Calibre 5.3.0


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 5.3 new features:

  • Tag browser: When grouping items by first letter if adjacent letters have few entries combine them into a single group.

  • Can be controlled via an option in Preferences->Look & fee->Tag browser to combine 'first letters' together if there are a small number of items under adjacent letters

  • Viewer: Allow displaying the current page / total pages in the header/footer. Useful in paged mode to see exactly how many pages are left. Closes tickets: 1899163

  • Viewer search panel: Show more result context in a tooltip when hovering over a search result. Closes tickets: 1899834

  • DOCX Input: Add support for Word controls used to rotate or flip images

  • Only works with output formats such as EPUB that support CSS transforms

  • Viewer image pop-up: Allow maximizing/minimizing the window. Closes tickets: 1899762

  • Edit metadata dialog: Use only a single line for custom column date fields

  • Add an item to search for categories to the category editor context menu. Closes tickets: 1899341

  • Category editor: Add a right click menu to change case of the selected entries. Closes tickets: 1899316

Bug fixes:

  • Fix a regression in 5.0 that caused performance of dialogs that contain title/series/tags edit fields to be very poor with large libraries. Closes tickets: 1898221

  • Fix a regression in 5.0 that caused some pop-up menus to appear on the wrong monitor in multi-monitor setups

  • macOS: Fix a long standing bug that prevented drag and drop of multiple items

  • Windows: Fix a regression that broke scanning for default programs for the Open with action

  • Windows: Fix a regression in 5.0 causing some MOBI files with non-BMP characters not being processed correctly. Closes tickets: 1898894

  • E-book viewer: Fix scrolling past the end of chapter boundaries not working in books that have negative margins

  • Edit metadata dialog: fix incorrect rendering of custom column names that start with emoji. Closes tickets: 1899466

  • Quickview: Fix nothing shown after clearing the search. Closes tickets: 1899318

  • Dark mode: Fix radio buttons having no outline. Closes tickets: 1900022

  • Annotations browser: When showing a book in the calibre library that is not currently visible, display an error. Closes tickets: 1900066

New news sources:

  • Deutsche Welle by VoHe

Improved news sources:

  • Reuters

Download: Calibre 5.3.0 for Windows | Portable | Windows 64-bit | ~100.0 MB (Open Source)
Download: Calibre 5.3.0 for MacOS | 141.0 MB
Download: Calibre 5.3.0 for Linux
View: Calibre Home Page | Calibre Screenshot

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