Sigil 1.9.20


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!

Sigil 1.9.20 changelog:

Bug Fixes

  • double width of new Find Replace icons to make them easier to access
  • improve new Find Replace icon tooltips to be include short name on top
  • fix bug that caused file rename changes to fail when updating smil
  • Metadata Editor will now strip out unneeded xmlns:dc attributes on dc tags
  • Metadata Editor is now more robust to language codes that have incorrect case in the metadata
  • clarify Create HTML ToC menu entry works from existing ToC
  • prevent indavertent "" chars be treated like escapes when updating metadata
  • fix MetaEditor nit of not auto adding "aut" role to Author metadata for epub2
  • make Spellcheck Editor count align column numerically (right)

New Features

  • add ability for a user-template*.xhtml and user-template*.css be read from Sigil Prefs to create new empty xhtml and css files

  • updated to very latest MathJax version 3.2.2 for mathml support in Preview

  • add ability to cycle through 2 different custom stylesheets (and none at all) for use with Preview

Download: Sigil 64-bit | Sigil 32-bit ~80.0 MB (Open Source)
Download: Sigil for Windows 7 | 70.6 MB
Links: Sigil Home Page | Other Operating Systems

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