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Sigil

Sigil

Sigil is an easy to use multi-platform WYSIWYG ebook editor. It is designed to edit books in ePub format. 

Sigil provides an advanced editing environment for EPUB books. The main user interface (UI) is built around a tabbed central editing view-space and a Book Browser to the left. You double-click files in the Book Browser with your mouse, and an editing (or display) tab is added to the main pane. These tabs can then be closed, reordered or opened again.

Sigil presents a file-focused editing environment. You can open every XHTML file and edit it in a WYSIWYG manner in the Book View, or edit the code directly in the Code View. You can edit the CSS, XPGT and other files, and view the images one by one.

 Sigil 0.7.4

Price
Free to download

Size
12.3MB
License

GNU GPL v3

Developer
Strahinja Markovic

Website
github.com/user-none/Sigil

System Requirements
Qt
libqt4-xml
libqt4-svg
libqt4-webkit

Support:
User's Guide, Wiki, Tutorial, FAQ

Selected Reviews:

Features include:

  • Intuitive user interface
  • WYSIWYG editing
  • Full EPUB 2 spec support
  • Full UTF-16 support
  • Multiple Views: Book View, Code View and Split View
  • Metadata editor with full support for all possible metadata entries (more than 200) with full descriptions for each
  • Table Of Contents editor
  • Multi-level TOC support
  • Book View fully supports the display of any XHTML document possible under the OPS spec
  • SVG support
  • Basic XPGT support
  • Advanced automatic conversion of all imported documents to Unicode
  • Imports TXT, HTML and EPUB files
  • Embedded HTML Tidy
  • Full Unicode support: everything you see in Sigil is in UTF-16

Sigil in action

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Last Updated Tuesday, May 27 2014 @ 04:06 PM EDT


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