How to Read PDF Files on iPad?
Most of iPad users need to read PDF documents on business. Unfortunately, iPad does not support PDF format directly. We need to find some methods in order to read PDF files on iPad. You can read ebooks in epub format in ibooks app on the iPad device. Hence you need to convert PDF documents into epub format. Then load epub files in iBooks app on iPad for flip page style ebooks reading. Here we introduce you two methods to view PDF files on iPad.
View PDF on iPad by Mail Application
Unlike direct PDF reading support, you can view PDFs and other attachments within Mail application. So, if you receive PDF file as attachment - it can be read within Mail app on iPad. However, for direct PDF reading in ebook style - you need to convert PDF file into epub format.
Disadvantage: However, there are some shortages when you are viewing PDF files on iPad. If you reopen a PDF file, it does not maintain the last read page location. And if there are clickable links in the PDF, such as in the Table of Contents, you cannot click on them. So, you’re stuck scrolling down potentially hundreds of pages to get to the location you want.
Convert PDF to ePub for iPad
No doubt that EPUB format files have better reading experience compared to fixed PDF documents. Because it not only can adjust its text display for iPad screen in an optimized way, but also is a compatible format for iTunes and iBooks of any version. Thus, if you convert PDF to ePub for iPad, things would be much easier.
According to different Operating System, You can select ePub Converter (for Windows) and PDF to EPUB Converter for Mac. Each of the software enables you transfers your eBooks from PDF to EPUB in batches. If you are not so familiar with computer operating, you may read the tutorial to convert PDF to ePub and convert PDF to ePub on Mac.
After conversion, you may find that restrictions of version of iBooks and iTunes have gone. Then you can sync your files to iTunes and read them freely on iPad! The files are neatly without any watermarks, and this is the reason I recommend this method to you.