Comparison of Android e-book reader software

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The following tables detail e-book reader software for the Android operating system.

File formats supported[edit]

See Comparison of e-book formats for details on the file formats.

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Aldiko Book ReaderAldiko Limited02+NoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoYesNo???
BookBox?02+NoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoYesYes???
Cool ReaderVadim Lopatin07+YesNoYesYesYesYesNoYesNoYesYesNoYes
EBookDroidAK205+NoYesYesYesNoNoNoYesYesNo???
Ebook Reader[1]eBooks.com02+NoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoNoNo
ezPDF ReaderUnidocs Inc.04+NoNoYesNoYesNoNoNoYesYes???
FBReader [2]FBReader.ORG Limited11+NoYes [3]YesYesYesYesYesYesYes [4]YesYesNoYes
Go Book?05+NoNoYesYesNoNoNoNoYesYesNoNo?
Google Play BooksGoogle Inc.02+NoNoYes??No??Yes????
iReader?02+??Yes?YesYes???Yes???
KindleAmazon Mobile LLC02+NoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoYesYes???
Kobo BooksKobo eBooks05+NoNoYesNoYesNoNoYesNoYes???
Laputa Book Reader[5]????Yes??????????
Lektz eBook ReaderAEL Data Services LLP02+NoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoYesNo???
Mantano Ebook ReaderMantano SAS02+NoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoNoNo
Moon+ reader ProMoon+08+YesNoYesYesYesYesYesNoYesYesNoNoNo
PocketBookObreey Products07+YesYesYesYesYesNoNoYesYesYesNoNoNo
RepliGo Reader?14+NoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNo???
SnapplifySnapplify07+NoNoYesNoYesNoNoNoYesYes???
Socio eReaderGigaMarket Ltd.01+NoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNo???
ZXReaderZXStyles05+NoNoYesYesYesNoNoNoNoYesNoYes?
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Navigation features[edit]

ProductPaging touch screenPaging volume keyBackward-forwardContents tableBookmarksResumeGo toSearch full textSync to cloudAutoscroll by pixelAutoscroll by lineAutoscroll by pageScroll speed controlRolling blind modeContinuous scrolling
Aldiko Book Reader[6]YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes?NoNoNoNoNo?
Cool ReaderYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes??????Yes
EBookDroidYesYes?YesYesYesYesYes??????Yes
Ebook ReaderYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
Fabrik????????Yes??????
FBReader[7]YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes[8]NoNoNoNoNoNo
Google Play BooksYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes??????
iReaderYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes?NoYesYesYesNo?
KindleYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes??????
Kobo BooksYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes?NoNoNoNoNoNo
Laputa Book Reader[5]???????????????
Lektz eBook Reader[9]YesNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoNoNoNoNo?
Mantano Ebook Reader[10]YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
Moon+ reader[11]YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
PocketBookYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoNoYesNo?
RepliGo Reader[12]YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes?NoNoNoNoNo?
Snapplify[13]YesNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoNoNoNoNo?
Socio eReader[14]YesNoYesYesYesYesYesYes?NoNoNoNoNo?
ProductPaging touch screenPaging volume keyBackward-forwardContents tableBookmarksResumeGo toSearch full textSync to cloudAutoscroll by pixelAutoscroll by lineAutoscroll by pageScroll speed controlRolling blind modeContinuous scrolling

Display features[edit]

ProductThemeDay-night modeBrightness controlAdjust to display sizeIndent paragraphTrim extra blank spacesEnable-disable CSSCustomize text alignmentCustomize font scaleCustomize line spaceCustomize colorCustomize transparentFading edgeSimulate real page flipImage view with zoom/pan
Aldiko Book ReaderYesYesYesYesNoNoYesYesYesYesYesNoNoNo?
Cool Reader?YesYesYesYes?YesYesYesYesYes??Yes?
EBookDroid?Yes???Yes?????????
Ebook ReaderNoYesYesYesNoYesNoNoYesNoYesNoNoNo?
FBReaderYesYesYesYesYesYesNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Google Play Books?YesYesYes???YesYesYes??Yes??
iReaderYesYesYesYes???YesYesYesYes??YesNo
Kindle?YesYes?????YesYes?????
Kobo BooksNoYesYesYesNoNoNoNoYesNoNoNoNoYes?
Laputa Book Reader[5]???????????????
Lektz eBook ReaderYesYesYesYesNoNoNoYesYesNoNoNoNoNo?
Mantano Ebook ReaderYesYesYesYesNoNoYesYesYesYesYesNoNoYes?
Moon+ reader10+YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes?
OverDrive Media ConsoleYesYesYesYes????YesYesYes??NoYes
PocketBook?YesYesYesYes?YesYesYesYesYesNo?Yes?
RepliGo ReaderNoYesYesYesNoNoNoYesYesNoNoNoNoYes?
Socio eReaderYesYesNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoNoNoYes?
ProductThemeDay-night modeBrightness controlAdjust to display sizeIndent paragraphTrim extra blank spacesEnable-disable CSSCustomize text alignmentCustomize font scaleCustomize line spaceCustomize colorCustomize transparentFading edgeSimulate real page flipImage view with zoom/pan

