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    Mar. 20, 2017
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Editors' Review


Calibre Portable helps organize and keep track of your e-books. You can read e-books though the app as well.


Sync and conversion: Through Calibre Portable, you can sync all of your e-books, so no matter where you want to read them, you'll always pick them up in just the right place. You can also convert e-books from one format to another to make them compatible with various e-book readers and other mobile devices. Output format options include MOBI, EPUB, AZW3, FB2, HTMLZ, LIT, PDB, PDF, and more.

Customizing the look: There are also quite a few options available for customizing the appearance of the pages including the table of contents, the page setup, and the look and feel of the pages themselves.

Search: You can also search for new books directly through the app. When you use this feature, you'll be presented with many options for each listing, so you can quickly find the best deal on the book you want to read next.


Freezing: This app did freeze and crash a couple of times during testing. It did always open back up again without issues, however.

Bottom Line

Calibre Portable is a great option whether you have an extensive e-book library already or are just getting started. It provides clear options for syncing and converting e-books, as well as keeping them centrally located, so you can find what you're looking for quickly.

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Full Specifications

What's new in version 2.82

New Features:

  • Edit Book: Saved Searches: Add keyboard shortcut (Alt+Up/Down Arrow) to move selected searches

Bug Fixes:

  • Fix a typo in the previous release that caused dynamically updated metadata source plugins to stop working.
  • Catalog generation: Ignore tags with commas in them when generating genres
  • News download: Do not use Microsoft user agents as more and more websites are serving JPEG XR images to these browsers
  • Amazon metadata download: Fix spurious results when searching for books that are not present on amazon using a search engine.
  • Get Books: Fix free samples being detected as independent books when searching OPDS based stores such as Feedbooks.
  • Edit Book: Saved Searches: Preserve selection when using arrows to move multiple items
  • Fix template formatter functions not being reloaded after a check library operation
  • Fix an error during shutdown caused by some library closed plugins

New news sources:

  • The Morning Paper by Darko Miletic

Improved news sources:

  • The Economist
  • Telegraph UK
Publisher Kovid Goyal
Publisher web site
Release Date March 18, 2017
Date Added March 20, 2017
Version 2.82
Category Educational Software
Subcategory eBooks
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 54.54MB
File Name calibre-portable-installer-2.82.0.exe
Total Downloads 34,526
Downloads Last Week 41
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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