Well then change your web site. It curtly states that your product DOES
REMOVE NOOK DRM! And  refund me my money. I’m about to file a complaint with PayPal.
05/20/2019 11:47:46
We are sincerely sorry for the inconvenience caused and have updated the website already.
For the refund, please contact our customer support: support@epubor.com. They will issue the refund within 24 hours when they receive your email.
09/30/2021 02:15:24
I just bought this product to convert my nook to kindle and it doesn't work. Id like a refund and you should really look into what your product actually does for the future.
10/8/2021 17:30:25
Thank you for using our software. Is there any error message? Please screenshot and send it to us via support@epubor.com so that we can help you fix it.
Also, Epubor software can handle nook books.
12/27/2021 05:04:21
you state in 2019 you can handle nook books but in 2017 you say you don't.  which is it i don't want to invest money in something where there are two different answers.  thank you for your timely response
12/27/2021 11:25:52
For now, you can still download nook book and remove its drm with Epubor Ultimate.
Any more problem, please feel free to contact us via support@epubor.com
10/10/2020 21:39:42
so it is October 2020, does your software work to convert nook books to kindle or not?
10/12/2020 08:34:52

Thank you for asking. Yes, Epubor Ultimate can convert nook books to kindle format.
To convert nook books, please contact the epubor support team via support@epubor.com and send them the Nook account to request the nook key.

07/7/2021 05:00:57
Will Epubor convert the Nook books to Kindle format?
02/19/2022 02:27:07
Your product does not work for All Nook books. Is there another way to convert Nooks into Kindle format. If not, then please update your website with the disclaimer that it doesn't work for all nook books, especially for big name authors like JD Robb or the Game of Thrones books etc.
04/16/2023 05:23:36
If I convert my nook books to kindle and transfer them over do I loose them on my nook.
04/17/2023 10:43:22
Thanks for contacting me. Yes, of course, you could still read your Nook books on your Nook. They will not be lost.
04/16/2023 05:26:08
If I download my nook books to my computer and convert the ones that are on my computer from nook to Kindle. Will this mess up my nook or will they stay as nook books so that I can still read them on my nook
04/17/2023 10:44:28
Don't worry, this will not mess up your books on Nook, you can still read them.
04/23/2023 12:33:53
Hello, I'm trying to verify that this will remove the drm from the file so that it can be transferred to kindle. Will this work for all books? I don't want to have to pay for something that is not going to work since I have already paid to purchase my books.
04/24/2023 08:31:00
Hello, thanks for asking. All Nook books in EPUB format can be decrypted by Epubor Ultimate, and you can transfer them to the Kindle, but we don't support Nook books in PDF. If there are other questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us via support@epubor.com. Thank you!
12/28/2023 07:46:17
When I try to log in to my nook account in Epubor it tells me login failed, try again! but my credentials are correct, why might this be?
12/29/2023 11:09:06


If you have this login fail issue, please feel free to contact us via support@epubor.com.

Best regards,
Epubor Team

01/7/2024 04:36:25
Thank you, thank you, thank you!  Saying good-bye Barnes and Noble since they will no longer allow new ebooks to be downloaded on my nook device.  I was able to transfer all my nook books to my new Kindle. It was worth the $40 for the Epubor Nook Converter
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