Calibre 3.1

Calibre is an e-book library management application, viewer and editor. It's also commonly used for e-book file format conversion and syncing to reader devices. Calibre also simplifies downloading news from the web and converting them into e-book form, and can act as content server for online access to your book collection.

Tags python c++ ebook-reader e-book conversion
License GNU GPLv3
State stable

Recent Releases

3.125 Jun 2017 06:05 minor feature: Release: 3.1 23 Jun, 2017 New features Edit metadata dialog: Allow right clicking the Paste ISBN button to instead paste an identifier with a different pre. Tag browser: Add an option to control the spacing between items. Add an option in Preferences- gt;Look amp; feel to show individual layout buttons in the status bar, as was the case in calibre 2.x. Edit metadata dialog: Add buttons to easily set/clear Yes/no columns Support for RAR 5.0 format RAR and CBR files. Version 3.1.1 a regression in 3.1.0 that prevented the standalone calibre-server.exe from working on Windows and macOS. Content server: various in the SSL implementation causing aborted transfers when enabling SSL in the server. Content server: connections not being after errors/timeouts on the server side. an error during startup on Windows systems where the home directory is in a character encoding different from the system encoding Edit book: escaping of text for regular expression searches unnecessarily escaping spaces. Get Books: Search the entire catalog, including restricted books regression in previous release that caused the Tag browser view to jump around when renaming items. Splash screen: text vertical overlap for some systems/font sizes. Server: --daemonize option should not be present on Windows and macOS as it does not work on those platforms. macOS: some keyboard shortcuts not working in calibre 3.0 Server interface: error in the Browse all downloaded page when the book list mode is set to detailed list. Get books: Update amazon.fr and ebooks.com plugins for website changes. Content server: for home screen being empty if the path to the calibre library has a trailing slash. Content server: the new server interface not working with the --url-preoption when the trailing slash is omitted on the URL used in the browser. Google images metadata download plugin: for change in website causing no covers to be downloaded. Improved news sources. The Times. Wall Street Journal. New Yorker. BBC N
3.017 Jun 2017 19:05 minor feature: Release: 3.0 16 Jun, 2017 New Features For details on the major changes in calibre between 2.0 and 3.0, see https://calibre-ebook.com/new-in/twelve. A completely re-written Content server with support for reading books in-browser on your phone/tablet. Also works in offline mode. Support for high resolution (Retina screens). A new splash screen to celebrate the release of calibre 3. Minor tweaking of the main user interface to emphasize the core features. Kobo driver: for detection of some devices, with SD card not working on macOS. Tag browser: preservation of state when recounting and the visible categories have changed. CHM Input: Handle CHM files that have missing or empty root files. Page flips options box in viewer preferences bot being laid out properly. initial down arrow in search box jumping two places. editing the authors via the book list not respecting the tweak to control author name splitting. E-book viewer: external links not working in the footnote popup panel. a regression that broke command line completion in bash. New news sources. RussiaFeed by Darko Miletic Improved news sources. Economist. New York Times. Private Eye. The Hindu. Harper's Magazine. Lifehacker. The Daily Mail.
2.85.118 May 2017 06:05 minor feature: Release: 2.85.1 12 May, 2017 New Features Book details panel: Allow right click to search the internet for the current book. Book details panel: Allow right clicking on an author name to search the internet for works by that author. Book details panel: Clicking an author name now searches Goodreads by default instead of Wikipedia. Can be changed in Preferences- gt;Look amp; feel- gt;Book details. Kobo driver: Add support for the Kobo Auro H2O Edition 2. PDF Output: a regression in the previous release that broke conversion to PDF for some files. DOCX Output: lengths specified in percentage of page size not being converted correctly. DOCX Output: some hyperlinks not working in word because the bookmark name is longer than forty characters. DOCX Output: Prevent images from being larger than the page size. Comic Input: the number of colors control not allowing values less than 8. Kobo driver: main memory and Card A being swapped on some systems. Kobo driver: the ignore collections option being accidentally case-insensitive. Preferences- gt;Toolbars: Show an error message when the user tries to remove either the Preferences or Location Manager buttons instead of just silently adding them back. version 2.85.1 contains a for a regression that cause the Open with action to go missing from the right click menu of the Book details panel. New news sources. Balkanist by Darko Miletic Improved news sources. Private Eye.
2.8513 May 2017 20:25 minor feature: Release: 2.85 12 May, 2017 New Features Book details panel: Allow right click to search the internet for the current book. Book details panel: Allow right clicking on an author name to search the internet for works by that author. Book details panel: Clicking an author name now searches Goodreads by default instead of Wikipedia. Can be changed in Preferences- gt;Look amp; feel- gt;Book details. Kobo driver: Add support for the Kobo Auro H2O Edition 2. PDF Output: a regression in the previous release that broke conversion to PDF for some files. DOCX Output: lengths specified in percentage of page size not being converted correctly. DOCX Output: some hyperlinks not working in word because the bookmark name is longer than forty characters. DOCX Output: Prevent images from being larger than the page size. Comic Input: the number of colors control not allowing values less than 8. Kobo driver: main memory and Card A being swapped on some systems. Kobo driver: the ignore collections option being accidentally case-insensitive. Preferences- gt;Toolbars: Show an error message when the user tries to remove either the Preferences or Location Manager buttons instead of just silently adding them back. New news sources. Balkanist by Darko Miletic Improved news sources. Private Eye.
2.8409 May 2017 02:05 minor feature: Release: 2.84 05 May, 2017 New Features Kindle driver: Also delete book thumbnails from the system directory when deleting books. Conversion: Use the same regular expression engine as is used by the Edit Book tool. The new engine has much better support for Unicode characters/character classes. Edit Book: Add keyboard shortcuts to jump to opening and closing tags (Ctrl+ and Ctrl+ ). Add API to pre-process image data in recipes easily. fetch-ebook-metadata: add option to use only a single metadata plugin. E-book viewer: a regression in the previous release that broke printing from inside the viewer. DOCX Output: When the input document contains paragraphs inside a block with a background color preserve the background color in the resulting paragraphs in the DOCX document. DOCX Output: links to empty inline tags not working. DOCX Input: links that point to anchors placed in empty paragraphs not working. PDF Output: Do not crash when unable to find page for link destination, instead use previous page. Edit Book: sorting by language in Report- gt;Words not working. Edit Book: drag and drop of multiple items in the File Browser causing item order to be reversed. Get Books: Update Baen store plugin for website changes. Linux: When adding books from directories ignore files that have undecodable names. AZW3: Preserve the primary-writing-mode EXTH header field when round-tripping AZW3 files. Should editing/conversion of RTL AZW3 files causing page turning to become left-to-right on the Kindle. AZW3 Output: Set the primary-writing-mode EXTH header when the input document has page-progression-direction set to RTL as this is apparently required on newer Kindle firmware for right-to-left page turning. a misbehaving wireless device connection can cause calibre to hang when opening the Connect/Share menu. New news sources. First Things by John Hutson Improved news sources. Private Eye. Die Zeit. NYTimes Tech Beat.
2.8316 Apr 2017 20:45 minor feature: Release: 2.83 15 Apr, 2017 New Features PDF Output: Default to generating PDFs with a page size of letter instead of taking the page size from the output profile. This avoids user confusion/reports about PDF Output having "too large fonts". There is a new option "Use profile size" to have the conversion use the output profile page size instead. PDF/DOCX Output: Add separate, pdf/docx specific, page margin settings that override the common settings. Useful because page margin settings for page oriented formats, such as PDF and DOCX are usually different than those for reflowable formats such as EPUB. Table of Contents tool: Add an undo button. Metadata jacket: Show custom rating columns using stars. Metadata jacket: Change formatting of series to match that used by the book details panel. Also allow access to the raw series name and number when customizing the jacket template. calibredb check_library: Vacuum database when running the check. Check Book: Add a check for empty identifier elements. Edit book/Book polishing: When adding a cover to an EPUB 3.0 file set the svg property if a SVG cover wrapper is used. Refresh the book list when a User Category is added/edited. EPUB metadata: deleting ISBN from EPUB file could result in an EPUB file without a package identifier if the ISBN was used as the package identifier. Amazon metadata download: title and author names being bold in the downloaded comments when using bing to get amazon metadata. PDF Output: a regression that broke PDF Output for documents containing mathematics. E-book viewer: a regression that broke the "Clear recently read books" action in the viewer. New news sources. Jacobin magazine by Darko Miletic Improved news sources. Go Comics. Die Zeit (subscription). Pagina12. New York Magazine.
2.8219 Mar 2017 21:25 minor feature: Release: 2.82 18 Mar, 2017 New Features Edit Book: Saved Searches: Add keyboard shortcut (Alt+Up/Down Arrow) to move selected searches. a typo in the previous release that caused dynamically updated metadata source plugins to stop working. Catalog generation: Ignore tags with commas in them when generating genres. News download: Do not use Microsoft user agents as more and more websites are serving JPEG XR images to these browsers. Amazon metadata download: spurious results when searching for books that are not present on amazon using a search engine. Get Books: free samples being detected as independent books when searching OPDS based stores such as Feedbooks. Edit Book: Saved Searches: Preserve selection when using arrows to move multiple items. template formatter functions not being reloaded after a check library operation. an error during shutdown caused by some library plugins. New news sources. The Morning Paper by Darko Miletic Improved news sources. The Economist. Telegraph UK.
2.8112 Mar 2017 02:05 minor feature: Release: 2.81 10 Mar, 2017 New Features Amazon metadata download: Allow downloading amazon metadata from multiple sources. You can now configure the Amazon plugin via Preferences- gt;Metadata download to use either the amazon servers, or various search engine caches to get the metadata. Should help with the recent CAPTCHA problems when downloading metadata from amazon. Kobo driver: Add support for new firmware. Edit Book: Spell Check dialog: Always add the original word as one of the spelling corrections, so that small edits to the word can be made easily. Edit Book: Saved searched Dialog: Allow re-arranging the saved searches using drag and drop. Implement auto update of builtin metadata download plugins, just as for recipes and Get Books plugins. Needed as the websites they get data from often change. Edit Book: When inserting full screen images, use the actual image dimensions in the generated SVG code, when available. Linux installer: Check that the umask is suitable before running the installer. Should breakage on systems where users have changed the user umask but neglected to also alter it for sudo. Bulk metadata edit: Remove the control to delete specific formats as it is redundant. This functionality is already present by right clicking the Remove books button. TXT Input: When detecting the encoding of txt files only use the first four kilobytes of text. excessively slow conversion of very large text files. Get Books: price not being displayed for books from Amazon dues to website changes. GetBooks: Update Google Books plugin for website changes. E-book viewer: slow startup when recently opened files are on a slow/malfunctioning networked filesystem. Google metadata download: metadata not being found when the title of the book includes a sub-title. Improve downloading of covers from the google books metadata source. News download: a that could cause a crash when downloading an SVG image. Edit book: a regression that caused pasting copied text from prog
2.8026 Feb 2017 06:25 minor feature: Release: 2.80 24 Feb, 2017 New Features Add support for sideloading of KFX files created with the third-party KFX calibre plugin Edit book: Allow drag and drop of image files, stylesheets and html files into the editor to insert the appropriate lt;img gt; and lt;link gt; tags and add the files to the book automatically. Kobo driver: Add support for updated firmware. Edit Book: Spell Check: If there are no suggestions fill the suggested word box with the original word. Viewer: add a shortcut (Ctrl+F11) to show/hide toolbars. PDF Output: courier font not being rendered when converting on windows. E-mail delivery: Add a Message-ID header when sending emails. Reduces probability of mails sent from calibre being marked as spam. Save to disk: path shortening being applied to entire save template even when saving to singe directory. Get Books: Update the Virualo and Publi store plugins for website changes. Viewer: regression that caused slow opening of some books with missing font/css/image files. Viewer: Pressing Ctrl+F in fullscreen mode should show the controls. Edit book: Do not allow creating multiple new files whose names differ only by case. Viewer: Use heuristics to try to detect comics encoded as layout EPUBs to ensure they are displayed as intended. New news sources. Various new and improved Belgian news sources by erkfuizfeuadjfjzefzfuzeff Improved news sources. The Atlantic. The Financial Times.
2.79.115 Feb 2017 16:45 minor feature: Release: 2.79.1 10 Feb, 2017 New Features Windows: Make recently opened books show up in the jump lists for the standalone viewer and editor programs. OS X/Linux: Show an informational popup message when an Android device is plugged in that needs the user to tap Allow for the connection to work. Conversion: Log options that are different from the defaults separately, for easy reference. 2.79.1 a regression in 2.79.0 that broke the file open dialogs on windows vista. Conversion: regression that broke conversion of some epub files when using the 'Remove first image' option. Get Books: Update Kobo plugin for website changes. Windows MTP driver: error when enumerating device storage not being reported during dedevice detection. Tag Browser: When dragging and dropping a book onto a series increment the series number. crash when generating covers with Qt 5.8 on linux. Get Books result list and jobs list not being populated on Qt 5.8. importing rules in the coloring/icon rules dialog not enabling the apply button. Improved news sources. Strange Horizons. Wall Street Journal. Bangkok Post. The Atlantic. NYTimes. LA Times. New Yorker. The Straits Times.
2.7911 Feb 2017 19:05 minor feature: Release: 2.79 10 Feb, 2017 New Features Windows: Make recently opened books show up in the jump lists for the standalone viewer and editor programs. OS X/Linux: Show an informational popup message when an Android device is plugged in that needs the user to tap Allow for the connection to work. Conversion: Log options that are different from the defaults separately, for easy reference. Conversion: regression that broke conversion of some epub files when using the 'Remove first image' option. Get Books: Update Kobo plugin for website changes. Windows MTP driver: error when enumerating device storage not being reported during dedevice detection. Tag Browser: When dragging and dropping a book onto a series increment the series number. crash when generating covers with Qt 5.8 on linux. Get Books result list and jobs list not being populated on Qt 5.8. importing rules in the coloring/icon rules dialog not enabling the apply button. Improved news sources. Strange Horizons. Wall Street Journal. Bangkok Post. The Atlantic. NYTimes. LA Times. New Yorker. The Straits Times.
