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FBReader

FBReader

FBReader is an open source e-book reader that makes it simple to access free literature. It runs on a variety of platforms including Linux and Linux-based mobile devices such as Siemens, Motorola, Sharp, Nokia, and Samsung smartphones.

 FBReader 0.99.4

Price
Free to download

Size
2.2MB
License

GNU GPL v2

Developer
Geometer Plus LLC

Website
www.fbreader.org

System Requirements
libexpat1
libcurl3
libbz2
libfribidi0

Support:
Documentation, Google Groups, Twitter

Selected Reviews:
LinuxInsider

Features include:

  • Full screen mode
  • Screen rotation
  • Supports several open e-book formats: fb2, html, chm, plucker, palmdoc, ztxt, tcr (psion text), rtf, oeb, openreader, non-DRM'ed mobipocket, plain text, epub
  • Reads directly from tar, zip, gzip, bzip2 archives (you can have several books in one archive)
  • Supports a structured view of your e-book collection
  • Automatic library building
  • Automatically determines encodings
  • Automatically generates a table of contents
  • Keeps the last open book and the last read positions for all open books between runs
  • Automatic hyphenation (patterns for several languages are included)
  • Searching and downloading books from www.feedbooks.com and www.litres.ru
  • Partial CSS support for epub files
  • Text search
  • Footnotes/hyperlink support
  • Embedded images

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Last Updated Tuesday, May 27 2014 @ 04:07 PM EDT


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