Calibre

Calibre 2.53.0

Organize, store, and read your e-books

If you own an ebook (electronic book) reader, or just feel like reading ebooks on your desktop or netbook, Calibre will help keep them organized. View full description

PROS

  • Convert, import and read your ebooks easily
  • Clear interface

CONS

  • RSS support isn't brilliant

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If you own an ebook (electronic book) reader, or just feel like reading ebooks on your desktop or netbook, Calibre will help keep them organized.

Let's read!

Calibre is a library for eBooks. It has a big, bold interface that's really easy to use, and ebook files of most formats can just be dragged into the Calibre window. Editing the metadata (title, genre etc) is just a case of hitting the button on the tool bar, and typing in your changes. You can select multiple books and edit them in bulk too, for example if you want to regroup some books in a particular genre.

Simple to use

Viewing is also just a button click, and opens an ebook reader window. Here you can increase or decrease the font size to your comfort, add bookmarks and more. You can also set Calibre to download feed from news websites, although the layout results are sometimes a bit odd. There is also, of course, ebook reader synchronizing, so you can easily keep your device up to date.

Good tool for all book lovers

Free, open-source and easy to use, Calibre is a great e-book library tool and reader.

What's New

Now converts all ebook formats to Microsoft Word (DOCX) files, including images and tables etc.

Calibre supports the following formats

LRF, RAR, ZIP, RTF, LIT, TXT, RTF, HTML, XHTM, EPUB, PDF, CBZ, CBR, MOBI, PRC, LRF
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Calibre 2.53.0

— User reviews — about Calibre

  • Petrolium

    by Petrolium

    "Must-have for Kindle"

    This is the easiest way to manage your library. Great as manager and converter. As if created by Amazon itself for the K... More.

    reviewed on December 4, 2014

  • sunny99

    by sunny99

    "Not a good option for those who need to save space in their HD "

    If you like me, want to save precious space in your PC Hard Drive and for this reason keep all your ebooks in an externa... More.

    reviewed on August 31, 2012

  • carlowood

    by carlowood

    "Calibre download has a virus"

    Calibre in earlier versions is super--easy to use, attractive ... More.

    reviewed on May 7, 2012

  • ozbob

    by ozbob

    "Android"

    great site if you have either a windows or a mac system as of yet still can not down books to my android phone as it wil... More.

    reviewed on April 15, 2012

  • bwas.damlag

    by bwas.damlag

    "This is a Most Useful App"

    This is indeed a one-stop-app for bookworms and literature enthusiasts! Thanks so much Kovid Goyal and the troop of bril... More.

    reviewed on February 9, 2012

  • paulkon

    by paulkon

    "Works fine on Windows 7 64 bit"

    I installed and can use this program with no problems on Windows 7 64-bit. I have everything updated as of start of 2012... More.

    reviewed on January 15, 2012