Calibre is a free and open source e-book library management application developed by users of e-books for users of e-books. With Calibre you can view, convert and catalog your e-books in most of the major e-book formats.
Calibre can also talk to a few e-book reader devices, can connect to the internet and fetch metadata for your books or it can download newspapers and convert them into e-books for convenient reading.
Calibre manages your e-book collection for you, being designed around the concept of the 'logical book'. It can sort the books in your library by: Title, Author, Date added, Date published, Size, Rating, Series, etc.
Calibre has a built-in e-book viewer that can display all the major ebook formats.
It can be used as an e-book converter; it can convert from a huge number of formats to a huge number of formats. It supports all the major e-book formats like: *.cbz, *.cbr, *.cbc, *. chm, *.epub, *.html, *.lit, *.odt, *.pdf, *.rtf, *.txt etc. When converting an e-book, you can choose to rescale the font size, to make sure the output e-book is going to be readable. You donít need to worry about the structure of the book when converting because Calibre will automatically detect/create chapters and Table of Contents.
Calibre has a modular device driver design that makes adding support for different e-reader devices easy. It has support for a large number of devices like SONY PRS, Barnes & Noble Nook, mazon Kindle 1/2/DX, Entourage Edge, Ectaco Jetbook, BeBook/BeBook Mini, Kobo Reader, various Android phones, iPhone/iPad and lots of others.
Calibre can automatically fetch news from websites or RSS feeds, format the news into a ebook and upload to a connected device. The ebooks include the full versions of the articles, not just the summaries. It supports news sites like The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Economist, Time, Newsweek, The Guardian, ESPN and other three hundred news sources.
Calibre has a built-in web server that allows you to access your ebook collection using a simple browser from any computer anywhere in the world. It can also email your books and downloaded news to you automatically.
Calibre is cross platform, running on Linux, Windows and Mac OS X.
Why is Calibre famous?
Calibre is famous because it is one of the best library management software for e-books, with lots of useful features, having more than 1,600,000 users across 229 countries.
Publisher: Kovid Goyal
Tags: A flexible system to categorize books You can tag any book with any custom tag to indicate subject, read status,