How to Add a Kindle DRM-Removal Plugin to calibre | The Digital Reader
Update: These instructions were updated on 11 July 2015. They worked for me on that day. DRM is the bugaboo of ebooks. It's the cause of more pain and agony than a Snooki photo, and today I plan to help fix that. I have long been on the side of removing DRM (it's the best way to protect your purchases), but up until today I had never gone beyond pointing my readers at tools. The process is minimally difficult and I'd like to share it with you. But first, a few warnings. Warning Note that these instructions are Windows only, and some details will be different between the various versions of Windows. Note that these instructions were written without the permission or participation of Kovid Goyal, the creator of calibre. These instructions are written in order to assist the average user in protecting their purchases. I did not write it to assist in committing piracy; I believe in buying content, when possible. But I also believe in controlling the content I buy and that is why I strip the DRM. TL;DR Here's the short-short version: You need to get the DeDRM plugin from Apprentice Alf and install it in calibre (and reboot calibre). Once you've [...]