In this video I’m going to show you how you can download and install plug-ins to calibre now in this video I’m not going to go in-depth on what these plugins do or how to customize them or use them I’m simply going to show you how to install them so if we go ahead and go to this website here.
Called plugins calibre I mean slash ebook com.
I will add a link to this website in the description basically it’s an index of calibre plugins they have a bunch of different things so I found my plug-in and I downloaded it it’s called search the internet and it came in a zip file and this plug-in basically is gonna allow me to find my metadata and book covers from a bigger variety of websites and internet.
Sources versus just Amazon and Google so now that I have my.
Plugin here I’m gonna open up calibre and to install it I’m going to go to preferences I’m.
Going to go down to the bottom under advanced and click on plugins and then I’m going to click on load plug-in.
And once I do that I’m going to select the zip file that I just downloaded now you don’t have to unzip this file leave it in the zip format then go ahead and open it calibre is.
Going to give you a warning that it installing plugins is a security risk go ahead and click yes click OK and now I just have to restart calibre in order for the plug-in to start working so as you can see here the plug-in has been installed and when you install plugins there will always be an option to customize it or change your preferences.
Because this one is part of the user interface I can just click on it and click customize plugin for those plugins that aren’t a part of the user face and you need to customize or change the Preferences what you can do is go ahead and click on preferences again go down to plugins under advanced and you’re going to have to find the plug-in that you want to customize and mine is.
You’re going to want to click on it to highlight it and all you have to.
Do is click customize plug-in down here at the bottom and it’s gonna give you or should give you the options to customize it if you have any questions feel.
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