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How to Convert Kindle to EPUB (Practiced)

February 28, 2022 terminator 0 Comments

There are always a variety of reasons that why you would want to convert kindle books to Epub. The first and most frequently mentioned reason is to make kindle books compatiable with other epub readers. Anyway, people may also want to back up kindle books on your computer without drm protection. Whatever the reason might be. Can we convert kindle books to epub format? Yes, you can. It’s not too hard if you know what to do. I’ve detailed all instructions nicely here for you.

Part 1. Convert kindle to epub Windows

Step 1. Download kindle for PC to you Windows. The latest version of kindle for pc (v2.2) is supported well.

Step 2. Launch iSummersoft Kindle Converter.

Step 3. Download kindle books via kindle for PC.

Step 4. Add kindle books from left corner to the right to strip kindle drm. Then choose “Epub” as the target format to convert kindle to epub format.

convert kindle to epub windows

Part 2. Convert kindle to epub Mac

Step 1. Download kindle for Mac 1.40 desktop app on your Mac. Don’t download the kindle app version 7.0 via Mac App Store or you will fail to convert your kindle books. You must use the version 1.40 app to sync and download your books.

kindle Mac version 1.40

Step 2. Launch kindle for Mac.

Log in with your amazon account and sync your kindle library.

Double click the book cover to download your kindle books. 

sync and download kindle kfx on Mac

Step 3. Run iSummersoft Kindle Converter.

It will auto-sync your downloaded kindle kfx books. Drag those books to the right column. Then select “Convert to Epub” to start the conversion.

convert kindle kfx to ePub Mac

Click on the output folder to find your epub format books. Now you can enjoy them on any devices at any time.

Part 3. Convert kindle to epub android/iOS 

Although you can download kindle books to your Android/iOS device via kindle for Android/iOS app, there is no way to convert kindle to epub on Android/iOS device as well as remove kindle drm on them. 

Part 4. FAQ on converting kindle books

How to convert a kindle book to ePub using free tools?

Although there are many tools that can help you convert a kindle book to ePub, the free tool should be the most attractive one.

Calibre is a ebook manager that gives users plenty of creative freedom and multiple options to customize their ebook library. With the DeDRM Plugin installed, Calibre can be the best free Kindle to Epub Converter. We have discussed how to install dedrm plugin to caliber before. You can follow the below guide to learn how to convert kindle to epub with Calibre.

How to convert kindle to epub online?

If you are looking for the online kindle to epub converter, the google search results will show you different online converters. To be clear, these online converters did can convert kindle to epub online, but only drm-free kindle books.

Online kindle to epub converters:

  1. zamzar
  2. online-convert
  3. CloudConvert

The steps to converting kindle to epub online is very simple. Just add kindle books (no drm) to online converters, choose “ePUB” as the target format, then click “Convert” to start the conversion. When the file is converted, you can download them to your computer.

Bear this in mind that online kindle to epub converters only handle drm-free kindle books.

Is converting a kindle books to epub format legal?

If your books are copyrighted, it is illegal to convert drmed kindle books to epub according to DMCA. Actually, should we convert kindle books to epub? It depends on you. Personally, I think it’s your right to read the books you buy on whatever device you want, if you don’t distribute them. Anyway, we can not always tell the law is correct or not.

Is it possible to convert a kindle book to a pdf?

Sure. Converting a kindle book to a pdf is exactly the same as converting a kindle book to a epub. So you can just follow the above methods to make it happen.

Does the Amazon kindle supports PDF and epub file?

No matter kindle app or kindle eReader, they both support pdf formats. But epub file is not supported by kindle natively. However, if you want to read ePub on kindle, you can convert epub to mobi or azw3 format.

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