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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You are losing out on amazing benefits because you are not a member. GetPage pageNum if err! Sign up using Email and Password. If you have a 64 bit distro, make sure you can execute 32 bits binaries. Unfortunately, their API documentation is next to useless: After opening the generated PDF file, I noticed an ugly blue square at the upper-left corner of each page:.
Just crack the copy protection? Decompiling Zinio app Zihio usually start with reversing the network API, but this time I changed the process and started with decompiling the app first, because trying to decrypt the files is way more fun.
Big Giveaway – Win prizes worth R3, The client calls the libraryService to download the list of all purchased issues, and then issueData is called for each of them in order to retrieve all the data necessary to download it. This looked like it would be a very quick game over for Zinio. I couldn’t even figure out where the downloaded issues reside in the filesystem. 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.
Use at your own risk. Each page apparently zjnio an useless annotation containing the page number.
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Now I’m considering renewing the subscription and looking at other interesting publications they may have, but that’s conditional to the following? Sign up or log in Sign up mavazines Google. Joined Nov 18, Messages 27, Decrypt keydataiv ; return CryptographicBuffer.
You can download it here. That was all I needed from the decompiled application.
Joined Mar 17, MessagesWelcome to Super User! DecryptPdfPassword value2value3instance. Server was also generating different IV each time, but magqzines should have affected only the ciphertext—password should have been the same each time. How do I do that? The server responds to this request with the following response:.
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Sign up using Facebook. But where are all these parameters coming from?
I created an account, purchased one magazine and downloaded their Windows desktop app from Microsoft Store. Thanks Bwana I’m thinking of going in that direction. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered.
There are a lot of parameters here, and all of them are required. The question is primarily about converting to an open format which this answer unfortunately doesn’t seem to address, unless I am missing something?