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Calibre 6.8

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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 6.8.0 new features:

  • Allow customizing the buttons available to the right of the search bar in the main calibre window via Preferences->Toolbars & menus->The buttons on the searchbar

  • Book details panel: Allow adjusting the space used by the cover with a splitter

  • Make splitter handles more visible in the calibre UI style

  • When sending by email to kindle dont include the author in the filename as amazon is currently reading the author from the file metadata but not the title

Bug fixes

  • Book list: Fix incorrect rendering of yes/no icons when they are configured to have only two values
  • Nook driver: Send books to the NOOK folder for the 2021 Nook model as well
  • Improve performance in very large libraries of various UI operations such as right clicking, marking books, etc.
  • Fix edit metadata dialog not remembering its position and improve how calibre restores window position and size on multi-monitor systems
  • Conversion: Fix CSS styles applied to SVG elements being discarded
  • EPUB Input: Fix empty adobe page number template file causing conversion to fail
  • E-book viewer: Fix rendering of comments in metadata display when using a dark color scheme
  • AZW3 Input: Fix svg images that use a prefix for the SVG namespace not being recognized
  • Edit book: Fix double clicking in the see what changed dialog not opening the file in the editor since calibre 6.0
  • Edit book: Fix modified indicator on images not working correctly when replacing the image
  • Amazon metadata download: Adapt the plugin for website changes

New news sources

  • Fifty Two by unkn0wn
  • Bloomberg and Bloomberg Business Week by unkn0wn

Improved news sources

  • Army and Navy Times

  • eenadu_ap

  • Handelsblatt

Download: Calibre 6.8.0 | Portable | ~100.0 MB (Open Source)
Download: Calibre 6.8.0 for MacOS | 276.0 MB
Download: Calibre 6.8.0 for Linux
View: Calibre Home Page | Calibre Screenshot

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