Calibre

Calibre 3.15.0

Calibre is a free and open source e-book library management application developed by users of e-books for users of e-books.

Freeware / Donate
Windows/macOS/Linux
66.0 MB
36,911
4.6 15 votes

It has a cornucopia of features divided into the following main categories:

  • Library Management
  • E-book conversion
  • Syncing to e-book reader devices
  • Downloading news from the web and converting it into e-book form
  • Comprehensive e-book viewer
  • Content server for online access to your book collection

What's New:

New features

  • Browser viewer: Allow customizing what information is displayed in the header and footer areas. Access Preferences from the viewer controls to change.
  • Add support for MTP devices on FreeBSD
  • ToC editor: Add more case changing operations to the right click menu
  • Content server: Redirect pre 2.x book URLs to new 3.x URLs via a JavaScript redirect
  • Content server: Allow opening entries in the book list in a new tab via middle click/right click
  • Add a tweak in Preferences->Tweaks to exclude some fields when using the Edit metadata->Copy/paste actions
  • Linux: Allow using calibre-tray.png in the calibre resources folder to override the system tray icon.

Bug fixes

  • Browser viewer: Fix goto next/previous section actions not working when the sections are in different individual HTML files.
  • Edit book/Book polishing: When compressing images and the compressed image is larger thant he original, use the original image.
  • PDF input: Fix conversion of multi-level PDF Outline causing duplicate entries in the Table of Contents.
  • Edit book: Fix incorrect EPUB 3 declarations being added to the OPF file when adding covers to an EPUB 2 book
  • Edit book: Fix backspace key un-indenting instead of deleting even when text is selected if the cursor is at the start of the line
  • Tag browser: Fix position not bing preserved when deleting books.
  • Edit Book: Use the cache directory rather than the temp directory to store working files. Hopefully prevents temp file cleaners from destroying books.
  • EPUB input: Handle books that erroneously set the mimetype for font files to text/plain
  • AZW3 input: Do not fail to process files with invalid internal flow references.
  • When updating plugins, do not show the dialog asking which toolbar to put the plugin, even if the user has removed the plugin for all toolbars.
  • Content server: Fix using the Clear logs button preventing the server from restarting until calibre itself is restarted.

Improved news sources

  • LA Times
  • Popular Science
  • Nikkei News

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