Jeboorker is a free ebook management software for Linux and Windows which you can use to keep track and to organize your ebook collection. Supported formats are the usual ePub, PDF, CBR and CBZ. DRM protected content is not supported. Jeboorker taps into metadata of ebooks and gives you a quick overview of the ebook info, author, title, ISBN number, language, front cover, etc. You can also edit metadata, in case that the ebook doesn’t have it or it isn’t correct.
Left sidebar has a file browser where you can navigate through your ebook collection directories. Found ebooks are gonna be listed in the middle column. Column all the way on the right is where you’ll be able to see and edit ebook metadata (top section) and where front cover of the ebook is gonna be shown (bottom), if it has any. All the way at the bottom you have filters so that you can find ebook that you’re interested in more easily (if you have a lot of them).
Similar software: QuiteThyme, Kobo Desktop, Lucidor.
Key features of Jeboorker free ebook management software are:
- Good format support – allows you to manage ePub, CBR, CBZ and PDF ebooks
- eBook browser – import ebook collections and easily navigate through them
- Front cover viewer – view cover art of books that you’re managing
- Search tool and filters – so that you can find ebook you need more easily
- Metadata viewer/editor – book title, author name, ISBN, publisher, 12+
- Ratings – comes with a rating system so you can rate ebooks
- Cross platform – works on Linux and Windows, Java based application
Since this is a Java application, it means that you need to have Java runtime environment installed in order to run it. Most people don’t know that ebooks have metadata, just like images and songs (ID3 tags). Metadata is very useful when it comes to ebook management, because if properly filled, it gives you a lot of information about the ebook from where you’re reading it. If it’s not properly filled, well then you’re gonna have to do it yourself. Here’s some tips on how you can do that with this free ebook management software.
How to manage and edit ebook metadata with Jeboorker
Select File >> Read Folder so that you import a folder with your ebook collection to the sidebar on the left. Once you’ve done that, click on it and ebook column in the middle should be populated with your ebooks.
Those with thousands of ebooks can use the search tool down below to find the book that they need. Click on it and metadata editor on the right along with front cover should load metadata. If it doesn’t, you can add it yourself.
Click on the green plus sign at the top to select what kind of metadata is gonna be showed. Notice that we added Publisher info on the image above. Click on the empty space to the right in order to type in the metadata info. When you’re done, hit the Save button.
Jeboorker is great for everyone who needs a free ebook management software. It’s very easy to use with a very simple to follow interface.