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Calibre for Mac v4.3.0
Calibre for Mac v4.3.0 Calibre is a free and open source e-book library management application developed by users of e-books for users of e-books. It has a cornucopia of features divided into the following main categories: Library Management E-book conversion Syncing to e-book reader devices Downloading news from the web and converting it into e-book form Comprehensive e-book viewer Content server for online access to your book collection E-book editor for the major e-book formats Calibre started life on 31 October, 2006, soon after the release of the SONY PRS-500, the first e-ink based reader to be sold commercially in the US. At the time, I was a graduate student, with a lot of time on my hands. The PRS-500 did not work at all with Linux, my operating system of choice, so I decided to reverse engineer the USB protocol that it used, to get it working on Linux. This was accomplished with the help of the fine folks over at mobileread.com and calibre was born, albeit named libprs500. At the time there were no satisfactory tools to convert content into the LRF format, used by the SONY reader, so I decided to implement a converter to convert the most popular e-book formats to LRF. This converter proved to be wildly popular and far better than the (mostly non-existent) offerings from SONY. It was picked up and used by various publishing houses and content digitizers to produce the first generation of books in the LRF format. As my e-book collection grew, I realized that managing it was quickly becoming unwieldy, so I decided to write a graphical interface to libprs500 to make it easier. This became calibre, in its present form, as ...
5/5 2,381 Nov 08, 2019
Kovid Goyal
Calibre for Windows v4.3.0
Calibre for Windows v4.3.0 Calibre is a free and open source e-book library management application developed by users of e-books for users of e-books. It has a cornucopia of features divided into the following main categories: Library Management E-book conversion Syncing to e-book reader devices Downloading news from the web and converting it into e-book form Comprehensive e-book viewer Content server for online access to your book collection E-book editor for the major e-book formats Calibre started life on 31 October, 2006, soon after the release of the SONY PRS-500, the first e-ink based reader to be sold commercially in the US. At the time, I was a graduate student, with a lot of time on my hands. The PRS-500 did not work at all with Linux, my operating system of choice, so I decided to reverse engineer the USB protocol that it used, to get it working on Linux. This was accomplished with the help of the fine folks over at mobileread.com and calibre was born, albeit named libprs500. At the time there were no satisfactory tools to convert content into the LRF format, used by the SONY reader, so I decided to implement a converter to convert the most popular e-book formats to LRF. This converter proved to be wildly popular and far better than the (mostly non-existent) offerings from SONY. It was picked up and used by various publishing houses and content digitizers to produce the first generation of books in the LRF format. As my e-book collection grew, I realized that managing it was quickly becoming unwieldy, so I decided to write a graphical interface to libprs500 to make it easier. This became calibre, in its present form, ...
5/5 5,232 Nov 08, 2019
Kovid Goyal
Sigil v0.9.16 for MacOS
Sigil v0.9.16 for MacOS Sigil is a multi-platform EPUB ebook editor (think Word or LibreOffice but specific for EPUB ebooks) with the following features: Free and open source software under GPLv3 Multi-platform: runs on Windows, Mac, and Linux (note Linux only receives limited support) Full UTF-16 support EPUB 2 spec support with limited EPUB 3 support Multiple Views: Book View, Code View and Preview View WYSIWYG editing in Book View Complete control over directly editing EPUB syntax in Code View Table of Contents generator with multi-level heading support Metadata editor User interface translated into many languages Spell checking with default and user configurable dictionaries Full Regular Expression (PCRE) support for Find & Replace Supports import of EPUB and HTML files, images, and style sheets, Documents can be validated for EPUB compliance with the integrated All imported files have their formatting corrected, and your editing can be optionally cleaned Plugins! Changelog: Sigil-0.9.16 July 20, 2019 The first Official Release of Sigil ported to QtWebEngine to replace QtWebKit. And yes ... Book View is still really gone. But the companion external editing application PageEdit is available for those who still need/want a similar functionality. New Features added epub3 tool: Generate NCX/Guide for epub2 e-readers added epub3 tool: Remove NCX and Guide added right click on link in Preview copies url to clipboard added check mark indicator for current semantic set in AddSemantics dialog opf guide is no longer used/updated in epub3, unless new ...
5/5 1,386 Oct 24, 2019
John Schember
Sigil v0.9.16 for Windows
Sigil v0.9.16 for Windows Sigil is a multi-platform EPUB ebook editor (think Word or LibreOffice but specific for EPUB ebooks) with the following features: Free and open source software under GPLv3 Multi-platform: runs on Windows, Mac, and Linux (note Linux only receives limited support) Full UTF-16 support EPUB 2 spec support with limited EPUB 3 support Multiple Views: Book View, Code View and Preview View WYSIWYG editing in Book View Complete control over directly editing EPUB syntax in Code View Table of Contents generator with multi-level heading support Metadata editor User interface translated into many languages Spell checking with default and user configurable dictionaries Full Regular Expression (PCRE) support for Find & Replace Supports import of EPUB and HTML files, images, and style sheets, Documents can be validated for EPUB compliance with the integrated All imported files have their formatting corrected, and your editing can be optionally cleaned Plugins! Changelog: Sigil-0.9.16 July 20, 2019 The first Official Release of Sigil ported to QtWebEngine to replace QtWebKit. And yes ... Book View is still really gone. But the companion external editing application PageEdit is available for those who still need/want a similar functionality. New Features added epub3 tool: Generate NCX/Guide for epub2 e-readers added epub3 tool: Remove NCX and Guide added right click on link in Preview copies url to clipboard added check mark indicator for current semantic set in AddSemantics dialog opf guide is no longer used/updated in epub3, unless new ...
5/5 1,467 Oct 24, 2019
John Schember
   
 
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