Calibre 5.17.0


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 5.17.0 new features:

  • E-book viewer: Image popup: Allow dragging with the mouse to pan the image. Closes tickets: 1926484
  • Sort button: Allow selecting which columns are in the popup sort menu. Closes tickets: 1923724
  • E-book viewer: When suggesting a default bookmark title, use the name of the current chapter. Closes tickets: 1851908
  • E-book viewer: When searching the Table of Contents allow holding the Shift key to search backwards. Closes tickets: 1925038
  • E-book viewer: Add a shortcut Ctrl+0 to restore default font size. Closes tickets: 1925294

Bug fixes

  • Windows MTP driver: Rewrite parts of the driver in the hope of fixing some rare and hard to reproduce crashes
  • Windows MTP driver: Set modified and created times when putting files/folders on device. Also read modified time correctly.
  • Windows: E-book viewer: Fix switching away from viewer while in full screen and switching back causing some corruption until the page is scrolled. Closes tickets: 1918591
  • Fix a regression in the previous release that caused errors when editing empty date values. Closes tickets: 1925378
  • Get books: Update Gutenberg plugin for website changes
  • E-book viewer: The quick highlight button should replace the style of an existing highlight, when one is selected. Closes tickets: 1926518
  • Elide long items in the middle when showing the completion popup for tags, to make it easier to use with hierarchical tags. Closes tickets: 1925247
  • E-book viewer: Read aloud: Fix soft hyphens causing read aloud words to be broken up. Closes tickets: 1925988
  • E-book viewer: Right clicking when text is selected should extend the selection instead of doing nothing. Closes tickets: 1925390
  • Fix settings in the ToC Editor tool being forgotten when calibre is closed
  • DOCX Output: Fix conversion failing if the input document has missing images
  • Closes tickets: 1926025
  • Content server viewer: Fix mouse wheel scrolling not working on the box used to edit notes for highlights. Closes tickets: 1925961
  • E-book viewer: Fix read aloud word tracking in flow mode not very reliable
  • E-book viewer: Fix navigation shortcuts not working in Read aloud mode

Improved news sources

  • Barrons
  • Krebs On Security

Download: Calibre 5.17.0 for Windows | Portable | Windows 64-bit | ~100.0 MB (Open Source)
Download: Calibre 5.17.0 for MacOS | 144.0 MB
Download: Calibre 5.17.0 for Linux
View: Calibre Home Page | Calibre Screenshot

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