How to Read DRM-protected Kindle Books on PocketBook Reader

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A number of people have asked how they can read DRM-protected Kindle books on PocketBook Reader. Fortunately, you can use an eBook DRM Removal as well as eBook Converter program called Epubor Ultimate to convert the DRM-ed Kindle book to a format compatible with PocketBook Reader. So if you prefer using PockertBook Reader, you can follow this quick step-by-step guide on how to read DRM-protected Kindle books on PocketBook Reader.

1. Which ebook Formats are Supported by PocketBook Reader

If you are a PocketBook Reader fan, you must have a clear idea what it’s capable of. If you are new to this third largest global electronic reader manufacturer, you can read this brief introduction of PocketBook eReader.

One of the coolest feature about PocketBook Reader is that it supports a wide array of ebook formats: PDF, PDF(DRM), EPUB, EPUB(DRM), DJVU, FB2, FB2, ZIP, DOC, DOCX, RTF, PRC, TXT, CHM, HTM, HTML, MOBI.

So now you should know that the top priority is to decrypt DRM-protected Kindle books and convert to Mobi or EPUB format in order to read DRM-ed Kindle books on PocketBook Reader.

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2. How to Convert DRM-protected Kindle Books

PocketBook Reader is supposed to be able to read two older Amazon formats, prc and mobi. However, most of the content one buys on Amazon is DRM-protected: it gets encrypted during download with a key derived from your device’s serial number, so that only the particular device can decrypt it. Fortunately, you can use a powerful eBook DRM Removal as well as eBook Converter program called Epubor Ultimate to convert the DRM-ed Kindle book to a format compatible with PocketBook Reader.

Step 1Install Epubor Ultimate to your computer.

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Run Epubor Ultimate, click the Kindle tab in the left sidebar. You will notice a message reminding you to downgrade Kindle for PC/Mac to version 1.24 to make Epubor Ultimate work. Just click the Download link to start the auto downgrade.

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Note: After installing the older version Kindle for PC/Mac to your computer, it will uncheck the option to auto-update for you.

Step 2Sign-in to your Amazon account.

Launch Kindle for PC/Mac, you need to re-sign into your Amazon account. After logging in to your account, you might be asked if you want to update to the new version, always choose Skip this version to reject it.

Step 3Re-download Kindle books with the older version Kindle for PC/Mac.

Step 4Remove Kindle DRM.

Launch Epubor Ultimate, click the Kindle tab in the left navigation bar to load Kindle books to the software. Then add them to the right blank window to remove Kindle DRM.

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Step 5Convert DRM free Kindle books to Mobi/EPUB.

After the successful decryption, please choose Mobi or EPUB as the output format, then click the Convert button to start the conversion.

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VIP Tips: you can find the DRM free books effortlessly by clicking Succeeded listed on the right of the book title.

Transferring DRM free Mobi/EPUB books to PocketBook Reader

Plugging your PocketBook Reader to your computer via USB, then copy the DRM free Mobi or EPUB files to your device.

Conclusion

Reading any book with your beloved Reader is always a plus. Now Epubor Ultimate can help you easily read Kindle books on PocketBook Reader. And if you have a Nook, Bookeen, Kobo, Sony Reader, or one of many other reading devices, you can also follow above simple steps to read Kindle books on your favorite E Ink devices, whether they are DRM-protected or not.

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