Apple and ebooks: iBookstore DRM and how to remove it

I will be very grateful when someone picks up this banner and provides a NEW {2015} way to remove Apple’s Fairplay DRM from .epub ibooks., Or instead of fighting what consumer WANTS Apple will publish iTunes through Google Play for Android devices. Despite what many seem to assume. Some people DO refrain from using Apple’s hardware. This has zero to do with piracy and everything to do with consumers being able to read books they ‘purchased” on whatever device they want.

Apprentice Alf’s Blog

Last updated on 22nd March, 2013

Requiem — Stripping DRM from Apple’s iBookstore Ebooks

Ebooks from Apple’s iBookstore are usually encrypted with Apple’s own Fairplay DRM scheme.

The only tool that removes Apple’s DRM is Requiem by Brahms. Requiem is not included in the main tools archive, and is separately maintained by its author, Brahms.

Version 4.x works with iTunes 10.6 and above, Windows and Mac OS X, but no longer removes DRM from iBooks.

The latest version to remove DRM from iBooks is 3.3.6 and works with iTunes 10.5.x, Windows and Mac OS X.

Requiem has a Tor website: http://tag3ulp55xczs3pn.onion. To reach the site using Tor, you will need to install Tor ( If you’re willing to sacrifice your anonymity, you can use the regular web with tor2web. Just go to

Alternatively, you can download it from these download links:

Requiem 3.3.6 for Windows:

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