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WYSIWYG e-book editor for the ePub format.

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Sigil overview

Sigil is a multi-platform WYSIWYG ebook editor. It is designed to edit books in ePub format.

Features
  • Free and open source software under GPLv3
  • Multi-platform: runs on Windows, Linux and Mac
  • Full Unicode support: everything you see in Sigil is in UTF-16
  • Full EPUB spec support
  • WYSIWYG editing
  • Multiple Views: Book View, Code View and Split View
  • Metadata editor with full support for all possible metadata entries (more than 200) with full descriptions for each
  • Table Of Contents editor
  • Multi-level TOC support
  • Book View fully supports the display of any XHTML document possible under the OPS spec
  • SVG support
  • Basic XPGT support
  • Advanced automatic conversion of all imported documents to Unicode
  • Currently imports TXT, HTML and EPUB files; more will be added with time
  • Currently exports EPUB and SGF (Sigil native format); more will be added with time
  • Embedded HTML Tidy; all imported documents are thoroughly cleaned; changing views cleans the document so no matter how much you screw up your code, it will fix it (usually)
  • An actually usable user interface
  • Native C++ application

What’s new in version 2.1.0

Updated on Apr 03 2024

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 quickparser.py 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
View older Sigil updates

Information

License

Free

Size

167.8 MB

Developer’s website

https://sigil-ebook.com

Downloads

103081

App requirements

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Aargl
Aargl
Aug 21 2023
2.0.0
5.0
Aug 21 2023
5.0
Version: 2.0.0
MU> "Sigil requires macOS 11 or newer" as mentioned here: https://sigil-ebook.com/sigil/download/
Aargl
Aargl
May 24 2022
1.9.10
5.0
May 24 2022
5.0
Version: 1.9.10
MU> 10.12 required as mentioned here: https://sigil-ebook.com/sigil/tips/#mac-tips-and-troubleshooting
chrisexperimental
chrisexperimental
Nov 12 2021
1.8.0
0.0
Nov 12 2021
0.0
Version: 1.8.0
Will sigil ever be compatible with the M1 processor?? I've tried multiple times this year (Nov 12, 2021 today) and it never works. Have a 2020 MacBook Air.
Graphic-Mac
Graphic-Mac
Mar 30 2021
1.5.1
0.0
Mar 30 2021
0.0
Version: 1.5.1
Just a note: This hasn't been a WYSIWYG editor in a while. The dev removed that portion of the app and split it off into a separate app called PageEdit (also open source).
Aargl
Aargl
Jun 26 2019
0.9.14
5.0
Jun 26 2019
5.0
Version: 0.9.14
I have used this app only once when Amazon was refusing my book in Calibre's mobi format and it saved my life. :-) I opened with Sigil the epub generated by Calibre and generated the TOC (Tools/Toc/Generate at that time) then I opened the edited epub in Kindle Previewer or kindlegen and converted to mobi. So 5 stars for this invaluable tool!
Bipou
Bipou
Feb 20 2019
0.9.11
0.0
Feb 20 2019
0.0
Version: 0.9.11
Developer's website does not exist anymore and Sigil is unable to download itself the update.
anonymous-skink-4586
anonymous-skink-4586
Aug 30 2015
0.8.3
4.0
Aug 30 2015
4.0
Version: 0.8.3
Sigil 0.8.7 is out https://github.com/Sigil-Ebook/Sigil/releases
PedantMac
PedantMac
Dec 30 2014
0.8.0
5.0
Dec 30 2014
5.0
Version: 0.8.0
Velmi dobrá appka, jsem s ní spokojen
stefets
stefets
Oct 18 2014
0.8.0
0.0
Oct 18 2014
0.0
Version: 0.8.0
