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A powerful and easy to use e-book manager

Calibre is a complete e-library solution. It includes library management, format conversion, news feeds to e-book conversion, e-book viewer and editor, and e-book reader sync features.

Calibre is primarily an e-book cataloging program. It manages your e-book collection for you. It is designed around the concept of the logical book, i.e. a single entry in the database that may correspond to e-books in several formats. It also supports conversion to and from a dozen different e-book formats.

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  1. Avatar photo Updates says:

    New version available -> calibre 7.1.0+ds-1~xtradeb1

       * New upstream release.
       * New features
        - Notes editor: When pasting HTML with images offer to download remote images
          in the pasted content
       * Bug fixes
        - Fix regression in 7.0 that broke restore of db from backups
        - Content server: Fix newly added books on homepage not restricted to the
          books the logged in user is allowed to access
        - [2044118] When starting in system tray do not flash the main window briefly
        - Notes editor: Fix spurious error message when saving a note that contains
          pasted HTML that refers to an image
        - [2043998] Fix a regression that caused the unknown/unset date to
          incorrectly be displayed/edited as a date in the year AD 101 in some
        - Comments editor: Fix data file links not working
        - Linux installer: Check that the user has installed. If
          not quit early with an error message asking them to install it
        - [2044408] LRF Output: Fix a regression in 7.0 that broke conversion to LRF
       * Improved recipes
        - Substack
       * New recipes
        - The World Ahead by unkn0wn
  2. Avatar photo Updates says:

    New version available -> calibre 6.29.0+ds-1~xtradeb3

       * New upstream release.
       * New features
        - [2038760] E-book viewer: Add a command line flag --new-instance to force
          the viewer to open a new window even if the option to always use a single
          viewer window is set
        - [2038862] E-book viewer: Image popup: Add a checkbox to remember the last
          used zoom level
       * Bug fixes
        - [2039336] Annotations browser: Fix exporting highlights in markdown not
          including all chapter titles for books with only a single highlight per
          chapter or a multi level ToC
        - [2038747] E-book viewer: Fix a regression that could cause the viewer to
          enter an infinite loop when displaying the result of a search that has
          only one match that is not found
        - [2038747] E-book viewer: Fix the occasional search result being marked as
          not found even though it is found
        - [2039474] TXTZ Output plugin: Only keep images if the text format is one
          that can reference images
        - [2038848] TXTZ Output: Fix cover not being properly identified in the
          generated TXTZ metadata
        - [2038575] FB2 Input: Fix the "Annotations" section not showing up in the
          Table of Contents
        - [2039395] Linux: Content server: Do not call listen on pre-activated
        - Fix sort order of similarly-named hierarchical categories
        - [2038778] Fix a regression that broke reading of covers from HTMLZ and
          TXTZ files
       * Improved recipes
        - Wall Street Journal
        - Scientific American
        - 1843
        - Financial Times
        - Spectator Magazine
        - El Diplo
        - Wasshington Post
        - national Geographic
       * New recipes
        - Project Syndicate, and Newslaundry by unkn0wn
  3. Avatar photo Updates says:

    New version available -> calibre 6.28.1+ds-1~xtradeb1

       * New upstream release.
       * New features
        - Edit book: Show full path to book being edited in the status bar
        - Edit book: When adding dictionaries allow directly a LibreOffice adding
          the dictionary just by choosing the language
        - Edit book: When saving a copy add some convenience actions to edit the
          copy immediately either in the current editor window or a new window
        - E-book viewer: Highlights panel: Allow right clicking to export only
          selected highlights
       * Bug fixes
        - [2034900] Edit book: Fix a regression in the previous release that caused
          Text search to sometimes not select matches correctly
        - [2037198] Edit book: When copying files do it in order so that the files
          are pasted in the same order when pasting into another editor instance
        - Edit book: Fix smart tag insert not working correctly if the selected text
          starts with the closing angle bracket of a tag
        - [2038238] Save to disk: Do not limit the total path length to 240
          characters on non-Windows platforms
        - [2037898] Fix incorrect cover for AZW3 version of calibre User Manual
        - [2029723] Content server: Change formatting of book details to match new
          de-emphasized titles based formatting in the main calibre program
        - PDF metadata: Fix a regression that broke updating metadata in PDF files
          without an /Info dictionary
        - NOOK driver: For the Glowlight 2023 write the calibre metadata files into
          the NOOK sub-folder as the firmware does not allow writing files into the
          root folder
        - NOOK driver: Fix Glowlight 2023 not being detected on Linux and macOS
        - [2037454] E-book viewer: Make CFI calculation more robust especially on
          pages with very little content
        - [2037543] E-book viewer: Workaround bug in Chromium where
          getBoundingClientRect() fails sometimes leading to incorrect calculation
          of anchor positions
        - [2037237] Fix errors caused by .DS_Store files inserted into the .caltrash
          directory on macOS if the user happens to open .caltrash in Finder
        - Version 6.28.1 fixes a regression in 6.28.0 that could cause errors when
          merging some book records in calibre
       * Improved recipes
        - National Geographic
        - Bloomberg
        - Endgadget
        - Times of India
        - Horizons
       * New recipes
        - Business Standard Print Edition by unkn0wn
  4. Avatar photo Updates says:

