Using Calibre: adding a cover

Simple and useful tutorial on how to add a cover to your ARC using Calibre.

The Belgian Reviewer


I got an interesting question recently on how I add covers to the ARC’s I get that come without a cover and today I’ll tell you how I add them.

First of all, my library on my computer is organized with a FREE program called Calibre.


Once you’ve downloaded this program you can add your books with a drag and drop or you can add multiple books from a directory by clicking on the first icon, Add Books. You can organize your books any way you want, you can add tags that you define, add a rating, or just look at them by date like I do.


You can see what it looks like in your directory on your computer here. It’s a special folder with all the authors listed alphabetically, which looks nice right?


Now back to the Calibre screen: if you go into EDIT METADATA (second icon…

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