Caliber is a program that allows organizing the collection of electronic books ( e-books ). It supports most formats used, such as CBZ, CBR, CBC, EPUB, FB2, HTML, LIT, LRF, MOBI, ODT, PDF, PRC, PDB, PML, RB, RTF, TCR and SNB.
It can be used to read documents and books not only from the PC, but also on several devices: SONY PRS 300/500/505/600/700, Cybook Gen 3 / Opus, Amazon Kindle 1/2 / DX, Netronix EB600, Ectaco Jetbook, BeBook / BeBook Mini, Irex Illiad / DR1000, Foxit eSlick, phones with Android system, iPhone and now also iPad. For its synchronization with iPhone it is necessary to install in the same the application Stanza.
It has several very interesting tools, such as:
- Converter between formats used for electronic books, being useful for example to pass all the books to PDF.
- Synchronization between the collection stored on the PC, and saved in some of the books reading devices mentioned.
- Automatic access to news on the web and RSS Feeds, with automatic conversion to e-book format.
- Access to the collection from a browser, and the possibility of publishing the collection of books on the web.
The application stores data in a database, and from its interface, you can easily organize and search filtering by various elements, such as title, author, date, publisher, size, plus a score or rating that can be Assign to each book. All this data can be added, edited and deleted for each book.
It also supports other metadata, such as descriptions that can be associated with each book, for better organization and to find more easily what you want to look for in the future.
You can add the ISBN number to each book if you have one, and an image of the cover that the application is responsible for searching the Internet in case you do not have it in the e-book.
In the official site there is a video tutorial that explains in detail the use of the application and the steps that must be followed to organize a virtual library.
Caliber 2.40 is the latest version, updated in October 2015, of this complete book cataloger capable of creating a true virtual library, which also has the advantage of being free and multiplatform (Windows, Linux and Mac OS X).