    New version available -> calibre 6.27.0+ds-1~xtradeb1

       * New upstream release.
       * New features
        - [2034954] Kobo driver: Support updated firmware
        - Nook driver: Add support for Nook Glowlight Plus 2023
        - Data files manager: Allow drag and drop of files onto the list of files to
          add new files
        - [2036266] Support 7z archives in addition to ZIP and RAR for automatic
          ebook extraction when adding to calibre
        - Linux/macOS: Fix detection of the Kindle Scribe with MTP firmware
        - [2034760] E-book viewer: Allow clearing list of recently opened books from
          the open button's popup menu itself
        - [2034905] E-book viewer: Add a link to show the currently viewed book in
          the calibre library (Go to->Metadata in the viewer controls to access it)
       * Bug fixes
        - [2034999] Book information dialog: Fix a regression that caused incorrect
          color for titles in dark mode
        - [2034977] E-book viewer: Fix searching does not jump to first match if all
          matches are before current position in book
        - [2035579] EPUB Output: Fix duplicated title page entry in spine for books
          that define a title page that ends up getting split
        - Allow for-light/dark-theme icon overrides to work for plugin icons placed
          by the user in the override folder
        - [2035338] PDF Output: Fix background image + text not rendering correctly
          if the same background image is used with different text multiple times
        - [2034968] E-book viewer: Fix section titles in highlights panel being
          incorrectly expanded to full titles when the section has multiple
        - [2035039] Prevent Quickview window from opening in the background
        - [2034900] Edit book: Fix a regression in the previous release that caused
          an error when doing text based searches
       * Improved recipes
        - Ambito
        - Financial Times
        - USA Today
       * New recipes
        - Times of India Print Edition by unkn0wn
        - Hindu Feeds based by unkn0wn
        - Australian Financial Review by unkn0wn
  5. Avatar photo Updates says:

    New version available -> calibre 6.26.0+ds-1~xtradeb1

       * New upstream release.
       * New features
        - MTP driver: Support the new Kindle Scribe firmware that causes it to act
          as an MTP device instead of USB disk. Add "Documents" to the list of
          default folders to send books to
        - E-book viewer: Add a new option under scrolling behavior to control
          horizontal mouse wheel events jumping to next section
        - Allow full customization of Book details styling via Preferences->Look &
          feel->Book details
       * Bug fixes
        - [2023046] Get books: Update plugin for website changes
        - Edit book: Fix searching for non-BMP unicode characters highlighting only
          half the character
        - [2034075] E-book viewer: Fix displaying more than one page per screen
          causing page layout to be slightly wrong for some books
        - [2034404] E-book viewer: Fix clicking on links with empty destinations
          hanging the viewer
        - [2033981] E-book viewer: Fix modifying, then jumping to and then modifying
          the highlight again from the highlights panel causing the highlight to be
        - [2033205] E-book viewer: Fix indication of current section in Table of
          Contents sometimes wrong after changing font size
        - [2033530] E-book viewer/Content server: Disallow browser native context
          menu when right clicking in sandboxed iframes
        - MTP driver: Ignore top level folders whose names start with a leading dot
          Also ignore AppleDouble files, top level system and fonts folders and sdr
          folders on Kindle devices
        - [2033074] FB2 Input: use the 

    tag for paragraphs that don't contain other block content - [2033118] E-book viewer: Fix clicking on the back/forward buttons not working in some situations - [2032974] E-book viewer: Fix scrolling to Table of Contents items that are within a single internal file not activating the back button - [2032694] E-book viewer: Fix changing the sans-serif font without also changing the monospaced font not working * Improved recipes - National Geographic - Sportstar - Bangkok Post - MIT Technology Review - Bloomberg - Economic Times India - Firstpost * New recipes - Nikkei Asia (Magazine) and Espresso by unkn0w7n

