Have you heard of Google Play Books? I bet you haven’t. Well not everyone has heard about this Google tool, therefore you have nothing to worry about as you are not the only one in this predicament. But luckily for you, you are here on this page.


Well, all you have to do is to follow me keenly on this article as it promises to be a fun ride. In the course of this content, you will get the basic and necessary pieces of information needed to know about this product. To, therefore, take us to this article, what is this Google product all about?

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Google Play Books

‘Google Play Books’ is an ebook digital distribution service developed and operated by Google. Google Play Books formerly known as Google eBooks is a part of the Google Play services. On this platform, users can download and purchase books in digital forms such as eBooks or audiobooks.

According to Google, this platform has the largest ebooks collection in the world with over five million titles. Is this true? Well, you will never know until you visit the platform in person. This Google product is available in 75 countries worldwide. This service by Google was launched back in 2010.

On this platform, users cannot only download or buy eBooks or audiobooks. Users can also make money from it via the affiliate program. Well, the program was closed to new sign-ups in 2012 making the program private and by invitation only. Users can read books on dedicated sections on the Google Play website or via the use of a mobile app for Android and iOS devices.

Books on the platform can also be accessed through selected e-readers that support adobe digital editions, through a web browser, and via Google Home. Users who wish to upload content on the platform can upload up to 1,000 eBooks in PDF or EPUB file formats.

Google Play Books Free

On this platform, not all books are for sale. There are some books and contexts that are actually available for free download and this is where the Google Play Books free comes in. There are however some paid contexts or books on the platform that offer free previews before you purchase.

This means that some paid contexts or books on this platform provide free samples to users on the platform. With this in place, users can actually get a piece of what they are about to purchase. Free books on this platform can be found on the platform’s main page. A free book on this platform will carry the free button at the bottom of it.

Google Play Books PC

It might interest you to know that there is also a PC version of this product. I do not mean to the web version of Google Playbooks only. There is also a chrome extension for this platform. Are you surprised by this development? Well, you shouldn’t be. And do you know what this means?

Well, this means that you can access the features of this Google tool from your Chrome browser without having to get the app on your PC. To get started with this extension you will need to first install it on your Chrome device and after that, you can now start accessing texts on the platform with just a click.

One important thing to note about this tool is that it also runs offline. To install this extension on your chrome web browser, go to the chrome web store and search for ‘Google Play Books’. Click on the ‘add to chrome’ button and that’s it. Or you can just go to Google Play Books Chrome Extension and click on the ‘add to Chrome’ button.

Google Play Books Download

Aside from the Google chrome extension of this Google tool for PCs, there is also a mobile app developed especially for Android and iOS devices. This means that you can now get unrestricted access to your favorite texts, and comics. And literary content from just about anywhere you are.

With this app, you will also get unrestricted access to the full library of this Google tool from your office, the comfort of your home, and even on the go. So what are you waiting for? Head on to your device’s app store today, search for Google Playbooks as a keyword, and download. It’s that easy.


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