Calibre 6.18.0

2023-05-26 By admin

Calibre is an open source e-book library management application that enables you to manage your e-book collection, convert e-books between different formats, synchronize with popular e-book reader devices, and read your e-books with the included viewer.

It acts as an e-library and also allows for format conversion, news feeds to e-book conversion, as well as e-book reader sync features and an integrated e-book viewer.

Calibre’s features include: library management; format conversion (all major ebook formats); syncing to e-book reader devices; fetching news from the Web and converting it into ebook form; viewing many different e-book formats, giving you access to your book collection over the internet using just a browser.

Calibre 6.18.0 changelog:

New features

  • Cover download: Allowing saving alternate covers to disk or in the book’s data folder by right clicking on the cover
  • Content server: Allow disabling full text search via the web interface
  • 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 mode
  • 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)
  • 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 editor

Bug fixes

  • 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
  • Fix a regression in previous release that broke scrolling when using the scroll_per_row tweak
  • Fix a regression in the previous release that broke the category manager dialog in some situations

New news sources

  • Irish Times Free by unkn0wn
  • and El Confidencial by Hugo Meza

Improved news sources

  • NYTimes

  • Economist

  • Washington Post

  • Irish Independent and Irish Times

  • Live Mint

  • Psych

  • Hindu

Download: Calibre 6.18.0 | Portable | ~100.0 MB (Open Source)
Download: Calibre 6.18.0 for MacOS | 285.0 MB
Download: Calibre 6.18.0 for Linux
View: Calibre Home Page | Calibre Screenshot

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