  6. Avatar photo Updates says:

    New version available -> calibre 6.25.0-1~xtradeb1

       * New upstream release.
       * New features
        - [2029723] Book details panel: De-emphasize titles making the actual data
          stand out more
        - Allow using the new manage data files dialog from within the edit metadata
        - [2030342] Trash dialog: Allow right clicking on an entry to save it to disk
        - [2027794] When merging books by drag-and-drop add an option to use the
          dragged cover instead of the cover in the target book
        - [2031571] Create catalog: Add buttons to easily select all/non/visible
          fields when creating CSV/XML catalogs
        - [2031570] Preferences->Add your own columns: Add buttons to show/hide all
       * Bug fixes
        - [2031341] Fix a regression in the previous release that broke parsing of
          some ISO-8601 timestamps
        - [2030671] E-book viewer: Mouse wheel horizontal events should jump sections
          not internal file boundaries
        - [2031569] Fix Preferences->Add your own columns changing check state on
          moving columns
        - Get books: update various Polish e-book stores for website changes
        - [2029521] E-book viewer: Fix CFI parsing of numbers with trailing zeros
          causing some bookmarks to not work
        - [2029521] E-book viewer: Show an error when creating a bookmark if the
          bookmark position is not found
        - [2031047] CBR Input: Fix comics with extremely long internal filenames not
          working on Windows
        - Edit book: Saved searches: Fix incorrect import in generated source code
          for some builtin functions
        - Data file manager: Fix errors on systems with larger font sizes
       * Improved recipes
        - Bloomberg
        - Focus
        - Epoch Times
        - Hindu
        - Business Today
        - NYTimes
       * New recipes
        - The Oldie by Sophist
        - Various new Russian and Ukrainian news sources
  7. Avatar photo Updates says:

    New version available -> calibre 6.24.0-1~xtradeb1

       * New upstream release.
       * New features
        - [2023509] Easily manage the extra data files associated with a book by
          right clicking the edit metadata button and choose "Manage data files"
        - [2028216] Content server: Full text search: Allow searching a restricted
          subset of books
        - [2029014] E-book viewer: Allow clicking on calibre:// URLs
        - [2027727] Support fuzzier searching in the Tag browser find allowing
          unaccented characters to match accented ones
       * Bug fixes
        - [2028404] DOCX conversion: Preserve underline style and color
        - Fix incorrect sorting of device view after some operations
        - [2023737] Fix visit content server in browser not working when the content
          server is configured to listen on an IPv6 interface
        - [2028019] Fix one hour offset in some timezones on Windows for dates before
        - [2027763] Windows: HTML Input: Fix error when trying to add HTML files with
          links to other files that are invalid pathnames
        - Get books: Update various Polish language book stores for website changes
       * Improved recipes
        - Epoch Times
        - Business Standard
        - Tagesspiegel
        - Bloomberg Business Week
        - MIT Technology Review
        - Live Mint
        - Private Eye
       * New recipes
        - The New Republic Magazine by ping
        - Inc42 by unkn0w7n
  8. Avatar photo Updates says:

    New version available -> calibre 6.23.0-1~xtradeb1

       * New upstream release.
       * New features
        - [2025942] PDF Output: Add an option to discard the book cover instead of
          inserting it as the first page of the PDF
        - [2025333] Content server: Allow opening the book details page for a
          matches book from the Full text search results page
       * Bug fixes
        - Windows: Fix empty data folder getting created in directory calibre is
          launched from when changing title/author for a book with an existing data
        - [2026795] LIT Output: Fix error converting anything to LIT on Windows
        - Ignore failures to expire old trash during startup
        - [2025786] Amazon metadata download: Fix retrieval of publisher information
       * Improved recipes
        - Guardian & Observer
        - Washington Post
        - Private Eye
        - Associated Press
        - New recipes
        - ThePressProject by Sotiris Papatheodorou
  9. Avatar photo Updates says:

