Readers

logo Adobe Acrobat Reader Adobe Acrobat Reader
logo Ebook Reader Ebook Reader
logo Cool Reader Cool Reader
logo EBookDroid EBookDroid
logo ReadEra ReadEra
logo Bookmate Bookmate
logo FBReader FBReader
logo AlReader AlReader
logo eReader Prestigio eReader Prestigio

E-books are gaining in popularity. Now you can read even on your android! It is very convenient because it is not necessary to carry a book, you can read it absolutely anywhere and at any time. Many book reading apps are free, so this is also a convenience. Plus, it reduces deforestation. From the disadvantages of reading on android can be highlighted only that from the smartphone screen goes more negative impact on the eyesight.

Programs-readers allow you to apply different settings to the text: for example, to reduce or enlarge it, change the font, brightness, even sometimes change the color of the page. Some applications allow you to have audio playback (a narrator will read the text from the book to you). Pages are very comfortable - you just need to click on the right side of the page (if you want to go back to the previous - on the left).

Many apps (e.g. Bookmate) feature book selections and lists to help you choose what to read. You can sort the books yourself. Many apps (like EBook Reader) support completely different book formats. It's very convenient that you don't have to convert them from one format to another yourself.

See our selection of the best android readers and be sure to try these apps!

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With the development of modern technology modern document management gradually took electronic format, and reading electronic books and publications is also convenient to perform in PDF-format. For productive work with documentation on mobile devices with the Android operating system it is offered to install special software Acrobat Reader.

Pros

    • Opening PDF files in email attachments and websites
    • Multi-Touch, Pinch zoom, double-tap Zoom, Flick scrolling & panning with PDF files
    • Popup view of page content on screen for easy viewing
    • Convenient and flexible interface allows you to view the document the way you want
    • Additional functions

Cons

    • For a fee

Ebook Reader is a popular tool for reading e-books, outwardly similar to its famous competitor Cool Reader, but there are fundamental differences. The application is compatible with all smartphones on any version of Android.

Pros

    • EPUB3 compatibility
    • User-created collections for organizing books
    • Turn pages by touching the screen or sliding
    • Fixed page bookmarking when exiting the app
    • Search for text in books
    • Synchronization with eBooks.com account
    • Easy size adjustment
    • Night reading mode
    • Purchase books directly from the app

eBoox is an app for reading books on your smartphone. After all, the age of paper volumes is over. Everyone reads electronic books, the main thing is to choose correctly what to read on. The eBoox utility supports all book formats, it is completely free and ad-free. It has a user friendly and functional interface, the ability to synchronize books from other devices, and built-in directories. If you have any difficulties, the navigator Cat Baton will help you understand it. You can fully adapt the reader for themselves: change the font, boldness and text size. The reader is able to download books from files on your computer or browser. There is also a night reading mode.

Pros

    • Simple and user-friendly interface
    • The app is absolutely free
    • Optimal settings for a comfortable reading
    • Instant page loading
    • Easily and conveniently download books from memory cards and the Internet
    • Synchronization of files for Android devices

Cool Reader is an Android application designed for reading books. It has a simple and easy-to-use interface, pleasant design and many personal settings. It opens most of the existing e-book and document formats.

Pros

    • Reading e-books on Android in different formats
    • Animated page turning (creates the effect of reading an ordinary book)
    • Possibility to download and unpack archives: rar, zip, ha, arj, lha
    • "Highlight Mode"
    • Recognition of any encoding
    • Variety of text display options
    • Reading aloud
    • Possibility of linking pronunciation dictionaries for Russian and foreign texts
    • Change the text to any font size

Cons

    • Slightly sluggish when changing the orientation of the screen with the G-sensor

EBookDroid - is a mobile app for reading e-books with an extended list of available formats (among others, opens PDF, DjVu, .cbz, and .cbr with full preservation of formatting). Suitable for cell phones and tablets. Features a simple and user-friendly interface, automatic cataloging and clear presentation of lists.

Pros

    • Supports 9 languages
    • Dictionary
    • Font, line spacing, hyphenation options
    • Fine-tuning for pdf, cbx, fb2, epub formats
    • Program supports work with stylus. It is possible to draw on pages of the document.
    • Program knows how to connect to local network, but wifi access is required

Bookmate is a technology-driven app for reading enthusiasts that provides access to a variety of books in a wide variety of genres, including those in a foreign language. The user-friendly user interface flexibly adjusts to the reader's preferences.

Pros

    • Thousands of books of all genres available for reading
    • Many audiobooks and podcasts available by subscription
    • Function to synchronize data on the progress of reading certain books between devices
    • Personalized book recommendations, as well as advice from editors, boards, and even your friends
    • Ability to download your own books for free in EPUB and FB2 formats, which will then be available without access to the Internet

ReadEra is a new development that allows you to read books and view documents on Android smartphones. It is absolutely free and completely ad-free. It supports almost all modern formats for reading, due to flexible settings you can adapt and personalize the program for you and take advantage of a number of nice features.

