Calibre is an e-book library management application. It is free, open source and cross-platform in design and works on Linux, OSX and Windows.Calibre is meant to be a complete e-library solution and thus includes, library management, format conversion, news feeds to ebook conversion as well as e-book reader sync features.
Whats New :
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 fix 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.
Closes tickets: 1578692
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: Fix a crash in the Insert Link tool if one of the HTML files contains an empty id.
Closes tickets: 1580928
Fix tag like custom columns not sorted when displayed in the Book Details panel.
Closes tickets: 1578688
Fix transient window shown during Edit Book startup
Preserve booklist horizontal scroll position when merging books.
Closes tickets: 1579637
Google Images metadata download plugin: Fix error when searching for books with non-English characters in the title or author names.
Closes tickets: 1577036
Template language: Fix an error formatting dates when the underlying date does not have a day.
Closes tickets: 1576742
Preferences->Keyboard: Fix unable to use Alt+A and Alt+S as custom shortcuts.
Closes tickets: 1576721
Version 2.57.1 is a hotfix to fix a regression that broke conversion of ODT files in 2.57.0
Improved news sources
Folha de Sao Paolo
Deutsche Welle (English and Spanish editions)
MIT Technology Review
Financial Times UK
The Toronto Star
The Times of India
The Economic Times India