Sigil 1.2.0


Sigil is a free, open source, multi-platform ebook editor. It is designed to edit books in ePub format (both ePub 2 and ePub 3). It also provides features for advanced users, like direct XHTML, CSS and XPGT editing. You can use it to add any of the metadata entries supported by the EPUB specification and create a hierarchical Table of Contents.

Sigil key features:

  • Free and open source software under GPLv3
  • Multi-platform: runs on Windows, Mac, and Linux (note Linux only receives limited support)
  • Full UTF-16 support
  • EPUB 2 spec support with limited EPUB 3 support
  • Multiple Views: Book View, Code View and Preview View
  • WYSIWYG editing in Book View
  • Complete control over directly editing EPUB syntax in Code View
  • Table of Contents generator with multi-level heading support
  • Metadata editor
  • User interface translated into many languages
  • Spell checking with default and user configurable dictionaries
  • Full Regular Expression (PCRE) support for Find & Replace
  • Supports import of EPUB and HTML files, images, and style sheets,
  • Documents can be validated for EPUB compliance with the integrated
  • All imported files have their formatting corrected, and your editing can be optionally cleaned
  • Plugins!

New Features (since the 1.1.0 release):

  • Provide a tweak setting to adjust drag distance for Windows & Linux

  • Added YesToAll and NoToAll options for replacing images via Add Existing...

  • Highdpi and uifont setting information is now available to Sigil's plugins

  • Add a Checkpoint feature to Sigil for fast versioned saves to git repositories

  • add ability to easily create a Checkpoint (stored via a local git repository)

  • add ability to see the changes between the current epub and any earlier Checkpoint

  • add ability to revert the entire epub back to an earlier Checkpoint

  • added ability to manage and delete Checkpoint repositories.

Bug Fixes (since the 1.1.0 release):

  • Fix cosmetic file name issue when aborts file rename edits in BookBrowser

  • Improve default drag-distance for BookBrowser for Windows & Linux

  • Reduce required drag distance for macOS

  • Fix index generation bug related to non-escaped text used in regular expressions

  • Fix bug that caused lost class attributes when marking words for an index

  • Guide to Landmark Semantic mappings have been extended to better cover "other.*" guide items

  • Changed the removeDir() routine to better deal with Windows delete file issues.

  • Updated Building on Windows docs

  • Updated Building on MacOS docs

  • Modified the codebase to use Ordered hashes/dictionaries throughout to prevent unneeded reordering in tag attribute order

Download: Sigil 1.2.0 (64-bit) | 78.4 MB (Open Source)
Links: Sigil Home Page | Other Operating Systems

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