2.7828 Jan 2017 23:25 minor feature: Release: 2.78 27 Jan, 2017 New Features View button: Add an action to the right click menu that always opens the book with the calibre viewer, regardless of the preferences. Kobo driver: Update to support the newest firmware from Kobo. E-book viewer: Allow opening a specific item from the Table of Contents via the --open-at command line parameter. Amazon metadata download: Add support for downloading from amazon.ca. Edit Book: Do not condense CSS rules when saving AZW3 files regardless of the value of Preferences- gt;Common Options- gt;Look amp; Feel- gt;Expand CSS. EPUB Output: a duplicate id created in rare circumstances when splitting on page breaks. DOCX Input: error when converting documents that have images pointing to web resources. E-book viewer: a regression that caused an increase in load times when loading the individual HTML files inside an EPUB book. setting a similar books search to use the formats field in Preferences- gt;Searching resulting in an error. Kobo driver: incorrect cover size being uploaded to the Glo HD. E-book viewer: 'View Image' right click menu action not available for svg files included via lt;img gt; tags. HTML Input: Remove the # character from input filenames, for maximum compatibility. Edit Book: spell check treating the unicode hyphen (U+2010) differently from the normal hyphen (U+002d). New news sources. The Sunday Times Magazine by Bobby Steel Improved news sources. FOX News. Oriental Daily. AM730. The Times. NYTimes. Mediapart. Echo Online. kath.net. GoComics. The Hindu.
2.7715 Jan 2017 10:25 minor feature: Release: 2.77 13 Jan, 2017 Conversion: changing the cover image not updating references to the old cover image inside SVG wrappers. E-book viewer: a regression that caused clicking links in the footnote popup window to stop working. Edit Book: importing DOCX file as new book not setting the version attribute in the OPF. Kindle driver: some newer KFX books not being recognized on e-ink kindles, because of a change in how metadata is stored in the KFX format. DOCX Output: missing lt;td gt; tag causing conversion to fail. Edit Book: group references causing errors when used in replace string in the normal mode search and replace. Edit Book: Check Book reporting a spurious mime/type mismatch error after replacing a file with a file having a different mime type. Amazon metadata download: detection of series not working for some books due to changes in the amazon website. Nook HD+ not being detected on windows. Edit Book: Ensure keyboard focus stays with Files Browser when renaming files. Improved news sources. kath.net. publico.pt. Telepolis. The Times. Helsingin Sanomat.
2.7602 Jan 2017 22:05 minor feature: Release: 2.76 30 Dec, 2016 E-book viewer: a regression in the previous release that broke the viewer on systems where the temporary directory is a symlink (common on OSX). EPUB Input: EPUB2 files that specify a cover image via a lt;meta gt; tag but not in the lt;guide gt; not getting a cover when converted to PDF. PDF Output: conversion failure when input document contains first page with no renderable content. Editor: incorrect handling of some regular expressions in the Search tool. OS X: dynamically generated context menus, such as the sort by menu not working. a crash when running with assertions turned on in Qt. Edit Book: Reports tool: an error when right clicking on items in the Links view. Improved news sources. Clarin. La Prensa. Telam. iProfesional. Buenos Aires Economico.
2.75.129 Dec 2016 13:45 minor feature: Release: 2.75.1 23 Dec, 2016 New Features Happy Holidays everyone!. Add support for new Kobo firmware version 4.2. Allow using amazon_in, amazon_au, amazon_com identifiers in the Book details panel. Version 2.75.1 has for a regression in 2.75.0 that broke the Live CSS feature in the editor and caused some minor problems in the viewer. Kobo driver: incorrectly sized covers being sent to some Kobo devices. E-book viewer: Prevent javascript in the book from accessing files on the computer using XMLHttpRequest. Edit Book: the 'Search ignoring markup tool' not ignoring comments/processing instructions, etc. CSS Transforms: 'is'/'is not' rules not matching currentColor. E-book viewer: Make the swipe up gesture move to next section instead of previous section. Edit Book: Allow the Spell Check dialog and the search panel to be made much narrower than before. Edit Book: customize template window not freely resizable on windows. Edit Book: newlines not being matched by the 'Search ignoring markup' tool. EPUB Input: incorrect handling of html files that are in a folder above the OPF file. Improved news sources. Ambito Financiero. Die Zeit (subscription). Irish Times. Guardian. Independent. Ambito.com.
2.7525 Dec 2016 19:05 minor feature: Release: 2.75 23 Dec, 2016 New Features Happy Holidays everyone!. Add support for new Kobo firmware version 4.2. Allow using amazon_in, amazon_au, amazon_com identifiers in the Book details panel. Kobo driver: incorrectly sized covers being sent to some Kobo devices. E-book viewer: Prevent javascript in the book from accessing files on the computer using XMLHttpRequest. Edit Book: the 'Search ignoring markup tool' not ignoring comments/processing instructions, etc. CSS Transforms: 'is'/'is not' rules not matching currentColor. E-book viewer: Make the swipe up gesture move to next section instead of previous section. Edit Book: Allow the Spell Check dialog and the search panel to be made much narrower than before. Edit Book: customize template window not freely resizable on windows. Edit Book: newlines not being matched by the 'Search ignoring markup' tool. EPUB Input: incorrect handling of html files that are in a folder above the OPF file. Improved news sources. Ambito Financiero. Die Zeit (subscription). Irish Times. Guardian. Independent. Ambito.com.
2.7412 Dec 2016 01:05 minor feature: Release: 2.74 09 Dec, 2016 New Features Amazon metadata download: Allow downloading from amazon.cn as well. To use go to Preferences- gt;Metadata download and customize the amazon plugin to download from amazon.cn. Edit Book: Allow disabling the 'Files already arranged into folders' message popup. Edit Book: selected text not being fully highlighted when using the solarized color schemes. calibredb: CSV output for the check_library command not being properly escaped. subsetting of fonts whose names start with 'and' not working. a regression in 2.72 that broke the --start-in-tray command line option. third party plugins that create dynamic context menus not working in linux. DOCX Input: images wider than 50 of the page width being incorrectly right aligned even when anchored to the center of the page. Catalog generation: Ensure all citation keys in BiBTeX catalogs have only ascii characters. Get Books: Update ebookpoint and legimi plugins for website changes. EPUB3 metadata: Ensure updating metadata never produces empty dc:contributor elements. DOCX Output: an error when converting tables with spanning cells. Nicer error message if the user tries to import data while the content server is running. Improved news sources. Frontline. Korea Herald. Pagina 12. Edge Conversations. Kitsapun. Mobile Nations. NME. Security Watch. Sign on SD. Star Advertiser. tyzden.
2.7326 Nov 2016 21:45 minor feature: Release: 2.73 25 Nov, 2016 New Features Add a preference in Preferences- gt;Look amp; Feel to hide the row numbers in the main book list. Allow Export/Import of column coloring and icon rules. Edit Book: Allow bulk changing of file extension for selected files by right clicking ont he selected files in the file browser. Edit Book: Check Book: Add a check for nav documents that contain no ToC in EPUB 3 books. Edit Book: Check Book: Add a test to check if the embedded fonts in the book have their embedding permissions enabled. Pressing the up arrow in an date edit with undefined value should jump to the current date rather than Feb 101. EPUB Input: When an invalid nav based ToC is used in an EPUB 3.0 document that also has a fallback NCX ToC, use the fallback ToC. a regression that broke the icon theme creation tool in the previous release insert character dialog not reflowing characters on resize. Also only allow the search bar in the dialog to get input focus. Improved news sources. Dilbert. The Hindu.
2.7220 Nov 2016 07:05 minor feature: Release: 2.72 18 Nov, 2016 New Features Font embedding: Implement automatic embedding for fonts with non-normal stretch and weight values such as Condensed/Light/Extra Bold fonts. Allow aborting an in-progress Copy-to-library action. Edit Book: When adding a font file via File- gt;New automatically generate the appropriate @font-face rule and copy it to the clipboard so that it can be easily inserted into the appropriate CSS files. Edit Book: Check Book: Add a warning for links with the : character in them on windows. Conversion: When converting markdown documents recognize basic metadata in the markdown document formatted as per the markdown metadata extension. Edit Book: Spell Check dialog: Various small usability enhancements -- preserve position in word list on refresh, ensure that new current word is highlighted after changing a word, etc. Edit Book: Flash the taskbar icon after beautify all files completes. creating an empty library with the same structure as current library not creating custom columns on the first restart after creating the new custom columns. Edit Book: Dont fail to rename files on windows if there is a link containing the colon character. PDF Output: Dont fail if one of the embedded fonts has no names. Edit Book: When downloading external resources, ensure the generated filenames are valid. Windows: file extension not being added automatically when missing in save dialogs. calibre not opening full-screen in windows tablet mode. Edit Book: check external links tool not detecting changes that have not yet been saved. Generate covers: amp; in the series causing incorrect formatting of series number. Edit Book: a regression in the last release that broke the Arrange into folders tool when arranging into sub-folders of a folder that does not exist. Improved news sources. Mediapart.
2.7102 Nov 2016 01:05 minor feature: Release: 2.71 31 Oct, 2016 New Features calibre's tenth birthday edition! calibre was first released (as libprs500) ten years ago today. A big thank you to the entire calibre community -- users, contributors and developers -- for keeping it humming for so long. A new set of icons for calibre To celebrate calibre turning ten, calibre now has a brand new set of icons designed from scratch. Note that you can choose between many different icon sets for calibre, including the original icons, from Preferences- gt;Look amp; Feel- gt;Choose icon theme. A short video commemorating the occasion: https://youtu.be/Q95NfFKc0v8. Book details panel: Add a copy all action to the right click menu. Get Books: Update ebookpoint and woblink store plugins for website changes. Edit Book: When un-marking text auto-change the 'search where' location to what it was before text was marked rather than 'current file'. Automatic adding: Show an error if the user specifies a folder whose name starts with a dot or underscore. OS X: a regression that caused incorrect display of the icon in pop-up message boxes when using a Retina display. Kobo driver: an error when migrating very old settings Kobo driver: a regression that broke handling of reading status for devices running old 1.9x versions of the Kobo firmware. Edit Book: When using the arrange into folders tool do not change the case of already existing folders in the book. Improved news sources. LWN Weekly. Financial Times. MIT Technology Review. The Hindu.
2.7015 Oct 2016 17:25 minor feature: Release: 2.70 14 Oct, 2016 New Features Edit Book: Add a tool to download external resources (images/stylesheets/etc.) that are not included in the book. Make custom columns available in the Alter Tag Browser- gt;Manage categories sub menu. Conversion: incorrect resolution of references to resources in HTML files that exist in a folder level above the OPF file. This could lead to styles being incorrectly processed in such HTML files. Get Books: Update the amazon store plugins for website changes. Update ozon.ru metadata download plugin to searching for books by ISBN. Edit Book: a regression in the previous release that broke the preferences dialog for changing color schemes. Edit Book: Better error message when user tries to open a Check Book item that refers to a file that has been deleted since the last time Check Book was run. New news sources. Various Danish news sources by Allan Simonsen Improved news sources. Wired. Ambito. InfoWorld. Instapaper. San Jose Mercury News. South China Morning Post. Journal Gazette. JPost. Las Vegas Review. Marietta Daily Journal. DziennikBaltycki. biweekly. dwutygodnik. GRY Online. ESO. TVN24. And many more, see commit logs for details.
2.6902 Oct 2016 06:45 minor feature: Release: 2.69 30 Sep, 2016 New Features Kobo driver: Support for firmware version 4.1 and Overdrive books on the device. Edit Book: Highlight class names inside HTML tags. Bulk metadata edit dialog: Allow search amp; replace to work for ratings columns as well. downloading of metadata from ozon.ru, which broke due to website changes. Kobo driver: delete of empty collections. Kobo driver: book previews being sometimes detected as actual books. Cover Browser: setting an empty template for the title causes an error. Edit Book: On windows do not trigger shortcuts when using the right Alt (AltGr) key. This allows it to be used for entering special characters instead. Edit Book: Auto-add file extension when using the Save a Copy dialog if it is missing. Linux: calibre not launching when used with some old VNC server implementations. Windows: Run library restore in a separate process as on some windows machines, running it in the main process causes something in the system to lock the db file. some news downloads in east asian languages not working because the truncation of article descriptions could cause invalid UTF-16 bytes in the string. incorrect timezone when editing custom date columns directly in the book list. New news sources. Various Danish news sources by Allan Simonsen Improved news sources. New York Times. Independent. El tribuno de Salta.
2.6816 Sep 2016 21:45 minor feature: Release: 2.68 16 Sep, 2016 New Features Add a tweak to Preferences- gt;Tweaks to control the list of servers calibre considers public email servers. Content server: a regression in the previous release that broke the OPDS feeds for libraries with no custom columns Edit metadata dialog: auto-generation/validation of author sort values not working when only changing case of the author name. A nicer error message when calibre fails to create the temporary directory. dates being set to empty in bulk search/replace not becoming UNDEFINED. Edit metadata dialog: Make pressing up on an undefined numeric field set the value to zero instead of -99999. Conversion: Handle corrupted JPEG files that have valid headers but invalid data. Conversion: Improve detection of input documents that use uppercase tag/attribute names. regression in previous release that caused incorrect display of ratings in the side panel of the metadata download dialog. Get Books: Update publio and virtualo store plugins for website changes. reading metadata from PDF files broken by poppler gt;= 0.47.0. Change the application name set in Qt to calibre from libprs500. Improved news sources. Respekt Magazine. Punto Informatico. El universal.
