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fetch-ebook-metadata - fetch-ebook-metadata



fetch-ebook-metadata - fetch-ebook-metadata
fetch-ebook-metadata [options]

Fetch book metadata from online sources. You must specify at least one of title, authors or ISBN.
Whenever you pass arguments to fetch-ebook-metadata that have spaces in them, enclose the arguments in quotation marks. For example: “/some path/with spaces”


--allowed-plugin, -p
Specify the name of a metadata download plugin to use. By default, all metadata plugins will be used. Can be specified multiple times for multiple plugins. All plugin names: Google, Google Images,, Edelweiss, Open Library, ISBNDB, Overdrive, Douban Books,, Big Book Search

--authors, -a
Book author(s)

--cover, -c
Specify a filename. The cover, if available, will be saved to it. Without this option, no cover will be downloaded.

--help, -h
show this help message and exit

--isbn, -i

--opf, -o
Output the metadata in OPF format instead of human readable text.

--timeout, -d
Timeout in seconds. Default is 30

--title, -t
Book title

--verbose, -v
Print the log to the console (stderr)

show program's version number and exit


Kovid Goyal Kovid Goyal
October 20, 2017 3.10.0