Calibre

Download Editors' Rating:
4.5
Outstanding
Average User Rating:
4.1
out of 220 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    0.8.53
  • Total Downloads:
    488,449
  • Date Added:
    May 25, 2012
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    61.59MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    731
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:
    #2 in eBooks

Editors' Review

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Calibre provides all the elements you need to organize and manage an e-book collection. With a simple set of tools and a helpful layout, this program is a nice choice for any electronic reading lover.

The program's interface is a snap to understand because of its professionally designed layout and easy-to-use command icons. Calibre lets you open a variety of e-book types and read them. You download your e-books from your desktop or hard drive directly into Calibre. The entire process is so simple that we never felt the need to consult the Help file. You can easily sort your titles by alphabetical order, cover image, or tags. We especially like being able to customize tags and covers, which is handy if the book doesn't come with any. While all these functions worked well, the program didn't feel like an essential utility until we tried out its special features, which elevate Calibre from a mere reader into an e-book manager. The conversion feature converts any e-book's file type with a few clicks, which we like because some handheld readers only accept specific file types. The uploading feature lets you send your e-books directly to one of those handheld readers or other portable device with equal ease. Calibre covered every base, from downloading and cataloging our electronic book collection to putting the words in the palm of our hand.

Calibre is freeware. It installs desktop icons without permission. We loved its simple operation and impressive results, and we recommend this program.

 
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  • Current Version

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    4.1

    out of 220 votes

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    • 4 star 58
    • 3 star 11
    • 2 star 8
    • 1 star 25
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5 stars

"Excellent program."

May 25, 2012  |  By warnockdavid

 |  Version: Calibre 0.8.53

Pros

Best single piece of software I have ever used. User friendly, intuitive and does exactly as it is supposed to. It's so easy I haven't read the instructions. The few problems I have would be solved if I did. The frequent updates are both a pro and a con. I personally appreciate then.

Cons

The help pages are not as easy to read and understand as the program. It all there it's just harder to find.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 0.8.53
Version 0.8.53 fixes regression that broke smarten punctuation when quotes were next to html tags.
General
Publisher Kovid Goyal
Publisher web site http://kovidgoyal.net/
Release Date May 25, 2012
Date Added May 25, 2012
Version 0.8.53
Category
Category Educational Software
Subcategory eBooks
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP/Vista/7
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 61.59MB
File Name calibre-2.28.0.msi
Popularity
Total Downloads 488,449
Downloads Last Week 731
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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