2.6709 Sep 2016 16:45 minor feature: Release: 2.67 08 Sep, 2016 New Features Allow creating custom rating columns that support half-stars via Preferences- gt;Add your own columns. Tag Browser: Add an option in Preferences- gt;Look amp; Feel- gt;Tag Browser to turn off the display of counts in the Tag Browser. Tag browser: Show the book counts on the right edge of the Tag Browser. Cover Browser: Allow any metadata field to be used as the sub-title, not just the rating. Edit Book: A new tool to sort the rules in a CSS stylesheet. To use it add it to the toolbar for CSS editors. Edit Book: The Remove Unused CSS tool now has an option to also merge CSS rules that have identical selectors. Add a tweak in Preferences- gt;Tweaks to exclude some images types from being treated a covers when dropped onto the Book Details panel. Allow reading more image formats as covers (All images will be converted to JPEG when stored). Content server: OPDS feeds: Change the value of lt;updated gt; for entries in the acquisition feed to be the last modified date for the book. Also make the size and last modified timestamp available as attributes in the acquisition links. Useful for integration with third party applications. Kobo driver: Add support for firmware version 4 available on the new Kobo Aura One. ODT Input: Add support for continued lists. Edit Book: high-dpi rendering of emblems in the File Browser. regression in previous release that caused wide column icons to be scaled incorrectly. Metadata download dialog: https links in the download summary not working. DOCX Output: Handle nested display:table tags with no rows. PDF Output: OpenType fonts with CFF font data not embeddable on windows. Improved news sources. Ars Technica.
2.6604 Sep 2016 00:45 minor feature: Release: 2.66 02 Sep, 2016 New Features A simplified calibre logo. Edit Book: Allow restricting a search to the files currently open for editing. Driver for the PocketBook Touch HD Kobo driver: Add support for firmware version 3.20. DOCX Input: right-to-left alignment not working for footnotes. Sending email: Allow setting up a mail relay that uses encryption without a username and password. Linux: calibre not working when the username is non-ASCII. DOCX Output: Ignore invalid text-indent values in the input document instead of erroring out. Portable Installer: Auto-create the installation folder specified on the command line if it does not exist. Kobo driver: the ignore collections in option not working. More user interface for high DPI screens. DOCX Input: a regression in the previous release that could cause invalid values to be output for the text-align CSS property. New news sources. Contropiano by michele.
2.65.130 Aug 2016 21:05 minor feature: Release: 2.65.1 26 Aug, 2016 New Features Driver for Kobo Aura One and Aura Edition 2. Kobo driver: Add an option to ignore some collections on the device. The specified collections will not be touched by the driver. Add an option in Preferences- gt;Searching to make searching case-sensitive. DOCX Input: Add support for right-to-left text/tables some icons/images in the user interface looking blurred in environments with High DPI scaling enabled, such as OS X retina screens. DOCX Input: images that have the # character in their filenames not being converted correctly. ToC wizard: generating toc from headings/xpath yielding unexpected results when tags are present out of sequence. Edit Book: drag and drop of text replacing non-breaking spaces with normal spaces. E-book viewer: duplicate names in hyphenation dictionary chooser. a regression in the previous release that caused the completion popups for some custom column types in the book list to stop working. Version 2.65.1 contains a quick-for a typo in 2.65.0 that caused calibre to crash when a device is connected and the cover grid is enabled. Improved news sources. Le Scienze. New Yorker.
2.6526 Aug 2016 16:05 minor feature: Release: 2.65 26 Aug, 2016 New Features Driver for Kobo Aura One and Aura Edition 2. Kobo driver: Add an option to ignore some collections on the device. The specified collections will not be touched by the driver. Add an option in Preferences- gt;Searching to make searching case-sensitive. DOCX Input: Add support for right-to-left text/tables some icons/images in the user interface looking blurred in environments with High DPI scaling enabled, such as OS X retina screens. DOCX Input: images that have the # character in their filenames not being converted correctly. ToC wizard: generating toc from headings/xpath yielding unexpected results when tags are present out of sequence. Edit Book: drag and drop of text replacing non-breaking spaces with normal spaces. E-book viewer: duplicate names in hyphenation dictionary chooser. a regression in the previous release that caused the completion popups for some custom column types in the book list to stop working. Improved news sources. Le Scienze. New Yorker.
2.6414 Aug 2016 10:45 minor feature: Release: 2.64 12 Aug, 2016 New Features Custom columns: Add a new 'Short text' column type that behaves like the builtin title column More generally, you can now customize Comments-like columns, controlling how their headings are displayed in the Book Details panel and also specifying what kind of data they contain (plain text, HTML or even Markdown). Edit book: Function mode: Allow appending text to the end of the marked text when running function mode search/replace on marked text. PDF Output: Add a new variable _TOP_LEVEL_SECTION_ for use in header/footer templates that resolves to the current top-most section in the Table of Contents. Linux/OSX: Shutdown gracefully on receiving the interrupt or terminate Unix signals. PDF Output: a regression that caused the last page of a chapter to sometimes be dropped from the output. Do not show an error if the user tries to quit calibre while editing a cell in the book list. Instead, just silently abort the edit. E-book viewer: px margins and percentage margins not being respected when the option to override book margins is turned off. Book Details: Do not show the 'Copy link' context menu item unless there is an actual link at the cursor location. Get Books: Update store plugin for nexto. New news sources. Data News by oCkz7bJ_ Improved news sources. Private Eye. Prospect Magazine. De Standaard. Jot Down. Weblogs SL. Hola. El Correo.
2.6323 Jul 2016 03:17 minor feature: Release: 2.63 22 Jul, 2016 New Features News download: Allow controlling which periodicals are automatically sent to a specific email in Preferences- gt;Sharing by email. Edit Book: Update regex engine to support Unicode 9.0. Edit metadata dialog: pasting ISBN from clipboard not stripping garbage characters after a valid ISBN. Edit Book: Also refresh the Preview and Live CSS panels after performing any action that changes files other than the currently displayed file. E-book viewer: the show metadata button not reading EPUB 3 metadata. MOBI Output: lt;hr gt; not being rendered as full-width in old MOBI files. CSV Catalog output: incorrect formatting of is_multiple custom columns. CSV Catalog Output: Separate multiple authors with amp; instead of comma. problems when the author name contains commas. EPUB 3 metadata: updating metadata in EPUB 3 files not overwriting existing authors. duplicate detection when adding books not working when the book title has leading or trailing whitespace. Book details panel: Pick the color used for links from the current system color theme. Windows: file selection dialogs blurry on HiDPI monitors. Improved news sources. Gosc Niedzielny. Nikkei Free. Financial Times (UK). Foreign Affairs. Berlin Policy Journal. Gazet van Antwerpen. Hurriyet.
2.6209 Jul 2016 17:45 minor feature: Release: 2.62 08 Jul, 2016 New Features EPUB metadata: Support for reading and writing EPUB 3 specific metadata. Now when processing EPUB 3 files, calibre will generate/use EPUB 3 specific metadata constructs when available, for example for series. Recognize the newest Kindle model, that started shipping today. Tag Mapper: Allow specifying a space as the split character when creating a split tags rule. Tag mapper: upper case characters not working in 'contains' rules. Smarten punctuation: double dashes and triple dots being smartened even inside attribute values. HTML Input: Sanitize semi-colons from HTML filenames as they can cause problems with other EPUB consuming software. EPUB Input: Speed up reading of the book spine from the OPF file for books with a very large number of entries in the spine. Edit Book: Reports: Characters: sorting by count and name not working. KoboTouch configuration migration not working for older settings New news sources. Various Russian news sources by men00t Improved news sources. The Skeptic.
2.6103 Jul 2016 07:05 minor feature: Release: 2.61 01 Jul, 2016 New Features Driver for FNAC (re-branded Bq) with new firmware. 1595924. Edit Book: Check Book: Add an auto action to remove all links to a missing resource (such as a deleted stylesheet) automatically. Edit Book: Check Book: incorrect handling of font family names with spaces in them that are not quoted. E-book viewer: Qt 5.7 breaking mouse wheel scrolling. Kobo driver: a regression in the last release that broke connecting to older devices Get Books: detection of book formats broken for the Legimi plugin by a website change. Update builtin metadata source ozon.ru to handle website changes. Font subsetting: incorrect handling of fonts whose names are included in font rules without quotes. ebook-viewer broken when running the binary calibre release on systems with very old versions of glibc. Improved news sources. derStandard. Kurier. Kliene Zeitung.
2.6024 Jun 2016 16:25 minor feature: Release: 2.60 24 Jun, 2016 New Features Edit metadata: In the drop down list for languages, show the five most recently used languages first. Edit Book: Check Book: Add a check for missing navigation documents in EPUB 3 books. Kobo driver: Improved configuration dialog for the Kobo Touch device driver. Copy to Library: Do not abort the copy process if only some books fail to copy, instead report which books failed and copy the rest. News download: Make all relative links (those starting with /) absolute. Useful when reading on a device that supports web browsing. EPUB metadata: Add an option to disable adding of cover images to EPUB files that declare no cover image in their metadata (Preferences- gt;Plugins- gt;Customize the Set EPUB metadata plugin). ToC Editor: ToC detection in EPUB 3 files with only an NCX and no nav not working. E-book viewer: In paged mode, when the window is toggled between full screen and window, repeatedly, preserve the position more accurately. E-book viewer: incorrect page turning when multiple pages are displayed on screen for books that wrap all their content in a single 100 height tag. a regression that broke scheduling a new news download in timezones west of GMT. Edit Book: undocked windows not resizable on OS X. a regression in 2.57 that broke rescaling of images to fit the output profile screen size during conversion. for file dialogs not working on windows when non-ascii environment variables are present. HTML Input: error when converting HTML file with URL encoded filename. Improved news sources. Handelsblatt. New York Times Book Review. Antyweb.
2.5919 Jun 2016 01:25 minor feature: Release: 2.59 17 Jun, 2016 New Features Amazon metadata download: Download the series information when available from amazon.com. Amazon metadata download: Recognize common patterns of embedding the series name after the title and remove it automatically. Edit Book: Add support for EPUB 3 to the Table of Contents tool. Now when editing EPUB 3 files using the tool will automatically generate both the EPUB 3 navigation document and the NCX table of contents for backwards compatibility. EPUB Input: Implement reading of Table of Contents from EPUB 3 files that do not specify a fallback NCX ToC. EPUB metadata: When setting a cover image for an EPUB file that has no metadata cover image defined, add the new cover image as a pure metadata cover instead of aborting. crash on exit if any plugins have loaded code that raises exceptions during shutdown. Copy to library: Speed up checking for duplicates when copying multiple books to a large library. Get Books: Update Smashwords plugin for website changes. Edit Book: a in the new text search facility that could cause searches to fail when searching from the current cursor position instead of the top of the file. Bulk conversion dialog: page margin settings being ignored when converting to DOCX. Make the default shortcut for remove books Backspace on OS X since many mac keyboards have no delete key and the backspace key is labelled as delete. Edit Book: Check Book: Do not warn if a cover image is not referenced in the text. E-book viewer: a that could cause incorrect rendering of chapter titles in some rare circumstances. Windows console output: Handle consoles with non black and white color scheme correctly. a regression in 2.57 that caused auto-removal of borders from covers to become much less proficient at detecting borders. a regression in 2.57 that broke grayscaling of images. Improved news sources. Technology Review (DE).
2.5804 Jun 2016 07:45 minor feature: Release: 2.58 02 Jun, 2016 New Features Edit Book: A text search tool to conveniently search for text even if it crosses multiple HTML tags (Search- gt;Search ignoring HTML markup). OSX: Allow drag and drop of file onto viewer dock icon to view file. Workaround for incompatibility between Qt 5.5+ and Ubuntu that caused the context menu for the book list to flicker. Windows: Workaround for explorer shell extensions on windows that write to stdout. Edit Book: When jumping to next occurrence of a word, take language into account. Edit Book: import of words into user dictionary not working. use of non-ascii characters in identifiers causing an error when identifier rules are used. a regression that caused the paste from clipboard button to paste two times in the Add books from ISBN dialog. for incompatibility with PyQt 5.6. Improved news sources. Denver Post. Financial Times. bild.de.
2.57.122 May 2016 21:05 minor feature: Release: 2.57.1 20 May, 2016 New Features Driver for the Bq Cervantes 3. A new "Ornamental" cover design for the "Generate cover" feature. Windows: Use a helper process that does not load any calibre DLLs to display file open/save dialogs. This should most crashes caused by poorly designed windows shell extensions. Allow pressing Alt+O as a shortcut for click the OK button in the Add from ISBN dialog. Remove the calibre dependency on ImageMagick -- reduces calibre install size by 15MB. Edit book: Add a new image filter: Normalize -- to improve the contrast in images. Edit book: Add a filter to make images look like oil paintings. Use 'Not rated' for zero stars in all rating spin boxes. Edit Book: a crash in the Insert Link tool if one of the HTML files contains an empty id. tag like custom columns not sorted when displayed in the Book Details panel. transient window shown during Edit Book startup. Preserve booklist horizontal scroll position when merging books. Google Images metadata download plugin: error when searching for books with non-English characters in the title or author names. Template language: an error formatting dates when the underlying date does not have a day. Preferences- gt;Keyboard: unable to use Alt+A and Alt+S as custom shortcuts. Version 2.57.1 is a hotto a regression that broke conversion of ODT files in 2.57.0. Improved news sources. Folha de Sao Paolo. Barrons. Economist. Deutsche Welle (English and Spanish editions). Die Presse. MIT Technology Review. Financial Times UK. Telegraph UK. The Guardian. Spiegel Online. Brand Eins. Focus.de. The Toronto Star. The Atlantic. Capital.de. The Times of India. The Economic Times India.
