Download Ebooks - Best Software & Apps

  • ePUB Reader for Windows

    5.3

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Browse your ePUB library

    6
    375 votes
    • PROS: Great for viewing ePUB file eBooks, Well organized table of contents, Weeklong free trial period
    • CONS: Converted PDFs have slightly low quality
  • Sumatra PDF

    3.1.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A free PDF reader that's impressively quick

    9
    561 votes
    • PROS: Opens PDFs very quickly, Good for eBooks
    • CONS: Few extra features, Cannot create or edit PDFs
  • Kindle for Windows 10

    2.1.0.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Read your ebooks on your Windows 10

    4
    193 votes
    • PROS: Recommended reading lists and intuitive searches, Great reading controls, Ability to annotate , Whispersync syncs reading position and notes, - Competitive prices and sales mean you get the books you want for less
    • CONS: This app only works on Windows 8 and Windows 10 PC computers
  • Mobipocket Reader Desktop

    6.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Excellent eBook manager for Windows

    6
    170 votes
    • PROS: Read eBooks and RSS feeds, Create your own eBook files, Synchronize your library with a mobile device
    • CONS: Dictionary doesn't work on installation
  • Wattpad

    Varies with device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Web Apps
    Java
    iPhone
    BlackBerry

    A huge library of ebooks in your pocket

    8
    186 votes
    • PROS: Huge selection of eBooks, Auto scroll, Personalized library, Customize the reader, Well organized book browser
    • CONS: Ugly user interface, Requires internet connection
  • Adobe Acrobat eBook Reader

    2.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Read and Convert eBooks with Adobe Acrobat eBook Reader

    6
    218 votes
    • PROS: Combatible with a wide range of file types, Great for readers unused to Kindles
    • CONS: Will not detect any viruses present within a system, BIOS-related errors cannot be addressed by this software bundle.
  • Adobe Digital Editions

    2.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Basic ebook manager and reader from Adobe

    5
    624 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, Sleek interface, Organizes ebooks in categories, Support for bookmarks, Works with online ebook stores and libraries
    • CONS: Only supports ebooks in PDF and ePUB
  • Calibre

    3.28.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Organize, store, and read your e-books

    7
    1059 votes
    • PROS: Convert, import and read your ebooks easily, Clear interface
    • CONS: RSS support isn't brilliant
  • NewsHunt

    India News/Ebooks

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    No more searching for news with the Dailyhunt (Newshunt) App

    9
    8 votes
    • PROS: Largest collection of regional language eBooks, Local News from over 600 Indian districts & towns
    • CONS: Dailyhunt (formerly NewsHunt) will track your usage for commercial purposes, Only customers in India can use app to make eBook purchases
  • Sigil

    0.3.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A user-friendly way of creating and editing ebooks

    7
    144 votes
    • PROS: Open source and free, Very user-friendly, Nice extra editing features
    • CONS: Doesn't support many formats
  • Kindle for Android

    4.7.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone

    Download and read ebooks from Amazon

    6
    60 votes
    • PROS: Interface permits clear viewing, Change text size and color, Add annotations and highlights, 'Go to' feature
    • CONS: No pinch-to-zoom feature for text
  • JPG to PDF Pro Converter

    1.0.1

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Make PDF photo albums and ebooks from your images in only three mouse clicks.

    7
    4 votes
    • Epubor PDF DRM Removal

      2.0.9.7

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Powerful PDF DRM Removal can swiftly remove PDF DRM from any PDF eBooks protected by Adobe DRM with no content losing.

      5
      23 votes
      • Stanza Desktop

        Beta 18 1.0

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Reader for eBooks and digital publications

        6
        134 votes
        • PROS: Very elegant , Lots of customizable features , Supports a wide range of formats
        • CONS: A little bloated for a digital reader
      • iBooks

        3.2

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        iPhone

        Read eBooks on your iPhone or iPad

        6
        104 votes
        • PROS: Comfortable for reading, Set text size and font, Bookmarks, Text search and dictionary
        • CONS: iBookstore is a bit clunky, No pinch-to-zoom, Drab bookshelf interface design
      • GooReader

        Free 2.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        A better interface for reading Google Books

        7
        27 votes
        • PROS: Nice interface design, Nice page rolling effect, Access to hundreds of ebooks, Search by author, title, keyword or Book_ID
        • CONS: No support for bookmarks or favorites, The text is sometimes unreadable when zoomed in
      • Microsoft Reader

        2.1.1

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Pocket PC

        Read eBooks from your desktop... or not

        6
        93 votes
        • PROS: Very readable text, Good annotation functions
        • CONS: Terrible interface, Won't accept your stored eBook files
      • eBook Library Software

        3.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Easily organize your ebook collection

        5
        61 votes
        • PROS: Easy to use, simple interface, Can also handle media files, Preview ebooks on the computer, Buy and download new ebooks online
        • CONS: Only Sony Reader owners can take full advantage of all the program's features
      • Kobo

        Desktop 1.8

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Android
        iPhone

        Attractive ebook reader with built-in ebook store

        5
        56 votes
        • PROS: Nicely designed interface, Large selection of books available for purchase, Includes also free books, Seamless syncing with other devices
        • CONS: Free books are mostly classics, Not as feature-rich as other similar apps
      • EPUB to Kindle Converter for Mac

        2.6.7

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Mac

        Free Tool for Bookworms

        8
        8 votes
        • PROS: Very easy to use, Free from adverts, No hidden costs, Compatible with different file types
        • CONS: Only converts one file at a time, Rather dull interface, Does not always convert correctly, Can take time
      Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
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