Calibre is an ultimate solution for books collection maintenance and handling. Miscellaneously, Calibre allows to read e-books in most supported formats, that make it a unique application for managing the book library and for viewing purposes. Calibre is distributed on the open basis, following the GNU GPL license. The utility has a function of synchronization with the devices for reading electronic books from over a dozen of various manufacturers, including PocketBook, Apple, Android and Amazon. The product is cross-platform. Thus, it supports most desktop operational systems and platforms, including Windows, Linux and Mac OS X.
Primary Calibre features
Calibre is a means for electronic books operations. All the information about books (title, author, cover, feedback, tags, issue date, publisher) is stored in the database. After adding of the book all the data about it is added to the database as well, whereas the book file is put into the library folder. Besides, you can get info regarding the book from the internet via ISBN.
The app contains wide abilities for configuration and setting up. Most product capabilities (for instance, the management of the library and info about the book) allow to apply the rules, created by the user manually. For creation of the personal rules the user can apply:
- templates. Can be used while searching and creating new fields for viewing;
- embedded set of functions on Python language with the opportunity to add your own, new;
- regular expressions;
- XPath expressions.
The applet is enriched with wide assortment of supported formats. Among them are: txt, rtf, pdf, pdb, azw3, mobi, lit, fb2, epub, tcr, prc, pml, odt, html, chm, cbr, cbz, azw. If you want to make an attempt to work with the tool personally, just download Calibre for free from the official web-resource and enjoy the usage of the app on the private basis.