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Critteranne
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Registered: ‎12-25-2009
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Calibre Updated Again

E-book management software Calibre is now up to version 0.7.5 (as of yesterday). This is freeware (although you are encouraged to send a donation to the creator). I use it to send my sideloaded content to the nook, and it has been a big help in keeping them organized. As I currently have (koff) 750 (koff) sideloaded files, that does come in handy. Calibre can't be used to convert DRM books. However, you can still use it to organize DRM e-books -- by author, etc. You can also add tags (although as far as I know, those are only visible in Calibre). Oh, and you can use Calibre to sideload news to your nook. :smileyhappy: I've used it to get news from CNN, CNET, etc. If you have a paid subscription to sites such as The Economist, you can use Calibre to send the articles to the nook. There are hundreds of news sources available -- and even more news sources for those wise enough to create "Calibre recipes." Here is the link: http://calibre-ebook.com/
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JACKnNOOK
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Registered: ‎06-26-2010
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Re: Calibre Updated Again

Thank you! Looking into this was on my to-do list.

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ABthree
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Re: Calibre Updated Again

Man! 0.7.4 just came out on Wednesday!

 

I use Calibre to organize all my non-B&N public domain books.  It's also been invaluable for converting non-DRMed files to epub format -- 12 so far without a hitch.

 

Mr. Goyal definitely deserves a contribution, to keep the improvements coming.

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Critteranne
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Re: Calibre Updated Again

I wish Microsoft update programs that often. :smileywink:

 

I was able to use it today to convert some old eBookwise files (rb files). It went better than some of the HTML conversions I've had to do. Yikes, there is some whacky HTML in some of my e-book files.

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katworley
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Registered: ‎12-13-2009
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Re: Calibre Updated Again

Calibre is updated 2-3 times a week on average.... It's an absolutely amazing piece of software and well worth a contribution to the developer.

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