Retrieve ISBN and other metadata

Using the File Parser tool you can retrieve ISBN and other metadata from multiple ebooks. You can also perform these operations in the Scan tool, when importing ebooks to the database.

Before opening the File Parser (from Books menu) you need to select the books, that you want to parse.
Retrieving e-Book ISBN

The tool can retrieve ISBN from file name or from file content. If it finds more than one ISBN, you'll see the drop-down list with all found values in the ISBN column. To select the right value you can use the Check ISBN button near the ISBN value:
ISBN retrieve

It searches the ISBN on isbndb.com - the largest ISBN database on the Web. If the given ISBN is found, you'll see the notification with book details, so that you could make sure that this is the right ISBN.

Check ISBN
The Retrieve ISBN operation supports the following file types: PDF, MOBI, FB2, LRF, EPUB, TXT, CHM, HTML

Parsing e-Book metadata

Some ebook formats contain metadata with general book information (Title, Author, Publisher etc). To retrieve ebook metadata check the option "Parse file MetaData".
The following formats are supported: PDF, MOBI, MP3, FB2, LRF, EPUB, DJVU.

Creating cover thumbnails

While parsing files you can also create book thumbnails. Just check the box "Create Thumbnails"
The following formats are supported: PDF, MOBI, MP3, FB2, LRF, EPUB, CHM, DJVU, CBR, CBZ.