the DRM eBook imposes many restrictions on legitimate users and requires users to view the eBook on a single device or application. It also controls your use and does not allow you to share books with others. In simple terms, DRM (Digital Rights Management) limits the number of devices on which you can read eBooks.
Vendors such as Amazon, Apple and others have their DRM ebook that would allow you to read the book using the device or application specific to those vendors. Most of us would like to read ebooks on multiple devices. In such cases, the most viable way to overcome this limited usability is to remove DRM from eBooks.
Microsoft offers a digital rights update tool, which removes DRM protection from WMA audio files. There are many other tools that also help you remove the DRM protection of an eBook that you have purchased. One of them is caliber. This is a popular tool for ebook library management. In addition to managing ebooks, the tools offer a wide range of plugins. Among them, the DeDRM plugin is the most popular because it allows you to delete the DRM ebook so you can read your ebook on your favorite device. The Caliber tool supports eBooks from various vendors such as Amazon Kindle, PDF (ACSM), Kobo KEPUB, Amazon Kindle and Google Books.
Remove DRM from ebook with the help of Caliber
There are many tools to help you remove the DRM protection of an eBook that you have purchased, including Caliber. This is a popular tool for ebook library management. In addition to managing ebooks, the tools offer a wide range of plugins. Among them, DeDRM Calibration Plugin is the most popular because it allows you to delete the DRM ebook so you can read your ebook on your favorite device. The Caliber tool supports eBooks from various vendors such as Amazon Kindle, PDF (ACSM), Kobo KEPUB, Amazon Kindle and Google Books.
The Caliber tool can not delete the DRM ebook, but you must add a DRM removal plug-in to link the DRM e-book. Here’s how you can distinguish DRM from ebook using the Caliber plugin.
- Install Caliber and DeDRM plugins
- Stripe the DRM ebook
In this article, we explain how to remove ebook DRM on Windows PC using the Caliber DeDRM plugin.
1. Install the Caliber and DeDRM plugins
Download the latest version of Caliber. Run the installation program and select the type of e-book reader you are using. Choose the appropriate options to complete the installation.
Download the DeDRM plugin right here. Add the DeDRM_ plugin.zip file in Caliber.
Launch Caliber and go to preferences tab of the menu bar.
Select the option Change the behavior of the template in the drop-down menu.
Go to the Advanced section in a new window and click on Plugins.
Click on Load the plugin file button and select the DeDRM_plugin zip folder. A pop-up window appears to warn you of the security risk.
Ignore the risk and click Yes button.
The zip file will be installed in the Caliber and will appear under File Type Plugins.
To restart Caliber.
2. Strip off the DRM digital book
If you have ebooks on your desktop, simply drag the ebooks into the main interface of Caliber. The tool will automatically delete the DRM.
However, the steps are not the same if you have downloaded books on your Kindle e-ink devices.
If you are using Kindle e-ink devices, connect Kindle to Caliber via USB. It will show all the titles of the book.
Go to preferences and click Advanced.
To select plugins and click on the File type plugins button.
Double click DeDRM Plugin and click on the Customize the plugin button.
Select the e-ink Kindle ebooks option to configure in a new Customize DeDRM window.
In the new pop-up window that appears, enter the serial number of the Kindle. You can find your Kindle serial number in Google by entering the location of the series as well as the name of the Kindle model.
Once you know the serial number, type it in the blank box and click the OK button.
Close the window and, in the Calibration Preferences window, click Apply.
DRM will be deleted automatically.
If the plugin fails to remove DRM, grab all books from the library, reload the template, and add ebooks to the library again. Also make sure that you have installed the latest version of the plugin.