QComicBook – viewer for comic book archives

QComicBook is an open source viewer for comic book archives containing jpeg/png/xpm/gif/bmp images, which aims at convenience and simplicity.

QComicBook uses the Qt library. The application does not depend on KDE or any other desktop environment.

QComicBook requires Qt libraries version >=5.4.0 (qtcore, qtwidgets, qtprintsupport,
qtx11extras, qtprintsupport), poppler-qt5 library and cmake.

Features include:

  • Supports the following archives:
    • cbr – rar-compressed.
    • cbz – zip-compressed.
    • cba – ace-compressed.
    • cbg – targzipped.
    • cbb – tarbzip2ped.
  • Automatic decompression of archive files.
  • Thumbnail views.
  • Bookmarks – allows you to bookmark pages in comic books..
  • Full-screen mode.
  • Frame view.
  • Double-page viewing.
  • Page scaling (fit to window width or height, whole page).
  • Manga mode.
  • Mouse or keyboard navigation.
  • Continuous scrolling mode.
  • Image preloading in separate thread.
  • Image rotation with 90 degrees step, with ability to preserve rotation for consecutive pages.
  • Keyboard shortcuts.
  • Internationalization support – Chinese, Czech, Dutch, English, Esperanto, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Korean, Polish, Portuguese (Brazilian), Russian, and Spanish.

Website: github.com/stolowski/QComicBook
Support: Blog
Developer: Pawel Stolowski
License: GNU GPL v2


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