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Calibre 5.39.1 [Update]

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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 5.39 new features:

  • E-book viewer: Allow scrolling of the ToC, highlights, bookmarks, etc. with touch gestures. Closes tickets: 1963875
  • Edit metadata dialog: When using the change case operations if some text is selected, only operate on the selected text. Closes tickets: 1963822
  • Use atomic writes for the config files ensures no partial data is written in case of crash/powerloss. Closes tickets: 1964123

Bug fixes

  • 5.39.1 fixes a couple of regressions that broke case change in the Bulk metadata edit dialog and remembering column widths in the book list on some systems.

  • Content server: Fix reading of books with thousands of internal files not working in the Chrome browser. Closes tickets: 1964742
  • Catalog generation: Fix a rare crash when generating very large catalogs. Closes tickets: 1965182
  • Edit/Polish book: Fix hardcoded Unicode ligatures not being preserved in AZW3 format books
  • Fix automatic searches causing search box to lose focus when search as you type is enabled in Preferences->Searching. Closes tickets: 1963868
  • Edit book: Check book: Auto fix package identifier being empty. Closes tickets: 1963748
  • Amazon metadata download: Fix getting series info from amazon.jp. Closes tickets: 1963856
  • Edit book: Insert hyperlinks: When sorting anchors on elements without any text content, use the anchor itself
  • Edit book: Make the saved search panel freely resizable
  • Edit book: When dragging to select a region or adjust the selection fix mouse moving outside the image causing the region to no longer be adjusted

New news sources

  • Swarajya Magazine by unkn0wn
  • Open Magazine by unkn0wn

Improved news sources

  • India Legal Magazine
  • The Smithsonian
  • The Federalist

Download: Calibre 5.39.1 | Portable | Windows 32-bit | ~100.0 MB (Open Source)
Download: Calibre 5.39.1 for MacOS | 147.0 MB
Download: Calibre 5.39.1 for Linux
View: Calibre Home Page | Calibre Screenshot

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