Calibre eBook Manager 5.5.0

November 28, 2020 - Kovid Goyal (Free)
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Calibre is an eBook management software to manage your eBook collection. This tool helps to Organize, store, and read your e-books in a simple manner and easily. It acts as an e-library and also allows for format conversion, news feeds to eBook conversion, as well as eBook reader sync features, and an integrated eBook viewer.

The user interface of the program is simple to use. You can add it (from single or multiple directories) by using the file browser or the “drag and drop” function. You can also add books by entering their ISBN code.

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If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all. – Oscar Wilde

In the tag browser, you can sort e-books according to their author, language, series, format, publisher, rating, as well as news, tags, and identifies.

So, you can download or edit metadata individually or in bulk, get covers, merge e-book records, convert e-books individually or in bulk (in the XML, CSV, EPUB, MOBI, and other formats), as well as send it to devices.

System Requirements

Operating System Windows Vista/ Windows 7/ Windows 8/ Windows 10
Processor Intel Pentium 4 1.8 GHz / AMD Athlon XP 1700+
Memory 1 GB RAM

Technical Specification

Software Name Calibre eBook Manager V 5.5.0 for Windows
File Size 108 MB
Language English
License Free
Developer Kovid Goyal

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Calibre eBook Management Software Features

Save time on managing your eBook collection

Its user interface is designed to be as simple as possible. Large buttons in the main window take care of most of your needs. The vast number of features and options is always clearly displayed under intuitive tabs. Its context menus are neatly sorted, so the things you’re looking for almost find themselves on their own. You’re never more than three clicks away from your goal. It’s the result of years of tweaking calibre’s interface based on users’ feedback. Plus, you can change many aspects of how the program looks and feels and try one of the three built-in library views to browse your book collection using covers, titles, tags, authors, publishers, etc.

Use it everywhere and with anything

This software supports almost every single e-Reader and is compatible with more devices with every update. You can transfer your e-books from one device to another in seconds, wirelessly or with a cable. And you don’t need any additional tools to do that. The program will send the best file format for your device converting it if needed, automatically.

Comprehensive eBook viewer

This tool has a built-in e-book viewer that can display all the major e-book formats. It has full support for Table of Contents, bookmarks, CSS, a reference mode, printing, searching, copying, multi-page view, embedded fonts, and on and on…

Download news/magazines from the web

Calibre eBook manager for windows 10 can make sure you know what’s happening and automatically deliver stories to your device from hundreds of news sources like The Economist, New York Times, New Yorker Magazine, The Guardian, BBC News, National Geographic, CNN, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Atlantic, Scientific American, Wired Magazine, The Telegraph, Forbes, Ars Technica.

Share and backup your library easily

The program comes with a handy web server to host your library. In just a few moments you can safely share all (or just some) of your eBooks with anyone you choose or access them yourself from anywhere, using any device you like. With the server, you can read the books in your library on any phone/tablet using just a browser. It even works offline.

Edit the books in your collection

The software has a built-in editor that allows you to edit e-books in the most popular e-book formats, EPUB and Kindle. The editor has many sophisticated features to make editing the innards of eBooks as easy and efficient as possible.

Satisfy every e-book need and get support

It’s unlikely, but if you find out there’s a feature you need but the program lacks it, you can use the built-in plugin explorer. Many users develop plugins to enhance and expand features. You can browse through hundreds of plugins directly from the software and install them with just one click.

Pros and Cons Of eBook Management Software

Pros Cons
Convert, import, and read easily RSS support isn’t brilliant
Clear interface

FAQ

Q: What formats does calibre support conversion to/from?

A: It supports the conversion of many input formats to many output formats. It can convert every input format in the following list, to every output format.

Input Formats: AZW, AZW3, AZW4, CBZ, CBR, CBC, CHM, DJVU, DOCX, EPUB, FB2, FBZ, HTML, HTMLZ, LIT, LRF, MOBI, ODT, PDF, PRC, PDB, PML, RB, RTF, SNB, TCR, TXT, TXTZ

Output Formats: AZW3, EPUB, DOCX, FB2, HTMLZ, OEB, LIT, LRF, MOBI, PDB, PMLZ, RB, PDF, RTF, SNB, TCR, TXT, TXTZ, ZIP

Q: What devices does calibre support?

A: This tool can directly connect to all the major (and most of the minor) e-book reading devices, smartphones, tablets, etc. In addition, using the Connect to folder function you can use it with any e-book reader that exports itself as a USB disk. Finally, you can connect wirelessly to any device that has a web browser using the calibre Content server.

Conclusion

Calibre is a free and open-source eBook software for windows that covers all aspects of library management, eBook conversion, syncing,  viewing, and editing for the major formats. The user interface is easy to understand and the application is relatively lightweight.

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