Download Comics - Best Software & Apps

  • Pencil

    3.0.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Create animated digital comics

    6
    919 votes
    • PROS: Clear, customizable drawing interface, Neatly-organized timeline, Open source
    • CONS: You'll need a graphics tablet to get anything impressive out of it
  • HoneyView

    5.18

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A complete but straightforward tool for viewing images and comics

    9
    80 votes
    • PROS: Clean and simple, Comprehensive tool, Supports lots of formats
    • CONS: None so far
  • MangaMeeya

    2.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A streamlined manga reader

    8
    185 votes
    • PROS: No installation required, Support for many formats, Various viewing options, Comfortable mouse and keyboard controls
    • CONS: Doesn't include any comics, No management tools
  • Simple Comic

    1.7b252

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Enjoys your comics on your Mac

    6
    81 votes
    • PROS: Scrollbar with thumbnails, Create and save sessions, Handles most formats
    • CONS: Lacks startup tutorial
  • Sequential

    2.0.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Slick image viewer ideal for comics as well as photos

    9
    9 votes
    • PROS: Looks good, Fast, Easy to use
    • CONS: No double image viewing
  • Cover-Comics Reader

    2.6(.674)

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free Comic Books Reader

    6
    7 votes
    • PROS: One step import process, All popular comic formats supported, Detailed comic information, Store comics in any location
    • CONS: Only supports 25 comics without in-app purchase, Difficult to use on non-touchscreen devices, Noticeably slow at loading comics, Excessively resource-intensive on device
  • Photoshop Manga Effect Plugin

    3

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Emulate Japanese Comics with Photoshop Manga Effect Plugin

    7
    10 votes
    • PROS: Accurately captures the style of manga effects, Has a library of abstract effects to choose from, Offers two varieties of pen width, Effects can be adjusted
    • CONS: Assumes in-depth knowledge of manga techniques, Largely useless for colour artwork, Offers nothing for character or background designs, Trial plugin; full plugin requires payment
  • CDisplay

    1.8

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Sequential image viewer, great for comics

    8
    196 votes
    • Marvel Comics Windows 7 Theme

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Get ready for the Avengers movie with this great theme

      7
      115 votes
      • PROS: Includes sounds, icons, and wallpapers, Easy to install, Free
      • CONS: Could include more sounds and icons
    • Kindle Comic Creator

      1.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      The free tool from Amazon to create Kindle comics

      6
      51 votes
      • PROS: Create comic books for Kindle and supported apps, Easy to use tool
      • CONS: Only creates for Kindle
    • Manga Reader

      Varies with device

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A Free program for Windows‚ by minh91a1

      10
      1 vote
      • ComicRack

        0.9.160

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        An excellent comic viewer

        7
        219 votes
        • PROS: Organizes comics in shareable lists, Enables to read comics comfortably, Really makes organization easy
        • CONS: None so far
      • Comics Book Reader

        0.1

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        A Free Streaming media program for Windows

        6
        23 votes
        • Comic Seer

          2.50

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Comic book archive reader and manager. Efficient access to CBZ (zip), CBR (rar), and image files.

          5
          1 vote
          • CoView

            1.0.49

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Enjoy your digital comics in any format

            8
            152 votes
            • PROS: Totally focused on the comic itself, Many extra tools
            • CONS: Difficult interface to get used to, Language settings are not saved
          • Comica

            1.11

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Lightning quick CBR and CBZ comic book reader

            7
            83 votes
            • PROS: Fast, View comics in full screen, Lots of comics available
            • CONS: Can't add notes or bookmarks
          • Manga Rock

            3.0.5

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Android

            Download Your Favourite Manga with Manga Rock

            5
            4 votes
            • PROS: Has thousands of manga titles in different genres., A customisable interface to make reading simple.
            • CONS: Certain titles are available only in specific regions., Dedicated to manga, with no other material.
          • Storyboard

            1.0

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Android
            iPhone

            Turn videos into comics with Storyboard

            -
            No votes yet
            • PROS: Simple interface, Good-looking storyboard images
            • CONS: Limited range of user choice, Can sometimes be unexpectedly unstable
          • CLZ Comics - Comic Database

            varies-with-device

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Android

            A free Comics app for Android

            -
            No votes yet
            • ComiX

              0.2.9

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Great collection of funny comic strips

              8
              18 votes
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