There are two different eBook file types available on FORMED that can be used on an a Apple Computer (OS X) 

.EPUB (Recommended)

  • Most up-to-date Apple computer and Macbooks have the iBooks App, which is an App used to view/read eBooks. You can use this App to open and view the downloaded .EPUB file downloaded from FORMED. Once the file is downloaded you will be prompted to open it with the iBooks Apps. Your eBook will then be loaded within that App.

Kindle (.prc) 

  • If you have the Kindle App (a free App available from you can download the Kindle version of the eBook. Once the file is downloaded it will  prompt you to open the file in the Kindle App. The book should then be available in the DOCS section of the Kindle App.    

When you download an eBook the download should appear either in the lower left corner of the browser (Chrome/FireFox) or in the top right corner. Click the download and select "Open." The eBook file should then sync with the eReader Program you have installed on your computer.