Software update: Caliber 1.38

Version 1.38 of Caliber has been released. Caliber is an open source and cross platform ebook management program. Among other things, it can look up all relevant information and cover images, and convert e-books to make them suitable for the various types of e-readers. It can also convert newspapers, magazines and news articles based on RSS feeds into e-book format, and books can be purchased from well-known web stores. The following changes and improvements have been made in this release:

New Features

  • Edit Book: A ‘Live CSS’ tool that shows all the style rules for the tag you are currently editing.
    You can use it to easily jump to any style rules that affect the current tag. Enable it via View->Live CSS. see here for details
  • Add an option to hide the book rating in the cover browser (Preferences->Look & Feel->Cover Browser). Close tickets: 1319476
  • DOCX Input: if no language is defined in the metadata, use the language specified in the document default style. Close tickets: 1321346

Bug Fixes

  • Edit book: Fix regression that sometimes caused incorrect syntax highlighting when non-breaking spaces/typographic hyphens are present in the text. Close tickets: 1321317
  • Fix a regression that broke the compare books tool when used outside the book editor. Close tickets: 1321975
  • Get Books: Update the Woblink plugin to handle changes to the Woblink website
  • DOCX Input: Workaround buggy version of Microsoft Word converting newlines in the document summary into _x000d_. They are now ignored when reading metadata from docx files. Close tickets: 1321343
  • Edit book: Fix Check Book failing if a binary file such as an image or font is mislabelled in the OPF as being a text file. Close tickets: 1320977
  • OS X Build: Fix a bug that was preventing multiple instances of caliber being used by different user accounts on the same computer. Close tickets: 1320347
  • Edit book: Dont show an error message when trying to use quick open with no book open
  • Content server: Add .ibooks (note the trailing s) as an allowed format as well.
  • Edit Book: Fix an error when running the Check Book tool on files with empty
  • Edit Book: A more complete fix for non ascii usernames on windows when using the export file dialog. Close tickets: 1298071

Improved news sources

  • Ars Technica
  • slate
  • Instapaper
  • The Independent

Version number 1.38
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Linux, Windows XP, macOS, Windows Vista, Windows 8
Website Caliber Team
File sizes

53.10MB - 84.00MB

License type GPL