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Jellyfin Bookshelf Plugin

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The Jellyfin Bookshelf plugin enables the collection of eBooks & AudioBooks, with the latter being able to be played through Jellyfin.

Supported eBook file types

  • epub
  • mobi
  • pdf
  • cbz
  • cbr

Supported audio book file types

Please take in mind that this is not a complete list and represents some of the most commonly used formats.

  • mp3
  • m4a
  • m4b
  • flac

Offline Metadata providers

This plugin supports the following offline Metadata providers. These will check the local files for metadata.

The following limitations apply:

  • .cbr Comics tagged with ComicRacks ComicInfo format are partially supported. Any metadata within the comic book itself will be ignored while external metadata within a ComicInfo.xml file can be read.
  • The Advanced Comic Book Format is not supported.
  • The CoMet format is not supported.

Online Metadata providers

These Metadata providers will check online services for metadata.

  • Google Books
  • Comic Vine

To use the Comic Vine metadata provider, you will need to set an API key on the plugin's configuration page.

Build & Installation Process

  1. Clone this repository

  2. Ensure you have .NET Core SDK setup and installed

  3. Build the plugin with following command:

dotnet publish --configuration Release --output bin
  1. Place the resulting Jellyfin.Plugin.Bookshelf.dll file in a folder called plugins/ inside your Jellyfin installation / data directory.