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Old 02-02-2019, 10:03 AM   #166
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Version 1.13.0 - 02 Feb 2019

Handle unexpected data found in some print replica textbooks. (Fixes "TypeError: %d format: a number is required, not IonStruct")

Ignore unexpected control characters found in some print replica textbooks.

Support KPF files produced by Kindle Create version 1.20. (Fixes "$538 has extra data: ('yj.semantics.page_number_begin': ...")

Support additional KFX features. (reflow-language-2, reflow-language-expansion-1, reflow-style-12, Ion symbols $136 $137)
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Old 02-06-2019, 01:09 PM   #167
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Hello, I've been using Calibre and DeDRM tools to convert Kindle books for several years now. I'm running the latest DeDRM version (6.6.1), and I've updated all plugins. (Kfx-Input is v.1.13.0) I'm running v1.25.1 of Kindle for PC and Calibre 3.39.1. Kindle books are still importing as KFX-zip. I've reinstalled DeDRM tools and updated other plugins. Has something changed that I'm not aware of? Thanks!

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Old 02-06-2019, 03:50 PM   #168
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Import cannot currently be performed on KFX books downloaded using Kindle for PC/Mac version 1.25 or greater due to new DRM.
You will need to install older version of Kindle for PC, and then disable updates in its settings.
Luckily you're not using Kindle for Mac...

Direct download link for Kindle for PC v1.24.3 (51068).

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Old 02-08-2019, 10:00 PM   #169
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Hello, I've been using Calibre and DeDRM tools to convert Kindle books for several years now. I'm running the latest DeDRM version (6.6.1), and I've updated all plugins. (Kfx-Input is v.1.13.0) I'm running v1.25.1 of Kindle for PC and Calibre 3.39.1. Kindle books are still importing as KFX-zip. I've reinstalled DeDRM tools and updated other plugins. Has something changed that I'm not aware of? Thanks!
I was having the same problem just now.

In my case I'm using Mac. I found an old version online (1.17, LINK HERE).

I use App Cleaner (free app, LINK HERE) to uninstall Kindle completely and install the old version. Before putting your Amazon credentials, go to preferences and disable auto update.

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Old 02-12-2019, 10:11 AM   #170
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I downloaded 2 books today, A was published in Nov. 2018, B was published in Oct. 2014, but recently had a update (so probably changed to a latest format). Kindle for PC version is 1.24.51068. The plugin worked perfectly for A. But didn't work for B. Calibre can read the book metadata correctly and creat a 204 MB kfx file. But when I convert it to epub/zip, it reports "out of memory". Here's the convert log:
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calibre-debug -r "KFX Input" -- the.kfx
Software versions: KFX Input 1.13.0, calibre 3.39.1, Windows-7-6.1.7601-SP1
KFX Input plugin help is available at https://www.mobileread.com/forums/sh...d.php?t=291290
Converting the.kfx
Processing container: the.kfx
kfxgen version: 7.191.1.0/
Features: CanonicalFormat-2, kfxgen.pidMapWithOffset-1, kfxgen.textBlock-1, max_id-779, reflow-section-size-2, reflow-style-9
Metadata: ASIN=***, asset_id=***, author="***", book_id=***, cde_content_type=EBOK, content_id=***, cover_image=717x950, creator_version=2.15.0, file_creator=YJConversionTools, is_sample=False, issue_date=***, language=en, override_kindle_font=True, publisher="***", reading_orders=1, selection=enabled, title="***"
Converting book to EPUB 2.0
Format is EBOK
WARNING: Missing font family names: Anavio
Present referenced font family names: Archetype, Bodonian, Bodonian6, reads-Shift Light
Python function terminated unexpectedly
out of memory (Error Code: 1)
The kfx file is probably corrupted too, since it couldn't be opened in Kindle for PC. But idk how to generate log for that.
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Old 02-12-2019, 10:58 AM   #171
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Calibre can read the book metadata correctly and creat a 204 MB kfx file. But when I convert it to epub/zip, it reports "out of memory".
A "memory error" occurs when converting a large book (204 MB in this case) that requires more memory than is available on your system. The 32 bit version of calibre is limited in the size of books that it can process.

You can switch to the 64 bit version of calibre if your system can handle that. If not then try one of the methods in this post for avoiding KFX: Dealing with Kindle for PC/Mac 1.19 (and later) and KFX in calibre
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Old 02-12-2019, 11:11 AM   #172
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You can switch to the 64 bit version of calibre
It works! Thanks!
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You will need to install older version of Kindle for PC, and then disable updates in its settings.
Luckily you're not using Kindle for Mac...

Direct download link for Kindle for PC v1.24.3 (51068).
Thank you!! Solved my problem.
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Hello,

I have a problem after the recent Kindle software update (Paperwhite 2).

The plugin spits out KFX-ZIP. I updated Calibre to 3.39.1 and KFX Input to 1.13.0. I've tried re-installing the plugin. Didn't help.

I don't know if the Kindle software update has something to do with it but I thought I'll mention it.

What can I do to make it work?

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I have a problem after the recent Kindle software update (Paperwhite 2)
The KFX Input plugin will not work with books from recent Kindle firmware releases. You are best off using the “Download & transfer via USB” function from Amazon’s website to obtain books in a usable format. (The details of how to do that are not an appropriate topic for this thread.)
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