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EBOOK-META(1) calibre EBOOK-META(1)

NAME

ebook-meta - ebook-meta

ebook-meta ebook_file [options]


Read/Write metadata from/to e-book files.

Supported formats for reading metadata: azw, azw1, azw3, azw4, cb7, cbr, cbz, chm, docx, epub, fb2, fbz, html, htmlz, imp, lit, lrf, lrx, mobi, odt, oebzip, opf, pdb, pdf, pml, pmlz, pobi, prc, rar, rb, rtf, snb, tpz, txt, txtz, updb, zip

Supported formats for writing metadata: azw, azw1, azw3, azw4, docx, epub, fb2, fbz, htmlz, lrf, mobi, odt, pdb, pdf, prc, rtf, tpz, txtz

Different file types support different kinds of metadata. If you try to set some metadata on a file type that does not support it, the metadata will be silently ignored.

Whenever you pass arguments to ebook-meta that have spaces in them, enclose the arguments in quotation marks. For example: "/some path/with spaces"

[OPTIONS]

String to be used when sorting by author. If unspecified, and the author(s) are specified, it will be auto-generated from the author(s).

Set the authors. Multiple authors should be separated by the & character. Author names should be in the order Firstname Lastname.

Set the book producer.

Set the book category.

Set the e-book description.

Set the cover to the specified file.

Set the published date.

Read metadata from the specified OPF file and use it to set metadata in the e-book. Metadata specified on the command line will override metadata read from the OPF file

Get the cover from the e-book and save it at as the specified file.

show this help message and exit

Set the identifiers for the book, can be specified multiple times. For example: --identifier uri:https://acme.com --identifier isbn:12345 To remove an identifier, specify no value, --identifier isbn: Note that for EPUB files, an identifier marked as the package identifier cannot be removed.

Set the index of the book in this series.

Set the ISBN of the book.

Set the language.

Set the BookID in LRF files

Set the e-book publisher.

Set the rating. Should be a number between 1 and 5.

Set the series this e-book belongs to.

Set the tags for the book. Should be a comma separated list.

Set the title.

The version of the title to be used for sorting. If unspecified, and the title is specified, it will be auto-generated from the title.

Specify the name of an OPF file. The metadata will be written to the OPF file.

show program's version number and exit

AUTHOR

Kovid Goyal

COPYRIGHT

Kovid Goyal

November 12, 2021 5.32.0