2.5601 May 2016 13:05 minor feature: Release: 2.56 29 Apr, 2016 New Features Edit Book: Add an option to show full file paths in the Files Browser instead of just the file name (in Preferences- gt;Main window). Allow creating a keyboard shortcut to minimize the calibre window (Preferences- gt;Keyboard- gt;Miscellaneous). the Google Images based cover download plugin not working because of changes to Google's image search service. E-book viewer: Prevent the TAB key from causing partial scrolling in paged mode. Book details panel: regression in previous release that broke url:http ... style identifiers. OS X: Redirect stdout/stderr to /dev/null instead of ASL since ASL is flaky on some OS X machines. This should prevent errors in third party plugins that print a lot of demessages even when not in demode. for OS X upgrade 10.11.4 breaking detection of Kobo devices on some systems. Edit Book: filename being duplicated in the Files Browser when multiple files with the same name are present. PDF Output: Make for blank page at end of HTML file also work when headers/footers are specified. New news sources. 1843 by Kovid Goyal. Berlin Policy Journal by Aimylios Improved news sources. Forbes. Wall Street Journal. Berliner Zeitung. Tagesspiegel. TIME. Foreign Affairs. New Yorker.
2.5518 Apr 2016 08:25 minor feature: Release: 2.55 15 Apr, 2016 New Features Allow creation of rules to convert arbitrary identifiers into clickable links in the book details panel (Prefrences- gt;Look amp; Feel- gt;Book details). Tag mapper: A new rule type 'split' allows you to easily split tags on a character. Make the shutting down message an overlay so it is less disruptive. Allow right clicking on Virtual Library tabs to edit/delete the virtual library. Tag mapper: Add a button to edit the list of tags in a tag mapper rule using the tag editor dialog. Conversion: the obsolete HTML align=center markup not working for tables. Font subsetting: When font-variant: small-caps is used include the capital letters as well, in case either the font or the renderer do not support OpenType smcp. Font subsetting: Implement support for text-transform. the target book entry in the book list not being refreshed after merging books. Only matters if you have a column based on book formats. E-book viewer: a link that has some text along with a superscript/subscript being incorrectly detected as a footnote link. device detection on windows failing if the registry entries for the device contain a very long item. Edit Book: an extra colon being added when setting the 'notes' semantic. Ensure that author folder names are never windows reserved names. E-book viewer: When displaying an EPUB 3 document that uses epub:switch to provide a fallback for MathML content, prevent both the MathML and fallback from being shown together. PDF Output: When displaying an EPUB 3 document that uses epub:switch to provide a fallback for MathML content, prevent both the MathML and fallback from being rendered together. exception in custom column preferences when the column lookup key is changed. Catalog generation: Do not crash is a book in the library has no uuid. New news sources. Kitekinto by pofa Improved news sources. Brand Eins. Handelsblatt. tyzden. Newsweek.
2.5404 Apr 2016 21:05 minor feature: Release: 2.54 01 Apr, 2016 New Features Edit metadata in bulk dialog: Allow configuring the types of generated covers. E-book viewer: Make the detection of note boundaries for popup footnotes a little more robust. E-book viewer: Add options to control the amount the mouse wheel and arrow keys scroll by in flow mode. When running the content server do not hide the main calibre window during shutdown until the content server has stopped. Show a shutting down message in the window so that the user knows what is happening. Edit Book: Check Book: Add a check for empty links. DOCX Input: When the document has a Table of Contents created using the Word Table of Contents tool, keep a reference to it in the metadata. This is useful when converting to old style MOBI and you want to precisely control placement of the ToC. auto-mounting of some types of devices not working on FreeBSD. calibredb add: the --cover option not working if the book being added has its own cover. E-book viewer: mathematics being typeset at too small a font size on windows. PDF Output: occasional blank pages erroneously inserted in the text (at the end of an internal html file). Book details panel: url:file:// identifiers not becoming links. fetch news dialog not rendering properly on HiDPI screens. a hard to trigger crash introduced in the previous release when using the conversion dialog New news sources. Magyar Nemzet and Mult Kor by pofa Improved news sources. Nature News. TIME Magazine. Folha de Sao Paolo. Endgadget. MSNBC. The New York Times Book Review.
2.5313 Mar 2016 07:05 minor feature: Release: 2.53 11 Mar, 2016 New Features Edit Book: A new tool to transform book styling using easy to create rules. For example, you can create rules to change colors in the book or to double the font size of all text in the book, etc. For details, see https://manual.calibre-ebook.com/edit.html#transforming-css-properties. Conversion: Allow creating rules to transform styles during conversion, as above. Available in the conversion dialog at 'Look amp; Feel- gt;Transform style'. Edit metadata dialog: Make the hide toolbars right click menu action persistent. Also very large number of custom fields causing the basic metadata tab to not be aligned properly. Portable Installer: Do not ask to launch calibre when running an automated install. Automated installs will now never launch calibre. E-book viewer: Hide list numbers for popup footnotes when the footnotes are use lt;ol gt; as the number are likely to be incorrect. DOCX Input: Ignore the hidden bookmark Word 2010 inserts to enable the go to last edit feature. keyboard focus lost after merging book records E-book viewer: Handle lt;! CDATA escapes correctly. Edit Book: spelling correction suggestions not being shown when using the context menu key with the cursor at the end of the word. Improved news sources. Mediapart.
2.5227 Feb 2016 06:25 minor feature: Release: 2.52 26 Feb, 2016 New Features Allow creating rules to ignore files when adding books based on the filename Useful when using the auto-add feature or when adding in bulk. Preferences- gt;Adding Books- gt;Rules to filter added files. calibredb add: Allow specifying filters to control adding of books from directories. E-book viewer: Allow copying the Table of Contents to the clipboard by right clicking on it. FB2 metadata: Ignore invalid (unidentifiable) cover images. FB2 metadata: error when adding books with non-numeric series numbers. DOCX Input: handling of toggle properties such as bold/italic/strikethrough/etc. when specified as document defaults. Conversion pipeline: Add support for the q CSS length unit. New news sources. Al-Masry Alyoum by Hassan Williamson Improved news sources. AsiaOne. Today Online - Singapore. Foreign Policy. Outlook India. Economic and Political Weekly. Foreign Affairs. El Pais. LA Times. Al-Ahram. New York Times Book Review.
2.5113 Feb 2016 19:45 minor feature: Release: 2.51 12 Feb, 2016 New Features Add an action to the context menu for the search bar to paste and instantly execute the search. When adding multiple books from a single directory, added the books in order of the last modified time of the book files. a regression in 2.50 that prevented a small number of devices from being detected on windows. PDF metadata: Workaround for PDF files with corrupted XMP metadata packets, generated by Nitro PDF. Edit Book Beautify: Do not beautify the insides of heading/p tags even when they are the only child of body. Amazon metadata download: published date not being downloaded from amazon.it. a regression in 2.50 that broke the user created device driver feature on windows. EPUB Input: error when processing EPUB files that uses non-ascii characters for their unique ids. When reading the cover from comic files, ignore any image files inside __MACOSX/ directories. calibre on OS X unable to connect to sites that support only TLS gt;= 1.1. Also update the version of Qt bundled on OS X to 5.5.1. Improved news sources. Endgadget. The Economic Times India. Discover Magazine.
2.50.131 Jan 2016 21:45 minor feature: Release: 2.50.1 29 Jan, 2016 New Features Change the way that devices are detected on Windows. This device detection problems on some Windows 10 computers. Edit Book: When inserting images, add an option to insert the image as a full page image. DOCX Input: Add support for framed text created by setting the same border style on neighboring paragraphs. Update PocketBook 650 driver for latest firmware revision DOCX Input: empty paragraphs with borders being rendered with an empty line inside the borders. ODT Input: fallback PNG images generated by LibreOffice 4.x for SVG images not being ignored. restore library failing on some windows systems with non-ascii library paths. Edit Book: error when merging an empty HTML document or one that contains only text and no tags. failure to add FB2 files that contain published dates. Use a private certificate when downloading plugins via HTTPS. This errors on some windows machines that have missing root certificates. tag editor not working correctly for comma-separated custom columns. existing rating not being removed when using Polish Books or Embed Metadata tools on EPUB files. Improved news sources. New Scientist. FAZ.net. Scientific American. Business World Magazine. Houston Chronicle.
2.4916 Jan 2016 20:25 minor feature: Release: 2.49 15 Jan, 2016 New Features E-book viewer: Add an option to allow only a single book to be viewed at a time. Trying to view a second book will cause it to replace the currently viewed book. Kobo driver: Add support for the new firmware 3.19.5761. Linux build: Update bundled version of Qt to 5.5.1. splash screen getting stuck on OSX when restarting calibre in demode. Get Books: Update plugins for various Polish language book stores to handle changes to the website. Amazon metadata download: Handle a change in the amazon website that prevented review metadata from being downloaded. Better algorithm for guessing the 'external' network interface that is displayed to the user. Tag Mapper: Do not allow the user to create rules with invalid regular expressions. E-book viewer: Disallow hyphenation in documents that use mathematical typesetting as the hyphenation breaks that typesetting. E-book viewer: some non-ASCII characters not display in embedded MathML. Download calibre plugins securely using HTTPS. MOBI Output: Try to autocorrupted PNG images in the input document. Nook Glowlight Plus: Send files by default to the NOOK/My Files folder. E-book viewer: failure to view comic files that contain non-ASCII characters int heir internal filenames. New news sources. LaRed21 by Carlos Alves Improved news sources. Echo Online. Various Uruguayan news sources. Economic and Political Weekly. Tagesanzeiger.
2.4804 Jan 2016 02:25 minor feature: Release: 2.48 01 Jan, 2016 New Features Driver for Energy Ereader Screenlight. DOCX Input: Add option to have superscripts/subscripts converted so that they do not affect the line height of the line containing them. New option to hide empty categories in Tag Browser (Preferences- gt;Look amp; Feel- gt;Tag Browser). Image compression: spurious zero byte.bak files being created when compressing png images inside epub files. Image compression: that could cause zero byte images files/or file in use errors when compressing images. some icons not being themeable E-book viewer: When using heuristics to detect footnote links check for vertical-align set to top and bottom as well as sub and super. Book details panel: Display data in right-to-left format when the calibre interface language is set to a right-to-left language such as Hebrew or Arabic. Improved news sources. Rzeczpospolita. New York Times Book Review. der Standard. More Intelligent Life. Reader's Digest. Financial Times. New Scientist.
2.4723 Dec 2015 00:05 minor feature: Release: 2.47 21 Dec, 2015 New Features A new tool to easily export and import all calibre data -- books, settings and plugins Right click the calibre icon in the main calibre toolbar and choose "Export/import all calibre data" to run this tool. It is useful if you want to move to a new computer or duplicate your calibre setup on a second computer, with minimal effort. This tool is very new, so if you run into problems, please report. You can always use the old manual method of copying library folders as a fallback. Get Books: Add plugins for Amazon Australia and Amazon India. Also restore the Amazon EU plugins. PDF Input: conversion of PDF documents that contain ASCII control codes in their outlines not working. Edit book: image compression utilities opening a new console per invocation on windows. Image compression: If the compression tools return a zero byte image ignore it and use the original image. a regression that caused book titles in the Book Details panel to become clickable. Improved news sources. Fox News. Le Devoir. Le Monde diplomatique.fr.
2.4612 Dec 2015 20:45 minor feature: Release: 2.46 11 Dec, 2015 New Features PDF Input: Add support for PDF outlines (bookmarks), if present, they are used as the metadata Table of Contents. Book polishing: Add tool to losslessly compress images in the book in order to reduce its filesize, without affecting image quality. Edit Book: Add a new tool to compress images in the book losslessly, accessed from the Tools menu. Kobo driver: add support for new Kobo firmware Bulk metadata edit dialog: Allow entering fractional numbers into the series number start with control. Speed up moving libraries by using hardlinks instead of file copies when moving to a location on the same filesystem. Get Books: Disable the Amazon EU stores, at Amazon's request. moving libraries via calibre leaving behind a copy of the metadata_db_prefs_backup.json file in the original library folder. MOBI Input: Warn about corrupted trailing data entries, instead of aborting. Getting some, even partially corrupted text is better than no text. Book details: single value custom text column not clickable. Saving to disk: custom date column being rendered in GMT instead of the local time zone when used in a save to disk template. Improved news sources. New York Review of Books. Caravan Magazine. heise.
2.4528 Nov 2015 07:25 minor feature: Release: 2.45 27 Nov, 2015 New Features Cover browser: Allow customizing the text that appears under the covers with a template in Preferences- gt;Look amp; Feel- gt;Cover browser. When sending books without a cover to the device, generate a cover with book metadata instead of using the blank book icon. Preferenes- gt;Add your own columns: Show more information about existing columns. PDF Output: Handle input documents with fonts that do not have either postscript or full name information. DOCX Input: Handle numbering styles that use non-decimal number formats and custom templates. Allow restoring of corrupted library to work even if the metadata.db file is missing from the library folder Bulk metadata dialog: renaming a custom series via search and replace causing the series index to be reset to 1. Bulk metadata dialog: search and replace not working for text like custom columns if the column contains only a single value. Content server: next and previous links not working in the mobile view when using a search query that includes url unsafe characters. Update Amazon metadata download plugin to handle amazon.com website change that was preventing any metadata from being downloaded. Edit Book: error when trying to add words to user dictionary for a book with a language that has no dictionary available. Tag browser: various in how grouped search terms are displayed. Also counts and average rating for items in user categories. When using copy to library also create missing composite columns in the destination library. Improved news sources. The Guardian and The Observer.
