Calibre eBook Management Software (free, open-source, cross platform)

calibre 7.5.1

New Features​

  • Allow fine tuning the colors used in the calibre interface via Preference->Look & feel->Main interface->User interface colors
  • Full text search window: Add actions to the context menu to open the book at the clicked on result. Also allow using the view book shortcut to open the currently selected search result
  • When showing the Full text search dialog, pre populate the search box with the contents of the main calibre search box if the main search box contains a simple search

Bug Fixes​

  • Windows: Fix a regression in 7.0 that caused images referring to files on the disk within comments columns to not display in some circumstances
  • E-book viewer: Fix clock showing hour as zero instead of 12 between 12 and 1 am/pm
  • Edit book: When wrapping selected text in a tag, preserve the selection after wrapping
  • Content server: Fix a periodic spurious error message when reading books in offline mode
  • Fix a regression in 7.0 caused by a regression in Qt that would result in calibre hanging rarely when using the cover browser view
  • Fix custom template functions not useable in save to disk templates
  • Fix a regression in 7.2 that caused the popup used for editing fields in the book list to be mis-positioned on very wide monitors
  • Version 7.5.1 fixes a bug in 7.5.0 where calibre would not start up using dark colors when the system was in dark mode on some windows installs and another bug that could cause errors when using cover grid mode with covers stored in CMYK colorspace

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calibre 7.6

New Features​

  • E-book viewer: Allow saving current settings in "profiles" that can be quickly and easily swapped between
  • Edit book: Add a shortcut `Ctrl+M` to merge selected files
  • Get books: Add support for Amazon Mexico
  • A new toolbar button to show all available actions in sub menus. Can be added via `Preferences->Toolbars & menus`
  • Edit book: Allow selecting multiple books to edit at once, opening all selected books in separate editor instances

Bug Fixes​

  • Cover grid: Fix dragging the mouse while holding shift to extend the selection not working well
  • E-book viewer: Fix doing a multi-page selections sometimes causing the start of the selection to move backwards
  • Edit book: Live CSS: Fix regression causing incorrect colors in calibre 7
  • Windows: Fix a regression in calibre 7 that caused images in long text columns to not be displayed in the tooltip for the tooltip
  • Fix disabled items in menus having blurry text
  • Content server: Fix a regression in the previous release that caused an error when doing a search/sort on some browsers

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calibre 7.7

New Features​

  • Trim image: Allow specifying the size of the trim rectangle using numbers
  • Full text search: Allow pressing Ctrl+S to select the current book in the calibre book list
  • Speed up scrolling through the book list book-by-book by only redrawing the book details panel when scrolling pauses
  • Add a tweak under Preferences->Tweaks to set the first day of the week in popup calendars used to input dates

Bug Fixes​

  • CHM Input: Handle CHM files with no HHC Table of Contents
  • E-book viewer: Fix a few settings such as pages per screen and header/footers not being saved in profiles
  • Full text search: Ignore text inside <ruby> tags when indexing books
  • DOCX Output: Preserve spaces around soft hyphens
  • Book details popup: Copy the original cover image to the clipboard even when the image is rescaled to fit into view
  • Fix changing disabled colors in the UI color palette overriding non-disabled colors
  • Content server: Fix deletion of viewer profiles not working

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calibre 7.8

New Features​

  • E-book viewer: Highlight panel: Allow filtering the shown highlights by type of highlight
  • Conversion: Add support for the CSS text-transform property when subsetting embedded fonts
  • E-book viewer: Allow displaying the view mode paged/flow in the header/footer
  • Book details popup window: Allow dropping of files to add formats/set the cover just as for the book details panel
  • Book details: Context menu: Add a menu action to remove the associated link
  • DOCX Input: Add role=doc-noteref for links to footnotes/endnotes so that they popup in more e-book readers
  • Add a "Mark all selected books" to the Mark action.
  • Add "Hide Empty Categories" to tag browser configuration menu
  • Supernote: Support for new device firmware
  • Sort by tool: Add an action to re-apply the current sort

Bug Fixes​

  • Grid view cover cache: Fix covers not loading when cache entries are stale
  • Conversion: Do not change viewport relative font sizes used for SVG text elements
  • Conversion: Fix <style> tags inside <svg> tags not being processed
  • Get books: Update Kobo store plugin for website changes
  • EPUB Input: Use a translated name for the cover page

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calibre 7.9

New Features​

  • Kobo driver: Add support for the new color Kobo devices
  • Edit book: Add a setting to control cursor width under Preferences->Editor settings
  • Edit book: Regex-function mode: Show a confirmation popup when closing the function editor when there are unsaved changes

