|12-27-2009, 07:04 AM||#19|
The Dank Side of the Moon
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Denver, CO
Device: Kindle2; Xoom; Kindle Fire
Congratulations, edged out Gimp even.
and interestingly of the 10 listed I use 5 of them on a pretty regular basis.
And just downloaded one more - Inkscape.
Last edited by kennyc; 12-27-2009 at 11:55 AM.
|12-27-2009, 10:22 AM||#21|
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Northern Virginia
Device: EBW-1150, Sony PRS-700BC, Sony PRS-600BC, Sony PRS650BC
Congratulations, Kovid and team!!
As far as I'm concerned, you should have been #1!!
|12-27-2009, 11:21 AM||#22|
Join Date: Apr 2008
Device: iPod Touch, Sony PRS-505
If not for Calibre I'd be still only using my old PDA and my notebook to read PDFs and LITs! Now I may exchange bettween those two and my iPod Touch and my Sony PRS-505 (using ePub, mostly) when convenient... which is to say, all the time
Thanks for all the hard work!!
|12-27-2009, 12:32 PM||#24|
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Culver City, CA
Device: Kindle1, Kindle 3 wi-fi 3G, Kindle basic, Kindle Fire
Aside from the fact that it SHOULD have been #1, this is excellent!
|12-27-2009, 04:49 PM||#25|
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Los Angeles
Device: Kindle2, Kindle DX, prs 505
Definitely should have been Number One. There is some great stuff on that list, but Calibre is my favorite Open Source software by far. Sony ought to pay a royalty - the Sony Software is pretty poor; Calibre makes the Sony reader great.
It's a nice add on for the Kindle too, and makes a good ebook reader, but Calibre elevates the Sony reader from a nice piece of hardware to great ebook reader.
|12-27-2009, 05:24 PM||#27|
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Brighton, England
Device: Sony PRS-T1, Kindle 3G, Kindle DX
It is almost funny - if it weren't for Calibre I really wouldn't have got another Sony, their own software is just that bad. I'm sure I am not the only one either - I wonder if Sony realise just how much they owe to Calibre.
This may be the case with other readers too, I don't know - though my Mother (who is now a Calibre user), uses it for her Kindle...
Last edited by NightGeometry; 12-28-2009 at 02:32 AM. Reason: Late night typo: own == owe.
|12-27-2009, 05:43 PM||#28|
Join Date: Dec 2007
Device: Sony PRS-350, Astak PocketPro, iPhone, Asus eee Pad Transformer
You had already made my list of most-used software of 2009. Calibre just keeps getting better and better!
|12-27-2009, 06:21 PM||#29|
Join Date: May 2008
Device: EB1150, iPhone, Cool-er Purple, Pocketbook 360, Kindle Fire
I am glad the software is getting recognized for how good it is! Way to go!
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