2.44.118 Nov 2015 11:45 minor feature: Release: 2.44.1 15 Nov, 2015 Update the version of libpng bundled with calibre to a security vulnerability in libpng See https://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2015-8126 for details on the vulnerability.
2.4414 Nov 2015 11:45 minor feature: Release: 2.44 13 Nov, 2015 New Features Allow setting the cover for a book from one of the book's formats by right clicking on the format in the Book details panel. Allow drag and drop of all file types onto the book details panel and the format list in the edit metadata dialog. Edit Book: When inserting an image into the current document, add a button to paste the image from the clipboard. Edit Book: Change the suggested prefor bulk renaming of files depending on the type of files being renamed. On Linux, use the system tray icon from the system theme, if available. for error when connecting to some Android phones/tablets that have an SD card on OS X and Linux. Linux build: problem with pointing hand mouse cursor not using the system theme on some Linux systems. the device view state not being saved when a connected device is ejected/disconnected. Edit Book: saving fails if the original file is deleted during editing session E-book viewer: When doing a search do not match text in comments, attributes and inappropriate tags, such as lt;script gt; and lt;style gt;. Improved news sources. Gamasutra.
2.4309 Nov 2015 01:45 minor feature: Release: 2.43 06 Nov, 2015 New Features Edit Book: Add a 'Smart Comment' tool to easily comment/uncomment text Press Ctrl+` to trigger the tool, or add the tool to your toolbar via Preferences- gt;Toolbar- gt;Tools for all editors. It will either insert comments around the selected text or uncomment an existing comment if the cursor is inside one. Tag mapper: Add new rule types to upper-case, lower-case or capitalize tags. Markdown input: Allow the 'extra' convenience extension as a shortcut for enabling multiple other extensions. Also add the Attribute List and Admonition extensions. Finally, update the markdown library used by calibre Amazon metadata download: for website change at amazon.com that prevented ratings from being downloaded. Tag mapper: Prevent cycles in the replacement rules from causing the tag mapper to hang Do not fail on windows systems where the system function to get the users home folder fails. E-book viewer: Set the foreground color as well as the background color for the reference mode popup. Makes it legible even when the user specifies a different color theme for the viewer. New news sources. La Politica Online by Darko Miletic.
2.4201 Nov 2015 02:45 minor feature: Release: 2.42 30 Oct, 2015 New Features Driver for the new NookGlowlight Plus. This device only allows sending of files inside the NOOK folder, so calibre now follows that limitation. When converting AZW4 files to PDF, skip the conversion and simply unwrap the PDF file already embedded inside the AZW4 file. Metadata download review dialog: Add an option to mark rejected books in the main book list after the review is completed. Edit Book: Spell check dialog: Add a button to undo the last spelling change. Edit metadata dialog: When downloading metadata with download of authors turned off, do not regenerate the author sort field after the download. a regression that broke the heuristic used to detect cover images in some EPUB files that do not specify their cover metadata. Edit Book File List: pre-selection of filename when renaming a file in the root. Tag mapper: when replacement tag has comma in it and the replacement rule is not the last rule. Improved news sources. Sueddeutsche.de. NRC. Various Polish news sources. Pocket.
2.4118 Oct 2015 00:45 minor feature: Release: 2.41 16 Oct, 2015 New Features Edit Book: Allow editing an unzipped EPUB (a folder) as a book Useful if you wish to store your ebook in a version control system and edit it directly with the calibre ebook editor (File- gt;Open folder as book). Edit Book: Allow easily removing items from the popup menu for the 'Insert tag' button. Make Tag Browser more useable with keyboard shortcuts. Configure the keyboard shortcuts in Preferences- gt;Keyboard- gt;Tag Browser. ToC editor: Add context menu item to change selected entries to upper case. Edit Book: Preview panel: Render in XHTML mode. svg elements using a global svg namespace not rendering. Tag Browser: clicking on first-letter groups for series not working. DOCX Output: Ignore corrupted images in the input instead of erroring out on them. E-book viewer: keyboard shortcut to toggle table of contents not working when ToC window is made floating. Allow ebook-metadata to work with read-only files when no options are specified to change metadata. Tag mapper: When the replacement tag contains commas, create multiple tags instead of replacing the comma with a semi-colon. HTMLZ Output: Set the HTML lt;title gt; to the book title. Improved news sources. Boston Globe. Wall Street Journal. Komputerra. Spectator Magazine. The Independent.
2.4003 Oct 2015 23:25 minor feature: Release: 2.40 02 Oct, 2015 New Features A new tool to apply Tag mapper rules to existing books in the library. To use it, go to Preferences- gt;Toolbars and add the tool to the toolbar. Kindle driver: Detect books in Amazon's new KFX format present on e-ink kindles. Note that this only detects KFX books and allows you to delete them. You cannot copy them to your calibre library. Doing so would be pointless anyway, as KFX books are specialised for individual devices. Instead go to your 'Manage my content' page an amazon.com and download them from there -- this will give you a regular azw3 file you can add to calibre. TXT Output: Do not fail when input contains HTML comments with double hyphens in the comment text. E-book polishing: Show a confirmation if the user selects both the add and remove jacket actions. Edit Book: order of checkboxes in filter style information tool is random. PDB Input: Ingore malformed metadata records. Revert change in previous release to workaround broken xdg-open on linux. Apparently xdg-open is so badly broken that working around it is not possible. ZIP Output: system encoding being used instead of UTF-8 for html files. Improved news sources. The Philosopher's Magazine. Harper's Magazine. Ambito. Perfil. Telam. Infobae.com. La Nacion. Clarin.
2.3926 Sep 2015 16:45 minor feature: Release: 2.39 25 Sep, 2015 New Features Implement tag mapping to automatically filter/transform tags when adding books or downloading metadata Now you can create simple rules that will filter/transform the tags when adding new books or downloading metadata for books. To setup the rules, go to Preferences- gt;Adding books and Preferences- gt;Downloading metadata. Kobo driver: Support for newly firmware version 3.18 Edit Book: Add a setting to control icon size for the toolbars (Preferences- gt;Toolbars). Edit Book: Check Book: automatic correction of missing unique id sometimes not working Edit Book: (hopefully) View- gt;Browse images in books sometimes not showing changed images. CBZ metadata: Do not fail to read metadata if the volume is not a valid number. Content server: error in /mobile page if one of the books has metadata with ascii control codes in it. Linux: Workaround for systems with broken xdg-open implementations that do not unquote urls before passing them to applications. Get Books: Update cdp.pl store for website changes. HTMLZ Output: HTML files being created with system encoding instead of UTF-8. New news sources. Various Korean news sources by Hoje Lee. Presseportal DE by Volker Heggemann Improved news sources. TIME Magazine. The Atlantic. Instapaper. Trouw.
2.3813 Sep 2015 20:25 minor feature: Release: 2.38 11 Sep, 2015 New Features Add support for Kobo Touch 2. Edit Book: Add a tool to check external links (links pointing to websites). Can be accessed via Tools- gt;Check external links. Edit Book: Add an option to turn off drag and drop editing of text (Preferences- gt;Editor). Two new icon themes: Primo+ and Black Edition (Preferences- gt;Look amp; Feel- gt;Change icon theme). Copy to Library: author sort/link values not being copied when copying a book with an author not present in the destination library. When inserting metadata jackets do not set media for the stylesheet. This prevented the stylesheet from working with some reader devices. Copy to library: conversion options not being copied when copying books between libraries. New news sources. Karsi Gazete by Voltran Improved news sources. Strategy+Business. Ars Technica. National Geographic. New York Times Technology Beat.
2.37.106 Sep 2015 17:45 minor feature: Release: 2.37.1 04 Sep, 2015 New Features Driver for the Lark Freebook reader device. A redesigned busy spinner -- why should icons get all the love?. When merging book records, show more information about the target book record. A new icon theme 'Dark Blue' (Preferences- gt;Look amp; Feel- gt;Change icon theme). Add a check box to control copying ebook files when duplicating book records via the Add Empty Book dialog. Edit Book: Check Book: automatic ing of unsafe ids not working if the file containing the unsafe also needs to be for an unsafe filename. E-book viewer: Informative error message for themes button when no themes have been created. a regression that caused the library switch entries at the bottom of the library menu to not work when there are many libraries. Get Books: Update Amazon EU store plugins for website changes.
2.3629 Aug 2015 23:05 minor feature: Icon themes: Change the calibre icons easily via icon themes You can now change the icons calibre uses easily via Preferences- gt;Look amp; Feel- gt;Change icon theme. Several icon themes are already available for calibre. When adding empty books to the library also allow creating duplicates of the current book, with all metadata copied. To use right click the Add Books button and select 'Add Empty Books' Driver for the Unusual Sapiens V2 and Adlibris Letto readers. Kobo driver: Add support for firmware 3.17.3. E-book viewer: Add a command line option to open the previously read book when starting up. Edit Book: Live CSS: Allow copying of CSS rules by right clicking on the Live CSS panel. Linux installer: Install application and mimetype icons in multiple sizes Amazon metadata download: Support for yet another variant of amazon cover image markup. E-book viewer: --open-at sometimes giving inaccurate results (depends on speed of book loading). EPUB Metadata: Add workaround for in PocketBook firmware which causes it to fail to read series metadata if the series number is declared before the series. user defined template functions leaking from one library to another when switching libraries/using copy to library. a regression in the previous release that could cause the marked books icon to be incorrectly rendered next to the row number Edit Book: Check Book: incorrect links that consist only of an anchor and no filename not being detected. AZW3 Output: large tables (with many columns) not rendering correctly on Kindles. Improved news sources. tyzden. Forbes. Clarin.
2.3514 Aug 2015 22:45 minor feature: New Features: Kobo driver: Add support for the new firmware version 3.17. E-book viewer: Allow setting the number of pages per screen separately for portrait and landscape modes. Bug Fixes: DOCX Input: Fix a regression in the previous release that broke conversion of some documents that specify vertical alignment in absolute units. Book list: Fix the current row number being partially cutoff on some windows 10 machines. Fix 'stopping content server' message popping up repeatedly even when it is closed while the content server has not fully stopped. Conversion: Fix error when converting a file that uses media queries with comments in the media selector. New news sources: 3D News and iXBT.com by bugmen00t. Improved news sources American Spectator. South China Morning Post.
2.3408 Aug 2015 13:25 minor feature: Release: 2.34 07 Aug, 2015 New FeaturesAmazon metadata download: Add support for amazon.nl. To use it go to Preferences- gt;Metadata download and configure the amazon plugin to use Netherlands as the source. Catalogs: Add an option to not add the generated catalog to the library. Closes tickets: 1481529 E-book viewer: Improve performance of hyphenation. Bug FixesDOCX Input: Add support for text whose vertical position is adjusted by offsets from the baseline. DOCX Output: Handle length and percentage values for vertical-align in the input document. Closes tickets: 1480300 Edit Book: Check Book: Fix automatic correction of invalid ids not updating the idrefs in the spine for ids in the manifest of the OPF file. Closes tickets: 1479462 E-book viewer: Fix printing to PDF could result in filenames with characters not supported by windows. Closes tickets: 1478515 E-book viewer: Also fix a bug in the hyphenation algorithm that could cause the word 'undefined' to be mangled during hyphenation. Closes tickets: 1478292 ODT Input: Fix custom styles with a dot in their name not being inherited. Closes tickets: 1478346 Improved news sources. Daily Express. The New Yorker. XKCD. Wired Magazine. Wired UK.
2.3326 Jul 2015 11:45 minor feature: Release: 2.33 24 Jul, 2015 New FeaturesDriver for SONY DPT-S1. Closes tickets: 1476093 Edit Book: When showing suggestions for mis-spelled words, also show suggestions from user created word lists. Edit Book: Check Book: Add a check for "invalid" ids. Bug FixesConversion: Ignore stylesheets linked via media queries that use device specific features. Closes tickets: 1476089 Fix covers not being read from some TXTZ files. Closes tickets: 1475984 ODT Input: Add support for numbered lists that do not start numbering at 1. Closes tickets: 1475846 Improved news sources. msnbc.com. Houston Chronicle.
