Sigil
Sigil
1.5.1
5.0
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Sigil free download for Mac

Sigil for Mac1.5.1

29 March 2021

WYSIWYG e-book editor for the ePub format.

What is Sigil for Mac

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 Sigil

Version 1.5.1:
Features:
  • Can now handle single xhtml file sizes over 2megabytes in size via its own URL Schemehandler
  • Will now highlight matched open close tag pairs while editing in Code View
  • Delete open close tag pairs (Remove Tag Pair)
  • Default selection of text for basic CodeView formatting including bold, italic, etc based on cursor position
  • Shift double-click (and Alt double-click) on a tag to select tag contents (including tag)
  • Expanded split on Sigil Split Marker capabilities to work better with nested tags
  • Added a new C++ CSS Parser and Query engine that works with Sigil's version of Gumbo
  • The Reports tool for "CSS Selectors" now lists all CSS selectors not just classes
  • The "Delete Unused Styles" tool now handles all unused CSS Selectors not just classes
  • The Reports for "CSS Selectors" and "Delete Unused Selectors" now handle selectors in XHTML Style tags
  • Added ability to load text and csv files to Group Saved Searches to automate lists of replacements
  • Reworked the Metadata Editor to be much more Human Readable with tooltips to show xml tags
  • Added semantic code to the descriptive field in Add Semantics as a learning aid (Thank You BeckyEbook!)
  • Checkpoint ManageRepos now has the ability to sort the repo table by any column (Thank You BeckyEbook!)
  • The Sigil User Guide has be completely reworked to bring it to Sigil 1.5.0+ levels
Bug Fixes:
  • Fixed issue with custom ncx names in non-standard empty epub layouts
  • Fixed Import Text to properly add ncx if missing for epub2
  • Fixed issue with "Delete Unused Styles" not properly detecting all used selectors
  • Fixed issues with repeated use of Mend and Prettify on bare text in structural tags
  • Fixed extra line issue with Link to Stylesheet (Thank you BeckyEBook!)
  • Fixed bug in id assignment in EPUB3 Metadata editor
  • Fixed bug in trailing slash in Move To Folder paths
  • Fixed bug in spelling of Columbia->Colombia in Languages (Thank you Tex2002ans!)
  • Fixed bug in Clip Editor pasting of multiple clips
  • Fixed bug in PerformCSSUpdates related to quoted string in content: values
  • Fixed bug related to iframe handling when loading Preview
  • Fixed typos in XMLEntities descriptions (Thank you BeckEbook!)
  • Fixed numeric table alignment to align right in multiple tables (Thank you BeckyEbook!)
  • Fixed bug in Add Existing not properly using QProgressDialog for long import
  • Removed long deprecated and now invalid use of "altlang" in EPUB3 Metadata Editor
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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.
anonymous-dingo-653
anonymous-dingo-653
Dec 8 2012
0.5.3
0.0
Dec 8 2012
0.0
Version: 0.5.3
Actually, 0.6.2 is out, but hold off. More and more people are reporting that it crashes on start up in OSX. Someone really needs to catch up on this listing at MacUpdate.
Eelco-Deuling
Eelco-Deuling
Nov 6 2012
0.5.3
4.0
Nov 6 2012
4.0
Version: 0.5.3
Sigil 0.6 is out for some time and this version allows to switch HTMLTidy of so (at last!) it is possible to insert html5 tags (like video and audio). Sigil is better for epub creation (by hand) than Calibre because it does not insert it's own css. At the moment this is the best software available: I have tried Jutoh, but development seems to have stopped (and the interface is ...not standard - to say the least!) and conversion utilities like eCub (and Calibre), Legend Maker, eBookBinder, MePub and a lot of Python scripts (I even wrote one myself) but none is as easy to use as Sigil. So: at this moment this is the best option available - even as it is slow on saving projects because it uses an already packed epub file format. Recommended!
anonymous-dingo-653
anonymous-dingo-653
Aug 30 2012
0.5.3
0.0
Aug 30 2012
0.0
Version: 0.5.3
Just a quick update for anyone still around. The Sigil team are working hard toward the release of 0.6.0, which should have interface improvements as well as many upgrades to code. If you're looking for a pure Mac interface, don't bother; Sigil is intended to be crossplatform so that it looks an operates the same in all OSes. That being said, I've seen glimpses of the new interface, and I think some complaints should be layed to rest in that area.
Vinkri
Vinkri
Apr 8 2012
0.5.3
3.0
Apr 8 2012
3.0
Version: 0.5.3
If you want to create epub ebooks, Sigil is a very good tool: you'll get state of the art, clean epub files. Of course, it looks like a Windows software: anti ergonomic and for geeks only. But hey, it works, and it's free.
Scottyo
Scottyo
Mar 25 2012
0.5.3
0.0
Mar 25 2012
0.0
Version: 0.5.3
Note that 0.4.2 appears to be the last 32-bit version. 0.4.2 appears to be Intel-only, not PPC. All the 5.x versions appear to require Intel 64-bit.
Ythara
Ythara
Mar 24 2012
0.4.2
0.0
Mar 24 2012
0.0
Version: 0.4.2
The developer's website has version 0.5.3.
SickTeddyBear
SickTeddyBear
Mar 26 2011
0.1.8
0.0
Mar 26 2011
0.0
Version: 0.1.8
This listing is still outdated, even though the program is in active development: Latest Beta http://sigil.googlecode.com/files/Sigil-0.4.0%CE%B23-Mac-Package.dmg Latest Stable http://sigil.googlecode.com/files/Sigil-0.3.4-Mac-Package.dmg Last PowerPC Compatible Version http://sigil.googlecode.com/files/Sigil-0.2.4-Mac-Package.dmg
Max-Roach
Max-Roach
Feb 26 2011
0.1.8
3.5
Feb 26 2011
3.5
Version: 0.1.8
Version 0.3.4 is not slow on my iMac. It is the best app to build I have tested these few days. Making very good and standard compliant code. It is useful to use it with a text editor as helper, like BBEdit or TextWrangler for instance. BBEdit is preferred because it can deliver and validate good code andTextWrangler is the light version of the soft. I'd like a better integration of Sigil with Mac OS guidelines but it's still a good app and it can progress a lot.
Alamak
Alamak
Feb 5 2011
0.1.8
2.0
Feb 5 2011
2.0
Version: 0.1.8
A very basic ePub editor. Extremely slow, however, and completely unresponsive (color wheel) during major replace operations. (And replacing misrepresented characters and typos is my main use of this utility.) OK, it is still v. 0.1.8, but this is not a very helpful one. Still has to get much faster and more responsive.
B-Zhach
B-Zhach
Dec 15 2010
0.1.8
4.0
Dec 15 2010
4.0
Version: 0.1.8
actually the developer site has sigil-0.3.2 of Nov 24, 2010 as most recent version. I have not used it much, but it did the job.
Badgerone
Badgerone
Nov 16 2010
0.1.8
0.0
Nov 16 2010
0.0
Version: 0.1.8
As of version 0.3.0 support for Mac OS X 10.4 is dropped along with support for PowerPC Macs. Last PPC version is 0.2.4.
Guest
Guest
Jun 27 2010
0.1.8
0.0
Jun 27 2010
0.0
Version: 0.1.8
Why does this application put a hidden folder named .Sigil in the Home directory? I've downloaded version 0.2.3 from the developer site.
Blacksmith-tb
Blacksmith-tb
Jun 22 2010
0.1.8
0.0
Jun 22 2010
0.0
Version: 0.1.8
Actually, Sigil is now at version 02.2 - it's hosted on Google Code: http://code.google.com/p/sigil/downloads/list
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