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Old 12-29-2009, 09:43 PM   #1
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Converting from Topaz, finally

So I guess somebody has finally figured out how to break Amazon's Topaz format, but the python script hasn't worked for me on my Topaz files. Anybody know if it works at all?

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Old 12-29-2009, 09:52 PM   #2
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Don't know but I'd like to here more. Where did you hear of this?
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Somebody over on DarkReverser's blog mentioned it.
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Old 12-29-2009, 10:08 PM   #4
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Somebody over on DarkReverser's blog mentioned it.
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Old 12-29-2009, 10:21 PM   #5
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chorpler, I have the script and am getting the same error.
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Old 12-29-2009, 10:23 PM   #6
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The problem is the person who mentioned Topaz being cracked was incorrect. Topaz has not been cracked.
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Well, the script spits out an error message saying "invalid header". Jon, did you try it?
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Well, the script spits out an error message saying "invalid header". Jon, did you try it?
I have tried the script and it does work as intented. It's intended to remove the DRM from AZW eBooks with Kindle for PC.
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Hmm...the copy I have didn't. I tried it on a non topaz file and got "not a topaz file". (And it didn't remove the DRM, either, neither calibre not mobipocket reader will open it afterward). Tried it on one I was positive is topaz and got "invalid header".
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Hmm...the copy I have didn't. I tried it on a non topaz file and got "not a topaz file". (And it didn't remove the DRM, either, neither calibre not mobipocket reader will open it afterward). Tried it on one I was positive is topaz and got "invalid header".
you need Python 2.6.4 and you may also need to have the correct script with the correct version of Kindle for PC.
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Got me, then, Jon.
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I cant find my kindle.info file

never mind. found it... time to test

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Good luck. Jon says this doesn't work on topaz files, though. Although I happen to think progress might be being made, due to the one error I got of "not a topaz file".
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Good luck. Jon says this doesn't work on topaz files, though. Although I happen to think progress might be being made, due to the one error I got of "not a topaz file".
I think I am just dumb but how do you run it?
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I think I am just dumb but how do you run it?

You're not dumb. It has to run in command line.
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