Books ( Gnome ) Alternatives

    Books ( Gnome ) is described as 'Books is a simple application to access and organize your e-books on GNOME. It is meant to be a simple and elegant replacement for using a file manager to deal with e-books. It's included in the default set of core applications since GNOME 3.16' and is a eBook Reader in the News & Books category. There are nine alternatives to Books ( Gnome ) for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Mac, Android and Android Tablet. The best alternative is calibre, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Books ( Gnome ) are FBReader (Freemium), Foliate (Free, Open Source), Cool Reader (Free, Open Source) and Bookworm (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 6, 2021

    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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    2. FBReader is an e-book reader for various platforms. Features: Supported e-book formats are: ePub, an international e-publishing standard. fb2, a Russian e-books standard de facto.
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    3. Cool Reader is fast and small cross-platform XML/CSS based eBook reader for desktops and handheld devices. Understands a number of text document formats, suppurt OPDS (in new ui-opengl version).
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    4. Read the books you love without having to worry about different format complexities like epub, pdf, mobi, cbr, etc. Features - EPUB - PDF - MOBI - CBR - CBZ
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Google Chrome
      • Firefox
      EPUBReader is a Firefox addon which lets you read ePub-files just in the browser. You don't need to install additional software!
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    5. Qt based ebook reader.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • Online
      • Android
      Translation of EPUB book into another language.
    6. 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.
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