2.32.122 Jul 2015 11:05 minor feature: Release: 2.32 17 Jul, 2015 New FeaturesE-book viewer: Automatically save the current reading position every ten seconds. Prevents loss of reading position on crash/forced shutdown. Closes tickets: 1473737 Edit Book: Check Book: Add checks for missing OPF version and toc references and for text placed directly inside the lt;body gt; tag. Closes tickets: 1468649 calibredb: Add a new search sub-command that can be used to generate a list of book ids from a search expression. Tag Editor: Place the keyboard focus on the last edited field. Closes tickets: 1473140 Edit metadata dialog: When clicking Next and Previous preserve the current tab of the edit comments widget. Closes tickets: 1467129 Linux: Various fixes to make calibre work when compiled against the latest versions of Qt and PyQt. Closes tickets: 1471083 Edit Book: Allow drag and drop of files onto dock icon on OS X. Bug FixesE-book viewer: Fix a regression in the previous release that caused the maximum text width setting in full screen mode to be ignored when switching from normal to full screen. Closes tickets: 1467164 Fix error in template dialog when using id in send to device preferences. Closes tickets: 1474513 Edit Book/Book polishing: Fix EPUB books with opf files that use a non-default namespace for the OPF namespace being corrupted. Closes tickets: 1471419 OS X: Workaround for Qt 5 regression that causes any errors during startup to be hidden behind the splash screen. Closes tickets: 1473017 Conversion: Fix incorrect relative URLs being generated when an HTML or CSS file is placed higher in the folder hierarchy than the opf file. Closes tickets: 1474287 FB2 Output: Fix error when using the sectionize with toc option and the input documents Table of Contents contains multiple items pointing to the same HTML file. Closes tickets: 1471125 Conversion: Fix error when input document contains a font size exactly one point away from the base size. Closes tickets: 1472291 Device drivers: Handle devices wi
2.3217 Jul 2015 20:45 minor feature: Release: 2.32 17 Jul, 2015 New FeaturesE-book viewer: Automatically save the current reading position every ten seconds. Prevents loss of reading position on crash/forced shutdown. Closes tickets: 1473737 Edit Book: Check Book: Add checks for missing OPF version and toc references and for text placed directly inside the lt;body gt; tag. Closes tickets: 1468649 calibredb: Add a new search sub-command that can be used to generate a list of book ids from a search expression. Tag Editor: Place the keyboard focus on the last edited field. Closes tickets: 1473140 Edit metadata dialog: When clicking Next and Previous preserve the current tab of the edit comments widget. Closes tickets: 1467129 Linux: Various fixes to make calibre work when compiled against the latest versions of Qt and PyQt. Closes tickets: 1471083 Edit Book: Allow drag and drop of files onto dock icon on OS X. Bug FixesE-book viewer: Fix a regression in the previous release that caused the maximum text width setting in full screen mode to be ignored when switching from normal to full screen. Closes tickets: 1467164 Fix error in template dialog when using id in send to device preferences. Closes tickets: 1474513 Edit Book/Book polishing: Fix EPUB books with opf files that use a non-default namespace for the OPF namespace being corrupted. Closes tickets: 1471419 OS X: Workaround for Qt 5 regression that causes any errors during startup to be hidden behind the splash screen. Closes tickets: 1473017 Conversion: Fix incorrect relative URLs being generated when an HTML or CSS file is placed higher in the folder hierarchy than the opf file. Closes tickets: 1474287 FB2 Output: Fix error when using the sectionize with toc option and the input documents Table of Contents contains multiple items pointing to the same HTML file. Closes tickets: 1471125 Conversion: Fix error when input document contains a font size exactly one point away from the base size. Closes tickets: 1472291 Device drivers: Handle devices wi
2.3120 Jun 2015 23:45 minor feature: Release: 2.30 05 Jun, 2015 New FeaturesAn option to auto-convert a book on adding even if it is already in the output format (Preferences- gt;Adding Books). Closes tickets: 1460477 E-book viewer: If there are entries in the Table of Contents that are long enough to be truncated, display the full text in a popup menu when the mouse hovers over the item. Closes tickets: 1460093 News download: Add support for turning off SSL certificate verification in individual recipes. Kobo driver: Support for upcoming firmware version 3.16. Closes tickets: 1461964 Bug FixesDOCX Output: Fix aspect ratio of images being distorted when the input document specifies image width but not height or vice-versa. Closes tickets: 1455502 DOCX Output: Fix extra page breaks being inserted in some situations. Closes tickets: 1455502 LIT Input: Fix smarten punctuation not working for text (as opposed to HTML) based LIT files. Closes tickets: 1460998 EPUB metadata: Fix extraction of cover image from EPUB 3 files that do not use EPUB 2 backward compatible markup and that have incorrect cover page markup as well. Closes tickets: 1461321 Book details panel: On windows use only as a path separator when copying file paths. Edit Book: Fix Saved searches panel not working well with very long search/replace expressions. OS X: Fix changing preferences causing 'Email to selected recipients...' appearing multiple times in the Connect/Share menu. Closes tickets: 1460089
2.3007 Jun 2015 22:25 minor feature: Release: 2.30 05 Jun, 2015 New FeaturesAn option to auto-convert a book on adding even if it is already in the output format (Preferences- gt;Adding Books). Closes tickets: 1460477 E-book viewer: If there are entries in the Table of Contents that are long enough to be truncated, display the full text in a popup menu when the mouse hovers over the item. Closes tickets: 1460093 News download: Add support for turning off SSL certificate verification in individual recipes. Kobo driver: Support for upcoming firmware version 3.16. Closes tickets: 1461964 Bug FixesDOCX Output: Fix aspect ratio of images being distorted when the input document specifies image width but not height or vice-versa. Closes tickets: 1455502 DOCX Output: Fix extra page breaks being inserted in some situations. Closes tickets: 1455502 LIT Input: Fix smarten punctuation not working for text (as opposed to HTML) based LIT files. Closes tickets: 1460998 EPUB metadata: Fix extraction of cover image from EPUB 3 files that do not use EPUB 2 backward compatible markup and that have incorrect cover page markup as well. Closes tickets: 1461321 Book details panel: On windows use only as a path separator when copying file paths. Edit Book: Fix Saved searches panel not working well with very long search/replace expressions. OS X: Fix changing preferences causing 'Email to selected recipients...' appearing multiple times in the Connect/Share menu. Closes tickets: 1460089
2.2930 May 2015 16:45 minor feature: New FeaturesAllow opening the full Tag Editor dialog directly from the book list by holding down the Shift key while starting an edit of a tag-like field. For example, click on the tags field for a book and press Shift-F2 Tag Browser: Allow undoing the deletion of items in the Manage categories window. calibredb add: Allow setting arbitrary identifiers, not just ISBN. Add a 'Retry' button to the news download failed error message. Bug FixesDOCX Output: Detect the common idiom of placing centered images as inline images inside a containing centered block and render the resulting image as a floating centered image in the DOCX file. DOCX Output: Fix incorrect handling of bold/italic in paragraphs where the majority of text is either bold or italic instead of normal. Table of Contents editor: Fix save/load of settings in the XPath wizard not working across restarts. Get Books: Update the Kobo Store plugin for website changes. Improved news sources. Popular Science. General Knowledge Today. Scientific American. Wired Magazine.
2.2817 May 2015 08:45 minor feature: Release: 2.28 15 May, 2015 New FeaturesConversion of all ebook formats to Microsoft Word (DOCX) files Supports conversion of text styles, images, lists, tables, embedded fonts, etc. Produces DOCX files compatible with Microsoft Word 2007 or newer. Note that this code is very new, so there will likely still be kinks that will be worked out in the coming weeks. Add keyboard shortcuts (Ctrl+Right, Ctrl+Left) to switch between virtual library tabs. Closes tickets: 1453497 When sending email using GMX pause for five minutes between books, to prevent GMX from blocking the account. The delay can be configured via Preferences- gt;Tweaks. Bug FixesOpen With: Fix application icons in XDG_DATA_HOME on linux not being found and fix unhandled error when choosing non-executable files as applications. AZW3 Output: Remove duplicate anchors to workaround some Kindle renderers using the last occurrence of an anchor as the target instead of the first. Closes tickets: 1454199 Fix language definition on body tag being ignored during conversion. Edit book: When importing multiple files into the book, import them in the order sorted by their filenames instead of in random order. E-book viewer: Fix print to pdf not working on some windows systems with non-ascii usernames and non-utf-8 system locales. Also make the print to pdf dialog a little easier to use. Edit Book: Fix TOC editor window not remembering its last used size. Improved news sources. Field and Stream. Linux Magazine. Brand Eins. Courrier International. Wired Magazine. The Onion.
2.2702 May 2015 17:25 minor feature: New Features: Edit metadata dialog: Add a clear button for the publisher. DOCX Input: Add option to not insert page breaks between endnotes. calibredb list: Allow outputting the book languages as well. Italian translation of Quick Start Guide. Embed metadata: When embedding metadata fails for some books, add an option to show the failed books in the book list. Animate the main toolbar when a device is connected/disconnected, to indicate that the contents of the toolbar have changed. Bug Fixes; E-book viewer: When printing, print to a PDF file instead of directly to the printer. This fixes printing not working on some systems. AZW3 Input: Handle kindlegen produced azw3 files that do not use normal HTML anchors for linking. Fix too many open files errors that could occur in a few places on OS X. Do not allow user to hide all columns in book list via the context menu, as restoring them becomes difficult.
2.2625 Apr 2015 12:25 minor feature: New Features: Driver for the soon to be released Kobo Glo HD Bug Fixes: Do not use a separate process to draw the splash screen. This might fix the issue of calibre randomly freezing on startup on a few windows systems. MOBI Ouput: Fix :first-letter applied to elements containing a comment causing conversion to fail. Properly display names of libraries containing the ampersand character. When sorting filenames in comics treat the file extension as a secondary sort key. Fixes xyz.jpg sorting before xyz_1.jpg. Fix a regression in 2.25 that broke the search amp; replace wizard in the conversion dialog when converting a book with multiple formats. Content server: Fix errors when library contains enough virtual libraries to cause grouping. Manage tags dialog: Fix setting a tag to empty causes an unhandled error. E-book viewer: Fix a regression that caused the viewer to occasionally skip the last page in a chapter when displaying more than one pages per screen and scrolling by screen. Edit Book: Fix open OPF file not being refreshed when deleting items from the file browser. New news sources. Discover Magazine Monthly by Michael Marotta. Improved news sources WirtschaftsWoche Online. Wired. CNN.
2.2519 Apr 2015 07:05 minor feature: New Features: Edit Book: Make embedding fonts using the manage fonts dialog easier. You can now double click on a font family to see what faces for that family area available on your computer and install new fonts directly from the dialog. Book Details panel: Allow deleting tags/series/publisher/etc. by right clicking on the link in the book details panel. E-book viewer: Allow expanding/collapsing all items in the Table of Contents view by right clicking. When using the View specific format action add an 'Open With' button to choose a specific program to view the specified format. Fetch News: Add API to allow recipe writers to easily resolve internal links to point to the downloaded versions of articles. DOCX Input: Add support for DOCX files created by Word 2013 in 'Strict' mode. When getting cover from comic files, use smart filename sorting to find the first filename, recognizing numbers inside the filenames. Bug FixesE-book viewer: When displaying multiple pages per screen fix whole screen scrolling so that it works as expected even at the end of the file, when their might be fewer pages left than would fill the screen. DOCX Input: Automatically resize large images used as bullets in lists, to compensate for the fact that HTML renderers do not do this. Book list: Prevent yes/no columns from making the minimum row height too large. Template language: Fix raw_field() function returning incorrect values for lists. Edit book: Fix book locale changing when OPF edited if OPF contains a country code in addition to a language code. Edit Book: Fix escaped HTML tags in the comments metadata being reported as mis-spelled words. Edit Book: Fix regression that caused copying of non-breaking spaces to not work when using the keyboard shortcuts. Open With: Fix open with not working for programs from the Microsoft Office suite. New news sources. MIT Technology Review Magazine by Michael Marotta. The Codeless Code by April King. Improved news sources Die Zeit. NZZ Webpaper. Arca
2.2411 Apr 2015 01:25 minor feature: New Features: E-book viewer: Add an option to not save the bookmarks inside EPUB files, under the Miscellaneous section of the viewer preferences. Manage User Categories: Allow restricting the visible items to only those present in the current Virtual Library (if any). Book details panel: Allow copying full path to ebook files by right clicking on the format link. Bug FixesEdit Book: Fix GIF format images being corrupted when using the builtin image editor to make changes to them. Edit Book: When dragging and dropping files to re-order them in the file browser, fix the final order being dependent on the order the files were selected in. Conversion: Fix error when converting a document that contains an invalid function based CSS selector without parentheses. Edit Book: Fix regression that caused pressing Alt+X to type unicode characters to not work. Device view: Preserve position in list of books when deleting books from the device view. Make the context menu for the book details popup window work the same way as for the book details panel. Get Books: Update amazon store plugin for website changes. PDF Metadata: When choosing between reading metadata from the Info dict and the XMP block, consider both the MetadataData and the ModifyDate in the XMP block, since there exist PDF metadata writing tools that update one and not the other. Fix a regression that caused ebook viewer to remember the state of the Table of Contents panel when quitting on OS X. Prevent Enter key on Manage authors/tags/etc. dialogs from closing the dialog. Improved news sources. Le Temps. United Daily. Liberty Times. Apple Daily. China Times. House News. Providence Journal. Harvard Business Review.
2.2304 Apr 2015 20:05 minor feature: New FeaturesAllow adding an empty ebook in various formats to existing book records by right clicking the Add Books button. Add ability to create additional empty formats to the 'Add empty book' command. News download: Add API to cleanly abort the download of an article during the preprocess stage based on the article's contents. Update the version of Qt bundled with calibre to 5.4.1. This fixes various minor bugs, most notably, improving text rendering on linux. Bug FixesMOBI Input: Fix links not working in viewer for MOBI files that contain anchors placed on linebreak elements. Book details panel: Fix copying Path link by right clicking on it not working. Fix a regression that caused importing of a single book from a directory to fail if the directory has no ebook files in it. Column Icons: Fix apostrophes in icon filenames causing errors. Edit Book: Fix a regression that caused Remove unused CSS to fail on invalid CSS selectors, instead of ignoring them. Open With: Fix open with failing to get list of default programs on windows if the registry contains missing ProgIDs. Improved news sources: Esquire, Courrier International, CNET, Tagesschau.