Pros

    • No ads
    • Without registration
    • Read books in all formats
    • The best book manager for your library
    • Navigate through the book
    • Easy reading settings
    • Saving memory
    • Multidocument Mode

FBReader is an Android application designed for reading books. It opens most text and mostly book formats (.fb2, .fb2.zip, .ePub, .htm, .html, .doc, .chm, .pdb, .rtf, mobi, .txt, etc.), has a pleasant and easy to understand interface, has flexible settings. Includes practically all functions necessary for comfortable reading books from a phone or tablet.

Pros

    • Allows you to use your own backgrounds for reading
    • FBReader automatically hyphenates books
    • Quick look up word meanings in external dictionaries
    • Works with both screens of YotaPhone
    • Books can be downloaded from the web and bought at LitRes.Ru
    • Select, copy, transfer text
    • Setting marks in text

E-books are already firmly in the rhythm of modern life, with large electronic catalogs offering both fiction and specialized literature. The AlReader application provides all the necessary working tools for comfortable reading at any time of the day. The Russian-language user interface is maximally clear and easy to set up, and includes nine tap zones.

Pros

    • Support for most modern file formats
    • Easy customization of the interface
    • Great functionality
    • Smart library
    • Search

The eReader Prestigio is a cool e-book reader that supports all formats. It was released in 2013. The application is compatible with all smartphones on any version of Android. The interface is intuitive and great functionality will allow you to enjoy reading your favorite books.

Pros

    • Cabinet
    • Book Collections
    • Side Menu
    • Store
    • File Manager
    • Read in different formats
    • Cloud Storage
    • Super smart book search on your device
    • Multilingual support

Home Library is an application designed for comfortable reading and contains books of all existing genres. By installing the app, you get free access to more than 25,000 books in one place.

Pros

    • Over 25,000 books in one place
    • Built-in audiobook and magazine store
    • Horizontal reading support
    • Ease of use
    • Change font size, background and text alignment to make reading more comfortable
    • Night Mode
    • Extensive free functionality without having to purchase a paid subscription. In the paid version, you can expand the library to 1200 books and
    • remove advertising.
    • Ability to read without connecting to the Internet
    • Ability to add bookmarks

Cons

    • The presence of advertising. By the way, you can remove it by simply turning off the Internet
    • The program weighs more than 330 MB, which is not very convenient for those devices that can not install applications on the memory card

This app gives you the opportunity not only to read every book in the vast online library, but also to publish and write your own work.

Pros

    • Free books
    • The ability to post an independent work
    • Handy artwork editor
    • Ability to comment on other books and authors
    • Private correspondence with authors
    • Notification of book updates
    • Bookmarks in the text
    • Synchronization on any device with your account

Cons

    • Books that are protected from public access are not published here
    • Takes up memory, along with books you read online
    • Sometimes poor quality literature, with errors
    • Unable to mark your favorite comments.
    • Unclear how the logic of reviewing a new book is built

Convenient app for reading e-books anywhere - on the street, in the park, on the bus. It does not take much space.

Pros

    • Easy reader
    • Many selections by genre
    • Free reading
    • Doesn't take much space on your smartphone
    • User-friendly interface
    • Voice synthesizer
    • Night mode settings
    • Personal "bookshelf"

Cons

    • Many books are available by subscription
    • Poor navigation
    • Ads

The LitRes: Books and Audiobooks app is a convenient modern library in a personal gadget.

Pros

    • A special tab "My Books" allows you to keep records and personal reading statistics
    • Option to scan the cover with a mobile gadget camera and search it in the catalog
    • Reading books is available without an Internet connection after downloading
    • Brief information about the authors of selected works
    • Purchase of licensed literature is available in one click
    • Reading continues from the place where the text was last opened
    • Setting the night mode

Cons

    • The application significantly increases the battery consumption of the user's device
    • Takes a lot of system resources
    • Adware plugin

The FullReader application is a handy pocket library with various functionalities.

Pros

    • Setting up light and dark themes
    • Favorites folder allows you to create your own collections of literature
    • Bookmark management: create, delete, view, and highlight selected text
    • Individually customizable tap zones for quick access to settings
    • Automatic page turning mode: horizontal, vertical, auto flipping
    • Saving the selected text in the clipboard with the ability to send it in a messenger, text message, etc.
    • Possibility of using the "read aloud" option in some formats
    • Creating a shortcut on the desktop allows you to open the text in one click.
    • Built-in audio player with customizable working tools
    • Statistics on the user's reading progress
    • Changing the scale of the text for the user's convenience

Cons

    • The app greatly increases battery consumption
    • Takes up significant memory space of the device
    • Ad banners

Moon+ Reader is a modern reader with flexible customization for each user, supporting many digital book formats. The app syncs your books across devices and has access to an online library. At ODVme.com you can download Moon+ Reader for Android and install the program on your device.

Pros

    • Many supported formats
    • PDF files and archives are supported
    • There are all the necessary settings for displaying the text and reading modes.
    • you can download books to your device via a file manager or use an online library
    • Flexible control - gestures, tap zones, autoscrolling, etc
    • Individual interface settings - choice of default screen saver, design theme
    • synchronization of books on different devices

Cons

    • does not support files with drm protection
    • some users report bugs when working with PDF files
    • some devices have problems with displaying cover art when changing reading mode, and volume keys don't work for page turning