Calibre Plugin: 1.0.5

This Calibre plugin has been created to download metadata and cover image from

Original post from by Kloon: I must give credits to the original author, Daermond for making and publishing the initial plugin, but sadly he had abandoned it, so here I am taking over and fixing the errors that have popped up since.

Also, a big thumbs up for kiwidude, for sorting things out for me. And now an update by another author – fatsadt

Main features:

Can retrieve title, author, series, ISBN, comments, tags, publisher, year of publication, rating and a cover images Shows multiple results if possible (3 by default) Search based on ISBN if present, otherwise based on title and/or author Downloads multiple cover images if possible (5 by default)

Special Notes:

Requires Calibre 0.8 or later. Tested with

Installation Notes:

Download the latest zip file from the releases and install the plugin as described in the Introduction to plugins thread. Note that this is not a GUI plugin so it is not intended/cannot be added to context menus/toolbars etc.

Version 1.0.5 – 29 March 2018 Search was too wide, now filters only to relevant title and author

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