Software update: Caliber 3.40.1




A new version of Caliber has been released. Caliber is an open source e-book management tool and is available for Windows, Linux and macOS. It can, among other things, look up all relevant information and chaff images, and convert e-books to make them suitable for the various types of e-readers. The program can also convert newspapers, magazines and news articles into e-book format based on RSS feeds. With Caliber books can also be purchased from the well-known web shops. The program is actively developed and usually a new version appears every other week on Friday. In version 3.40 the following improvements have been made:

New features
TXT Input: Use markdown 3.0 with support for new extensions such as code highlighting and smarting punctuation.
Book details panel: Ids. Closes tickets: 1815005 .
Content server: Allow specifying custom URLs for the ‘Search the internet’ feature via Preferences-> Sharing over the net-> Search the internet. Closes tickets: 1810923 .
Tag browser: Category editor: Add a checkbox to restrict the entries shown in the current Virtual library.
Allow adding files to selected book records from the clipboard. To use a file from the explorer, click the button and choose the clipboard. Closes tickets: 1815419 .
Tag browser: When to click on a saved search. Closes tickets: 1816274 .
Tag browser: Have pressing the Enter key find the next match. Closes tickets: 1816276 .
Windows: Add a button to Preferences-> Sharing over the net to set caliber to run when the computer starts.
Bug fixes
Fix a regression in the previous release that broke copy and delete after copying a duplicated book. Closes tickets: 1816224 .
Edit book: Fix pasting or image from clipboard using (Ctrl-V) not working
Content server: Fix {id} not working in the custom list template. Closes tickets: 1818308 .
EPUB / MOBI Catalogs: Fix presets not saving title and format information. Closes tickets: 1818838 .
macOS: Respect the system setting for text insertion cursor blink time.
FB2 Output: Fix comments from the input document not present in the output. Closes tickets: 1815357 .
calibredb: Fixing books with an OPF file to a remote server not picking up the cover specified in the OPF file.
TXT Input: Fix option to remove indents at the start of lines breaking conversion or markdown documents. Closes tickets: 1814989 .
EPUB / MOBI Catalog generation: Allow matching empty fields in exclusion rules. Closes tickets: 1814458 .
EPUB / MOBI Catalogs: Fix multiple books with the same title but different authors in a genre not being listed. Closes tickets: 1415990 .
Update the Get Books and metadata plugins to handle changes to the markup on the Amazon results page.
Version 3.40.1 fixes a bug in 3.40 that could prevent caliber starting when using a custom date column.
New news sources
Quanta Magazine by lui1
El Periodico Mediterraneo by benages
Improved news sources
Scientific American
Taipei Times
Harpers Magazine
General Knowledge Today
South China Morning Post
New York Times (Web)
China Daily
Pro Physik
Caravan Magazine
Spektrum der Wissenchaft
Calibre 3.24 screenshot (620pix)

Version number 3.40.1
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Linux, macOS, Windows 8, Windows 10
File size 66.55MB
License type GPL


In: A Technology & Gadgets Asked By: [23225 Red Star Level]

Answer this Question

You must be Logged In to post an Answer.

Not a member yet? Sign Up Now »