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Easiest Way to Convert Kindle Cloud Reader to PDF (Win and Mac)

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Kindle Cloud Reader makes it possible to read Kindle books online with browser. It's a webpage (Kindle Online Library) with special interface that let us read Kindle books on computer. But most of us must have been used to reading files with browser in PDF format, right? This article teaches you the easiest way to convert Kindle Cloud Reader to PDF step by step.

Step-by-step Video Tutorial First

Step 1: Download & Pin Book from Kindle Cloud Reader (Safari/Chrome Browser)

You know we can read Kindle titles online with Kindle Cloud Reader, but actually, Kindle Cloud Reader also offers the offline reading mode if we turn the " Eable Offline" option on.

1 Sign-In Kindle Cloud Reader.

The first time you visited Kindle Cloud Reader, you should input your amazon account info to sign in.

2 Set Up Kindle Cloud Reader for Offline Reading.

After you right-click one book to download kindle title, it will pop up a new window which lets you enable the offline reading function.

sign in kindle cloud reader library

3 Download & Pin book (Safari or Chrome).

If on Mac, we can use Safari browser to access the KCR library and then download the books.

extract books from safari kindle cloud reader

If on Windows, we can use Chrome browser to help download kindle titles.

Select books to download your kindle titles please. Please note that we can only download kindle books one by one from Kindle Cloud Reader. There is no batch downloading option for us.

extract books from kindle cloud reader

Waiting for the downloading completed. Then they will be displayed in the "Downloaded" tab with a pinned icon.

Please notice that the KCR Converter doesn't support Safari browser on macOS Mojave 10.14 and macOS Catalina 10.15. So if your Mac system was updated to these 2 new systems, you should use Chrome browser to pin books.

Frequently Asked Questions
Q1: Where are Kindle titles stored after I downloaded them via Amazon Cloud Reader Chrome?

A: For being able to read on devices where the Cloud Reader doesn't work and for having a copy in an open format (WebSQL file), most of us will want to find the location where the KCR books are stored (works with Chrome/Chromium).

Chrome C:\Users\Username\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\databases\https_read.amazon.com_0

Safari .../Users/Library/Safari/Databases/https_read.amazon.com_0

where is kindle kcr file

Q2: When I tried to enable offline reading, I was always been warning that "please use the latest version of Chrome". But I'm sure I'm using the latest one, why and how to resolve it?

A: If you are sure that you are using the latest version of Google Chrome browser, for successfully offline reading please install Kindle Cloud Reader Chrome Extension.

Kindle Cloud Reader Chrome Extension for Kindle UK customers.

Kindle Cloud Reader Chrome Extension for Kindle Japan customers.

kindle cloud reader chrome extension

Step 2. Extract Kindle Books from Kindle Cloud Reader

As what I described in step 1, all the kindle titles that we downloaded from Kindle Cloud Reader Chrome browser are saved in a folder named "https_read.amazon.com_0". When we opened this folder, we will find 2 files (if you have already downloaded some books via KCR). In fact the larger one includes the real Kindle titles. They are html format files.

But, what a pity you can't open those HTML files! Here comes the Epubor KCR Converter tool.

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It helps us read the Kindle Cloud Reade Chrome cacha file correctly and then convert those files into ePub or Mobi or AZW3.

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It will list all the downloaded kindle books that you downloaded via kindle chrome web app. As above image shows, you just need to select the books, and then choose the target output format. Click on "Convert to..." button, conversion soon begins.

Once the conversion completed, the output folder pops up automatically. And you can also click on the "output folder" to find them.

converted kcr

Step 3. Convert Extracted Books to PDF Format

KCR Converter will help us convert the books to common ePub, AZW3 and Mobi, PDF is not included. There are many online tools such as Zamzar or eBook converter tools such as Calibre that own the powerful PDF conversion function.

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Frequently Asked Questions
Q1: Does Epubor KCR Converter work for Firefox or IE browser KCR?

A: Though Kindle Cloud Reader works well on Chrome, IE, Safari and Firefox, but for now this recommended tool KCR Converter only supports Chrome and Safari KCR.

Q2: I found that some of my newly downloaded books are not supported by KCR Converter, why?

A: For technical issues, the current version KCR Converter doesn't support Kindle manga or comics. Sorry epubor team meet problems when dealing with those pictures books, but we will fix it as soon as possible. Be patient to wait for the next release please.

Q3: Not all purchased Kindle books can be open via Kindle Cloud Reader. Then, how to convert them to PDF?

A: Some books especially those novels with long texts can't be open via KCR. book can't be open via Kindle Cloud Reader

A way to check if a book's type is compatible with Kindle Cloud Reader is by visiting Kindle book's product page. On the right side, there is a "Deliver to..." option under the "Buy Now" button. From the drop down menu if you can see "Kindle Cloud Reader" listed, it means you are able to read the book on KCR.am I able to read one book on KCR

If not, the book can't be read on KCR, so the KCR Converter can't help you extract them. You should use Kindle desktop app first, then use Epubor Ultimate or Calibre to help remove DRM and convert formats.

Q4: Can Calibre or Epubor Ultimate help convert Kindle Cloud Reader books?

A: Epubor KCR Converter is the first and unique tool in the market that works directly on exporting kindle books from KCR. Neither Calibre nor Epubor Ultimate has this function. But if you sync and download kindle titles via Kindle desktop app or Kindle eReaders, you can use these 2 tools.

Q5: When should I use KCR Converter and when to use the Epubor Ultimate?

A: If you succeeded to download & pin books via KCR, you can use KCR Converter. If not, you should use Epubor Ultimate (or other similar tools).

Say more, if your Mac computer has been updated to 10.15 Catalina, the only way to backup your kindle books is using this KCR Converter because neither epubor ultimate nor calibre dedrm is able to rip the latest kindle drm.

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01/30/2019 20:50:56
Asks you to uninstall your Amazon reader and install an older version. Result looks borderline unreadable. "Trial" version does not list limitations online, but tells you AFTER you tried converting to PDF, INSIDE the resulting PDF that it only gives 20 percent of it, in an invalid format.
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02/11/2019 09:26:24
It seems you are using the trial version. If you are using the licensed version, you will get the full content in its original format.
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02/5/2019 18:03:10
Absolutely worthless software. Downgraded Kindle from 1.25 to 1.17 as requested by the software and I still received bugs when converting Kindle ebooks.
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02/15/2019 09:12:00
Maybe something wrong in your steps, contact technical team please.
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02/15/2019 10:44:49
Could you please tell us the problem you have encountered ? You can contact support@epubor.com to get install support.
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02/28/2019 21:26:29
My suggestion to you is buy Epubor Ulimate is well worth the money.I am only a customer nothing to do with the company
but I have had this software for many years it’s brilliant I use it regularly as I like to have my books on my IPad so change the
various formats to epub.I buy books and expect to be able to do what ever I want with my property and not be dictated to my ebook sellers
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04/19/2019 08:47:17
Very helpful guide that resolved my problem. Thank you dear.
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05/16/2019 04:29:17
is this process legal?
I would need it for personal use, not for sharing with others.
I prefer PDFs format to take note, copy and paste to translate, etc...
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05/31/2019 13:45:04

For personal use please.

And if in fact, the drm removing is based on your kindle account or your kindle e-ink device KSN.

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