PDF Output Engine Rewritten for Calibre 0.9.13

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By on January 4th, 2013 07:40 GMT

Version 0.9.13 of the Ebook reader and management software Calibre was announced on January 4, marking an important milestone for this amazing software.

If you have an e-book reader, the Calibre software is a must-have. It does so many things for the avid reader, that it would take a lot of time to just enumerate all the features.

As usual, Calibre comes with a lot of new changes, including a new PDF output engine that also supports links. This new feature may cause some problems which will be most likely fixed in the next versions of Calibre.

Highlights of Calibre 0.9.13:

• The PDF Output engine has been completely rewritten in order to support links and to implement various bug fixes. According to the developers, there may be some regressions;
• Disabled device plugins are now shown in Preferences->Ignored Devices;
• Smashwords, Google books and B&N stores have been fixed and the Nook UK store was added;
• Series numbers lower than -100, for custom series columns, are now allowed;
• Mass storage driver for rockhip-based Android smartphones has been added;
• A clear ratings button has been added to the edit metadata dialog;
• The embedding of many fonts has been fixed for the PDF output;
• Custom icons are now used for subcategories;
• The use of non-unicode constants is now forced in compiled templates;
• A problem with regular expression character classes has been fixed;
• When the Kogo driver returns invalid dates in the device database it no longer crashes;
• Non-unicode hostnames have been fixed when using mDNS;
• News sources have been improved, including Today's Zaman, The Economist, Foreign Affairs, New York Times, Alternet, Harper's Magazine, and La Stampa.

A complete changelog can be found in the official announcement. You can also check out our review of Calibre.

Download Calibre 0.9.13 right now from Softpedia.
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