Calibre

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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 6.9.0+dfsg-1~xtradeb2

    Changes:
       * New upstream release.
       * new features
        - E-book viewer: When exporting highlights as plain text include titles from
          chapters at all levels not just the first level
        - Edit book: Reports: Show the number of words per file in the Files section
          of the report
        - Windows builds: sign DLLs in addition to EXEs to make Microsoft's new
          "Smart App Control" tool happy
        - Sending by email: When adding comments also add series
        - [1990730] Nook driver: Put files in NOOK/Books instead of NOOK/My Files on
          recent nook devices so they are all listed in one place in the NOOK UI
        - calibredb list: Allow using a template as one of the returned fields
        - Tag browser: Add context menu action to turn on/off sub-categorization for
          a category
       * bug fixes
        - [1996802] Merging books: Fix title sort not being updated when the title is
          updated
        - Content server viewer: Fix incorrect sorting of highlights in the same
          paragraph
        - Content server viewer: When exporting highlights as text include chapter
          titles
        - Improve rendering of the separator handle dots introduced in the previous
          release
        - Edit book: Fix regression in previous release causing applying any
          container update marking all open image editors as modified
        - Fix a regression in the previous release that caused copying book details
          to clipboard to use unix line endings on windows
       * improved recipes
        - Bloomberg
        - The Globe and Mail
        - Spectator Magazine
        - The New York Times
        - The Hindu
        - MIT Technology Review
    
  2. Avatar photo Updates says:

    New version available -> calibre 6.8.0+dfsg-1~xtradeb1kinetic1

    Changes:
       * Rebuild for kinetic
    
  3. Avatar photo Updates says:

    New version available -> calibre 6.7.1+dfsg-1~xtradeb1

    Changes:
       * New upstream release.
       * new features
        - Template language: A new "Python template mode" which allows using
          arbitrary Python code in templates
        - [1992273] Tag browser: Allow removing format from selected books by right
          clicking on the format in the Tag browser
        - [1991597] E-book viewer: Ask for confirmation when creating a highlight
          that will overwrite existing highlights
        - Book list: Allow changing column widths via a dedicated dialog by right
          clicking on column headers
       * bug fixes
        - [1992278] E-book viewer: Fix a regression that broke adding of new lookup
          sources
        - [1991504] E-book viewer: Fix copy to clipboard not ignoring text from
          elements that are marked as non user selectable
        - [1992244] Content server: When adding books, run all file type plugins
          before reading metadata
        - Edit book: Preview panel: In dark mode when all of the
          background/foreground/link colors are set to "No change" do not render the
          book using dark colors
        - Version 6.7.1 fixes a regression in the previous release that broke the
          delete specific format from book function
       * improved recipes
        - The Athletic
        - der Standard
        - The Economic Times India Print Edition
        - Indian Express
        - India Today Magazine
        - Caravan Magazine
    
  4. Avatar photo Updates says:

    New version available -> calibre 6.7.0+dfsg-1~xtradeb1

    Changes:
       * New upstream release.
       * new features
        - Template language: A new "Python template mode" which allows using
          arbitrary Python code in templates
        - [1992273] Tag browser: Allow removing format from selected books by right
          clicking on the format in the Tag browser
        - [1991597] E-book viewer: Ask for confirmation when creating a highlight
          that will overwrite existing highlights
        - Book list: Allow changing column widths via a dedicated dialog by right
          clicking on column headers
       * bug fixes
        - [1992278] E-book viewer: Fix a regression that broke adding of new lookup
          sources
        - [1991504] E-book viewer: Fix copy to clipboard not ignoring text from
          elements that are marked as non user selectable
        - [1992244] Content server: When adding books, run all file type plugins
          before reading metadata
        - Edit book: Preview panel: In dark mode when all of the
          background/foreground/link colors are set to "No change" do not render the
          book using dark colors
       * improved recipes
        - The Athletic
        - der Standard
        - The Economic Times India Print Edition
        - Indian Express
        - India Today Magazine
        - Caravan Magazine
    
