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Old 04-27-2017, 01:35 PM   #1
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Calibre alternative for Windows

Is there an alternative for Calibre for book management for Windows. I have over 12k in books and it's becoming time consuming to manage them

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Old 04-27-2017, 01:41 PM   #2
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Old 04-27-2017, 05:21 PM   #3
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It's just time consuming trying to fix metadata lol

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Old 04-27-2017, 06:35 PM   #4
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Old 04-27-2017, 07:21 PM   #5
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Calibre uses the Metadata found IN THE BOOK. (mostly DC flagged)
An alternate, is from the filename, but that is limited to basics: Title, Author, Series IF..
You chose the correct template
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It's just time consuming trying to fix metadata lol
Click on the book, press Ctrl+D and Calibre goes to the Internet and searches for the metadata and cover.

There are LOTS of options, depending on the source book. You can get initial metadata from filename or from file itself.

There is no program even approaching the number of options, tools, features and cool tricks that Calibre has. Also look for plugins for further functionality.
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Old 05-11-2017, 08:54 AM   #8
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What part of managing them is time consuming?

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Old 09-13-2017, 05:22 AM   #9
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Don't bother with it. It's just a rip-off of Calibre.

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Old 10-12-2017, 08:15 PM   #10
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You could take BookFusion for a spin. You can learn more on the forum here https://www.mobileread.com/forums/sh...d.php?t=205476
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Old 10-12-2017, 08:43 PM   #11
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Over 12k in books with metadata that needs fixing. Sounds to me like some serious pirating going on.
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Old 10-13-2017, 12:07 AM   #12
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I am also looking for an alternative since I had been using calibre to sort and manage my books, but now it will not read books on my kindle fire hd.

AND in response to the comment regarding a large book collection it is not necessarily pirating. I have a large collection that I have been gathering for years simply by searching the free book offers daily. Its rude to assume wrong doing when you don't even know a person.
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There is not replacement for Calibre.

As for the eBooks on your Fire, they are probably KFX and Calibre does not handle KFX format. No book managing software handles KFX.
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