Buying eBooks or audiobooks


Add books to your cart

Use the Add to Shopping Cart button in the desired product listings. You will then have the option to View my cart or continue shopping. Once you've made your choice, tap the Shopping Cart button (in the upper right corner), then View Shopping Cart.


Billing address

Enter the billing address (an address already registered to your account or a new one). Why indicate an address even if it's eBooks? Simply because your address allows us to validate the territorial sales rights that apply for each eBook and to calculate the applicable taxes.


Click Continue to proceed to the next step.


Payment

First, choose your payment method. If you already have a credit card in your account, it is displayed by default. Enter the 3-digit security code again (on the back of the card). For a first use, complete the form with your information. OPTIONAL: You can then keep your credit card information to speed up your next purchase.


We accept payments by credit card Visa and Mastercard.


You will be able to print an invoice for your orders by visiting the Your Orders section of your account.


Click Continue to proceed to the next step.


Order confirmation

This page contains a summary of the titles ordered. It is still possible to modify the order. When you have checked your order, press Place your order. Details of your order will appear on screen and you will be able to print the page for your records. You will also receive a confirmation by email.


Get your order

In Your Account section, check Your Orders tab. You can review the eBooks ordered, download them or read them online.



Listening to audiobooks

You can download the audiobook and listen to it with any application that supports MP3 playback.


You can also open your audiobook in your web browser by clicking Listen (or the link that was sent to you by email).


In the Web player window, the cover of your audiobook and playback controls appear.




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Playback speed ​selector: Selects 3 playback speeds: 1x, 1.25x, and 1.5x.


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Volume Control: Choose the desired volume level or turn off the sound.


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Chapter selector: Provides the ability to directly reach any chapter of the audiobook.


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Playback controls: Play or stop playback, advance or rewind 30 seconds, or skip to the next or previous chapter.


Downloading and reading eBooks


URLLink.acsm file?

When you download an Adobe DRM protected file, you get a URLLink.acsm file. It must be decoded by software that will download the real ePub or PDF file.

  • Requires the creation of an Adobe ID (to be created on adobe.com)
  • The file can be downloaded to up to 6 different devices, using the same Adobe ID.
  • Not compatible with speech recognition software.

Compatible software:


For reading on Kobo eReader

1. Create your Adobe ID (required for Adobe DRM protected files)


2. Use Adobe Digital Editions software:

  • Visit http://www.adobe.com/ca_fr/solutions/ebook/digital-editions/download.html
  • Click the link for your platform (Windows or Mac) to start the installation and follow the instructions to install the software.
  • In the software, open the "Help" menu, click "Allow Computer" and then click "Continue."
  • Enter the information of your Adobe ID (email and password) and click on "Allow"
  • Finally, import your file into the software:

- Drag your file into the software window

OR

- Click on "Add to Library" (in the "File" menu at the top) and choose your file.


3. Transfer the file to your Kobo eReader:

  • Install your Kobo eReader on your computer.
  • Open Adobe Digital Editions and connect your Kobo eReader to your computer.
  • Touch "Connect" on your reader.
  • An icon corresponding to the Kobo will appear in Digital Editions (in the left column of the "Library" view) and you will be able to slide your book on the reading light.


For reading on PC or MAC

1. Create your Adobe ID (required for Adobe DRM protected files)


2. Use Adobe Digital Editions software:

  • Visit http://www.adobe.com/ca_fr/solutions/ebook/digital-editions/download.html
  • Click the link for your platform (Windows or Mac) to start the installation and follow the instructions to install the software.
  • In the software, open the "Help" menu, click "Allow Computer" and then click "Continue."
  • Enter the information of your Adobe ID (email and password) and click on "Allow"
  • Finally, import your file into the software:

- Drag your file into the software window

OR

- Click on "Add to Library" (in the "File" menu at the top) and choose your file.


For reading on Android / iPad et iPhone

1. Create your Adobe ID (required for Adobe DRM protected files)


2. Use Aldiko app

  • Download the free Aldiko app (available on the Play Store or App Store)
  • Go to the "About" menu of the application and then click on "Adobe DRM"
  • Enter the information of your Adobe ID (email and password).
  • Your application will then be able to open files protected by Adobe DRM.

If your file does not open automatically in Aldiko, use the following procedure:

  • Save the file to the device
  • In Aldiko: press "Books" and then "Files"
  • Locate your file (probably in the Download folder), click on it, and then click Open.


For reading on Windows RT (Surface)

1. Create your Adobe ID (required for Adobe DRM protected files)


2. Use the Overdrive Media Console application

  • Download the free application Overdrive Media Console.
  • Open the app settings and click on "Accounts"
  • Enter the information of your Adobe ID (email and password).
  • Your application will then be able to open files protected by Adobe DRM.


Questions ?

Any questions ? Do not hesitate to contact our customer service department at help@cantook.net or at (418) 658-9143.