Calibre 2.68 eBook Converter released for Linux, Windows, and Mac

Calibre 2.68 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 lot new features and minor bug fixes.

Calibre 2.68 changelog

  • New Features:
    • ¬†Add a tweak to Preferences->Tweaks to control the list of servers calibre considers public email servers
  • Bug Fixes:
    • Content server: Fix a regression in the previous release that broke the OPDS feeds for libraries with no custom columns
    • Edit metadata dialog: Fix auto-generation/validation of author sort values not working when only changing case of the author name.
    • A nicer error message when calibre fails to create the temporary directory.
    • Fix dates being set to empty in bulk search/replace not becoming UNDEFINED
    • Edit metadata dialog: Make pressing up on an undefined numeric field set the value to zero instead of -99999.
    • Conversion: Handle corrupted JPEG files that have valid headers but invalid data.
    • Conversion: Improve detection of input documents that use uppercase tag/attribute names.
    • Fix regression in previous release that caused incorrect display of ratings in the side panel of the metadata download dialog
    • Get Books: Update publio and virtualo store plugins for website changes
    • Fix reading metadata from PDF files broken by poppler >= 0.47.0
    • Change the application name set in Qt to calibre from libprs500.
  • Improved news sources:
    • Respekt Magazine
    • Punto Informatico
    • El universal

Install Calibre 2.68 on Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 15.10, Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.04

sudo -v && wget -nv -O- https://raw.githubusercontent.com/kovidgoyal/calibre/master/setup/linux-installer.py | sudo python -c "import sys; main=lambda:sys.stderr.write('Download failedn'); exec(sys.stdin.read()); main()"
 
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