OS X: How to get the books out of iBooks

iBooks-Icon-128pxOne of the first questions I had when evaluating iBooks, was “How do I get my PDFs back from iBooks, if needed?”. The answer is pretty simple, and very Apple like: “You just drag them from iBooks to your folder of choice”.

So normally you should not bother where iBooks stores the books.

For the curious one, the full path is:


If you do not see the


folder (by default it is a hidden folder),  use the Finder > Go to Folder and paste the above.


About Liviu Ionescu (ilg)
Hi! My name is Liviu Ionescu (ilg, ilegeul or eunete for colleagues and friends) and I’m a senior IT engineer. Or should I say a real programmer?

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