remove drm from ebooks pdf

The easiest way to strip DRM from Kindle books (and Barnes and Noble, Adobe Digital Content, etc) is with the free ebook software CalibreDRM removal plugins, and a copy of the Kindle desktop software (PC/Mac). These directions are for Kindle, but will work with Barnes and Noble, Adobe Digital Editions, and older formats. Here’s what you need to do:P

  1. Download Calibre, the the plugins, and the Kindle Desktop software.
  2. Unzip the contents of the plugin directory.
  3. Open up Calibre and click on “Preferences.”
  4. Navigate to “Plugins” under the “Advanced” section.
  5. Click “Load Plugin from file,” and select from the directory you just unzipped.
  6. Load up the Kindle app on your Mac or Windows computer and download all your books from Amazon.
  7. Navigate to either C:Users[your username]DocumentsMy Kindle Content on Windows or [your username]My DocumentsMy Kindle Content on Mac.
  8. Your books aren’t named in any meaningful way, so just drag all the *.azw files into Calibre.
  9. After a short wait (depending on the size of your library), Calibre will finish importing the books. Now you have a DRM-free backup of all your books on your computer.

It’s a little convoluted, but once you get the hang of it, Calibre is a solid way to backup all your purchased ebooks.P