Calibre Mac Calibre For Mac

Calibre Mac Calibre For Mac

An intuitive, sophisticated program that allows you to organize your eBooks and sync them with your e-reading device. Take your online reading to a new level with Calibre.

The complete solution for your ebooks

For those with certain e-reader devices, working with e-books on a computer can be difficult. Calibre for Mac is a free program that helps you manage your e-book libraries and create e-books from.

Calibre is an exceptional program for e-books. You can read your ebooks on your Mac in a variety of formats.

Feel free to toss out your physical books. Instead, organize your eBooks in a virtual library with Calibre. You can read, edit, create and even convert your ebooks into different formats.

You can edit books in both EPUB and AZW3 formats. If you have a book in MOBI format, you will need to convert it before editing. That’s just one of a few frustrating flaws that come with this program.

Books that have digital rights management (DRM) are another huge inconvenience. You need to remove the DRM restrictions before you can convert the format and edit the eBook. Once you’ve done so, the capacity to make changes to these remains quite limited.

With Calibre you can also group and sort eBooks according to the metadata fields. It’s rather versatile. Sorting them with various other fields makes organization a little easier. You can search using the book title, keywords, or just the author’s name.

You can input books manually as well. It is worth thinking about syncing your eBook reader wirelessly with your cloud back-up for Calibre. Export eBooks to supported ebook readers using a USB connection.

Another useful way you can use Calibre is by gathering and collating information from the internet, and converting such information into an ebook. You can read the internet in an entirely different format.

Where can you run this program?

Calibre for Mac can be run on Mac OS X (version 2.12.0 and upwards).

Is there a better alternative?

No. Other choices, like Moon+ Reader, are limited to handheld devices and don’t provide the same management tools.

Our take

Calibre is essential for creating and managing a virtual library. The versatility it offers makes it easy to jump from flipping through some pages of a book to re-organizing your collection of eBooks.

Should you download it?

Yes. If you are an avid eBook reader, this is a great way to manage your library using your Mac.

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Electronic books have changed the public's reading habits, and millions worldwide now read books, magazines, and other content on handheld readers like Amazon's Kindle. A lot of work went into making Kindle as book-like as possible while still preserving the advantages of an electronic device, such as a customizable interface, variable type size, notes, data storage, and more. Though ebooks have so many amazing advantages, however, DRM protection is still the biggest obstacle of sharing books freely or just backing up purchased books for personal use. So in this post we are going to show you how to get rid of DRM on Mac with the best Kindle DRM Removal.

1. Download Kindle Books to Your Mac

Step 1Download Kindle for Mac to your Mac.

After the download completes, follow the on-screen installation instructions. Launch Kindle for Mac and sign in your Amazon account.

Step 2Click the book cover to download the book to your Mac.

2. How to Remove Kindle DRM on Mac

Nowadays Amazon adopts KFX as their main ebook format. However, not all eBook DRM Removal tools on the market can deal with KFX DRM. So next we are going to introduce 3 workable Kindle DRM Removal to help you decrypt Kindle books on Mac.

Method 1 -- Remove Kindle DRM with Epubor KCR Converter

Well-known software provider—Epubor, recently unveiled a lightweight Kindle DRM Removal—Epubor KCR Converter, aiming at exporting Kindle books from Kindle Cloud Reader to DRM-free EPUB/Mobi/AZW3 files in a hassle-free way. Even if you are a newbie, you can also find it super easy for you to convert Kindle books effortlessly. Just follow the steps below to read your Kindle books on any device.

Step 1Install Kindle Cloud Reader Chrome Extension to Chrome browser to Enable Offline Reader.

Tips: Epubor KCR Converter only works with Google Chrome and new Microsoft Edge browser. However, new Edge allows you to pin & download Kindle books without adding Kindle Cloud Reader Extension to Edge.

Step 2Sign in to your Kindle Cloud Reader account, right click the Kindle book and select Download & Pin Book.

Make sure the books you want to convert by Epubor KCR Converter have been downloaded and pinned. And all pinned Kindle books will be displayed under Downloaded tab, which can help you check which books have not been pinned yet.

