Convert Kindle to Mobipocket for Free
The Mobipocket software package is free and consists of various publishing and reading tools for PDA, Smartphones, cellular phones and e-book devices (Symbian, Windows Mobile, Palm OS, webOS, Java ME, BlackBerry, Psion, Kindle and iLiad), MOBI is the format used by the MobiPocket Reader.
If you have Kindle books purchased from Amazon.com, then the format will be .azw format. If the AZW books are not protected by DRM, you can easily convert Kindle to Mobipocket with Calibre. However, most of AZW books have DRM protection, which prevents you from reading Kindle books on Mobipocket reader. So you need to convert Kindle to Mobipocket. Then how? In this article, you will know the answer.
Kindle to Mobipocket Converter - Calibre
Calibre is a great eBook converter, with DRM tools package installed, it can be a good Kindle books DRM remover. See how:
Step 1: Download and install calibre for your Operating System - Mac, Windows, or Linux Download the latest DRM tools package(http://stream-recorder.com/forum/showthread.php?t=7955), and unpack it.
Step 2: Run Calibre. Click Preferences. Click Plug-ins. Click on the large "Add a new plugin" button. Navigate to the tools folder unzipped in step 1. Open the Calibre_Plugins folder. Select one of the zip files in that folder. Click on Add. Click on the “Yes” button in the warning dialog that appears. A Confirmation dialog appears that the plug-in has been installed.
Step 3: Repeat step 2 for every zip file in the Calibre_Plugins folder.
Step 4: Enter your Kindle’s serial number into the customization field of the K4MobiDeDRM plugin. If you have already entered a PID there, add the Kindle serial number as well, separating it from the PID with a comma.
Step 5: Now click on the Apply button, and then close the preferences. You’re now ready to remove the DRM from your ebooks. Just import them into calibre, and the DRM will be removed. The plugins ONLY remove the DRM when the ebooks are imported. If you have already imported your ebooks into calibre, your will need to remove them and import them again.
Step 6: Calibre will convert Kindle to Mobipocket for you, once they have had the DRM removed.
After converting Kindle to Mobipocket, you can read Kindle books on Mobipocket reader, Windows Mobile, Palm OS, webOS, Java ME, BlackBerry, Psion, and more other devices!