File Formats: Mobipocket Format (MOBI)

Note: This format is supported only in Document/Medical.

MOBI is an e-Book file format for e-book readers such as the Kindle and mobile phones. The MOBI format is based on the PalmDOC format, extended by adding certain HTML-like tags to the data. It can load multipage files. For more information, refer to

The MOBI format supports the MobiPocket Reader.

The default extensions used by this format are: .mobi ,prc.

LEADTOOLS supports loading this format as raster image or SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics) document.

File constants associated with this file format are:

Constant Read Support Write Support Description
Mob Yes No MOBI format for e-book readers such as the Kindle.

Required DLL: Leadtools.Codecs.Mob.Dll. For a listing of the exact DLLs needed, based on the toolkit version, refer to Files To Be Included With Your Application .

Platform Support

Extension Module Value Win32 Win64 Net32 Net64 Linux Android Apple UWP MimeType Friendly Name
Mob MOBI 370 application/x-mobipocket-ebook MOBI Format for e-book readers such as the Kindle

For a complete list for supported file formats, see Summary of All Supported File Formats.

For details of the file formats supported across products and platforms, refer to File Format Comparison Chart.

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