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Free Kindle DRM Removal Calibre Plugin (2019 Updated)

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As we know, books we buy from Amazon are usually protected by Kindle DRM. So we can't read those Kindle books on a Non-Kindle eReader or Kindle app. What's worse, we can't even share Kindle books with families and friends. Though we have paid for our Kindle books, it seems we don't actually own them. It's really a pain for eBook lovers, right? But how can we solve this problem? In fact, the best way is to remove DRM from Kindle books. In this article, I will show you a free Kindle DRM Removal--Calibre Plugin, which can help us remove Kindle DRM with ease.

Free Kindle DRM Removal: Calibre DeDRM Plugin

Step 1. Install Calibre and DeDRM plugin

Before removing Kindle DRM with Calibre plugin, you need to install both Calibre and the DRM Removal Plugins successfully. If you have already done it, just skip this step.

Download: Calibre

Download: DeDRM_plugin.zip V6.6.3

This plugin will remove the DRM from
- Kindle ebooks (files from Kindle for Mac/PC* and eInk Kindles**).
- Barnes and Noble ePubs
- Adobe Digital Editions (v2.0.1***) ePubs (including Kobo and Google ePubs downloaded to ADE)
- Adobe Digital Editions (v2.0.1) PDFs
- Mobipocket ebooks
- eReader PDB books

You can read the article Calibre DRM Removal Plugins if you don't know how to install the DeDRM plugin to Calibre. You can also watch the following video.

After installing them successfully, it's time to remove Kindle DRM.

Step 2. remove Kindle DRM With Calibre DeDRM Plugin

1 Add books
Updated(2019)
Kindle KFX eBooks downloaded via Kindle firmware 5.10.2 have been encrypted with a new DRM scheme, you may fail to remove this Kind of Kindle KFX DRM. Please follow Kindle Firmware Has Been Updated to 5.10.2 to get your Kindle KFX DRM removed. If your Kindle firmware is still not updated to 5.10.2, please stop Kindle update NOW!

If you download Kindle books via Kindle e-Ink reader, you can connect it with your computer with USB cable. Open Kindle drive, find Kindle documents folder, then just drag books there to Calibre.

If you don't have any Kindle devices, please install Kindle for PC/Mac, register it with your own Amazon account and double-click the cover of eBooks to download them to your computer. Then click "Add books" to upload them to Calibre or just drag them to it.

add book to calibre

Buy default, you will find your Kindle books stored on PC/Mac here:

For Win: C:\Users\your computer user name\Documents\My Kindle Content

For Mac: /Users/Mac user name/Library/Containers/com.amazon.Kindle/Data/Library/Application Support/Kindle/My Kindle Content

2 Remove DRM from Kindle books

If your books are synced via Kindle for PC/Mac, it will remove DRM automatically when you upload books.

remove drm with calibre drm removal plugin

Notes:

1. If you want to remove Kindle DRM from Kindle books downloaded via Kindle device, such as Kindle Oasis, Kindle Voyage, Kindle Paperwhite or Kindle Touch, the steps will be a little bit complicated. You can read this detailed part on How to Remove DRM from Kindle device with Calibre.

2. If you find your Kindle books still DRMed, please try to remove them from Calibre, then restart it and load the Kindle books more time.

A Much Better and Easier Way to Remove Kindle DRM

The above method with DeDRM plugin is a little bit difficult, right? Don't worry, I will share with you a simpler tool-Epubor Ultimate which is the best eBook DRM Removal and eBook Converter.

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key Features:

1. No need to install DRM Removal plugin.
2. Easier to use than Calibre with a much simpler interface.
3. Automatically detect your books and load them to the software. No need to manually add them by yourself.


free kindle drm removal

As the image shows, Epubor Ultimate can automatically recognize all your existing books and display them all at the left column under the Kindle tab. Just drag them from the left to the right blank zone, then the Kindle DRM will be removed soon and fast. A far more easier way than Calibre DRM Removal plugins, righ? Just download it to give it a try!

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2 Comments
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09/18/2017 22:11:03
Far, far too complicated. If a one-click drm removal that requires no serial number cannot be developed, why bother?
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09/20/2017 15:42:20

We just want to list all the options. It is for you to make the decision which method to choose. Different people may choose different methods.

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