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This package was approved as a trusted package on 11/21/2014.

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

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

C:\> choco install calibre --version 1.7.0

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

C:\> choco upgrade calibre --version 1.7.0


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Software Author(s)

  • Kovid Goyal


Kovid Goyal


Release Notes

  • New: Cover grid: Allow using images as the background for the cover grid. To choose an image, go to Preferences - Look and Feel - Cover Grid.

    • New: An option to mark newly added books with a temporary mark. Option is in Preferences - Adding books.

    • New: Edit metadata dialog: Allow turning off the cover size displayed in the bottom right corner of the cover by right clicking the cover and choosing 'Hide cover size'. It can be restored the same way.

    • Fixed: Conversion: If both embed font family and the filter css option to remove fonts are set, do not remove the font specified by the embed font family option.

    • Fixed: Fix a few remaining situations that could cause formats column to show an error message about SHLock

    • Fixed: Make deleting books to recycle bin more robust. Ensure that the temporary directory created during the move to recycle bin process is not left behind in case of errors.

    • Fixed: Windows: Check if the books' files are in use before deleting

    • Fixed: Fix custom device driver swap main and card option not working. Also fix swapping not happening for a few devices on linux

    • Fixed: Edit metadata dialog: The Edit metadata dialog currently limits its max size based on the geometry of the smallest attached screen. Change that to use the geometry of the screen on which it will be shown.

    • Fixed: HTMLZ Output: Fix style tag placed inside body tag instead of head tag.

    • Fixed: HTMLZ Output: Fix inline styles not escaping quotes properly.

    • Fixed: HTMLZ Output: Fix incorrect handling of some self closing tags like br tag

    • Fixed: Content server: Fix single item categories not working with reverse proxy setup.

    • Fixed: Fix a bug that could cause calibre to crash when switching from a large library to a smaller library with marked books.

    • Fixed: Get Books: Fix downloading of some books in formats that do not have metadata yielding nonsense titles

    • Fixed: Allow marked book button to be added to main toolbar when device is connected

    • Fixed: Fix error if a marked book is deleted/merged.

    • Fixed: Template language: Fix formatter function days_between to compute the right value when the answer is negative.

    • Fixed: Windows: Fix spurious file in use by other process error if the book's folder contained multiple hard links pointing to the same file

    • Fixed: Windows: Fix duplicate files being created in very special circumstances when changing title and or author. (the title or author had to be between 31 and 35 characters long and the book entry had to have been created by a pre 1.x version of calibre). You can check if your library has any such duplicates and remove them, by using the Check Library tool (Right click the calibre button on the toolbar and select Library Maintenance - Check Library).

    • Improved News Source: Wall Street Journal

    • Improved News Source: Newsweek Polska

    • Improved News Source: Wired Magazine

    • Improved News Source:

    • Improved News Source: Television Without Pity

    • Improved News Source: Carta

    • Improved News Source: Diagonales

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Calibre 3.47.1 2335 Tuesday, September 10, 2019 approved
Calibre 3.47.0 4671 Friday, August 30, 2019 approved
Calibre 3.46.0 8956 Saturday, July 20, 2019 approved
Calibre 3.45.2 2914 Monday, July 15, 2019 approved
Calibre 3.44.0 7283 Friday, May 31, 2019 approved
Calibre 3.43.0 1834 Tuesday, May 28, 2019 approved
Calibre 3.42.0 5733 Monday, April 29, 2019 approved
Calibre 3.41.3 1317 Sunday, April 28, 2019 approved
Calibre 3.40.1 7046 Friday, March 8, 2019 approved
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