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Old 09-10-2010, 10:58 AM   #1
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Are files converted to .azw DRMed?

Hey everyone. I use the *@free.kindle.com service to convert my documents. Are the files received DRMed and will I run into any problems using this service, like editing their metadata in Calibre, transporting them elsewhere, etc?

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Hey everyone. I use the *@free.kindle.com service to convert my documents. Are the files received DRMed and will I run into any problems using this service, like editing their metadata in Calibre, transporting them elsewhere, etc?

Thank you!
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No, there's no DRM. But if you're using Calibre, why not just do the conversion in Calibre? Perhaps easier?
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Old 09-10-2010, 12:18 PM   #4
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Calibre is pretty slow, even on my extremely fast home gaming computer. It might actually be faster to email amazon.

Beyond that, it may (or may not) produce a superior result. Depends on the source material, really.

And lastly, calibre doesn't support converting MS word documents.
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