8.01 is out at http://sigildev.blogspot.it A really nice and great application to create or edit epub. My only complaints with these last versions (8.0 and 8.01) is that you can not paste text in the Replace field using key shortcut anymore. It is not a tragedy, but it's not so comfortable activate the control-click menu every time you want paste the replace string in Search and Replace… So before to upgrade take also a backup copy of previous version if it works for you.
Igor-Freiberger
Igor-Freiberger
Oct 2 2014
0.8.0
4.5
Oct 2 2014
4.5
Version: 0.8.0
Amazing to see a new Sigil release. Thanks!
Magosilvan
Magosilvan
Oct 2 2014
0.8.0
0.5
Oct 2 2014
0.5
Version: 0.8.0
it doesn't work on Lion
Bad-Dog
Bad-Dog
May 29 2014
0.7.4
0.0
May 29 2014
0.0
Version: 0.7.4
Great software, unfortunately no longer under active development. See: http://sigildev.blogspot.com I am still using it in Mavericks. I use Calibre also, which is constantly improving as an ebook editor.
Macfool
Macfool
Feb 25 2014
0.7.4
4.0
Feb 25 2014
4.0
Version: 0.7.4
10.8 and up.
Jazzyguy
Jazzyguy
Feb 25 2014
0.7.4
5.0
Feb 25 2014
5.0
Version: 0.7.4
Works Great!
FrédéricL8739
FrédéricL8739
Jan 10 2014
0.6.2
3.5
Jan 10 2014
3.5
Version: 0.6.2
The following link explains how to launch softwares like Jutoh or Sigil designed by no-Apple develepors. And it worked for both!
Sojourner0001
Sojourner0001
Jan 3 2014
0.6.2
0.0
Jan 3 2014
0.0
Version: 0.6.2
Sigil 0.7.4 is available on the website since October.
PaolaMannaro6384
PaolaMannaro6384
Mar 19 2013
0.6.2
0.5
Mar 19 2013
0.5
Version: 0.6.2
CANT RUN IT ON MAC 10.6.8 and someone ?? can't be bothered to put the new version of SIGIL on the MACUPDATE page BOTH versions of SIGIL fail to load with MAC 10.6.8 ( Sigil 6.2 and 7.1 )
Trzebinik
Trzebinik
Jan 15 2013
0.6.2
5.0
Jan 15 2013
5.0
Version: 0.6.2
Easy to use, epub editor but only epub
Dedalus271
Dedalus271
Dec 31 2012
0.6.2
3.5
Dec 31 2012
3.5
Version: 0.6.2
I have to test it better, but using it with OS X 10.8.2, it works fine and I don't get any crash.
onlyuser
onlyuser
Dec 9 2012
0.6.2
1.0
Dec 9 2012
1.0
Version: 0.6.2
Yes, it crashes at start up on my mini with OSX 10.7.5.
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Aug 23 2023
2.0.1
3.0
Aug 23 2023
3.0
Version: 2.0.1
Ervins Strauhmanis
Ervins Strauhmanis
Aug 23 2023
2.0.0
5.0
Aug 23 2023
5.0
Version: 2.0.0
Quirop-Pa
Quirop-Pa
Sep 24 2021
1.7.0
5.0
Sep 24 2021
5.0
Version: 1.7.0
PedantMac
PedantMac
Aug 2 2020
5.0
Aug 2 2020
5.0
Version: null
Aargl
Aargl
Jun 26 2019
5.0
Jun 26 2019
5.0
Version: null
Thaiwest
Thaiwest
Jan 19 2019
3.0
Jan 19 2019
3.0
Version: null
anonymous-skink-4586
anonymous-skink-4586
Aug 30 2015
4.0
Aug 30 2015
4.0
Version: null
Igor-Freiberger
Igor-Freiberger
Oct 2 2014
4.5
Oct 2 2014
4.5
Version: null
Magosilvan
Magosilvan
Oct 2 2014
0.5
Oct 2 2014
0.5
Version: null
Quiiick
Quiiick
Mar 7 2014
4.0
Mar 7 2014
4.0
Version: null
Macfool
Macfool
Feb 25 2014
4.0
Feb 25 2014
4.0
Version: null
Jazzyguy
Jazzyguy
Feb 25 2014
5.0
Feb 25 2014
5.0
Version: null
FrédéricL8739
FrédéricL8739
Jan 10 2014
3.5
Jan 10 2014
3.5
Version: null
PaolaMannaro6384
PaolaMannaro6384
Mar 19 2013
0.5
Mar 19 2013
0.5
Version: null
Trzebinik
Trzebinik
Jan 15 2013
5.0
Jan 15 2013
5.0
Version: null
Dedalus271
Dedalus271
Dec 31 2012
3.5
Dec 31 2012
3.5
Version: null
onlyuser
onlyuser
Dec 9 2012
1.0
Dec 9 2012
1.0
Version: null
mckryak-user
mckryak-user
Dec 9 2012
0.5
Dec 9 2012
0.5
Version: null
Eelco-Deuling
Eelco-Deuling
Nov 6 2012
4.0
Nov 6 2012
4.0
Version: null
Lucian-Cmorej
Lucian-Cmorej
Oct 4 2012
4.5
Oct 4 2012
4.5
Version: null
Vinkri
Vinkri
Apr 8 2012
3.0
Apr 8 2012
3.0
Version: null
Max-Roach
Max-Roach
Feb 26 2011
3.5
Feb 26 2011
3.5
Version: null
Alamak
Alamak
Feb 5 2011
2.0
Feb 5 2011
2.0
Version: null
B-Zhach
B-Zhach
Dec 15 2010
4.0
Dec 15 2010
4.0
Version: null
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