Bug Fixes​

  • Fix undocked Quickview dialog not being restored at startup
  • Windows: Fix an issue where closing a maximized calibre window to the system tray and then reconnecting with remote desktop would cause a blank calibre window to be displayed

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calibre 7.10

New Features​

  • Export of calibre data: Ensure individual part files in the exported data are no larger than one gigabyte even if the library contains individual files larger than that size.
  • Edit book: Spell check: Add options to exclude words in ALL CAPS or with numbers or in camelCase/snake_case from the list of words
  • Allow easily inverting the current search via the right click menu on the search box

Bug Fixes​

  • Kobo driver: Fix database unsupported error with newest firmware
  • DOCX Input: Fix text elements containing only whitespace being incorrectly ignored
  • Bulk metadata dialog: Do not fail when setting covers from ebook files and some of the files have invalid covers

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calibre 7.11

New Features​

  • Kindle driver: Add support for sending cover thumbnails to the Kindle Scribe
  • A new options under Preferences->Look & feel to draw covers with rounded corners
  • Bulk metadata edit: Add a new tab where you can create rules to transform tags/authors/publishers for the selected books
  • Tag browser context menu for Formats now has Open with menu items
  • E-book viewer: When hovering over the top/bottom margin show a button indicating that a click will open the viewer controls. Can be configured via The Headers and footers section of the viewer Preferences.
  • Spell check dialog: Also show count of currently displayed words

Bug Fixes​

  • E-book viewer: Fix searching not ignoring ruby text
  • Edit book: Save the state of the current book when opening a new book via File->Open book
  • Edit book: Fix importing a list of words into a user dictionary not working
  • EPUB3 metadata: Do not fail to read metadata in the presence on invalid calibre user metadata in the OPF file with empty keys
  • Get books: Fix rules to map tags on adding books not being applied to books downloaded via Get books
  • Spellcheck dialog: Move the checkbox to hide correctly spelled words with the rest of the checkboxes that filter the word list

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calibre 7.12

New Features​

  • E-book polishing: Add option to download external resources (images/stylesheets/etc.)
  • Conversion: Add an option under Structure detection to automatically fill in blank alt attributes for images that have alt text in the image file metadata
  • Content server: Use the book title as the filename for downloaded highlights
  • Review downloaded metadata dialog: Add a "Previous" button to go back to the last reviewed book

Bug Fixes​

  • Content server viewer: Fix the bottom of the text being cut off on mobile browsers when not in full screen mode. Unfortunately, this means the viewer now requires a browser no more than two years old.
  • Kindle driver: Increase the size of the cover thumbnails sent to the Scribe
  • Kindle output: Fix cover images that contain EXIF data without a rotation not displaying on the Kindle lockscreen
  • E-book viewer: Fix ruby tags not excluded when searching for text
  • Content server viewer: Fix a regression in the previous release that broke searching

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calibre 7.13

New Features​

  • When merging books add an option to store discarded or replaced covers as an alternate cover in the data folder of the target book
  • Generate CSV catalog: Add a button to sort the fields by the order in which they appear in the book list

Bug Fixes​

  • MTP driver: Preserve cover aspect ratio for thumbnail generation
  • Fix identifiers not always being merged correctly when merging books
  • DOCX Input: Fix extra left padding when converting lists
  • Amazon metadata download: Get title and comments for audiobook pages
  • Amazon metadata: When filtering search engine results by title ignore words of the title that are purely punctuation
  • When matching books on a device to book in the library assume a match if the title and any one author match, dont require all authors to match
  • Update Google Images cover download plugin for website changes
  • When adding new books if the timestamp is specified as undefined use the current timestamp
  • Content server: Fix systemd pre-activated socket not working
  • Content server: Fix no KFX download link in OPDS acquisition feeds

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calibre 7.14

New Features​

  • Book details: When dropping files add an option to add them to the book as data files
  • Edit book: A new action to toggle line wrapping mode in all code editors. Can be assigned via Preferences->Keyboard shortcuts->Global actions or added to the toolbar via Preferences->Toolbars->Book wide actions
  • Kobo driver: Add an option to force the SeriesID for all books in a series to have the same value

Bug Fixes​

  • Fix a regression in the previous release that broke merging of books when the confirmation for the merge was disabled
  • E-book viewer: Allow some header and footer items such as progress to overflow instead of being truncated
  • HTMLZ output: Make renaming of image files happen in filename order
  • MTP driver: Fix infinite loop when connecting to some devices with more 65K objects in their filesystem
  • Fix shortcut editing widget when Qt is using a theme that inserts accelerators into push button labels automatically

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