Brandel Library

E-Books at Brandel

1. Install Adobe Digital Editions

Set up Adobe Digital Editions

In order to use e-books on your computer, you must first install Adobe Digital Editions:

  1. Close any Adobe applications you have running.
  2. Download Adobe Digital Editions.
  3. Open the installer (ADE_2.0_Installer on a PC, Digital Editions 2.0 Installer on a Mac), and follow the installation instructions. 
  4. Authorize your computer:
    • Open Adobe Digital Editions.
    • Under Help, select Authorize Computer.
    • Follow the "Create an Adobe ID" link to Adobe's website and create an ID.
    • Complete the authorization form. Enter "Adobe ID" for the e-book vendor.
  5. If you're using Windows, you'll need to tell your computer to open e-books with Adobe Digital Editions. 
    • Select Default Programs from the Start menu.
    • Click on "Associate a file type or protocol with a specific program."
    • Double click on ".acsm" and choose Adobe Digital Editions from the pop up menu.