Calibre 2.51 released with new features and bugfix

Calibre 2.51 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 an added action to the context menu for the search bar to paste and instantly execute the search and many more.

Calibre 2.51 changelog

New Features

  • Add an action to the context menu for the search bar to paste and instantly execute the search.
  • When adding multiple books from a single directory, added the books in order of the last modified time of the book files.

Bug Fixes

  • Fix a regression in 2.50 that prevented a small number of devices from being detected on windows
  • PDF metadata: Workaround for PDF files with corrupted XMP metadata packets, generated by Nitro PDF.
  • Edit Book Beautify: Do not beautify the insides of heading/p tags even when they are the only child of body
  • Amazon metadata download: Fix published date not being downloaded from
  • Fix a regression in 2.50 that broke the user created device driver feature on windows
  • EPUB Input: Fix error when processing EPUB files that uses non-ascii characters for their unique ids.
  • When reading the cover from comic files, ignore any image files inside __MACOSX/ directories.
  • Fix calibre on OS X unable to connect to sites that support only TLS >= 1.1. Also update the version of Qt bundled on OS X to 5.5.1

Improved news sources

  • Endgadget
  • The Economic Times India
  • Discover Magazine

Install Calibre 2.51 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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