I couldn’t find any existing tool that could convert Zinio magazines into PDF (or any other format), so I assumed they had some complicated. Download & install the AIR reader for Linux (discontinued as of today, but you can install an old version). Download & install the Zinio reader. I want to subscribe to zinio and convert the mags to pdf, is there an app to do it?.
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Each request and response are self-contained XML documents, without custom HTTP status codes and headers; that made my job even simpler.
How do I do that? Post as a guest Name. I discovered an interesting type called PdfObjectDictionary.
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? OK start reading here Zibio, their API documentation is next to useless: Here are the most important lines of the ParsePackingList function:.
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Zinio does not provide publication files in PDF format. I was hoping that the library could also remove annotations.
My final code looked like this:. Now I’m considering renewing the subscription and looking at other interesting publications they may have, but that’s conditional to the following?
You will have to register with an e-mail. I created an account, purchased one magazine and downloaded their Windows desktop app from Microsoft Store. 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.
AddPage page if err! How to get the PdfObject out of the PdfPage?
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After opening the generated PDF file, I noticed an ugly blue square at the upper-left corner of each page:. Email Required, but never shown.
Items 1 and 2 got a thumbs up already. Sign up using Facebook. Someone sent me an email a few weeks ago asking me if my Future plc downloader could also download Zinio magazines.
Such a huge number of magazines instantly made them into a potential target for a DRM removal tool. Thanks Bwana I’m thinking of going in that direction. But what about the remaining parameters, deviceId and uuid?
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Using EverythingI quickly found the folder containing zibio issue I just downloaded:. EddieLowmax New Member Mar 11, I searched online for ages but couldn’t find anything.
But where are all these parameters coming from? Finally, after dozens of unsuccessful attempts, an idea came to my mind: Joined Mar 17, MessagesThe offline Linux reader, from what I can see, even works as magazlnes as the Windows one. The server responds to this request with the following response:. Welcome to Super User! Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered.