Software update: Caliber 5.1

Version 5.1 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 ebooks 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. Version 5.0 has included a switch to Python 3, various improvements have been made to the e-book viewer and there is now also a dark mode for the e-book viewer and content server. In version 5.1, the following changes and improvements have also been made:

New features

  • Enhancement: allow using templates in search expressions.
  • Viewer lookup panel: Add a checkbox to disable automatic update of lookup when the selected text changes. Close tickets: 1897435.
  • Viewer: Allow skipping the confirmation when using the remove highlight button in the popup bar. Close tickets: 1897415.

Bug fixes

  • ToC Editor: Fix bulk rename of entries not working. Close tickets: 1897618.
  • Linux: Fix right clicking on system tray icon not working. Close tickets: 1897571.
  • Fix User category based searches unreliable due to caching issues. Close tickets: 1897356.
  • PDF Output: Dont fail if the input document has an html file identified as the cover.
  • Catalog generation: Fix a regression that broke generating catalogs if books with no comments are present. Close tickets: 1897467.
  • Windows: Fix error on first run of caliber after install/upgrade. Close tickets: 1897314.
  • Viewer: Fix copy to clipboard button in toolbar not working.
  • Viewer: Fix copy to clipboard not copying text as HTML to clipboard in addition to plain text. Close tickets: 1897297.
  • macOS: Fix some drop down menus such as in the ToC editor and cover generation in the Edit metadata dialog not working. Close tickets: 1897409.

Version number 5.1
Release status Final
Operating systems Linux, macOS, Windows 8, Windows 10
Website caliber
Download https://calibre-ebook.com/download
License type GPL

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