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How to Read offline on a PC/Mac?

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iPublishCentral  reader is an Adobe Air Based application for PCs and MACs that allows you to read your books offline. It functions similarly to the web based online reader. 

  • Once you login to the site using your account you will notice a button “Download iPublishCentral Reader” 

Figure: Download iPublishCentral Reader

  • Click on the download button to go to installation page. Click on install button to setup iPublishCentral reader on your system.

  • If you are having trouble downloading or installing iPublishCentral Reader, Please clear your browser cache and cookies and try downloading again or try using a different browser(ex :Mozilla Firefox). 
  • (Google Chrome will cause difficulty during installation as it has compatibility issues). Also ensure you have updated version of Adobe Air on your computer. 
  • The iPublishCentral Reader bookshelf is displayed. If the user is logging in for the first time, then a message "No books have been downloaded to the bookshelf" is displayed.

Figure: Bookshelf

  • Click the Login button on the upper right corner of the screen.

Figure: Login Screen for an Normal user

Log in as Normal user

  1. Select Normal User.
  2. Enter in the Site URL field.
  • Enter the username in the Username field
  • Enter the password in the Password field
  • Click the Sign In button
  • Bookshelf displays the subscribed eBooks with a Download Button

If the login credentials are incorrect, then an error message will be displayed "Failed to Authenticate. Invalid Username/password".

Note : iPublishCentral reader is designed to be used only on a PC/Mac and not for tablets or other devices.

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