A POBI file belongs to the ebook file type; is actually a Kindle Touch Periodical Data. This file format is also known as periodical MOBI; used in Amazon Kindle Touch e-reading device. Although the file type of POBI files is ebook but we can’t say the file with .pobi extension as an ebook; because it doesn’t have the content like an ebook. It just contains the data like a magazine and it works like a .mobi file. However, if the extension .pobi will be changed to .mobi then the sections and articles index of the magazine will not appear.
How to open a POBI file?
If you are not being able to open the POBI file on your computer; there may be many causes. The most important cause is that POBI supported softwwares are not installed on your device. In this case you need to see the following points as a guideline:
Install the well suited software to run the file.
If still you are facing difficulty to open the .pobi file; you must check the version of the software and see either that is supporting .pobi files or not. Some files can be supported by the old version and some by the latest one so, must check the details.
After installing the appropriate verion of e-reading software make sure that it is set as the default application to open POBI files.
Softwares that can open the POBI files
The POBI files can be open in the following softwares:
Amazon Kindle, Calibre
Possible problems while opening the file
If you are not being able to open and run the POBI file; it doesn’t mean that you do not have a suitable software installed on your device. There might be some other issues which prevent the file to work properly. The possible problems might be one of the following:
Corruption of a POBI file.
Wrong links to the POBI file in registry entries.
Deleted description of the POBI from the Windows registry
Corrupted installation of an application that supports the POBI format
An infected POBI file with an undesirable malware.
The computer does not have sufficient hardware resources to operate the POBI file.
Drivers used by the computer to open a POBI file are out dated.