Downloads of v 0.9.27:


Last Update:

12 Apr 2013

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Kovid Goyal


ebook library management


This is not the latest version of Calibre available.

0.9.27 | Updated: 12 Apr 2013



Downloads of v 0.9.27:


Software Author(s):

  • Kovid Goyal

Calibre 0.9.27

This is not the latest version of Calibre available.

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To install Calibre, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade Calibre, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall Calibre, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


NOTE: This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Enter your internal repository url

(this should look similar to

4. Choose your deployment method:

choco upgrade calibre -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade calibre -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'"

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure calibre installed
    name: calibre
    state: present
    version: 0.9.27
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

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chocolatey_package 'calibre' do
  action    :install
  version  '0.9.27'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: calibre,
    Version: 0.9.27,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller calibre
   Name     = 'calibre'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '0.9.27'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'calibre':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '0.9.27',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install calibre version="0.9.27" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

This package was approved as a trusted package on 21 Nov 2014.


calibre is a free and open source e-book library management application developed by users of e-books for users of e-books.

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Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Calibre 5.4.1 274 Friday, October 30, 2020 Approved
Calibre 5.4.0 762 Friday, October 30, 2020 Approved
Calibre 5.3.0 6572 Friday, October 16, 2020 Approved
Calibre 5.2.0 6261 Wednesday, October 7, 2020 Approved
Calibre 5.1.0 4321 Friday, October 2, 2020 Approved
Calibre 5.0.1 2342 Thursday, October 1, 2020 Approved
Calibre 4.23.0 11412 Friday, August 21, 2020 Approved
Calibre 4.22.0 7093 Monday, August 3, 2020 Approved
Calibre 4.21.0 6650 Friday, July 17, 2020 Approved

  • New: Metadata download: Add two new sources for covers: Google Image Search and
    • New: Content server: Allow specifying a reestriction to use for the server when embedding it as a WSGI app.
    • New: Get Books: Add a plugin for the Koobe Polish book store
    • New: calibredb add_format: Add an option to not replace existing formats. Also pep8 compliance.
    • New: Allow restoring of the ORIGINAL_XXX format by right-clicking it in the book details panel
    • Fixed: AZW3 Input: Do not fail to identify JPEG images with 8BIM headers created with Adobe Photoshop.
    • Fixed: Amazon metadata download: Ignore Spanish edition entries when searching for a book on
    • Fixed: TXT Input: When converting a txt file with a Byte Order Mark, remove the Byte Order Mark before further processing as it can cause the first line of the text to be mis-interpreted.
    • Fixed: Get Books: Fix searching for current book/title/author by right clicking the get books icon
    • Fixed: Get Books: Update nexto, gutenberg, and virtualo store plugins for website changes
    • Fixed: Amazon metadata download: When downloading from handle the 'Black curtain redirect' for adult titles.
    • Fixed: When extracting zip files do not allow maliciously created zip files to overwrite other files on the system
    • Fixed: RTF Input: Handle RTF files with invalid border style specifications
    • New News Source: Economia by Manish Bhattarai
    • New News Source: Universe Today by seird
    • New News Source: The Galaxy's Edge by Krittika Goyal
    • Improved News Source: The Escapist
    • Improved News Source: San Francisco Chronicle
    • Improved News Source: The Onion
    • Improved News Source: Fronda
    • Improved News Source: Tom's Hardware
    • Improved News Source: New Yorker
    • Improved News Source: Financial Times UK
    • Improved News Source: Business Week Magazine
    • Improved News Source: Victoria Times
    • Improved News Source: tvxs
    • Improved News Source: The Independent

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