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  • What is Adobe Digital Editions?

    Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) is software developed by Adobe that allows you to download, read, and transfer eBooks on Windows and Mac computers. Before you can download eBooks to ADE, you'll need to sign into ADE with an Adobe ID or OverDrive account. This authorizes your computer to download prote...

    Jan 22, 2016 05:15PM EST Back to top
  • What is an Adobe ID, and how can I get one?

    An Adobe ID is a free user account that lets you download DRM-protected eBooks in Adobe Digital Editions, in the OverDrive app, and on supported eReaders. You can use one Adobe ID to download the same eBooks on up to six devices, as long as you've authorized each device with the same Adobe ID. If...

    Mar 03, 2017 04:58PM EST Back to top
  • How to authorize a supported eReader with Adobe Digital Editions

    For most eReaders, transferring an eBook from Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) to your eReader will authorize it with the same OverDrive account or Adobe ID as your computer. tag_type_article

    Jan 05, 2017 06:10PM EST Back to top
  • How to install Adobe Digital Editions on a Mac

    You can install Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) to read downloaded eBooks on your computer and transfer them to supported eReaders. To learn about what you need to install ADE, please see Adobe's system requirements. How to install Go to the Adobe Dig...

    Apr 10, 2017 04:14PM EDT Back to top
  • How to import Adobe Digital Editions titles into Sony Reader for PC/Mac

    If you have a Sony Reader, you may have trouble transferring titles from Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) to your device. The best way to resolve that issue is to transfer titles to your Reader using Sony's Reader for PC/Mac software. If you have already downloaded titles to Adobe Digital Editions, you...

    Jan 06, 2017 10:59AM EST Back to top
  • Adobe Digital Editions can be authorized multiple times on one computer

    Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) is uniquely registered to a user's personal account on a computer. This means that multiple users with different OverDrive accounts or Adobe IDs can use ADE on one computer as long as each user has authorized ADE with their own ID under their personal account. Learn how...

    Sep 07, 2016 09:08AM EDT Back to top
  • How to set Adobe Digital Editions to open ACSM files automatically

    Sometimes a "file association" error occurs on your computer, which prevents Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) from opening downloaded eBooks. If you're having trouble opening eBooks in ADE, try the steps below to make sure that your computer opens ACSM files (which are used to download eBooks) in Adobe...

    Apr 28, 2017 04:29PM EDT Back to top
  • How to deauthorize Adobe Digital Editions

    You will need to clear the authorization you're currently using for Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) if you want to authorize your computer with a different OverDrive account or Adobe ID. Sometimes clearing your authorization can fix transfer or download trouble as well. Please remember that when you...

    Jan 04, 2017 11:33AM EST Back to top
  • What to do if Adobe Digital Editions opens a title but the download doesn't start

    Sometimes an error occurs where Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) will open, displaying the title you have just checked out, but will not actually download the eBook. The steps below should resolve this issue (on Windows or Mac). Create a backup of the original "restore" folder ...

    Jan 10, 2017 12:39PM EST Back to top
  • What to do if there is an "E_BAD_LOAN_ID" error when trying to return a title using Adobe Digital Editions

    Sometimes, there are issues communicating with the Adobe license server when you try to return a title in Adobe Digital Editions (ADE). You'll get an error like "E_BAD_LOAN_ID" or "E_LIC_ALREADY_RETURNED" in ADE. This typically means that the book was successfully returned, but it didn't get deleted...

    Feb 18, 2015 04:13PM EST Back to top
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