2.2222 Mar 2015 04:25 minor feature: New Features: Book List: When editing data in the book list directly, expand the editor widget to use all available width if the data does not fit inside the current column width Edit Book: When re-opening a previously edited book, restore all open files and the cursor position. Can be disabled in Preferences- gt;Main Window. Advanced search builder: Allow using days/weeks/months/years when building a date based search with number of days ago. Amazon metadata download: Speedup metadata download from amazon.com when an ASIN is specified by trying the product page directly first instead of running a search. Implement updating metadata in DOCX files. Bug FixesODT Input: Add support for intra-document cross-references. PDF Output: Fix incorrect encoding of ASCII control characters and some Chines characters in metadata and Table of Contents strings. Amazon metadata download: Work around amazon server problems where it does not return Kindle Editions in search results when not logged in. Fix Manage Authors dialog causing current search in the book list to be cleared. Conversion: Fix a regression in 2.21 that caused conversion to fail for books with invalid pseudo-class CSS selectors. Content server: Fix OPDS categories not showing books for composite column categories if the column contains a colon. Single convert dialog: Only write metadata updates if metadata actually changed. Also show a nicer error message when a file is locked by another process. Open With: Fix error when scanning for default programs on windows for some file types. Edit Book: Fix Preview panel sometimes not working when opening multiple html files one after the other very quickly. Improved news sources. Wired Daily.
2.2114 Mar 2015 03:17 minor feature: Release: 2.21 13 Mar, 2015 New FeaturesAllow opening ebook files and covers in external applications by simply right clicking on them in the Book Details panel. Now, you can right click on an ebook format or the cover in the Book Details panel, and open it with any application installed on your computer. calibre will automatically present you with a list of application capable of opening the file. Simply choose one, or if your particular application is not auto-detected, you can browse for it manually. Tag Browser: Make rename and delete for items in the Tag Browser restrict themselves to the current Virtual Library (if any). There is also an additional menu entry you can use to rename and delete across all books while in a Virtual Library. Conversion: Use a new (written from scratch) implementation of CSS Level 3 selectors that fixes various bugs in handling of the more advanced/uncommon CSS selectors such as nth-last-child() Edit Book: Allow restoring of disabled confirmation prompts in preferences and add a confirmation when removing saved searches Edit ToC button: Remember the last used ebook formats Bug FixesE-book viewer: Fix regression that prevented pasting of text with formatting from the viewer. Closes tickets: 1428018 Table of Contents Editor: Fix selecting a location inside a file and then clicking on another file causes the previous location to be used in the new file. Closes tickets: 1428212 DOCX Input: Fix incorrect bold font weight being used for heading styles even if the style definition does not specify bold. Closes tickets: 1430831 AZW3 Input: Fix a bug that prevented conversion of AZW3 files that contained an empty CSS media block. Closes tickets: 1426220 PDF Output: Fix incorrect rendering of text in elements that use font-variant:small-caps and also have children. Closes tickets: 1425094 Get Books: Update Amazon Europe, Empik and CDP store plugins PDF Output: Fix incorrect conversion of source document that specify dir='rtl' on the root elem
2.2021 Feb 2015 07:45 minor feature: Release: 2.20 20 Feb, 2015 New FeaturesODT Input: Add backlinks for footnotes/endnotes and improve their formatting. Closes tickets: 1421056 Windows: When running on windows 8 and newer register with default programs so that users can more easily select calibre or its viewer/editor as the default program to launch ebook files. Closes tickets: 1422248 Make publishers in the book details panel clickable. Closes tickets: 1419313 Edit Book spell check: For mis-spelled words of the form one:two offer one: two as a suggested correction. Closes tickets: 1422133 Bug FixesFix a regression that caused incorrect results when searching on numeric or date fields with relational operators. Closes tickets: 1423390 DOCX Input: Fix regression in 2.19 that broke handling of text with leading or trailing non-breaking spaces/en-spaces/quad-spaces. Closes tickets: 1422844 Amazon metadata download: Update plugin for website changes to Amazon Brazil. Closes tickets: 1420629 E-book viewer: Fix footnote popup window not displaying entire footnote if footnote contains element with page-break-after set Edit Book: Reports tool: Fix double clicking on an unused image causing an error Tag Browser: Fix incorrect grouping of words starting with graphemes, such as ash. Closes tickets: 1422116 Conversion: Ignore incorrectly URL encoded links instead of erroring out on them. Closes tickets: 1421996 E-book viewer: Remove soft-hyphens when copying text to clipboard Improved news sources aktualne.cz
2.1908 Feb 2015 10:25 minor feature: Release: 2.19 06 Feb, 2015 New Features: Quick view window: Allow the quickview window to be docked into the main calibre window. Add empty book: Allow setting the title as well as the author and series for the added empty book records Windows driver for Grammata Papyre 602. Edit Book: Add an option to turn off auto-completion of closing tags Allow adding a description for custom columns. Book Details panel: Allow any identifier of the form url+number to become a clickable link. For example: url1:http://example.com Bug FixesConversion: Convert entities that reference non-BMP unicode codepoints on Windows and OS X correctly. Linux was not affected by this bug. Edit Book: Do not autocomplete the closing tag wen typing the / key inside an existing tag. Fix Booken Lev e-book reader not being detected in OS X and Linux. DOCX Input: Change handling of sequences of space characters to more closely follow Microsoft Word. Edit Book: Fix Table of Contents editor not remembering its saved state across calibre sessions Edit book: Disallow drag and drop of documents onto the preview panel to workaround crashing bug in Qt. E-book viewer: Fix current page not being preserved when opening and then immediately closing the footnote window. PDF Output: Fix incorrect encoding for some chinese characters in the PDF Outline (Table of Contents) Improved news sources: FAZ.net Indian Express CNN
2.1801 Feb 2015 03:05 minor feature: Release: 2.18 30 Jan, 2015 New FeaturesEdit Book: Add 'Style Classes' and 'Links' report pages to the Reports tool Tag browser: Allow expanding all children of a node by right clicking and choosing 'Expand All' Closes tickets: 1414315 Preferences: Re-arrange the controls to avoid needing to move the mouse from the top to the bottom of the dialog when closing the dialog after making some changes Bug FixesSave to Disk: Fix a bug where when multiple books are being saved to disk, if the save to disk template results in identical filenames, the filenames were not being properly disambiguated. Preferences: Use a dialog instead of a main window to workaround Qt's poor handling of full screen mode on OS X Yosemite. Closes tickets: 1414497 Improved news sources Al Jazeera in English
2.1724 Jan 2015 15:45 minor feature: Release: 2.17 23 Jan, 2015 New FeaturesEdit Book: A new reports tool that shows a summary of files, images, words, characters and styles used in the book. The reports tool is a great way to get an overview of the different parts of your book. Every line in the report is hot-linked, double clicking it jumps to the places in the book where that item is used. Edit Book: Allow adding the 'Manage Snippets' action to the toolbar, for easy access Bug FixesUpdate Ozon.ru metadata download plugin for website changes. Closes tickets: 1407265 E-book viewer: Fix regression in 'flow' mode that caused horizontal scrollbar to be rendered as vertical. Closes tickets: 1409916 Fix a regression that prevented adding of books from sub-folders if the folder contained only an OPF file and no actual ebook files. Closes tickets: 1411240 New news sources TheAtlantic.com by ebrandon The Conversation by Krittika Goyal Apple Daily (TW) by Yulun Shih Improved news sources Salon.com The Onion Haaretz Jot Down Le Monde Diplomatique tyzden The AJC
2.1610 Jan 2015 14:45 minor feature: Release: 2.16 10 Jan, 2015 New FeaturesEdit Book: Add support for snippets -- small pieces of text that are often re-used. You can now create your own snippets and insert them into the text with only a few keystrokes. The snippets include support for placeholders that you can jump between. See http://manual.calibre-ebook.com/snippets.html for details. Bug FixesEdit Book: When importing files and the book has an orphaned entry in the manifest for that file, but the file itself is not present, rename the file instead of erroring out. Closes tickets: 1407860 Book Details panel: Fix author links with URL schemes other than http or file preventing context menu from working. Closes tickets: 1408174 PDF Output: Make the minimum height for headers and footers scale with the base font size Fix a typo that prevented the Cybook Muse from being detected on some computers. Closes tickets: 1407435 Fix regression in 2.15 that broke calibre on OS X 10.7 and 10.8 Closes tickets: 1407102 New news sources Ajans Firat and Edebiyat Haber by asalet_r Improved news sources Various updated Turkish news sources tyzden Sueddeutsche Zeitung
2.1502 Jan 2015 23:45 minor feature: Release: 2.15 02 Jan, 2015 New FeaturesEdit Book: Add auto-completion for links. Now as you type the filename in href or src attributes, a popup with possible completions is displayed. See http://manual.calibre-ebook.com/edit.html#auto-complete for details. Edit Book Function mode: Add builtin functions to change case of text, ignoring HTML tags in the matched text Edit Book - Check Book: Allow auto-fixing of file not in spine errors Driver for Papyre 624 ml Closes tickets: 1405901 Conversion: Convert images encoded as data URIs in the input document into normal images, as some ebook reader software cannot handle data URIs. Closes tickets: 1405803 Bug FixesAZW3 Input: Handle AZW3 files that contain Amazon specific CSS media queries. Closes tickets: 1406708 Fix regression that broke the markdown-calibre command Edit Book - Show what changed: Fix scrollbar sometimes not visible if the differences contain a few, very long lines. Also fix the line numbers being partially obscured on some systems (depending on the font used). Closes tickets: 1406056 Edit Book: Fix a regression that caused the Home key to not move to the start of the line on lines containing un-indented tags Get Books: Update the Amazon (US) plugin for website changes. Closes tickets: 1406040 MOBI Input: Fix incorrect conversion of MOBI files that wrap their content inside lt;a gt; anchor tags. Closes tickets: 1405858
2.1427 Dec 2014 14:05 minor feature: Release: 2.14 26 Dec, 2014 New FeaturesMetadata review dialog: Automatically insert series number when selecting a series from the completion dropdown. Also if the user does not specify a series number, use 1 as the default, instead of not setting the series. Closes tickets: 1404692 Bug FixesFix regression that broke error reporting for save to disk for books that contain no formats. Closes tickets: 1405674 Metadata download: Fix metadata download not working for titles that contain a apostrophes in languages other than English. Closes tickets: 1403677 Fix deleting a book from both the library and the device causing the next selected book to be incorrect, when the library is sorted by the On Device column. Closes tickets: 1404629 FB2 Output: Fix generation of FB2 sections based on a multi-level Table of Contents in the input document. Closes tickets: 1393514 Tolino Shine driver: Fix option to swap main memory and SD card not working on OS X. Closes tickets: 1404793 FB2 Input: Workaround for broken FB2 files produced by convertonlinefree.com. Closes tickets: 1404701 OS X: Workaround for OS X installs that have incorrect permissions set on their home directories. calibre will now no longer refuse to start on such machines. MOBI Input: Dont crash on corrupted JPG images. Closes tickets: 1404590 Fix column icons not displaying for custom comments type columns Closes tickets: 1404234 Metadata review dialog: Show a confirmation for the 'Reject all remaining' button. Closes tickets: 1404386 New news sources OSEL.cz by spacekpe Courier Mail by Krittika Goyal Improved news sources Nikkei News
2.1320 Dec 2014 19:45 minor feature: Release: 2.13 19 Dec, 2014 New FeaturesDriver for the new CYBOOK MUSE ebook reader Closes tickets: 1398672 Edit metadata dialog: Allow editing identifiers in a dedicated window by right clicking on the identifiers edit box. Closes tickets: 1400925 Allow generating a cover from metadata by right clicking the cover are in the book details panel also. Closes tickets: 1401972 Content server: Server KEPUB files with the extension kepub.epu when connecting to the browser on Kobo devices Kobo driver: Add support for new firmware version 3.12 Edit metadata dialog: Add a keyboard shortcut to swap title and author Alt+Down Closes tickets: 1397701 Bug FixesSave to disk: Fix a regression that prevented saving of files into the root of a drive on Windows FB2 Input: Add support for FB2 books that incorrectly use the FictionBook 2.1 XML schema. Closes tickets: 1401915 Fix command line arguments not being ignored on windows and linux when restarting calibre. Closes tickets: 1401991 E-book viewer: Fix sorting of bookmarks by position in book not working on windows and OS X. Closes tickets: 1402152 Kobo driver: Fix bookmarks not being deleted from device when deleting books on the device Closes tickets: 1401502 Edit book: Fix auto-complete of closing tag not working when typing the closing tag at just before a word (the word would become the closing tag name). calibredb: Fix list --for-machine ignoring custom columns Closes tickets: 1401085 Edit book/Book polishing: Fix subsetting of fonts whose @font-face rules use the local() or format() CSS functions not working Edit book: Fix regression that broke typing of XML entities for ampersand, less-than and greater-than Edit Book: Do not change the current selected text when right clicking on a mis-spelled word Improved news sources The Australian The New Yorker The Guardian Ars Technica
2.1229 Nov 2014 06:45 minor feature: Release: 2.12 28 Nov, 2014 New FeaturesEdit Book: Automatically complete the closing tag in HTML/XML files when typing lt;/ Edit Book: Implement auto-indent, now when pressing the Enter key to start a new line, the new line's indentation is automatically created Driver for the Verso E71b ebook reader Closes tickets: 1395289 Redesigned the 'Add a custom news source' dialog to make it easier to use, with a more powerful python editor Make translations of the User Manual available in many different languages (fully or partially translated). Click the 'Change Language' link in the sidebar of the manual to change the language Edit Book: Search amp; Replace function mode: Add a new function annotation (replace.file_order) to control what order multiple files are processed in, when doing Replace All. See the User Manual for details. Bug FixesGet Books: Update Woblink store plugin for website changes Book polishing: Ignore zero byte font files in the ebook instead of erroring out on them when subsetting fonts. Closes tickets: 1395694 E-book viewer: Tighten heuristic used to detect footnote links. Do not consider a link that is the only content inside a block level tag as an endnote link, even if it is linked back to from its destination. Update the version of libimobiledevice shipped in the Linux and OS X builds to 1.1.7, should help with some connection issues to Apple devices PDF Output: Add support for font-family aliasing in @font-face rules. Closes tickets: 1395176 Improved news sources Wall Street Journal New Yorker Le Monde Defense News Digital Journal Cracked.com Boston Globe RealClear Politics EcoGeek The Friday Times
