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Sigil 2.1.0 - EPUB editor


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 2.1.0 changelog:

New Features

  • assign menu accelerators P - &Plugins, and K - Chec&kpoints (thank you BeckyEbook)
  • add ability to change keyboard focus using keyboard shortcuts or menus to BookBrowser, Preview, CodeView, ClipsWindow, and TableOfContents Windows
  • preserve Media Overlay Active Classes when deleting unused classes
  • Goto Link Or Style (or Ctrl-Clicking on a class will now search selectors with combinators if nothing found in normal css classes
  • update to a newer Spanish hunspell dictionary
  • overhaul of Building on Linux documentation
  • update 3rdparty zlib to version 1.3.1 for security and other bug fixes
  • update 3rdparty pcre2 to version 10.43 for security and other bug fixes
  • update to Qt 6.6.2 for security fixes, accessibility improvements
  • allow cancelling of Save if mend on save set and not well formed
  • Windows users can now set the SIGIL_USE_FREETYPE_FONTENGINE environment variable to more fully support woff and woff2 fonts

Bug Fixes

  • multiple bug fixes from Qt 6.6.2 such as the transient child window resize bug on Windows, etc
  • fix QuickParser bug when parsing attribute names not properly ignoring all legal whitespace
  • make OPF parsing robust to alternative whitespace usage as well
  • fix creation of thumbnails of svg images in SelectFiles and Image Report for macOS
  • fix svg rendering in QtSvg by filtering out desc and title tags inside text tags pre-rendering
  • fix Python plugin to better handle svg mixed case tag names
  • better handle cancelling out of plugins prior to their completion
  • better handle Guide/Landmark title translations (thank you BeckyEbook)
  • clean up cmake and build warnings
  • fix crash on Windows when using woff/woff2 fonts

Download: Sigil 2.1.0 | 119.0 MB (Open Source)
Links: Sigil Home Page | Other Operating Systems

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