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Old 06-14-2018, 10:12 AM   #421
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The DeDRM tools are intended for books you own, not borrowed ones. The script for KFX files blocks Prime and other borrowed/rented Kindle books.
Or not . . . . .
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Old 06-15-2018, 05:30 AM   #422
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Or not . . . . .
For KFX, that's what I've seen at the blog and GitHub. And I think that's good.
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I have stuck with the 1.17 version of the kindle App on my pc and tablet.
So far I can still convert.
However I find when I press sync some of the older books I have deleted in Amazon do not go.
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Old 07-27-2018, 12:57 PM   #424
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Hello all!

This may be a Microsoft question, but here goes:

I've installed the various plugins to convert books in the new Kindle format to something Calibre can read. However, when trying to open my first, 'test' book, I got a message saying Windows 7 did not know what program to open it with. Since Calibre was not on the list of programs to associate, I chose Kindle. As a result, it opened Kindle for PC, and placed a copy of the book there (even though another copy was there already, the one I was trying to convert!).

Even if I knew how to change the association, I wouldn't want to lose the use of Kindle for PC (I only wanted to use Calibre as a backup, not my main reader). I haven't seen anyone mention this problem, or this step in installing the plugins. Any assistance would be welcome! TIA.
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Old 07-27-2018, 01:18 PM   #425
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I've installed the various plugins to convert books in the new Kindle format to something Calibre can read. However, when trying to open my first, 'test' book, I got a message saying Windows 7 did not know what program to open it with.
See "Viewing books in KFX format" in the KFX Input plugin documentation.
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See "Viewing books in KFX format" in the KFX Input plugin documentation.
Thanks, sounds right (I was clicking on the preview window as usual); will try as soon as I'm back home.
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Old 07-29-2018, 01:17 AM   #427
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Even if I knew how to change the association, I wouldn't want to lose the use of Kindle for PC (I only wanted to use Calibre as a backup, not my main reader). I haven't seen anyone mention this problem, or this step in installing the plugins. Any assistance would be welcome! TIA.
In Windows 7 (and other versions, I'm pretty sure), when faced with that dialogue box, choose the application you want to open the file with, but before clicking "OK," make sure that the checkbox below the main window, "Always use the selected program to open this kind of file" is unchecked.

From then on, you can right-click on the file (a .mobi in this case) and choose Open with and you'll get a choice of not only the Kindle app, but also Calibre.

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Old 08-07-2018, 10:37 AM   #429
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I'm using Method 1 Kindle for the Mac for both the Amazon Australian and Japanese store. I just realised that Mac doesn't let you have two versions of Kindle for Mac with two different stores on the same computer. Macs do allow you to have multiple versions of Kindle for Mac on the one computer but they will all open the one store. Has anyone worked out how to have two or more Kindle for Mac's on the one computer but registered with different stores?

Luckily I have two different mac computers so I can have one store on each computer but if someone knows how to have two stores on the one computer please let me know. I could keep on de-registering and registering I suppose...Not sure if its possible to have multiple copies on Windows either or if it only lets you have one copy on the computer...

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Has anyone worked out how to have two or more Kindle for Mac's on the one computer but registered with different stores?
Using two different user accounts would probably work.
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Old 08-07-2018, 06:22 PM   #431
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Using two different user accounts would probably work.
Yeah. Unfortunately my accounts are linked so that won't work for me. I will just de-register/register or use one on each computer.

Another question. I noticed that my collections haven't sync'd from my iPad/iPhone/Web to Kindle for Mac. Is this because I'm using an older version of Kindle for Mac? Or should they have sync'd? Do the collections transfer/sync when you use the most recent version of Kindle for Mac (1.23.2) from the App store using Method 2?

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Another question. I noticed that my collections haven't sync'd from my iPad/iPhone/Web to Kindle for Mac. Is this because I'm using an older version of Kindle for Mac? Or should they have sync'd? Do the collections transfer/sync when you use the most recent version of Kindle for Mac (1.23.2) from the App store using Method 2?
No version of Kindle for Mac or PC supports collections that sync with your Amazon account.
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Old 08-08-2018, 09:38 AM   #433
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No version of Kindle for Mac or PC supports collections that sync with your Amazon account.
Thanks for the confirmation. Good to know I wasn't doing something wrong.

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