I want to subscribe to zinio and convert the mags to pdf, is there an app to do it?. Download & install the AIR reader for Linux (discontinued as of today, but you can install an old version). Download & install the Zinio reader. My local library has an account with Zinio, and it’s pretty awesome. The user interface leaves a lot to be desired, but it still gets the job.

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Unfortunately, their API documentation is next to useless: Email Required, but never shown. Obviously, by trying each available method until the program compiles! It was easy to verify their claims. This function tells us that the PDF password is encrypted with AES-CBC using the bit key derived from parameters called deviceId and uuid initialization vector is passed via cipher parameter.

My local library has an account with Zinio, and it’s pretty awesome.

Removing Zinio DRM

Of course this takes away some of the searching functionality, but it works. You might remember that I had similar problem with annotations beforebut this time they were much more obtrusive; I had to find a way to remove them. Decrypt keydataiv ; return CryptographicBuffer. But where are all these parameters coming from? Maybe the exort was that I decompiled the. That was not the case when I ran my code: Free sample magazines can be obtained here.


PDF file itself is a collection of objects, so there might be a way to find annotations by name and set their values to null or something like that?

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There are a lot of parameters here, and all of them are required. Zinio app targets both Windows 8.

Removing Zinio DRM

This part of the process was straightforward. Submit a new text post. This works quite well for me.

Bibliotik is down rn though so no luck for you. That worried me a little, because if the password was same for all the magazines, my program would allow users to download every available magazine for free, which was not my goal.

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AddPage page if err! If you have a 64 bit distro, make sure you can execute 32 bits binaries. That meant my decryption key was ot. This time I used dnSpywhich is my new favorite tool for decompiling.


I was hoping that the library could also remove annotations. Welcome to Super User!

After opening the generated PDF file, I noticed an ugly blue square at the upper-left corner of each page:. Recently I was cleaning my phone internal storage and noticed that my magazine downloads were stored as password protected PDF files. Such exprt huge number of magazines instantly made them into a potential target for a DRM removal tool.

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The reader can be downloaded here. Each request and response are self-contained XML documents, without custom HTTP status codes and headers; that made my job even simpler.

Server was also generating different IV each time, but that should have affected only the ciphertext—password should have been the same each time.