Excellent Calibre eBook Conversion Software Reaches Version 1.10

The developer has added a very important driver for Kindle Fire HDX

By on November 8th, 2013 07:44 GMT

The 1.10.0 version of the eBook reader and management software Calibre was announced on November 8.

Another week, another Calibre version. This week's release has gathered just a few new features, but it also implements a host of important bug fixes.

Calibre 1.10.0 is now able to open .DOCM files just like it opens .DOCX. This is very helpful if you have Microsoft Office-generated files with macros enabled.

The application is now also capable to auto convert CMYK images to RGB. Users will find it very helpful, because it works around the inability of Adobe Digital Editions to display CMYK images, according to the developer.

Also, a checkbox has been added to lock the quickview window so that it does not change while moving around in the main book list.

Various other bug fixes have been included. For example, the number of marked books shown in the drop-down menu of the Mark Books action is now displayed correctly, the current column is now preserved when using Ctrl+Home or Ctrl+End shortcuts, and a regression in the 1.9 version that broke bibtex catalog creation formatting correctly has been corrected.

Also, the quickview window is now closing when changing libraries, and the bundled version of zlib (for the Linux version) has been enhanced in order to fix the compatibility on some newer Linux distros.

A lot more information can be found in the complete announcement and you can also check out our review of Calibre.

Keep in mind that, if you want to compile the software yourself, you will need GLIBC 2.10 or higher, and xdg-utils and python ≥ 2.6 installed (3.x will not work). More details about the required dependencies can be found on the official website.

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