Calibre 4.17


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 4.17 new features:

  • Add a workaround for Amazon destroying cover thumbnails on e-ink Kindles. For books sent with this release of calibre, reconnecting the Kindle to calibre after the cover has been destroyed will restore it automatically

  • Viewer: Group search results by section

  • Viewer: When the search results panel is expanded, show more context

  • Tag browser: Add options in Preferences->Look & feel->Tag browser to hide empty categories and also to have the Find in the Tag browser show all matches instead of jumping from match to match.

  • Tag browser: The Find function for searching for items in the Tag browser can now do exact matching by using = as a prefix.

  • Manage tags/authors/etc dialogs: Allow searching and filtering the list of items. Closes tickets: 1879134

  • Book details panel contenxt menu: Add an action to open the Book details window. Closes tickets: 1878768

  • Viewer: Add Next and Previous buttons in the bookmarks panel. Closes tickets: 1878691

  • Conversion: Change the default white-space CSS for < pre > tags to pre-wrap as this suits ebooks better

Bug fixes

  • Edit Book: Fix default CSS template not quoting the charset, causing Check book to complain about the CSS. Closes tickets: 1879618

  • Fix a regression in the previous release that broke the losslessly compress images tool when the image filenames had upper case characters on Windows. Closes tickets: 1879313

  • Fix a regression that broke drag and drop of images from browsers to the book details panel on some platforms. Closes tickets: 1879120

  • FB2 metadata: Fix setting dates before 1900 failing

  • Fix Bookeen Diva HD not being detected. Closes tickets: 1877965

Improved news sources:

  • How To Geek

  • Tagespost by Pat Stapleton

  • ABC News

New news sources:

  • Independent Australia by Pat Stapelton

Download: Calibre 4.17 for Windows | Portable | Windows 64-bit | ~100.0 MB (Open Source)
Download: Calibre 4.17 for MacOS | 154.0 MB
Download: Calibre 4.17 for Linux
View: Calibre Home Page | Calibre Screenshot

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