[LMB] DRM?

Fred fred.fredex at gmail.com
Fri May 14 18:25:38 BST 2021


Also, once you have the book in Calibre (decrypted) you don't NEED to
download it from Amazon to the Kindle again (tho I do it this way meself),
Calibre can easily transfer the decrypted book to your Kindle if you'd like.

On Fri, May 14, 2021 at 11:35 AM Howard Brazee <howard at brazee.net> wrote:

>
>
> > On May 14, 2021, at 8:48 AM, Harvey Fishman <fishman at panix.com> wrote:
> >
> > Not really. First I have to configure calibre to remove DRM, which I
> admit is a one time task.
>
> Except it isn’t.   We need to update the plug-in periodically, and Calibre
> won’t tell us when.
>
> >
> > But then on a continuing basis I must download each book twice; first,
> and automatically, to the Kindle. Then I must selectively download it to
> the computer and then move it into calibre. That's a lot of work when I
> just want to go and read the book.
>
> Agreed.
>
> But Calibre is useful as a kind of database anyway.   I also convert my
> books to text, making it easier to search my library and cut and paste what
> I’ve found.   I’ve done so on this forum when people have asked questions
> about Lois’ work.
>
> I’ve been able to find all of my .epubs, and copy them to a folder, where
> I copied them into a different e-book reader.
>
>
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