Calibre 2.49 released with new features and bugfix

Calibre 2.49 recently released, is a free and open source e-book library management application developed by users of e-books for users of e-books. This latest release comes with a new option to hide empty categories in Tag Browser and many more.

Calibre 2.49 changelog

New Features:

  • E-book viewer: Add an option to allow only a single book to be viewed at a time. Trying to view a second book will cause it to replace the currently viewed book.
  • Kobo driver: Add support for the new firmware 3.19.5761
  • Linux build: Update bundled version of Qt to 5.5.1

Bug Fixes:

  • Get Books: Update plugins for various Polish language book stores to handle changes to the website
  • Amazon metadata download: Handle a change in the amazon website that prevented review metadata from being downloaded
  • Better algorithm for guessing the ‘external’ network interface that is displayed to the user
  • Tag Mapper: Do not allow the user to create rules with invalid regular expressions
  • E-book viewer: Disallow hyphenation in documents that use mathematical typesetting as the hyphenation breaks that typesetting
  • E-book viewer: Fix some non-ASCII characters not display in embedded MathML.
  • Download calibre plugins securely using HTTPS
  • MOBI Output: Try to autofix corrupted PNG images in the input document.
  • Nook Glowlight Plus: Send files by default to the NOOK/My Files folder.
  • E-book viewer: Fix failure to view comic files that contain non-ASCII characters int heir internal filenames.

Install Calibre 2.49 on Ubuntu OS

sudo -v && wget -nv -O- | sudo python -c "import sys; main=lambda:sys.stderr.write('Download failedn'); exec(; main()"
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