Wednesday, April 11, 2018

How to Convert VBK to PDF

VitalSource is the most popular and used e-textbook delivery platform in higher education with over 4 million users worldwide.

What's a VBK File?

VBK files are DRM-protected eBook files used by VitalSource Bookshelf, an eBook application used for reading purchased textbooks. Once you download eTextbook from VitalSource Bookshelf desktop or website, then the book will be saved in VBK format on your computer.

How do I Open a VBK File?
Since VBK files are all DRM-protected eBook files. So all of your VBK files can only be opened by VitalSource Bookshelf software registered under your account.
The Inconvenience of Printing VBK File
Thought VitalSource improves the learning experience by making it easier to create and deliver effective and affordable digital content, there’s still some limitation about VitalSource Bookshelf, like you can’t print your purchased VBK files as a whole PDF file. Instead you got to print one page at a time manually, which will be painful if a VBK files contains hundreds of pages.
How to Convert VBK to PDF
So here we are going to show you how to convert VBK to PDF with a super powerful software- Epubor VitalSource Downloader. Epubor VitalSource Downloader uses the VitalSource web viewer to scrape every page of the book and strips DRM from the book. It only requires one-click to download the whole book efficiently and save them as EPUB or PDF files.
Step 1, download EpuborVitalSource Downloader to your computer and launch it.
Note: If you are a trial version user, please close the registration window and use Epubor VitalSource Downloader directly.
Next input your VitalSource account and password in the log-in window. Then all of your ebooks will be displayed in the main window.
Step 2, click the book cover to download the book.
There will be a downloading progress bar on the top the window. And don't click on anything before the book was downloaded succeeded to your computer.
Step 3, it will pop up a reminding window when the book was successfully downloaded to your computer.
When you close the reminding window, it will pop up a window contains the DRM free ePub or PDF files.
If you get Vitalsource book downloaded as PDF format, you can print the downloaded PDF book as a whole with one-click! Even if you get the epub format books, you can read DRM free ePub on many devices. And Epubor VitalSource Downloader will allow you to convert the formats between PDF and Epub format in the near future.
So if you want your purchased e-textbooks at your disposal, then you must try the above method to remove DRM from your VBK files and get the DRM free ePub or PDF files.