Software update: Caliber 1.5

A new version of Caliber can be picked up a day earlier than usual. 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 ebooks 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. In version 1.5, the following changes and improvements have been made:

New Features

  • Driver for Woxter Scriba. Close tickets: 1228690
  • Bulk metadata edit: Allow setting the comments for all selected books and also allow cloning the covers. Cloning covers means that the cover of the first selected book will be set for all other selected books. Close tickets: 1230040

Bug Fixes

  • Windows: Improved device ejection code. Eject individual drives before trying to eject the device. This fixes incomplete ejection with the Nook devices.
  • Catalogs: fix exclude tags rules not working in non-English locales when creating catalogs in EPUB/MOBI formats. Close tickets: 1228949
  • Kobo driver: Fix reading status being cleared when connecting to a Kobo with older firmware and metadata management set to automatic. Close tickets: 1230018
  • Content server: Sort virtual libraries by name. Close tickets: 1229459
  • DOCX Input: Convert tabs in the docx file into non-breaking spaces in the output document. Note that custom tab stops are not supported. Close tickets: 1228893
  • Conversion: Handle the style attribute on the tag
  • Handle databases with invalid ratings link tables. Close tickets: 1228517
  • DOCX Input: Handle DOCX files with missing referenced styles. Close tickets: 1228669
  • Update amazon metadata download plugin for changes to the Amazon website

Improved news sources

  • slate
  • El Universal (VE)
  • GoComics

Version number 1.5
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Linux, Windows XP, macOS, Windows Vista, Windows 8
Website Caliber Team
File sizes

50.10MB – 80.40MB

License type GPL