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Full Specifications

What's new in version 3.40.1

New features:

  • TXT Input: Use markdown 3.0 with support for new extensions such as code highlighting and smarten punctuation.
  • Book details panel: Allow editing the identifiers for the book by right clicking on the existing Ids.
  • Content server: Allow specifying custom URLs for the 'Search the internet' feature via Preferences->Sharing over the net->Search the internet.
  • Tag browser: Category editor: Add a checkbox to restrict the entries shown to only those present in the current Virtual library
  • Allow adding files to selected book records from the clipboard. To use copy a file from windows explorer, right click the Add books button and choose: Add files to selected books from clipboard
  • Tag browser: When right clicking on a saved search add a menu option to search using the raw search expression.
  • Tag browser: Have pressing the Enter key find the next match.
  • Windows: Add a button to Preferences->Sharing over the net to set calibre to run when the computer starts

Bug fixes:

  • Fix a regression in the previous release that broke Copy to library and delete after when copying a duplicated book.
  • Edit book: Fix pasting of image from clipboard using (Ctrl-V) not working
  • Content server: Fix {id} not working in the custom list template
  • EPUB/MOBI Catalogs: Fix presets not saving title and format information.
  • FB2 Output: Fix comments from the input document not present in the output.
  • calibredb: Fix adding 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 of markdown documents.
  • EPUB/MOBI Catalog generation: Allow matching empty fields in exclusion rules.
  • EPUB/MOBI Catalogs: Fix multiple books with the same title but different authors in a genre not being listed.
  • 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 calibre starting when using a custom date column

New news sources:

  • Quanta Magazine
  • El Periodico Mediterraneo

Improved news sources:

  • Scientific American
  • Taipei Times
  • Harpers Magazine
  • General Knowledge Today
  • Granma
  • South China Morning Post
  • New York Times (Web)
  • China Daily
  • 1843
  • Pro Physik
  • Caravan Magazine
  • Spektrum der Wissenchaft


Publisher Kovid Goyal
Publisher web site
Release Date March 08, 2019
Date Added March 11, 2019
Version 3.40.1


Category Educational Software
Subcategory E-book Software

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Linux
Additional Requirements None

Download Information

File Size 58.81MB
File Name calibre-3.40.1-i686.txz


Total Downloads 2,373
Downloads Last Week 3


License Model Free
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Price Free
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