I would like to turn off iCloud Drive. But I activated in iBooks iCloud Drive. Now I don't see any "official way" to export all MY books out of iCloud drive.

The only way I currently found is to use terminal and make a

cp ~/Library/Mobile\ Documents/ibooks~apple~com/ ~/Documents/MYbooks/

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You can always drag-and-drop your .epub and .pdf files from iBooks.app onto your Desktop or any other folder.

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  • Thanks @oa-, I was just to stupid to see this obvious Apple like solution! Many thanks Marcel
    – Marcel
    Commented May 29, 2017 at 19:12

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