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  1. Install Kobo Desktop on a Mac. Kobo Desktop is compatible with: OSX 10.9 (Mavericks) or later; Go to kobosetup.com. Click the red Download now button. The file should download to your Macintosh Desktop or your Downloads folder. Install Kobo Desktop: Double-click.
  2. Bonus applications and games for Kindle, Kobo, and PocketBook versions. Training materials Registration Download Download, try, and buy if you like it. Don't forget to read the manual before installation of chess and bonus games.
  3. Mac users interested in Mac 10.5.8 kobo generally download: Kobo 2 3.1 Free Kobo Desktop lets you read, shop for eBooks, and transfer them easily to your eReader from your computer or laptop.
  4. I am new to the kobo world and was wondering if there are any other places to buy and download e-books I can read on my kobo, besides the kobo store. Preferably places that don't require tinkering with the kobo. I was also looking to support smaller stores, so if you know any, please share!

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The best way to use KoBoToolbox is on one of the two free public instances - kobo.humanitarianresponse.info (if you work for a humanitarian organization) and kf.kobotoolbox.org (for non-humanitarian users). There is no software to be installed on your computer when using these free public servers. For more help deciding which server to use, check this article.

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The 3.1 version of Kobo 2 for Mac is available as a free download on our website. The most popular version among the program users is 2.1. This free Mac application is an intellectual property of Kobo Inc. Commonly, this application's installer has the following filename: kobosetup.dmg.

Installing KoBoToolbox on your own computer is not necessary and is only recommended if 1) you are a developer looking to contribute code to our open source repositories, or 2) if you are an advanced user and work in an environment with absolutely no Internet access or if security circumstances prevent using a cloud server. To learn about installing the software on your own servers, click here.

Installing KoBoToolbox with Docker and kobo-install

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Warning: This requires advanced knowledge of terminal/command line programming, a good understanding of installing and maintaining server software, and an ability to self-troubleshoot. Please understand that you shouldn’t use this in a critical environment without having the technical resources in place to troubleshoot if needed.


KoBoToolbox can be installed on Linux or Mac OSX using our own Docker installation, using the latest code as is available on our public websites. The detailed instructions and the source repository are found on Github. For Windows users we recommend creating a virtual machine running Linux (at least 4GB RAM and 20GB storage) and following the instructions within this virtual machine.

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With Docker, you can run a small “mini server” on your local computer. This means that the software is still accessed through the browser but from a “local” address. Note: This requires your computer to be connected to a local network (WiFi or Ethernet) for the local server to function (and for your mobile devices to be able to submit data). This local network does not need to be connected to the Internet.