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Complete e-book library management system.

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calibre overview

Calibre is a complete e-book library manager. Organize your collection, convert your books to multiple formats, and sync with all of your devices. Let Calibre be your multi-tasking digital librarian.

Manage, convert, sync, and more
  • Library management. Calibre keeps things orderly by creating single entries for books that contains multiple formats. Add tags and comments for better searchability.
  • Format conversion. Calibre's robust conversion options support a wide variety of file formats.
  • File syncing. Calibre's device drivers seamlessly support all the top e-readers and devices

What’s new in version 6.9.0

Updated on Nov 29 2022

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
  • 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
  • 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 news sources
  • Bloomberg
  • The Globe and Mail
  • Spectator Magazine
  • The New York Times
  • The Hindu
  • MIT Technology Review
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Information

License

Free

Size

288.3 MB

Developer’s website

https://calibre-ebook.com/

Downloads

1187443

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • Apple Silicon
  • macOS 10.15.0 or later
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calibre qualities

Value
5.0
Ease of use
3.0
Features
5.0
Reliability
5.0
Customer support
4.0
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d-39
d-39
Aug 25 2022
6.3.0
0.0
Aug 25 2022
0.0
Version: 6.3.0
Fantastic software! Took me forever to find an app which I could use to edit certain elements of my exported epub book
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Sep 11 2021
5.27.0
5.0
Sep 11 2021
5.0
Version: 5.27.0
v5.27.0 adds access to news and articles from 'The Week' by Kovid Goyal, Kovid being the developer of calibre! There is no 'About' information regarding the magazine or its website. My guess is that Kovid is both publisher and editor. It's a weekly news magazine in English from an India perspective, well worth a read or subscription for those interested. Thank you Kovid!
julian-11
julian-11
Jul 8 2021
5.21.0
0.0
Jul 8 2021
0.0
Version: 5.21.0
It is the best library management for ebooks - and almost the only usable one on any desktop. It could be made better but we may/must help a bit there with donations. The one thing I have not understood yet (as far as design decisions go) is why it does not support iCloud as a place for libraries (there are some ways to do it but they are not straightforward.
samuel_h
samuel_h
May 19 2021
5.17.0
4.0
May 19 2021
4.0
Version: 5.17.0
I enjoy online reads so these app is absolutely fantastic for me to sort them out
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Apr 19 2021
5.16.0
5.0
Apr 19 2021
5.0
Version: 5.16.0
v5.16.1 is now out. WHAT'S NEW: Bug fixes - - • CHM Input: Fix handling of some CHM files that use non-ASCII internal filenames and dont specify a character encoding in their metadata • Fix a regression in the previous release that prevented calibre from starting if there was a failure in a third party plugin • Content server viewer: Fix a regression in the previous that broke handling of URLs in stylesheets • Fix a regression in the previous release that broke changing sections in the convert single book dialog after changing the input or output formats • Fix using 'is set' rules not working for column rules with rating values • E-book viewer: Fix a regression in 5.15 that causes the viewer to ignore page-break CSS properties (in 5.16.1) Fix a regression that broke using stored templates (in 5.16.1) • Fix auto scroll books shortcut not working in standalone cover browser window (in 5.16.1) • E-book viewer: Fix jumping to previous section sometimes not working in flow mode (in 5.16.1) • E-book viewer: Fix a regression in 5.15 that broke changing keyboard shortcuts in the viewer preferences (in 5.16.1) • E-book viewer: Fix a regression in 5.15 that broke using the delete key to delete highlights (in 5.16.1) • New news sources - - - The Saturday paper by Alistair Francis - Crikey by Alistair Francis • Improved news sources - - - Granta - New Scientist
Tobias_m
Tobias_m
Mar 22 2021
5.13.0
5.0
Mar 22 2021
5.0
Version: 5.13.0
Great.
nicolewilson
nicolewilson
Mar 9 2021
5.12.0
5.0
Mar 9 2021
5.0
Version: 5.12.0
Swiss knife of e-booking!
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Dec 14 2020
5.7.1
5.0
Dec 14 2020
5.0
Version: 5.7.1
v5.7.2 is now out.
Brian Kendig
Brian Kendig
Nov 13 2020
5.5.0
3.0
Nov 13 2020
3.0
Version: 5.5.0
A useful app, but the interface is terribly ugly and non-Mac-ish. It's desperately in need of a facelift.
ollyscalendar
ollyscalendar
Oct 3 2020
5.1.0
0.0
Oct 3 2020
0.0
Version: 5.1.0
Brilliant stuff. Does all sorts of useful things - much more than look after your library, or libraries. And free!
time2poppop
time2poppop
Aug 1 2020
4.22.0
5.0
Aug 1 2020
5.0
Version: 4.22.0
Excellent love it a whole lot
tommy-10
tommy-10
Jul 5 2020
4.20.0
5.0
Jul 5 2020
5.0
Version: 4.20.0
Excellent! I used it as a reader and ePub to PDF converter.
Jeff-Schlueter
Jeff-Schlueter
May 27 2020
4.17.0
5.0
May 27 2020
5.0
Version: 4.17.0
Good program!!
claudecinq3
claudecinq3
May 15 2020
4.16.0
0.0
May 15 2020
0.0
Version: 4.16.0
Does not support High Sierra and my computer can't go higher than OS 10.13.6, I will not buy a new Mac just for one app.
Aargl
Aargl
May 4 2020
4.15.0
4.0
May 4 2020
4.0
Version: 4.15.0
Calibre has been a great tool when I wrote a book, years ago, to convert it for online stores. Only issue was that Amazon refused Calibre's mobi format and I had to make some corrections using Sigil (the other indispensable tool in this category!) The interface could be clearer and more Mac like, but it has far more functions than I needed, so I guess, it's not easy to stuff them in. ;-) The choice to make it 10.14 is surprisingly more radical than what even Apple usually does, but indeed you can still use v3.48, available on their website.
sarkarsweet
sarkarsweet
Apr 5 2020
4.13.0
5.0
Apr 5 2020
5.0
Version: 4.13.0
Absolutely superb free library program so easy to use... I have been using it for several years and have more than 900 books. It has the facility to translate books into different formats if needed. It has become essential for me that I truly love.
Scion777
Scion777
Mar 6 2020
4.12
0.0
Mar 6 2020
0.0
Version: 4.12
the "problem", neartheredrocks, is that you don't get bug fixes and new features ... moving over to 64-bit was fine - basing it on 10.14 and higher's Finder was not - there are over half of the Mac population that is 10.13 but not higher-compatible - this could have been easily avoided, and was a bad decision
anonymous-gerbil-5319
anonymous-gerbil-5319
Feb 8 2020
4.10.1
0.0
Feb 8 2020
0.0
Version: 4.10.1
Dropped support for High Sierra, not a smart move. And yes, I did donate!
ir-mahatmanto
ir-mahatmanto
Dec 28 2019
4.7.0
0.0
Dec 28 2019
0.0
Version: 4.7.0
a bad news: i'm on 10.13.6 :-(
anonymous-swordtail-5987
anonymous-swordtail-5987
Dec 27 2019
4.7.0
5.0
Dec 27 2019
5.0
Version: 4.7.0
Must Have this app. Use it more than five years.Strngly recomended. Dio not forget to donate.
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