    New version available -> calibre 6.22.0-1~xtradeb1

       * New upstream release.
       * New features
        - Kobo driver: Add support for newest firmware
        - [2023604] Trash bin: Allow setting removed books to be permanently deleted
          on library close
        - Windows: Nicer error message when file/folder is locked in another program
       * Bug fixes
        - PDF Output: Fix regression that caused large slowdowns when converting
          books with lots of internal HTML files to PDF
        - [2024139] CHM Input: Fix ToC entries that use fragments not supported
        - E-book viewer: Fix searching for text next to hidden text not scrolling to
          the match
        - [2024375] E-book viewer: Fix selection popup not showing for some books on
          some platforms when the selection is in the top line
        - [2024433] DOCX Output: Fix multiple SVG images in the input document
          causing all the SVG images in the output to be just one of the input images
        - [2023943] MOBI Input: Ignore another form of corruption in trailing bytes
       * Improved recipes
        - Foreign Affairs
        - Nature
        - Bloomberg
        - LiveMint
        - Hindu and Hindu Business Line
        - Deautsche Welle
        - Horizons
        - Indian Express
        - Psych
        - Harper's Magazine
       * New recipes
        - Radio Canada by quatorze
        - Deutschland Funk by Armin Geller
  10. Avatar photo Updates says:

    New version available -> calibre 6.21.0-1~xtradeb1

       * New upstream release.
       * new features
        - DOCX Output: Add support for SVG images
          Now the generated DOCX will contain both the rasterized version of the SVG
          image and the original SVG image as the preferred source, which is
          supported by modern versions of Word.
        - [2023367] E-book viewer: Allow configuring the actions triggered by touch
        - DOCX Input: Add support for SVG images
       * bug fixes
        - Windows: Fix a regression in the previous release that could cause files
          to be deleted if one of the files/folders was open in another program
          while changing title/author in calibre
        - [2023395] macOS: Fix extra dock icons visible when doing a job using Qt
          WebEngine such as converting to PDF or searching in Get books
        - [2023476] macOS and Linux: Fix an error when changing metadata or deleting
          books whose files are owned by another user
        - [2023377] CHM Input: Yet another regression opening CHM files with missing
          internal files on windows
        - [2023431] CHM Input: Resolve absolute links to resource files from the
          root of the CHM file
       * improved recipes
        - Guardian & Observer
        - Harper's Magazine Print recipe
        - Live Mint
       * new recipes
        - The India Forum by unkn0wn
  11. Avatar photo Updates says:

    New version available -> calibre 6.20.0-1~xtradeb1

       * New upstream release.
       * bug fixes
        - [2021413] CHM Input: Fix a regression in the previous release that broke
          conversion of CHM files
        - Windows: Make moving files in the calibre library folder more robust,
          locking folders in addition to files, before the start of the move
        - [2023046] Get books: Update Barnes and Noble store plugin for website
        - [2023189] Kindle output: Only re-encode JPEG images with EXIF metadata if
          the metadata contains actual transpose operations
        - [2023041] PDF Output: Fix error when input document contains multiple
          instances of a font some with vertical metrics and some without
        - PDF Output: Fix using CSS Multicolumns for body causing conversion to fail
          when header/footer is specified
        - [2022035] MOBI Input: Fix a crash when converting some corrupted palmdoc
          compressed MOBI files
        - [2021554] E-book viewer: Ensure CSS stylesheets are interpreted as UTF-8
       * improved recipes
        - Foreign Affairs
       * new recipes
        - Prospect Magazine UK (Free) by ping
  12. Avatar photo Updates says:

