Software update: Caliber 5.42

Version 5.42 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. The following changes and improvements have been made in this release:

New features

  • E-book viewer: Ignore accents when doing a search.
  • Book list searching: Ignore punctuation when searching. So that, for example, Gravitys will match Gravity’s. Close tickets: 1969926
  • Show the text used for marking books in the tooltip. Close tickets: 1970045

bug fixes

  • Edit book: Reduce memory consumption by the checkpoint system when doing operations that involve parsing all book files. Close tickets: 1971150
  • Amazon metadata download: Fix titles starting with[beingignoredClosetickets:[beingignoredClosestickets:1971015
  • Edit metadata dialog: Undo not working correctly in identifiers field. Close tickets: 1970497
  • Fix viewing LRF files not working. Close tickets: 1970391
  • PDF Output: Fix an error on some invalid CSS in the input document. Close tickets: 1969981
  • Linux binary: Workaround for Qt WebEngine not working on systems with glibc > 2.33.

New news sources

  • Caravan Magazine (Hindi) by Areet Mahadevan
  • LWN (Free) by yodha8
  • IEEE Spectrum Magazine by yodha8
  • Financial Times by Kovid Goyal
  • Cosmos Magazine by yodha8

Improved news sources

  • New Yorker
  • OMG! ubuntu!
  • ACM Queue
  • CACM
  • Science News
  • Quanta Magazine
  • Outlook Magazine
  • Indian Express

Version number 5.42
Release status Final
Operating systems Linux, macOS, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows 11
Website caliber
License type GPL
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