The open-source ebook-management and reading program Calibre can read KF8 formatted ebooks and even convert ebooks into KF8 with its new version 0.8.50 as long as the ebook isn’t under DRM. After export/conversion the file is still manually adaptable .
The issue of e-book is more interesting for the normal reader, a clear indication of this is that more and more products tests appear on e-book devices in high-circulation newspapers (portals). Thus, the mass media are slowly developing the market and the interest in digital books!
Barns & Noble will cooperate with Microsoft Barns & Nobel will outsource his E-Book business in a own company Microsoft get a $300 Mio shareholder of the new Barns & Noble company