Read directly from your desktop with the Kobo app
Whether you're taking a break in the office or taking it easy in bed; you can purchase and read all of your favourite books directly from your desktop when you download the free Kobo app.
Please note that Kobo Desktop support has ended for Windows XP. You can update to the newest version of Kobo Desktop with a more recent operating system.
Continue your story where you left off
You don’t have to wait until you get home to resume your story. The Kobo app syncs all your bookmarks, so you can read between your smartphone, tablet, computer, or Kobo device and pick up right where you last left off.
You’re never far from your next great read
Instantly access Kobo's bookstore directly from your desktop. Here, you can browse and buy from a selection of over over 5 million of the world's best eBooks, magazines, comics and kids' titles.
Find exactly what you’re looking for…
then discover something new!
Just heard about a new novel or an up-and-coming author? Simply open the Kobo app and type in the title, author, or topic in the search bar — it’s that easy! Browse Collections to find curated content based on the interests you’re most passionate about.
Manage your library
Some Readers like to keep their library fully stocked, while others prefer to stick to a few favourites. Whichever you prefer, the Kobo app lets you easily manage your device storage by selecting only the eBooks you want to have on hand.
Create your perfect reading experience
The Kobo app includes features designed to help you read comfortably, no matter where you are. Getting ready to read in bed? Easily switch from day to night mode. Subway lighting a little dull? Just turn up the brightness. You can even choose from multiple font styles and sizes to help minimize eyestrain.