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PDF is one of the commonly used formats for ebooks. For DRM free PDF, you can freely read them on Apple device, Nook, Sony, Kobo, Nexus, etc. You're even allowed to read it in your Kindle device if your PDF is DRM free. However, if you have tried that, you may find it's an unpleasant experience. You have to zoom back and forth all the time.

Actually, most of your PDF books purchased from online stores are Adobe DRM protected. But your Kindle device only supports Kindle DRM protected books. To successfully convert PDF to Kindle, the first and most important step is to make sure your PDF book is DRM free and your PDF document is password-less. If your PDF is password protected, then you can refer to this article to know how to remove PDF password.

Convert DRM free PDF to Kindle

If your PDF is DRM free, you can apply the following three methods to convert PDF to Kindle format.

1Convert PDF to Kindle free online

If you want to save time and free from the trouble of downloading and installing software on your PC, converting PDF to Kindle online is the best choice for you.

Visit https://www.pdf4kindle.com/ to upload your PDF. You can directly upload the file or choose from Dropbox and Google Drive. Once you have successfully uploaded your PDF, the conversion will begin immediately. When the conversion process has been finished, it will provide you the link to download the converted mobi file.

pdf4kindle

Other free online PDF to Kindle Converter tools: onlineconverter.epubor, ebook.online-convert, zamzar

2Convert PDF to Kindle by emailing to Kindle

Apart from online PDF to Kindle converter tool, you can also rely on another method to convert PDF to Kindle. That is by emailing to Kindle.

Step 1: Attach your PDF to an email. And type "convert" (without the quotes) in the subject line.

Step 2: Send this email to "your kindle name@free.Kindle.com." You can find your personal email address with Amazon user account or on your Kindle e-reader by choosing Settings > Device Option > Personalize your Kindle.

Usually it will take you several minutes to get the azw file from Amazon. For a large size of PDF, it may take a little longer.

3Convert PDF to Kindle Calibre

If you have got a number of PDF books and don't want to convert them one by one, you're also able to do this with freeware Calibre.

Step 1: Get Calibre ready and launch it. Click "Add books" button to load your PDF books.

add PDF into Calibre

Step 2: As Calibre supports bulk conversion, you can press the Control or Shift button to select all the PDF books you want to convert and then hit "Convert books" button to come to the following window. Simply choose "MOBI" as the output format and click "OK".

choose Kindle Mobi as output format

Step 3: Soon it will start to convert PDF to Kindle MOBI. When it shows "Jobs: 0", it means all your PDF has been converted to Kindle MOBI. Tagging "Click to open" will lead you to get your converted file.

get converted Kindle MOBI file

Convert DRM PDF to Kindle with Ultimate Converter

If you get the message "This book is DRMed" when using the above methods, then you'd better apply Ultimate Converter which can not only remove DRM from PDF books but also convert PDF to Kindle format. What impresses me most is its clean interface, easy-to-use feature and decrypt and convert ebooks with high speeds in batch.

Download Ultimate Converter for free:

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Precondition of removing DRM from PDF books:

As most of your PDF books is Adobe DRM protected, you have to make sure you can read those PDF books in Adobe Digital Editions at first. To make clear about this, you need to install Adobe Digital Editions in your computer first. Then click "Help"->"Authorize computer" to authorize Adobe ID. Then use ADE to sync and download your PDF books.

Step 1: Add PDF books into this tool

After you get Ultimate Converter and run it, your PDF books will be displayed in the left column under "Adobe" if you have synced your PDF books via ADE. You can directly drag those PDF books from the right side to the left side or drag PDF books from the file folder into this tool or click "Add" button.

add PDF books into the tool

Step 2: Decrypt PDF books

The moment you have successfully added PDF books into this tool, they will be decrypted immediately.

decrypt PDF books

Step 3: Choose Kindle as output format

At the "Output Format" choice lying at the left bottom, you can chooseKindle format mobi or azw3 as the output format.

choose Kindle as output format

Step 4: Convert PDF to Kindle

After selecting output format, click "Convert to" button to begin the conversion. Soon your books will be converted to Kindle format showing the state"Succeeded".

You can find your converted book by clicking "Open Folder". Hitting the small "settings" icon will allow you to preset output folder and source location.

You can now freely transfer mobi file to your Kindle device with USB cable.

Download Ultimate Converter for free:

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