Download Reading Books - Best Software & Apps

  • Kindle for Windows 10

    2.1.0.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Read your ebooks on your Windows 10

    4
    198 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
  • Wattpad

    8.5.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone
    Web Apps

    What is your story?

    8
    201 votes
    • PROS: Publish your own stories, Auto scroll, Personalized library, Wide variety of original content
    • CONS: Cannot save stories for offline reading
  • Bible

    8.8.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone

    The Holy Bible on your Android

    7
    112 votes
    • PROS: Easy to browse, Various reading plans, Share verses online
    • CONS: Not many configuration options
  • Kobo

    Desktop 1.8

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone

    Attractive ebook reader with built-in ebook store

    5
    57 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
  • 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
  • iBooks

    4.2.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    iPhone

    Read eBooks on your iPhone or iPad

    6
    108 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
  • Goodreads

    License
    free
    Platform
    Web Apps
    Android

    Rate and review the books you read

    8
    26 votes
    • PROS: Rate books you've read in one simple click, Write book reviews, Follow friends' reading selections, Publish a book and become a Goodreads author
    • CONS: Slightly overwhelming to navigate at first
  • My Study Life

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free App for Students

    10
    2 votes
    • PROS: There is absolutely no charge to download and install this program., More than 50000 books and reading materials are currently available.
    • CONS: Unable to sync between devices, Only tracks a single term
  • Aldiko Book Reader

    3.1.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Read electronic books on your Android device

    7
    170 votes
    • PROS: Customizable reading experience, Well designed virtual bookshelf, Remembers the last page you read, Decent variety of books available
    • CONS: Poor categorization of store contents
  • Google Play Books

    for iPad 2.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    iPhone

    Download and read ebooks on your iPad

    5
    6 votes
    • PROS: Millions of titles available , Night reading mode, Change font and text size
    • CONS: Only displays in portrait format, No text highlighting or dictionary look-up, Awkward zoom tool
  • Google Play Books

    5.2.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    iPhone

    Download ebooks and read them on your phone

    4
    6 votes
    • PROS: Facilitates easy reading, Millions of titles available , Night reading mode
    • CONS: Only displays in portrait format, No text highlighting feature, No dictionary
  • ICE Book Reader Professional

    9.5.0

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Complete utility for reading e-books

    6
    19 votes
    • uBook

      g 0.9

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A tool for reading books in digital form

      5
      25 votes
      • Urdu Quotes & Poetry - Shayari

        1.3

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android

        Urdu Quotes & Poetry is a beautifully designed application for android users who love reading and sharing Urdu Aqwal e Zareen and Shayari.

        10
        1 vote
        • WebReader

          2.1.3

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Read web content anytime offline

          10
          3 votes
          • PROS: Comes installed with a few full books, Zoom in and out of your reading selections, Auto-scroll at variable speeds
          • CONS: Very few advanced features, Clunky interface
        • Comics

          3.10.7.310341

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Android
          iPhone

          A free app for Android, by comiXology.

          3
          6 votes
          • Inkpop

            License
            free
            Platform
            Web Apps

            Display your YA writing for the world to see

            -
            No votes yet
            • PROS: Back your favorite books to up their rankings, Add books to your bookshelf for later reading, Receive comments and tips from other YA writers, Chat with other writers in the on-site forum
            • CONS: Rankings can be gamed, Novels must be at least 10,000 words to upload
          • Comic Zeal

            9.1.3

            License
            buy Download
            Platform
            iPhone

            Easy organization and reading of comics and manga

            8
            3 votes
            • PROS: Easy to use, Lots of options, Fast reading flow
            • CONS: File transfer is slow, Small learning curve
          • Manga Rock

            3.8.2_world

            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.
          • Authonomy

            License
            free
            Platform
            Web Apps

            Show off your novel or read the works of others

            -
            No votes yet
            • PROS: Back your favorite books to up their rankings, Add books to your bookshelf for later reading, Receive comments and tips from other writers, Chat with other writers in the on-site forum
            • CONS: Rankings can be gamed, Novels must be at least 10,000 words to upload
          Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
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          33.1.31706.6Android
          44.2.21086.1iPhone
          52.1.0.21984.3Windows
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