is a free, open source ebook editor for files in .EPUB format.
In case you need a a WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) .EPUB editor for creating or editing ebooks, Sigil
is suitable tool for you. It is a clean, crisp and, most importantly, free program that will enable you to import and edit ebooks in .TXT, .HTML and .EPUB format, and convert them to .EPUB for export.
is an open source multiplatform application, with a handy interface, suitable both for beginner users and for people who have lots of knowledge in the area. Even if it is your first time editing ebooks, Sigil
will not give you any difficulties. The multi-tabbed interface is simply and sensibly ordered, with various perspectives, including code view, book browser, validation results, and, of course, a WYSIWYG view so that you know precisely the way the end product will look. The pleasant thing about the program's interface, is that it can be customized. It's possible for you to select what components will be shown on the interface. Another nice thing about the interface is that you can switch between several types of views: Book View, Code View, and Preview.
At the technical end, Sigil
has several pleasant functions that make editing much simpler. It has a table of content (TOC) editor, .EPUB validation plus an extremely nice HTML tidy feature. Although there are ebook editors out there with more functions, not all of them are this enjoyable to use. If you are pleased with a basic selection of features for your epub editor, Sigil
is the one for you.
Download and install Sigil
safely and without concerns.
Sigil highlights and features:
-Online Sigil Wiki instruction manual, and User's Guide
-Free and open source software under GPLv3
-Multi platform: runs on Mac, Linux and Windows
-Total UTF-16 support
-Total EPUB 2 spec support
-Multiple Views: Publication View, Code View and Preview View
-WYSIWYG editing in Book View
-Entire control over editing EPUB syntax in Code View
-Table of Contents generator with multi level heading support
-Metadata editor with complete support for all metadata entries that are possible (more than 200) with complete descriptions for each
-User interface translated into many languages
-Spell checking with default and user configurable dictionaries
-Complete Regular Expression (PCRE) support for Find