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How to Convert ACSM to Kindle

October 15, 2022 terminator 0 Comments

Is there anyway to read .ACSM file on kindle device? The fact is that ACSM is not readable on Kindle.

ACSM is not readable on any device or app because it is just a link to the Adobe content server and it is a message file for a specific software-Adobe Digital Editions.

Although there is not any app that you can use to open .acsm file on kindle device, you can read acsm on kindle if you follow my instructions.

Here are the steps:

Step 1.      Install Adobe Digital Editions

Step 2. Authorize ADE with your Adobe ID

create adobe id new

If you don’t have the Adobe ID, you can create a new one for free. And then authorize it with your Adobe id.

Step 3. Download ACSM to PDF or EPUB

Drag .acsm file into Adobe Digital Editions. When Adobe Digital Editions runs, it will automatically download the acsm file to epub or pdf books. As soon as the downloading part is completed, you would see all your downloaded ebooks in epub or pdf format.

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Where are acsm file stored on computer?

Choose one book in the main window, click the right button and select “Item Info” , a new dialog box will pop up. It shows the location of the downloaded ebooks.

Usually, the acsm file location is here:

On Mac: /Users/[Username]/Documents/Digital Editions/

On Windows: C:\Users\[username]\Documents\My Digital Editions\

Step 4. Convert acsm epub/pdf to kindle format

Having converted your ACSM file to PDF or ePUB format using Adobe Digital Editions, if you now want to transfer it to kindle, you should check whether the acsm epub or pdf is supported by kindle device.

Case 1: If your acsm epub/pdf is drm-free, then you can just send it to your kindle email address.

Case 2: If your acsm epub/pdf is drm-protected, and most acsm files are encrypted with drm, thus you need to remove drm from acsm files at first.

Even more, if you don’t know how to send it to your kindle email, you also need to convert acsm to kindle azw3 format.

To remove acsm drm and convert acsm epub/pdf to kindle format, iSummersoft ACSM Converter is recommended here. It is a professional and powerful tool that can help to convert ebooks from Adobe Digital Editions to kindle, epub, pdf, or other formats.

launch ACSM Converter, and it will detect the ebooks in your Adobe Digital Editions library. Then you can drag and drop the books to the right panel for removing drm and converting format.

Now choose the output format “azw3” and click on “Convert to azw3” button to start converting acsm files to azw3 format.

When the conversion is done, you can find your Adobe books in azw3 format by clicking the “Open” button on the bottom-center.


Step 5. Transfer acsm to kindle device

With the converted Adobe Digital Editions books, you can quickly transfer them to your Kindle devices and read them on it.

For transferring acsm files to kindle device, you can either transfer the drm-free azw3 format to your kindle “Documents” folder via USB or send the drm-free epub or pdf to kindle email address.

When comes to converting acsm file to kindle format, iSummersoft ACSM Converter is your best choice. Try it out now to get your acsm file on your kindle books smoothly.

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