  5. Avatar photo Updates says:

    New version available -> calibre 6.6.1+dfsg-1~xtradeb1

    Changes:
    * New upstream release.
    * new features
    – Book details: allow displaying multi-valued categories such as tags on separate lines via Preferences->Look & feel->Book details
    – [1989813] Tag browser: When searching the Tag browser allow also filtering the book list to show only books that match one of the categories currently shown in the Tag browser.
    To use enable the two Preferences: “Preferences->Look & feel->Tag browser->Hide empty categories” and “Find shows all items that match”.
    Then, when searching the Tag browser, press Ctrl+Alt+Shift+F to restrict the displayed books.
    – [1990507] Edit book: When right clicking on HTML files in EPUB 3 books, allow marking them as the Table of Contents (NAV document)
    * bug fixes
    – [1990185] EPUB Output: Fix converting a document with obfuscated fonts to EPUB 3 not working
    – [1990660] Edit book: Fix an error when processing books that contain comments inside unknown CSS @ rules
    – [1989722] Content server: Fix jumping to locations such as bookmarks not working on iPhone/iPad running iOS >= 15
    – [1990766] Font subsetting: Fix :first-line and :first-letter pseudo classes not being handled correctly
    – Workaround for Amazon’s email delivery service not reading metadata from inside ebook files
    – Edit book: File list: Fix pressing Tab key while renaming a file not starting the rename of the next file
    – Version 6.6.1 fixes a regression that caused the Edit metadata window to not remember its last used size.
    Note that you will have to resize it once after updating to 6.6.1, after which the size will be remembered.
    * improved recipes
    – SCMP
    – Spectator Magazine
    – Spiegel Online International
    – Engadget

  6. Avatar photo Updates says:

    New version available -> calibre 6.5.0+dfsg-1~xtradeb1

    Changes:
    * New upstream release.
    * New features
    – Kobo driver: support the new Kobo Clara 2e
    – [1989631] When running calibre with the –with-library command line flag and calibre is already running, switch to the specified library in calibre
    – [1988443] E-book viewer: Ask for confirmation when deleting a custom highlight style
    – [1988609] Do not show the virtual libraries tab bar when no virtual libraries are present
    – Tag mapper: When specifying the replacement tag allow completion from the tags in the currently open library
    – Template language: New functions strcasecmp() and to_hex()
    * Bug fixes
    – [1989177] Comments editor: Workaround for Qt inserting invalid font-weight when converting a paragraph to a heading
    – [1988590] E-book viewer: When displaying highlights don’t group highlights from different chapters when the chapter titles are identical
    – Tag browser: Fix error if a User category contains a reference to a deleted custom column
    – [1989282] When sending books by email to the Kindle and PocketBook email delivery services use random subject and filenames consisting of simple English letters to try to workaround various bugs in their email processing code
    * Improved recipes
    – The Wall Street Journal
    – Open Magazine
    – The Baffler
    – Dark Reading
    – New York Times
    – NYTimes Cooking
    – NYTimes Sports Beat
    – Outlook Magazine
    – Foreign Affairs

  7. Avatar photo Updates says:

    New version available -> calibre 6.4.0+dfsg-1~xtradeb3

    Changes:
    * New upstream release.
    * new features
    – [1987011] Conversion pipeline: Add support for !important when flattening CSS rules
    – [1986786] Content server: Use the chapter title as the base bookmark name when creating new bookmarks
    – Allow changing the search order when clicking on items in the Tag browser (Preferences->Look & feel->Tag browser->Hierarchy and searching)
    – [1986500] Check library: Make vacuuming the full text database optional as it is very slow and memory intensive
    – [1987235] Tag browser: Move the preferences for controlling the order and display of categories in the Tag browser from Preferences->Tweaks to Preferences->Look & feel->Tag browser
    – [1984121] User category editor: Hide items not visible in the Tag browser
    – Allow adding a button to show the Manage categories window to the toolbars via Preferences->Toolbars & menus
    – Google metadata download: When excluding results from a web search because they don’t match the specified title/author ignore diacritics, accents, etc.
    * bug fixes
    – [1986963] E-book viewer: Lookup: Google dictionary: Add some padding at the left and right margins
    – [1985855] E-book viewer: Lookup word in Google dictionary: Fix meanings of some words not being shown in the user’s preferred language
    – [1987390] Fix calibredb backup_metadata –all operating only on dirty books not all books
    – [1987557] Do not VACUUM FTS db when exporting library as it can be very slow
    – Windows: Nicer error message when attempting to run viewer/editor on machine without MediaPack installed
    – Edit book: Reports: Fix rendering of images in the images report table
    – [1986412] Content server: Fix formatting of dates for custom columns using ISO format
    * improved recipes
    – Live Law and Live Mint
    – Financial Times and MIT Technology Review
    – Business Standard and Indian Express
    – Nautilus
    – High Country News
    – Outlook Business Magazine
    * new recipes
    – Brhat by Vishwas Vasuki
    – Cachys Blog by Volker Heggemann
    – Various Russian and Ukranian news sources by bugmen00t