Edit-tool features[edit]

ProductHighlightAnnotateMetadata editDictionary onlineDictionary offlineWikipedia lookupTranslateShareGesture commandTTS Support (read aloud)Support DRM
Aldiko Book ReaderYesYesYesYesNoYesNoYesNoNoYes
Cool ReaderYesYesYesYesYes?YesYesYesYesNo
EBookDroid???????????
Ebook ReaderYesYesNoNoNoNoNoYesYesNoYes
FBReaderNoNoYesNoYesNoNoYesNoYes [15]No
iReader???????????
KindleYesYes?YesYes??????
Kobo BooksYesYes?YesYesYesNoYes???
Laputa Book Reader[5]???????????
Lektz eBook ReaderNoYesYesYesNoNoNoYesYesNoYes
Mantano Ebook ReaderYesYesYesYesYesYesNoYesYesYesYes
Moon+ readerYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNo
PocketBookYesYesYes?Yes?YesYesYesYesYes
RepliGo ReaderYesYesNoYesYesYesNoYesYesNoNo
SnapplifyYesYesYesYesYesNoNoYesYesNoYes
Socio eReaderYesYesNoNoNoYesNoYesNoNoNo
ProductHighlightAnnotateMetadata editDictionary onlineDictionary offlineWikipedia lookupTranslateShareGesture commandTTS Support (read aloud)Support DRM

Book source management features[edit]

ProductLocal booksBook file searchEpub downloadingBrowser downloadingOPDS catalogBooks tagBooks sortBooks manage metadata
Aldiko Book ReaderYesNoYesYesYesYesYesYes
Cool ReaderYesYesYes?YesYesYesYes
EBookDroidYes???Yes???
Ebook ReaderYesYesYesYesNoYesYesNo
FBReaderYesNoYesYesYesYesYesYes
iReader????????
Lektz eBook ReaderYesYesYes?????
Mantano Ebook ReaderYesNoYesYesYesYesYesYes
Moon+ readerYesYesYesNoYesYesYesYes
RepliGo ReaderYesYesNoYesNoNoYesNo
Socio eReaderYesYesYesNoNoNoYesNo
Kindle????????
Kobo Books????????
Laputa Book Reader[5]????????
PocketBookYesYesYesYesYesNoYesYes
ProductLocal booksBook file searchEpub downloadingBrowser downloadingOPDS catalogBooks tagBooks sortBooks manage metadata

Other software e-book readers for Android[edit]

Other e-book readers for Android devices include: BookShout!, Nook e-Reader applications for third party devices, OverDrive Media Console, and Reveal Reader.[5] Additionally, Palmbookreader reads some formats (such as PDB and TXT) on Palm OS and Android devices.[5] The Readmill app, introduced in February 2011, reads numerous formats on Android and iOS devices but shut down July 1, 2014.[16]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ebook Reader". Ebooks.com Limited. Retrieved 2015-01-05. 
  2. ^ "FBReader supported and unsupported formats". Retrieved 19 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "FBReader DjVu plugin". Retrieved 19 January 2014. 
  4. ^ "FBReader PDF plugin". Retrieved 19 January 2014. 
  5. ^ a b c d e f g "Best Android Apps as eBook Readers For Your Android Phone". theandroidsoul.com. 
  6. ^ "Aldiko". Aldiko. Retrieved 2011-01-01. 
  7. ^ "FBReader". FBReader. Retrieved 2011-01-01. 
  8. ^ "FBReader Book Network FAQ". Retrieved 2014-01-19. 
  9. ^ "Lektz". Lektz. Retrieved 2011-05-20. 
  10. ^ "Mantano Reader". Mantano. Retrieved 2011-04-20. 
  11. ^ "Moon+ reader". Moon+. Retrieved 2011-01-01. 
  12. ^ "RepliGo reader". Cerience Corporation. Retrieved 2012-06-19. 
  13. ^ "Snapplify, Macmillan launch eReader App for Educational Content". Good eReader. Retrieved 1 November 2013.  |first1= missing |last1= in Authors list (help)
  14. ^ "Soc.io eReader". Soc.io Mall. Retrieved 2012-07-02. 
  15. ^ "FBReader TTS plugin". Retrieved 11 January 2012. 
  16. ^ Bond, John-Michael. "Readmill is closing its doors on July 1, 2014". The Unofficial Apple Weblog. 

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