2.1121 Nov 2014 05:35 minor feature: Release: 2.11 21 Nov, 2014 New Features: Edit Book: Add a new 'function mode' for the Search and Replace tool The function mode allows you to create python functions that run on the results of Search and Replace. This allows you to do arbitrarily powerful text processing. For example, you can automatically fix the case of text, automatically add section number to headings, and so on. For examples and documentation, see: http://manual.calibre-ebook.com/function_mode.html Bug Fixes: DOCX Input: Add support for multilingual documents. Closes tickets: 1394428 Edit metadata dialog: Fix date fields being displayed in the UTC timezone instead of the local timezone, causing the day to be off by one in some timezones. Closes tickets: 1393166 Conversion/Book polishing: Fix ampersands in title/series/publisher/author not being properly escaped. Closes tickets: 1393230 Update the bundled version of libimobiledevice on windows, so that the iOS Reader plugin can connect to iOS 8 devices again Fix a regression in 2.10 that causes Adding books from sub-folders, one book per folder to incorrectly add OPF files present in the sub-folders as an extra format. Closes tickets: 1392864 Fix a regression in 2.10 that caused changes in Preferences- Adding books to not work for the next immediate add Fix Ctrl-R while in debug mode not restarting in debug mode properly Fix regression in evaluating composite columns that use other composite columns. Improved news sources Nikkei News
2.1015 Nov 2014 03:16 minor feature: Release: 2.10 14 Nov, 2014 New FeaturesDriver for the PocketBook Lux 2 with latest firmware. Closes tickets: 1390720 Review downloaded metadata: Add suggestions for the tags, authors, publishers and series fields. Suggestions will pop-up as you type. Closes tickets: 1390887 Add Books: Improve performance when adding large numbers of books at once Add Books: Allow adding books from multiple ZIP/RAR archives, each containing many books, by right clicking on the Add Books and choosing 'Add from Archive' Metadata download: Prioritize results that have the same language as the current calibre user interface language Edit Book: Make the CSS used for styling the generated HTML Table of Contents user customizable via http://manual.calibre-ebook.com/customize.html#overriding-icons-templates-et-cetera Bug FixesE-book viewer: Fix popup footnotes not working on windows Fix saving of searches that use the backslash to escape special characters not working Closes tickets: 1392052 Save to disk: When multiple books end up with the same file name because they have the same metadata, automatically adjust the filename to make it unique. Closes tickets: 863472 Fix ebook editor global menu not working on Unity when started from inside calibre Get Books: Update the Amazon European store plugins for website changes Edit Book: Fix handling of XML unsafe characters (like lt;, gt; and amp;) inside lt;style gt; tags Linux: Fix regression on Unity that prevented some keyboard shortcuts from working because of the global menu bar. Closes tickets: 1390901 Amazon metadata download: Do not prefer results with an ISBN, since Amazon now lists a large number of ISBN less titles Amazon metadata download: Fix cover not being found for some books because of a website change at amazon.com Conversion: Fix incorrect conversion of east-asian characters in CSS class names. Closes tickets: 1390527 New news sources Various German news sources by Bernd Boehm The Daily WTF by Jelle van der Waa Improved new
2.907 Nov 2014 10:05 major feature: E-book viewer: Show footnotes in a separate popup window Now when you click on a link to a footnote/endnote, the corresponding note is shown in a separate popup window, for convenient reference. Footnote links are recognized using the EPUB 3 footnote markup as well as some heuristics. Any superscript or subscript links are assumed to be footnote links. Any link that links to another file which in turn links back to the original link, is assumed to be an endnote. Cover Grid: Improve scroll wheel based scrolling. On windows and linux a single "tick" of the wheel now scrolls by about half a row instead of a full screen. On OS X, scrolling is pixel based, so as you scroll faster, more content is scrolled. Get Books: Add the Bubok Portugal store Performance improvement for large libraries that using custom columns built with templates Review downloaded metadata dialog: Allow merging tags by long clicking the revert button Bug FixesFix a regression in 2.8 that caused the clear button next to date fields to set the date to Jan 101 instead of undefined. Linux: Fix Unity global menu bar stops working after minimizing calibre to the dock or the system tray. Sanitize the ImageMagick environment variables before launching external utilities. Prevent stale 'On Device' info (from the previous connection) from showing during subsequent device connections Conversion: Add workaround for converting EPUB files with syntactically invalid (probably hand edited) OPF files. Fix e-book viewer not displaying cover from HTMLZ files. Conversion: Handle input documents with crazy font sizes (1000pt +) Improved news sources Boston Globe Brand Eins
2.801 Nov 2014 03:15 minor feature: Release: 2.8 31 Oct, 2014 New FeaturesLinux: Add support for the global menubar in Ubuntu Unity (The menu that is displayed in the top most on screen bar). It now works both with the main calibre program and the e-book editor. You can customize what appears in the menubar via Preferences- gt;Toolbars Get Books: Add a new store, Bubok (bubok.es) Driver for Tolino Vision 2. Closes tickets: 1385904 Review downloaded metadata: Allow merging downloaded and current identifiers by long-clicking the revert button. Closes tickets: 1387619 Template language: New function user_categories() to return the list of User Categories for a given book (only works in the GUI). E-book viewer: Add an option to prevent tapping on the page from turning pages. Bug FixesRe-enable the system tray icon on linux. System tray icons now work in any desktop environment that supports the StatusNotifier spec, such as Ubuntu Unity, KDE 4+, GNOME 3, etc. System tray icon: On windows if the calibre window is minimized, fix clicking on the system tray icon not restoring the window. Closes tickets: 1387596 E-book viewer: Clear history when reloading the book, to avoid errors, since the locations pointed to by the history may no longer be valid anyway Linux: Force use of GNOME button layout for dialogs when running under the GNOME, UNITY or MATE desktop environments Check Book: Silence incorrect warning about guide references to cover image in AZW3 Format Fix text entry widgets' popup completion window not working well with windows on-screen keyboard. Closes tickets: 1385586 Edit Book: Fix links that are absolute paths causing crashes in windows Fix the read metadata from format button in the edit metadata dialog not working for FB2 files. Closes tickets: 1385237 New news sources Planet Python and Krebs on security recipe by Jelle van der Waa Improved news sources Tyzden Countryfile.com FAZ net The New Yorker
2.725 Oct 2014 03:15 minor feature: Release: 2.7 24 Oct, 2014 New FeaturesSupport for the new Kindle Voyage The notification for the completion of background jobs, such as bulk metadata download, has been redesigned to not interrupt your work. It now waits in the lower right corner of the main window until you are ready to deal with it Closes tickets: 1382795 Insert metadata as jacket page: Make the invisible tags used for searching across books format better, by giving them their own table row. Book details panel: Show custom column values for numeric columns even when the value is zero Allow clearing of date and number type fields by right clicking and choosing clear when editing the fields in the book list or edit metadata dialog Bug FixesMOBI/AZW3 Output: When converting an EPUB document that specifies an SVG image as its cover image, convert the cover to JPEG as the Kindle cannot handle SVG cover images. Closes tickets: 1384375 AZW3 Input: Fix crash when processing AZW3 files that contain certain SVG images dies to a bug in ImageMagick. Closes tickets: 1384375 Conversion: Ignore un-parseable links when trying to generate ToC from links, instead of aborting the conversion. Closes tickets: 1383365 Edit metadata dialog: Fix window title not changing when using the Next/previous buttons if the books being edited have the same title. Closes tickets: 1383014 Fix regression in previous release that prevented arrow keys/tab key from working in completion popups on OSX. Closes tickets: 1382633 Improved news sources Folha de Sao Paolo LWN Weekly
2.617 Oct 2014 03:15 minor feature: Release: 2.6 17 Oct, 2014 New FeaturesCatalogs: CSV Output: Allow changing the order of fields in the generated CSV catalog by using drag and drop to re-arrange the fields in the create catalog dialog. Closes tickets: 1379048 Edit metadata dialog: When editing metadata individually for multiple books, popup a confirmation if the user clicks OK before finishing the editing of all the books. Closes tickets: 1378072 Allow configuring a keyboard shortcut to toggle highlighting of search results via Preferences- gt;Keyboard (under Miscellaneous). Closes tickets: 1380528 Edit Book: Saved searches window: Remember the last used values for where to search and search direction E-book viewer: Allow right clicking on the toolbar buttons to popup the optional menus, useful when using the viewer on a touch screen. Closes tickets: 1380359 E-book viewer: Add a keyboard shortcut to toggle the Table of Contents Ctrl+T Performance improvement when renaming/deleting large numbers of items via the Manage Tags/Series/Publishers/etc dialogs Kobo driver: Update to support soon to be released firmware update from Kobo Bug FixesAmazon metadata download: Update the amazon metadata download plugin to handle changes to the amazon.com website. Closes tickets: 1379305 AZW3 Output: Ignore invalid attribute names in the input document rather than aborting the conversion on them. Book details panel: Fix custom columns built from other columns with tag like values not clickable in the book details panel. Closes tickets: 1381323 Edit Book: Fix changing the editor undo/redo keyboard shortcuts not preventing the old shortcuts from working. CSV Catalogs: Output all custom datetime columns in the local timezone to match the format for builtin columns E-book viewer: When looking up words in the dictionary for a book that has no language set, use the current calibre interface language Fix comments editor widget in the edit metadata dialog swallowing Tab key presses, preventing the use of the keyboard t
2.504 Oct 2014 03:16 minor feature: Release: 2.5 03 Oct, 2014 New FeaturesE-book viewer: Allow changing the website that is used as a dictionary for looking up words in the viewer. Click the Preferences button in the viewer and choose the dictionaries tab to customize the website. Edit book/Book polishing: When embedding fonts or subsetting embedded fonts, handle the :first-letter and :first-line pseudo-element style rules. Closes tickets: 1373649 Windows driver for Trekstor Pyrus 2 LED. Closes tickets: 1376018 Bug FixesFix a typo preventing calibre from recognizing the new Kobo Aura H2O Edit Book: Spell Check: Fix replaced words coming back into the list when toggling the "Show only misspelled words" setting Edit Book: Spell Check: Fix replacing a word with multiple words causing the replacements to show up erroneously in the list of misspelled words Closes tickets: 1370294 Edit Book: Fix leading or trailing hyphens on words being ignored when spell checking. Closes tickets: 1370288 E-book viewer: Fix a regression, caused by a Qt 5 behavior change, that caused incorrect colors to be shown when viewing MOBI files that use CSS 3 color specifications internally. MOBI Output: Handle input documents that use CSS 3 syntax for colors by converting the color to the #RRGGBB format required for MOBI Tag Browser: Fix drag and drop of books onto a language not setting the language. Closes tickets: 1373504 Tag Browser: When renaming an item that is currently being searched for, remove the search indicator, as the search will no longer match the renamed item. Closes tickets: 1374624 Bulk metadata edit: Fix getting cover from EPUB files that have no cover image by rendering the first page as the cover not working. Closes tickets: 1374243 Custom cover generation: Fix disabled color schemes not being saved Closes tickets: 1374337 Wireless device driver: Fix a regression in 2.4 that caused book matching to run slowly when connecting to calibre companion Improved news sources Sueddeutsche Zeitung The Hindu Carta
2.4.026 Sep 2014 09:57 minor feature: An all new random cover generation algorithm, which generates covers using many different color schemes and cover styles. Edit Book: Redesign the saved searches pop-up as a dockable window. DOCX Input: Support for the keepNext paragraph property to keep successive paragraphs on the same page. Fix a regression in 2.3 that broke creation of collections on the device when metadata management was set to manual. Conversion: Do not allow default (user-agent) style rules to ever override style rules defined in the input document, regardless of CSS selector specificity. Workaround for Qt 5 regression that broke selecting multiple icons in Preferences- Column icon rules. Fix tags with angle brackets not being displayed in the Book Details panel.
2.3.012 Sep 2014 11:28 minor feature: Cover Grid: Dynamically adjust the size of the in memory cover thumbnail cache based on the window size to ensure flicker free rendering even on very large screens. Template tester: Remember last used template. Get Books: When downloading books show a popup message telling the user that the books will be added to the calibre library automatically, to help new users understand what is happening. The popup message can be disabled. E-book viewer: Try to detect when a chapter has a page break before the start of the chapter's text resulting in a leading blank page and override the page break. Improved news sources: Strategy+Business, Dawn, American Thinker, Anchorage Daily News, Financial Times.
2.2.005 Sep 2014 08:30 minor feature: Kindle driver adds option to retain page numbers or customize them. Jacket template allows tags in alphabetical order. Automatic window updates for background conversion jobs. Hide inactive mouse curser in E-book reader. New driver for SurfPad 3. CSS conversion fixes, Qt5 on OS X startup fixed, DOCX non-breaking hypens work now, prefer HTML5 for imports. And new news sources were added.
2.1.029 Aug 2014 16:27 minor feature: Windows XP installations have been disabled due to Qt5 incompatibilities. Drivers for Kobo Aura H2O and HTC C were added. New toolbar settings were added. EPUB and MOBI catalogs now use the full template. Various bugfixes for Qt5 support and MaxOSX were applied, hypenation fixed, book browsing, PDF generation, image zooming, bookmark switching, flow scrolling, and invalid EPUB ZIP containers were corrected.
2.0.022 Aug 2014 22:19 major feature: Major feature in comparison to Calibre 1.x is the addiditon of an e-book editor, which supports both EPUB und AZW3 formats. It now also supports comparing books, brings Android and OS X version with tablet and touchscreen functionality, uses Qt5, and improvemes the library organisation.