Download Readers - Best Software & Apps

  • ePUB Reader for Windows

    5.3

    License
    try Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Browse your ePUB library

    5
    420 votes
    • PROS:Great for viewing ePUB file eBooks, Well organized table of contents, Weeklong free trial period
    • CONS:Converted PDFs have slightly low quality
  • Kindle

    1.20.47037

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    E-book reader for Windows

    6
    163 votes
    • PROS:Syncs with Kindle devices, Easy to use,
    • CONS:Minimal options, No annotations or highlighting
  • Mobipocket Reader Desktop

    6.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Excellent eBook manager for Windows

    6
    131 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
  • Adobe Digital Editions

    2.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Basic ebook manager and reader from Adobe

    4
    235 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
  • Adobe Acrobat eBook Reader

    2.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Read and Convert eBooks with Adobe Acrobat eBook Reader

    6
    113 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.
  • MangaMeeya

    2.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A streamlined manga reader

    8
    166 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
  • Book Bazaar Reader for Windows 10

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A free Home & hobby program for Windows

    6
    18 votes
    • Icecream Ebook Reader

      4.20

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Icecream Ebook Reader

      7
      51 votes
      • Microsoft Reader

        2.1.1

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Pocket PC

        Read eBooks from your desktop... or not

        5
        37 votes
        • PROS:Very readable text, Good annotation functions
        • CONS:Terrible interface, Won't accept your stored eBook files
      • Kobo

        Desktop 1.8

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Android
        iPhone
        BlackBerry

        Attractive ebook reader with built-in ebook store

        4
        46 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
      • Cover-Comics Reader

        2.6(.674)

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Cover is the best app to read and manage your comic books.

        6
        5 votes
        • ComicRack

          0.9.160

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          An excellent comic viewer

          6
          106 votes
          • PROS:Organizes comics in shareable lists, Enables to read comics comfortably, Really makes organization easy
          • CONS:None so far
        • FBReader

          0.12.10

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows
          Android

          Simple and fast e-book reader

          6
          26 votes
          • PROS:Allows you to search for any word or phrase, Rotates pages if needed
          • CONS:Cannot open basic files such as PDF, No possibility to annotate books
        • Blio

          2.0.5452

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Nicely designed ebook reader with built-in online bookstore

          4
          37 votes
          • PROS:Eye-catching design, Hundred of free ebooks available for download, Supports notes, text highlighting and look-up, Buy new books directly from the program
          • CONS:Heavy on system resources, Purchases only available in the US, Canada and Mexico, Only currently available for Windows
        • Martview

          1.5

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Original ebook reader with an extensive catalog

          6
          25 votes
          • PROS:Original interface design, Nice page rolling effect, Extensive catalog to download, Lets you create and share books and magazines
          • CONS:Only reads PDF and MART files, Could be better documented
        • FB2

          1.1.0.14

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          FB2 - is the best app for reading books in the format FictionBook.

          10
          2 votes
          • KooBits

            4.0

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            An ebook manager and reader with a slick interface

            8
            14 votes
            • EpubReader for Windows 10

              License
              try Download
              Platform
              Windows

              A Full Version Home & hobby program for Windows

              4
              12 votes
              • ICE Book Reader Professional

                9.5.0

                License
                try Download
                Platform
                Windows

                Complete utility for reading e-books

                9
                8 votes
                • DNL Reader

                  5.6.21

                  License
                  free Download
                  Platform
                  Windows

                  View digital web books in .dnl format

                  6
                  40 votes
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