Software update: Caliber 4.13.0

Version 4.13 of Caliber has been released. This open source ebook manager is available for Windows, Linux, and macOS. 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. Furthermore, the program can convert newspapers, magazines and news articles based on RSS feeds into e-book format. Books can also be purchased with Caliber at the well-known web stores. In version 4.0 we find a completely renewed Content Server, there is a new e-book viewer and Qt WebKit has been replaced by Qt WebEngine. The following changes and improvements have been made in this release:

New features

  • Edit book: When searching in normal mode, have spaces in the search expression match multiple spaces and line breaks in the text. Close tickets: 1868847.
  • When running caliber-portable.exe popup a more useful error message if it is placed in a location with a too long path. Close tickets: 1866739.
  • Edit book: Allow skipping confirmation dialog when marking non-first file as cover page
  • Add a shortcut [Ctrl+Alt+P] to switch to the previously opened library. Close tickets: 1866742.

Bug fixes

  • Viewer: Fix searching in flow mode not scrolling to display the search results. Close tickets: 1866519.
  • Viewer search: Fix jumping to next match sometimes selecting previous match if the searched for expression occurs with identical context in multiple places. Close tickets: 1868633.
  • Viewer: Ensure there is no bleed between pages when using single page per screen.
  • Fix shift click not working reliably in the book list.
  • Fix edit open with applications not working from files browser in editor.
  • MOBI Input: Upshift non-animated GIF to PNG as it is a more widely supported format.
  • MOBI Input: Don’t auto-convert images in PNG/GIF formats to JPEG.
  • MOBI Output: Improve conversion of PNG images with transparency to GIF.
  • Check Book: Do not fail if non-UTF-8 stylesheets are present in the book. Close tickets: 1866701.
  • Viewer: Maximum font size for margin text should be the body font size not hardcoded to 12px.
  • PDF Output: Ignore glyph size mismatches when merging fonts for TTF. Close tickets: 1866364.

New news sources

  • Istorias and Sardinia Post by tzium

Improved news sources

  • Forbes
  • LA Times
  • Glasgow Herald
  • Spectator Magazine
  • news week

Version number 4.13.0
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Linux, macOS, Windows 8, Windows 10
Website caliber
License type GPL