Calibre is a free and easy to use e-book library management software designed by users of e-books for users of e-books. It has a large of features detached into the following general categories:
calibre administers your e-book collection for you. It is developed around the idea of the logical book, this means a unique entry in your library that may coincide to certain e-book files in various formats.
calibre can convert from a large range of formats. It works with all the popular e-book formats.
The conversion engine has many strong features. It can resize all fonts, making sure the resulted e-book is readable despite what font sizes the input file uses. It can directly detect or create book structure, like chapters or Table of Contents. It can insert the book information into a Book Jacket at the beginning of the book.
Sync to e-book readers
calibre bundles a modular driver style that makes it easy to add support for different e-reader devices. For now, it has support for a large range of devices. Syncing feature supports updating information on the device from metadata in the library and producing collections on the device based on the tags described in the library. In cases when a single book is available in multiple formats, the application will automatically select the best format that will be uploaded on your device. If none of the book's formats is applicable, the program will directly convert the e-book to a format convenient for the device before sending it.
Downloading news from the web and converting them into e-book formats
calibre can directly collect news from websites and RSS feeds, convert the news into a eBook and upload to a device. The ebooks include the complete versions of the articles. Examples of compatible news sites include:
- The New York Times
- The Wall Street Journal
- The Economist
- The Guardian
- The program supports all the popular e-book formats.
- It's portable and doesn't require installation.
- The user interface is too crowded.
- The conversion is not very good.
|Developer||Kovid Goyal | see all products from this developer|
|Product Homepage||Calibre Portable|
|Last Week Downloads||2|
|All Time Downloads||2,857|
|OS Support||Windows All|
|Category||Home & Education|
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