Step 3Download, install and launch Epubor KCR Converter.

All Kindle books downloaded & pinned from Kindle Cloud Reader will appear on the main interface of Epubor KCR Converter automatically.

Tips: Whenever you download & pin any new Kindle book from Kindle Cloud Reader, you need to relaunch Epubor KCR Converter in order to upload all of your pinned books to the main interface of KCR Converter, or the new pinned Kindle books won't be detected.

Step 4Convert Pinned Kindle books to EPUB/Mobi/AZW3.

First, tick the box in the front of the book title that you want to convert. Then select epub or mobi or azw3 as the output format. At last, click on the convert button to start conversion.

Once the conversion is completed, a folder containing all the converted Kindle books will pop up immediately. If you also need PDF files, you can convert the DRM free files to DPF with many online free ebook converters or freeware calibre.

Method 2 -- Remove Kindle DRM with Epubor Ultimate for Mac

Epubor Ultimate is the first DRM Removal to declare that it can successfully decrypt KFX books not long after Amazon adopts KFX as its main ebook format. Besides this, you can also convert eBook format with Epubor Ultimate. Honestly, Epubor Ultimate is the best DRM Removal and eBook Converter on the market. With this easy-to-use tool, it can meet all of your demands. Isn‘t that super amazing? Next, I am going to show you how to remove Kindle DRM with Epubor Ultimate.

Step 1Install Epubor Ultimate to your Mac and launch it.

Step 2Remove Kindle DRM.

When you run Epubor Ultimate, you will see that your downloaded Kindle books have been displayed under Kindle Tab. Next add Kindle books to the right main window to remove DRM.

You can find the DRM free books by clicking Decrypted.

By the way, after the successful decryption, you can convert the book format as you like based on your needs. Just choose a proper output format, then click the Convert button.

And you can find the converted books by clicking Succeeded or the book folder icon in the lower right corner of the software.

Method 3 -- Remove Kindle DRM with Calibre DeDRM Plugin

The DeDRM Calibre plugin is intended to help anyone looking for free software to remove DRM from their purchased ebooks. But we have to admit that the biggest inconvenience about using Calibre to remove Kindle DRM is that you have to install De-DRM Plugin to Calibre fisrt. And this is also the most difficult and also indispensable part to use Calibre to decrypt DRM Kindle books.

Step 1download Calibre to your computer and launch it.


Step 2download DeDRM_tools to your computer.

After downloading DeDRM tools to your Mac, you need to unzip it.

Step 3load DeDRM Calibre Plugin to Calibre.

Open calibre's Preferences dialog by pressing Win + Comma at the same time on your keyboard. Click on the Plugins button. Next, click on the Load plugin from file button.

Navigate to the unzipped DeDRM_tools folder and, in the folder DeDRM_calibre_plugin, find the file Click to select the file and select Open.

Click Yes in the 'Are you sure?' dialog box. Click the OK button in the 'Success' dialog box.

Step 4drag and drop Kindle books to Calibre to remove DRM.

VIP Tips:

Both calibre and Epubor Ultimate can’t remove KFX DRM if the Kindle books are downloaded from v1.25 or above Kindle desktop app. So we suggest you downgrade your Kindle app to an older version instead in order to decrypt Kindle books smoothly. And if you are using the latest macOS 10.15 Catalina, we suggest you use Epubor KCR Converter to export your books from Kindle Cloud Reader directly.


Although calibre is a powerful freeware, if you don't know some basic computer skills, it might be difficult for you to use calibre DeDRM plugin to remove Kindle DRM. However, both Epubor Ultimate and Epubor KCR Converter are easy to use software on the market with a clean and intuitive interface. Most importantly, you don't need to install any plugin to Epubor Ultimate and KCR Converter. Even if you are a newbie, you will also find it super easy for you to remove Kindle DRM with Epubor software.

Hillary Lopez works for Epubor and writes articles about eBooks and eReaders. She explores the best method to help you read eBooks more freely and wants to share all she has got with you.

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