General Information

The digital editions of books published by Shang Shung Publications use the standard PDF format. The restricted books are additionally protected by a password which you need to type when you open the file. We are not using DRM methods, so you can store a copy of the ebook in a safe place as well as make copies for different devices you own. Please check the compatiblity list below to see if your device opens password-protected PDF files. The password is assigned once and is the same for all ebooks you purchase from Please note that you can not print them - if you need printed material, please purchase a printed book.


Operating systems:

  • Windows
  • Mac OS X
  • Linux

E-book readers and other devices:

  • Amazon: Kindle 3G, Kindle WiFi, Kindle Touch, Kindle Fire (but not Kindle DX)
  • Apple: iPad/iPad2, iPhone 3/4 (via Goodreader)
  • HanLin eBook: V5, Bebook mini, EZ Reader Pocket PRO, V3, A6
  • eGriver eReaders: eGriver IDEO, eGriver Touch
  • Android tablets (Sony S, Asus Eee Pad, Toshiba Thrive, Samsung Galaxy Tab, Mottorola Xoom etc.) and smartphones via Adobe Reader
  • BlackBerry smartphones (via BeamReader)
  • Onyx BOOX M92

Unsupported devices:

  • Sony PRS
  • Nook
  • Kobo Onyx

If your device is not listed above, please check with your vendor if password-protected PDFs are supported.


Please note that e-book and MP3 downloads aren't available immediately - please allow up to 2 work days for processing.