Top 10 Apps to Convert PDF to EPUB on Android, iPhone and iPad


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To make it easier to read PDF files on mobile devices, it may become necessary to convert them to EPUB. One of the best ways is to use an app on your iOS or Android device to eliminate the need to transfer the file to the device once it has been converted. Luckily, there are very many PDF to EPUB converter APP in Android, iPhone and iPad, but not all of them are ideal. In this article we will outline the best 5 apps to convert PDF to EPUB on Android and the best 5 free PDF to EPUB converter to convert PDF to EPUB on iPhone/iPad. Also, if you need a desktop PDF to EPUB converter, try PDFelement Pro.

Part 1. Top 5 PDF to EPUB Converter App on Android

The following are the top 5 Android apps to convert PDF to EPUB:

#1. EPUB Converter

EPUB Converter is a free PDF to EPUB converter that you can download to your device. It is pretty easy to set up and use; all you have to do is click "Convert" once you've located the document you want to convert. It is compatible with Android OS 2.2 and higher.


  • You can upload and convert document without needing a network connection.
  • It is free.
  • Its simple user-interface makes it one of the easiest apps to use.


  • It can fail to convert PDFs with multiple formats.
  • The converted EPUB can be difficult to find.
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#2. ePUBator

ePUBator can also covert PDFs to EPUB without needing a network connection. But it goes a step further by actually being able to recognize and extract sections of a PDF document to convert to EPUB. It requires Android 2.2 and above to work correctly.


  • It doesn't require an internet connection to work.
  • It is free to download and use and also ads free.


  • It is not able to convert image-rich PDF's correctly; the images are placed at the end of the converted file.
  • It may fail to extract and convert text from a PDF file that is too large.

#3. PDF2ePUB

PDF2ePUB like most other PDF to EPUB converter apps, works by extracting text from a PDF and converting it into EPUB format. It also doesn't require an internet connection to work and conversion is quick and effective.


  • Doesn't need an internet connection to work.
  • It can access a USB device.


  • It can't convert PDFs with more than one column.
  • Only works well with JPG, PNG and GIF image formats.

#4. EPUB Generator

EPUB Generator is great tool to help you convert PDFs to EPUB on an Android device. It doesn't need the internet to convert the documents and can even convert your photo gallery to EPUB. It is also useful when you want to edit the cover image of the eBook which can come in handy when publishing.


  • It doesn't require an internet connection to work.
  • It can be used to edit the eBook cover image.


  • It doesn't come with an in-built EPUB reader and as such you can't read the converted file unless you have an EPUB reader.
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#5. Media Converter

Media Converter is an Android app that can convert files from just about any format to another. Among the line-up of formats it supports are PDF and EPUB although you will require an internet connection to convert the files. This app runs on Android 2.1 and higher.


  • Can convert files into very many different formats.


  • Requires an internet connection to work.
  • The output quality especially for documents with images may not be great.
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Part 2. Top 5 Apps to Convert PDF to EPUB on iPhone and iPad

For iOS users, the following are the top apps to convert PDF to EPUB on iPhone and iPad.

#1. PDF-to-EPUB-Free

PDF-to-EPUB-Free comes in handy when you want to convert PDFs to EPUB or vice versa. The conversion process is simple and can be used to even convert encrypted PDF's or EPUB documents.


  • You can convert scanned or encrypted files.
  • It is very easy to use; you can drag and drop a file to begin conversion.
  • Has an OCR feature that supports multiple languages.


  • May be unable to convert large files.

#2. EPUB Converter for iOS

EPUB Converter for iOS is another app that you can download from the app store and use to convert PDF to EPUB and vice versa. It is the sister-app to a similar desktop app and imports many of those features to the mobile app.


  • One of its biggest advantages is that it supports up to 50 different output formats.
  • It is also quite easy to use; conversion can be done in a single-click.


  • Users have reported challenges with larger files.
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#3. PDFelement for iOS

PDFelement for iOS is an app that can do more than just convert PDF to EPUB. It is also ideal for editing PDFs, annotating PDF documents and even easily sharing PDFs. All of that can be done directly on your iOS device.


  • It can convert PDFs to a whole host of other formats including Excel, MOBI, HTML, Word and many others.
  • It can also be used to edit PDF text and images.
  • The app is very easy to use and doesn't affect the quality of the converted file.


  • It is not free.
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#4. The File Converter

The File Converter is an iOS app that you can use to convert files to just about any format. It can be used to convert audio, documents, videos, eBooks and more. It is also quite easy to use; all you have to do is import the PDF from a location on the device or from a URL, choose an output format and tap on "Convert."


  • It is very easy to use.
  • You can convert files into multiple formats.


  • It is not free; you have to buy the app at $4.99
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#5. PDF it All

PDF it All is another iOS app that can be used to convert PDF files to EPUB on an iPhone or iPad. You can import the documents from cloud services like Dropbox and Google Drive or from the device's local storage.


  • File conversion is an easy one-click operation.
  • You can convert PDFs to a lot of other formats.
  • You can share converted files via Airdrop.


  • It lacks PDF editing features.

Part 3. The Best Desktop PDF to EPUB Converter for Mac and Windows

Apps can only do so much. The best way to edit and convert PDF to any format still remains desktop software and the best program to help you do that is PDFelement Pro . This program provides a comprehensive solution to help you create, edit and share PDFs. To do that, the program comes with a lot of great features. Some of them include the following:

Key Features of PDFelement Pro:

  • You can edit all aspects of a PDF document including the text and images like you would a Word document using a word-processor.
  • You can also edit the pages of any PDF document by adding extra pages, rotating the pages combining them and even splitting the pages.
  • The OCR feature is useful when you need to edit scanned PDF files.
  • It is also quite useful for marking up or annotating an existing PDF files. You can add notes, text boxes and even highlight text within the document.
  • Creating a PDF document is as easy as opening any file in any other format or from existing webpages and images. You can also combine a number of PDFs to create a single file.
  • Form filling is easy and you can fill both interactive and non-interactive PDF forms.
  • You can also take measures to protect the PDF document by adding a password or a watermark.
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