Download Ebooks - Best Software & Apps

  • ePUB Reader for Windows

    5.3

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Browse your ePUB library

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

    4.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    A free app for Android

    9
    79 votes
    • Sumatra PDF

      3.1.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A free PDF reader that's impressively quick

      9
      567 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
      194 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

      7
      172 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
      Java
      Web Apps
      iPhone
      BlackBerry

      A huge library of ebooks in your pocket

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

      3.28.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Organize, store, and read your e-books

      7
      1064 votes
      • PROS: Convert, import and read your ebooks easily, Clear interface
      • CONS: RSS support isn't brilliant
    • Adobe Digital Editions

      2.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Basic ebook manager and reader from Adobe

      5
      631 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
    • Sigil

      0.3.4

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A user-friendly way of creating and editing ebooks

      7
      149 votes
      • PROS: Open source and free, Very user-friendly, Nice extra editing features
      • CONS: Doesn't support many formats
    • 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.
    • NewsHunt

      India News/Ebooks

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android
      iPhone

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

      9
      10 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
    • Kindle for Android

      4.7.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android
      iPhone
      Mac
      BlackBerry

      Download and read ebooks from Amazon

      6
      63 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
      • 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
      • GooReader

        Free 2.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        A better interface for reading Google Books

        7
        30 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
      • 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
      • 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
      • 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
      • 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
      • Epubsoft Ebook Converter

        11.7.8

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Convert EPUB, PDF, AZW, MOBI, PDF ebooks to other formats.

        6
        40 votes
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