  8. Avatar photo Updates says:

    New version available -> calibre 6.3.0+dfsg-1~xtradeb1

    Changes:
    * New upstream release.
    * new features
    – E-book viewer: Allow searching for nearby words using a new “Nearby words”
    search mode
    – calibredb: New fts_search and fts_index commands to perform full text searching from the command line
    – [1985021] Image viewing popup: Allow zooming using the standard shortcuts of Ctrl+plus/minus
    * bug fixes
    – Fix a regression in calibre 6.0 that broke remembering the previous sort order for a column
    – [1983484] Fix a regression in calibre 6.0 that broke processing of very high resolution images
    – [1983230] Full text search: Fix error when using restrict searched books and more than 900 books are present in the searched list
    – E-book viewer: Fix parsing of CSS styles with @supports rules not working
    – E-book viewer: Speed up initial render of books with lots of CSS in

  9. Avatar photo Updates says:

    New version available -> calibre 6.2.1+dfsg-1~xtradeb1

    Changes:
    * New upstream release.
    * new features
    – Full text search: Ignore soft hyphens when extracting searchable text from books. Note that you will have to re-index your library to take advantage of this.
    – Content server: Have the Read button open PDF files in the browsers builtin PDF viewer rather than the calibre viewer since the calibre viewer is not well suited to PDF
    – Kobo driver: Add support for new firmware
    – Create icon theme dialog: Add a checkbox to install the newly created theme into calibre
    – Allow re-indexing a book for FTS by right clicking the Book details panel
    * bug fixes
    – [1982060] Content server: Workaround for Chrome bug causing multiple sign in prompts when connecting to the server after restarting Chrome
    – Fix a regression in 6.0 that broke rendering of first page of EPUB as cover when the EPUB has no actual cover
    – [1981886] Content server: Fix a regression in 6.0 that caused incorrect rendering of comments metadata in the book details panel in dark mode
    – [1982743] FB2 Input: Fix a regression in 6.0 that broke conversion of FB2 on macOS
    – [1982502] Metadata download from Google: Switch to making the queries via a Google web search as this finds some books that searching via the API does not
    – [1982651] Book details panel: Fix clicking on items from an enumerated column containing ampersands not searching correctly
    – Image editor: Do not allow initial mouse drag to create selection rect outside the image bounds
    – E-book viewer: Fix clicking on ToC entries moving keyboard focus to the ToC search box when the ToC window is floating
    – Fix a regression in 6.0 that caused the default cover to be rendered small in some contexts
    – [1981882] Various bug fixes related to the new dark/light icon theme switching. Make the icons more consistent even when using the system theme. Use calibre specific file type icons when using the non native file dialogs. Allow creating dark/light override icons manually in the configuration folder.
    – [1981909] Disable the color theme setting when using system style
    – When using a fixed color palette and the system colors are of different type enforce the color palette
    – [1982050] Ignore Qt generated application palette changes when using a fixed palette
    – In the icon theme chooser dialog show light and dark themes only in the light and dark tabs
    – [1982035] Welcome wizard: Fix device names not being translated correctly leading to the same name being repeated for some devices
    – Read aloud: Fix spurious error message on Linux about voices not being installed
    – Linux binaries: Bundle brotli and graphite2 as well as Qt links against them
    – FTS dialog: When keyboard navigation changes the current item ensure it stays visible
    – [1981887] Binary builds: Fix Qt TLS backends not included
    – Fix Qt WebEngine creating cache folders outside of the calibre cache directory
    – Version 6.2.1 fixes a regression in 6.2.0 that caused the Read button in the Content server to only work for PDF books
    * improved recipes
    – Frontline
    – HBR
    – The Australian
    – India Today
    – Indian Express
    – India Today
    – Live Mint
    – The Atlantic
    * new recipes
    – The Athletic by unkn0wn
    – Various Russian and Ukranian news sources by bugmen00t

  10. Avatar photo Updates says:

    New version available -> calibre 5.40.0+dfsg-1~xtradeb1

    Changes:
    * New upstream release.
    * new features
    – [1966872] Content server viewer: Allow editing bookmarks
    – [1967028] Read covers from CBC comic files
    – [1966537] Allow filtering authors/tags when creating virtual library based on them
    – [1966851] Add a copy button to the image view popup
    – Template language: Support for nested functions and a string concatenation operator
    * bug fixes
    – DOCX Output: Fix a comment immediately after a <li> tag breaking the conversion
    – Standalone ToC editor: Fix spurious error message if left open for more than two minutes
    – [1965693] Fix search-as-you-type triggers extra search after manual confirmation
    * improved recipes
    – Courrier International
    * new recipes
    – Reason Magazine by Howard Cornett
    – Seminar Magazine by unkn0wn
    – Frontline by unkn0wn

  11. Avatar photo Updates says:

    New version available -> calibre 5.11.0-1~xtradeb1

    Changes:
    * 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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