calibre

Calibre is an open source e-book library management application that enables you to manage your e-book collection, convert e-books between different formats, synchronize with popular e-book reader devices, and read your e-books with the included viewer.

It acts as an e-library and also allows for format conversion, news feeds to e-book conversion, as well as e-book reader sync features and an integrated e-book viewer.

Calibre's features include: library management; format conversion (all major ebook formats); syncing to e-book reader devices; fetching news from the Web and converting it into ebook form; viewing many different e-book formats, giving you access to your book collection over the internet using just a browser.

Calibre 5.23 new features:

  • Annotations browser: Show highlight color in the preview panel. Closes tickets: 1934204

  • TXTZ format: Store type of text formatting in the metadata and use it automatically when converting from TXTZ

  • Edit metadata dialog: Allow holding Ctrl and clicking the item editor buttons to instead open the manage dialog. Closes tickets: 1934043

Bug fixes

  • Annotations browser: Fix searching for words in languages such as Chinese that do not have word delimiters not working. Closes tickets: 1929325

  • News download: Fix URLs with spaces in them not being downloaded since calibre 5.0

  • When searching for books by an author from the manage authors dialog, use exact matches. Closes tickets: 1933989

  • MOBI Output: Fix invalid color specification as plain numbers causing conversion to fail. Closes tickets: 1933797

  • MOBI Output: Fix invalid text indent specification causing conversion to fail. Closes tickets: 1933684

  • Linux: Drop the unmaintained dbus-python in favor of jeepney for DBUS

  • Edit book: Workaround for Qt bug that caused the panel sizes in the editor to not be remembered across sessions

Improved news sources

  • The Guardian and the Observer

  • National Geographic

  • Handelsblatt

  • Huffington Post

Download: Calibre 5.23 for Windows | Portable | Windows 64-bit | ~100.0 MB (Open Source)
Download: Calibre 5.23 for MacOS | 144.0 MB
Download: Calibre 5.23 for Linux
View: Calibre Home Page | Calibre Screenshot