Downloads of v 1.12.0:


Last Update:

27 Nov 2013

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Kovid Goyal


ebook library management


This is not the latest version of Calibre available.

1.12.0 | Updated: 27 Nov 2013



Downloads of v 1.12.0:


Software Author(s):

  • Kovid Goyal

Calibre 1.12.0

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: 1.12.0
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

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chocolatey_package 'calibre' do
  action    :install
  version  '1.12.0'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: calibre,
    Version: 1.12.0,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller calibre
   Name     = 'calibre'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '1.12.0'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'calibre':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '1.12.0',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install calibre version="1.12.0" 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 4.22.0 7085 Monday, August 3, 2020 Approved
Calibre 4.21.0 6633 Friday, July 17, 2020 Approved
Calibre 4.20.0 6001 Friday, July 3, 2020 Approved
Calibre 4.19.0 5859 Friday, June 19, 2020 Approved
Calibre 4.18.0 5889 Friday, June 5, 2020 Approved
Calibre 4.17.0 5750 Saturday, May 23, 2020 Approved
Calibre 4.16.0 4508 Friday, May 15, 2020 Approved
Calibre 4.15.0 5374 Monday, May 4, 2020 Approved
Calibre 4.14.0 5360 Friday, April 24, 2020 Approved

  • New: Auto adding: Option to add files of all types, not just ebooks. You can now tell calibre to auto add all file types, instead of just known ebooks via Preferences--Adding books--Automatic adding.
    • New: Quick view: Show the title/author/series columns in the same order as in the main book list.
    • New: Update Kobo driver to allow sending kepubs
    • New: Allow right clicking on covers to copy them in the metadata cover download dialog.
    • Fixed: Titlecase: Fix incorrect title casing for some non-English words.
    • Fixed: Kobo driver: Fix errors when using rating or numerical custom columns to create shelves.
    • Fixed: E-book viewer: Allow searching to work with hyphenation enabled, provided you are searching for whole words. Searching for partial words may still not work. For robust searching, turn off hyphenation in the viewer preferences.
    • Fixed: Get books: Update the BandN UK store plugin to handle changes to the BandN UK website
    • Fixed: Apply changes being edited when clicking apply in the email preferences list.
    • Fixed: Fix crash on linux systems whose fontconfig configuration includes paths to in an undecodable encoding.
    • Fixed: Fix editing custom column values in the book list not allowing change of case.
    • Fixed: Kobo driver: Fix latest firmware update for Kobo Wifi causing calibre to not recognize it.
    • Fixed: Content server: Fix virtual libraries with an ampersand in their names not working
    • New News Source: Loksatta and Maharashtra Times by Krittika Goyal
    • Improved News Source: Le Monde (free version)
    • Improved News Source: Pecat
    • Improved News Source: Daily Express

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