    New version available -> calibre 6.19.1-1~xtradeb1

       * New upstream release.
       * new features
        - HTML Input: Restrict adding of resources like images to only files within
          the folder hierarchy starting at the parent folder of the root HTML file
          Can be controlled by customizing the HTML to Zip plugin in
          Preferences->Plugins or the --allow-local-files-outside-root option to the
          ebook-convert command
       * bug fixes
        - PDF Output: Fix regression in previous release causing non-English entries
          to be incorrectly encoded into the PDF bookmarks
        - PDF Output: Fix regression in previous release that caused blank pages
          when generating headers or footers
        - [2021367] Book list: Fix editing-in-place not pre-selecting existing text
          for some column types
        - metadata download: Update for site changes
        - PDF Output: Set /Creator and /Producer in /Info
        - [2020906] Fix row height incorrect in Manage category dialog when blank
        - [2021452] 6.19.1 fixes a bug in 6.19.0 that broke the edit metadata dialog
       * from 6.18.1
       * new features
        - [2020603] Cover download: Allowing saving alternate covers to disk or in
          the book's data folder by right clicking on the cover
        - [2020237] Content server: Allow disabling full text search via the web
        - [2020233] When sending books to the device confirm the overwrite if the
          book already exists on the device
        - E-book viewer: Handle horizontal wheel events as section jumps in paged
        - Comic Input: When grayscaling comic images use 16bit gray instead of 8bit
          for better fidelity
          When using the PNG format for images this results in larger files but with
          better grayscaling fidelity.
        - Add a new option in Preferences->Searching to disable keyboard searching
          in book list (i.e. you can turn off the behavior that pressing a key will
          jump to the first book whose title starts with that letter)
        - [2018423] Manage categories dialog: Use alternating row colors and allow
          adjusting row height
        - Allow assigning a keyboard shortcut in Preferences->Shortcuts to open the
          data folder of a book
        - Various improvements to syntax highlighting for the Markdown long text
       * bug fixes
        - [2018025] Fix a regression in 6.16 that broke restoring of the database
        - Tag browser: Fix using F2 to edit items not allowing completion
        - Book details: Fix formatting of text when copying all book details in
          narrow mode
        - Book details: Fix copy all not respecting line breaks in fields
        - [2018660] Fix a regression in previous release that broke scrolling when
          using the scroll_per_row tweak
        - [2018548] Fix a regression in the previous release that broke the category
          manager dialog in some situations
        - 6.18.1 fixes a regression that broke setting metadata and generating PDF
          files in the macOS and Linux binary builds
       * improved recipes
        - NYTimes
        - Economist
        - Washington Post
        - Irish Independent and Irish Times
        - Live Mint
        - Psych
        - Hindu
       * new recipes
        - Irish Times Free by unkn0wn
        - and El Confidencial by Hugo Meza
  13. Avatar photo Updates says:

    New version available -> calibre 6.17.0-1~xtradeb1

       * New upstream release.
       * new features
        - Font subsetting: Add support for WOFF format fonts and CID keyed fonts.
          Also further reduce file sizes when subsetting
        - Book details: Show a link to open the data files folder when data files
          are present
        - Template language: Add various functions to query the extra files
          associated with a book
        - [2017195] Edit book: Compress images: Support compression of images in the
          WEBP format as well
        - Comments editor: Add buttons to create links to data files and also to
          folders easily when inserting a link
        - Allow displaying the id, formats and path builtin columns via
          Preferences->Add your own columns
        - Add a tweak in Preferences->Tweaks to allow for changing the titles of
          builtin columns
        - [2017232] Trash bin: Add a button to clear the bin
        - Metadata editor: Use a dedicated editor with preview for custom columns
          that store markdown formatted text
       * bug fixes
        - Fix a regression in the previous release that could result in empty author
          folders remaining in the library when the author of a book is changed
        - [2017373] Fix the data files associated with a book not being handled when
          using the Merge books and Copy to library functions
        - Fix a regression in the previous release that broke some operations in the
          Manage tags/authors/etc. dialogs
        - [2017217] Ensure metadata.opf is always written when deleting book even if
          it is not sequenced for backup
       * improved recipes
        - Scientific American
  14. Avatar photo Updates says:

    New version available -> calibre 6.16.0-1~xtradeb1lunar1

       * Rebuild for lunar
  15. Avatar photo Updates says:

    New version available -> calibre 5.11.0-1~xtradeb1

    * New upstream release.
    – New features
    – [1912958] Edit book: Add a tool to split the tag at the current cursor position, creating a new tag with the same style and class attributes.
    To add the tool go to the Toolbars section in the editor preferences
    – [1911107] E-book viewer: Show the URL when hovering over external links
    – E-book viewer: Redesign the reference mode to also work on touch screens without a mouse. Now in reference mode paragraph numbers are displayed for all paragraphs
    – Edit book: Allow Ctrl-clicking on class names to jump to the first style rule that matches the tag and class
    – Content server: When browsing highlights for a book allow selecting multiple highlights to delete or export quickly
    – [1912954] Allow creating keyboard shortcuts to copy show and view URLs for selected books to clipboard
    – calibredb: Add a timeout option to control the timeout when connecting to the calibre server
    – Bug fixes
    – [1913854] Content server: Fix dragging selection handles not working in Safari
    – [1915303] E-book viewer: Fix links with a href of “#” not working
    – E-book viewer: Hide the controls when clicking the back or forward buttons
    – [1914921] E-book viewer: When jumping to a highlight using the highlights panel, the back button should return to position before jump
    – [1914157] E-book viewer: Fix incorrect tooltip when hovering over a section title in the search results list
    – HTMLZ Output: Fix a regression in calibre 5 that broke creating HTMLZ documents when using the option to place CSS inline
    – Improved recipes
    – Endgadget

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