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KFX Output Plugin

How to Convert eBooks to KFX Format for Enhanced Kindle Typesetting

There’s a new plugin available for Calibre called KFX Output that can convert ebooks into KFX format to make use of Amazon’s enhanced typesetting. This makes it possible to convert, create, and sideload KFX books onto Kindle devices and apps, even ebooks obtained from outside of Amazon. It’s been nearly a year since Amazon first […]

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Adobe DRM Removal

How to Remove Adobe DRM From ePub and PDF eBooks

A couple of weeks ago I posted an article about how to remove DRM from Kindle ebooks in four easy steps. This time around I’ve got a tutorial on how to easily remove Adobe DRM from ePub and PDF ebooks. All you have to do is install Adobe Digital Editions on your computer, along with […]

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Kindle DRM Removal

How to Remove DRM From Kindle eBooks in 4 Easy Steps

If you’ve ever bought an ebook from Amazon, you’ve likely heard that it comes with Amazon’s proprietary DRM that locks it into the Kindle platform (for more info about DRM see The eBook DRM Guide). The only way to read Amazon’s ebooks on a non-Kindle device or app is to remove the DRM. This may […]

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Calibre eBook Management

Calibre eBook Management User Interface Tutorial

In a followup to an earlier post, getting started with Calibre ebook management, this post and video demonstrates some advanced tips and tricks for getting the most out of the Calibre user interface. Getting Familiarized With the Calibre UI There are 4 main parts to the Calibre user interface, the book list, tag list, book […]

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USA Today

How to Get Kindle, Nook, Sony e-Subscriptions for Free

Before you buy a newspaper or magazine subscription for your Kindle, Nook, Sony, or other ebook reader, you should try using Calibre’s news fetch feature first. While reviewing the Graphite Kindle DX this past week, I download the Kindle Edition of USA Today and compared it to Calibre’s free version—the results were surprising. First off, […]

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Calibre eBook Management

Kindle Format Conversion Guide

This article outlines how to convert EPUB files and other file types into a format compatible with a Kindle. One option is to use the Kindle Personal Document Service and have Amazon convert the files into their proprietary AZW format. The downside is that only certain formats can be converted. For other file types you’ll […]

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Getting Started with Calibre eBook Management

Calibre Overview If you haven’t yet started using Calibre (pronounced Caliber) for managing your ebook collection, now is a good time to learn how to get started. Calibre is undisputedly the best ebook managing tool on the planet. And the best part is, it’s free. Calibre can do everything from displaying ebooks in its ebook […]

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