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Adobe Digital Editions Alternatives for Mac

There are many alternatives to Adobe Digital Editions for Mac if you are looking for a replacement. The best Mac alternative is calibre, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to Adobe Digital Editions and eight of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Adobe Digital Editions are Polar, Apple Books, Thorium Reader and Yomu EBook Reader.

Adobe Digital Editions alternatives are mainly eBook Readers but may also be eBook Libraries or PDF Readers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Adobe Digital Editions.
This page was last updated Nov 24, 2021
  • FreeProprietary
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Android
  • iPhone
  • Android Tablet
  • iPad

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  1. Calibre is a free and open source e-book library management application made by users, for users. Many languages, designed around the concept of the logical book, i.e., a single entry in your library that may correspond to actual e-book files in several formats.

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    Most users think calibre is a great alternative to Adobe Digital Editions.
    norz

    Includes a good ebook viewer. The only one with Adobe Digital Editions that renders complex .epub books faithfully afaik.

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    Just works for most pubs.

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  2. Polar is a powerful desktop app for managing all your web content, books, and notes. Polar keeps all your content in one place, supports tagging, annotation, highlighting and keeps track of your reading progress.



  3. Apple Books is the single destination for all the books you love, and the ones you’re about to. Browse the Book Store, join Oprah’s new Book Club, keep track of what you’ve read and want to read, and listen to enthralling audiobooks. All in one place.

  4. Thorium Reader is a free, open source multi-language EPUB reader for Windows 10, MacOS and Linux. It's privacy aware and highly accessible for visually impaired and dyslexic people.

  5. Yomu EBook Reader

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    Yomu is an independent reader for book lovers. Yomu’s design is carefully crafted for ebooks and offers custom styles for better readability and distraction-free reading.



  6. Kavita

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted

    Lighting fast with a slick design, Kavita is a rocket fueled self-hosted digital library which supports a vast array of file formats. Install to start reading and share your server with your friends.

  7. Kitabu

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    Kitabu is our easy to use Desktop ePub reader. Simply drag and drop your ePub into Kitabu and start reading.

    Discontinued

    This application is no longer developed, and is no longer maintained, the main website is also down.

  8. Mag+

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Mag+ is a mobile app creation and distribution software that allows you to distribute content to the 1 billion+ mobile devices in the world. Design your app using our inDesign plugin and use our platform to publish to the iOS, Android and Amazon Kindle Fire stores.

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