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Score 9.5 out of 100
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Likelihood to Recommend

Calibre

Calibre is the right tool if you have a a need for a shared knowledge management system whereby users can collectively access a shared pool of digital content. It eliminates scattered resources that your user base may have and replaces them with a single repository with version management that serves all major devices. The only situation I wouldn't suggest using library is when you have vast digital media libraries that contain DRM. Calibre doesn't handle DRM well. We've largely avoided this problem because our library is from DRM free publishers.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Request Metrics

Request Metrics is great for small web development teams that want to make fast web applications. It was quick for us to get started and we could use the reports right away without having to read through documentation. If you just need to get some performance metrics, Request Metrics is perfect.It would not be so good for a larger team or a complex backend application as it is pretty limited in what it can measure.
Imelda Garcia | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Application Performance Management

Calibre
Request Metrics
9.0
Application monitoring
Calibre
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10.0
Threshold alerts
Calibre
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8.0
Application performance management console
Calibre
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9.0

Pros

Calibre

  • Reformatting publications.
  • eBook editing.
  • Publication organization.
Julia Dye | TrustRadius Reviewer

Request Metrics

  • Performance charts are really simple and easy for us to understand what is happening
  • It was easy to get started and doesn't need administration or training
  • It's affordable for our team
  • It's fast
Imelda Garcia | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Calibre

  • The UI is ancient and was cumbersome even then.
  • The intelligence of the converter for PDF to ebook is very hit or miss and doesn't always produce satisfactory results.
  • It requires a physical connection to your machine. This would be the perfect tool if it had remote cloud-based operation.
Randolph Ramirez | TrustRadius Reviewer

Request Metrics

  • I wish that it could also do uptime checking of the site
  • There is not enough detail to drill into individual users
Imelda Garcia | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Calibre

Calibre 8.4
Based on 3 answers
Not only has the customer support for Calibre been great, but the community surrounding it is great too. Users are ready and willing to jump in to help you solve a particular issue you're encountering with Calibre. As a result, I've expanded what we do with Calibre quite a bit through community support of its plugin infrastructure.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Alternatives Considered

Calibre

Calibre, like Acrobat, offers the user the ability to be able to view a digital ebook whether from online or off-line. But Acrobat can only open PDF files. Calibre can open & convert multiple digital file formats.
Paul Li | TrustRadius Reviewer

Request Metrics

We also consider Speedcurve and Calibre for monitoring. Speedcurve was really nice, but the reports were slow. We had to wait a lot to get information. It was also out of our budget and would require extra justification to use it.Calibre was also nice, but the numbers were based on synthetic rather than real user performance. We felt that this wasn't as helpful for us.
Imelda Garcia | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Calibre

  • Saves hours of time each week.
  • Updates as we need so we're always at the industry standard.
Julia Dye | TrustRadius Reviewer

Request Metrics

  • The launch of our project dashboard was much smoother and more successful because we could fix problems earlier
  • It fit without our existing operations budget
Imelda Garcia | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Calibre

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Request Metrics

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional
$10

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Calibre
8.8
Request Metrics
10.0

Support Rating

Calibre
8.4
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