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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Aldiko02+NoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoYesNo???
BookBox02+NoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoYesYes???
CoolReader07+YesNoYesYesYesYesNoYesNoYesYesNoYes
EbookDroid05+NoYesYesYesNoNoNoYesYesNo???
Ebook Reader02+NoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoNoNo
ezPDF Reader04+NoNoYesNoYesNoNoNoYesYes???
FBReader11+NoNoYesYesYesYesYesYesNoYesNoNoYes
Go Book05+NoNoYesYesNoNoNoNoYesYesNoNo?
Google Books02+NoNoYes??No??Yes????
iReader02+??Yes?YesYes???Yes???
Kindle02+NoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoYesYes???
Kobo05+NoNoYesNoYesNoNoYesNoYes???
Laputa Book Reader[1]???Yes??????????
Lektz02+NoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoYesNo???
Mantano Reader02+NoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoNoNo
Moon+ reader Pro08+YesNoYesYesYesYesYesNoYesYesNoNoNo
PocketBook reader07+YesYesYesYesYesNoNoNoYesYesNoNoNo
RepliGo Reader14+NoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNo???
Snapplify07+NoNoYesNoYesNoNoNoYesYes???
Socio eReader01+NoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNo???
ZxReader05+NoNoYesYesYesNoNoNoNoYesNoYes?
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Navigation features[edit]

DeveloperPaging touch screenPaging volume keyBackward-forwardContents tableBookmarksResumeGo toSearch full textSync to cloudAutoscroll by pixelAutoscroll by lineAutoscroll by pageScroll speed controlRolling blind modeContinuous scrolling
Aldiko[2]YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes?NoNoNoNoNo?
CoolReaderYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes??????Yes
EbookDroidYesYes?YesYesYesYesYes??????Yes
Ebook ReaderYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
Fabrik????????Yes??????
FBReader[3]YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes?NoNoNoNoNoNo
iReaderYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes?NoYesYesYesNo?
KindleYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes??????
KoboYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes?NoNoNoNoNoNo
Laputa Book Reader[1]???????????????
Lektz[4]YesNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoNoNoNoNo?
Mantano Reader[5]YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
Moon+ reader[6]YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
PocketBook readerYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoYesNoNoYesNo?
RepliGo Reader[7]YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes?NoNoNoNoNo?
Snapplify[8]YesNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoNoNoNoNo?
Socio eReader[9]YesNoYesYesYesYesYesYes?NoNoNoNoNo?
DeveloperPaging 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]

DeveloperThemeDay-night modeBrightness controlAdjust to display sizeIndent paragraphTrim extra blank spacesEnable-disable CSSCustomize text alignmentCustomize font scaleCustomize line spaceCustomize colorCustomize transparentFading edgeSimulate real page flip
AldikoYesYesYesYesNoNoYesYesYesYesYesNoNoNo
CoolReader?YesYesYesYes?YesYesYesYesYes??Yes
EbookDroid?Yes???Yes????????
Ebook ReaderNoYesYesYesNoYesNoNoYesNoYesNoNoNo
FBReaderYesYesYesYesYesYesNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
iReader??????????????
Kindle?YesYes?????YesYes????
KoboNoYesYesYesNoNoNoNoYesNoNoNoNoYes
Laputa Book Reader[1]??????????????
LektzYesYesYesYesNoNoNoYesYesNoNoNoNoNo
Mantano ReaderYesYesYesYesNoNoYesYesYesYesYesNoNoYes
Moon+ reader10+YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
PocketBook reader?YesYesYesYes?YesYesYesYesYesNo?Yes
RepliGo ReaderNoYesYesYesNoNoNoYesYesNoNoNoNoYes
Socio eReaderYesYesNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoNoNoYes
DeveloperThemeDay-night modeBrightness controlAdjust to display sizeIndent paragraphTrim extra blank spacesEnable-disable CSSCustomize text alignmentCustomize font scaleCustomize line spaceCustomize colorCustomize transparentFading edgeSimulate real page flip

Edit-tool features[edit]

DeveloperHighlightAnnotateMetadata editDictionary onlineDictionary offlineWikipedia lookupTranslateShareGesture commandSupport TTSSupport DRM
AldikoYesYesYesYesNoYesNoYesNoNoYes
CoolReaderYesYesYesYesYes?YesYesYesYesNo
EbookDroid???????????
Ebook ReaderYesYesNoNoNoNoNoYesYesNoYes
FBReaderNoNoYesNoYesNoNoYesNoYes [10]No
iReader???????????
KindleYesYes?YesYes??????
KoboYesYes?YesYesYesNoYes???
Laputa Book Reader[1]???????????
LektzNoYesYesYesNoNoNoYesYesNoYes
Mantano ReaderYesYesYesYesYesYesNoYesYesYesYes
Moon+ readerYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNo
PocketBook readerYesYesYes?Yes?YesYesYesNoYes
RepliGo ReaderYesYesNoYesYesYesNoYesYesNoNo
SnapplifyYesYesYesYesYesNoNoYesYesNoYes
Socio eReaderYesYesNoNoNoYesNoYesNoNoNo
DeveloperHighlightAnnotateMetadata editDictionary onlineDictionary offlineWikipedia lookupTranslateShareGesture commandSupport TTSSupport DRM

Book source management features[edit]

DeveloperLocal booksBook file searchEpub downloadingBrowser downloadingOPDS catalogBooks tagBooks sortBooks manage metadata
AldikoYesNoYesYesYesYesYesYes
CoolReaderYesYesYes?YesYesYesYes
EbookDroidYes???Yes???
Ebook ReaderYesYesYesYesNoYesYesNo
FBReaderYesNoYesYesYesYesYesYes
iReader????????
LektzYesYesYes?????
Mantano ReaderYesNoYesYesYesYesYesYes
Moon+ readerYesYesYesNoYesYesYesYes
RepliGo ReaderYesYesNoYesNoNoYesNo
Socio eReaderYesYesYesNoNoNoYesNo
Kindle????????
Kobo?????????
Laputa Book Reader[1]????????
PocketBook readerYesYesYes?YesNoYes?
DeveloperLocal 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.[1] Additionally, Palmbookreader reads some formats (such as PDB and TXT) on Palm OS and Android devices.[1] The Readmill app, introduced in February 2011, reads numerous formats on Android and iOS devices but shut down July 1, 2014.[11]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Best Android Apps as eBook Readers For Your Android Phone". theandroidsoul.com. 
  2. ^ "Aldiko". Aldiko. Retrieved 2011-01-01. 
  3. ^ "FBReader". FBReader. Retrieved 2011-01-01. 
  4. ^ "Lektz". Lektz. Retrieved 2011-05-20. 
  5. ^ "Mantano Reader". Mantano. Retrieved 2011-04-20. 
  6. ^ "Moon+ reader". Moon+. Retrieved 2011-01-01. 
  7. ^ "RepliGo reader". Cerience Corporation. Retrieved 2012-06-19. 
  8. ^ "Snapplify, Macmillan launch eReader App for Educational Content". Good eReader. Retrieved 1 November 2013. 
  9. ^ "Soc.io eReader". Soc.io Mall. Retrieved 2012-07-02. 
  10. ^ "FBReader TTS plugin". Retrieved 11 January 2012. 
  11. ^ Bond, John-Michael. "Readmill is closing its doors on July 1, 2014". The Unofficial Apple Weblog. 

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