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calibre Alternatives for iPad

calibre is not available for iPad but there are plenty of alternatives with similar functionality. The best iPad alternative is MuPDF, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to calibre and many of them are available for iPad so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting iPad alternatives to calibre are Adobe Digital Editions, PocketBook Reader, BookFusion and Google Play Books.

calibre 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 calibre.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • BSD
  • Self-Hosted

Calibre is a free and open source e-book library management application made by users, for users. Many languages, designed...

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  1. MuPDF icon

    MuPDF

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • F-Droid
    • Xfce

    MuPDF is a highly versatile, customizable PDF and XPS interpreter solution that can be used across a wide range of applications as a PDF renderer, viewer, or toolkit.

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  2. Adobe Digital Editions icon

    Adobe Digital Editions

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

    One eBook reader for all your Adobe DRM protected books across your iPad, Mac or PC. Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) is free-to-download and use, and completely ad-free. Use it to read EPUB and PDF books, both online and offline.

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    PocketBook Reader

    • FreeProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Read, search, make notes & highlights in PDF (Adobe DRM), EPUB (Adobe DRM), DjVu, TXT, FB2, FB2.zip book formats. Enjoy a unique, fast and user-friendly interface that was designed to provide the most convenient set of options for you to fully enjoy reading a book.

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    Most users think PocketBook Reader is a great alternative to calibre.
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    BookFusion

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    eBook platform focused on openness that provides e-book library management and reader for users to upload & read their e-books across all devices while also allowing businesses and schools to create their own digital library to distribute content.

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    Google Play Books

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Google Play Books lets you search, preview, and buy millions of books using Google Book Search. Books in the public domain and certain copyrighted books can be read and downloaded in their entirety for free.

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    Some users think Google Play Books is a great alternative to calibre, some don't.

    Allows epub-format books to be uploaded, at which point they become available on all devices you have GPB installed on. I use this for all my public-domain (Gutenberg, Azora-bunko, etc) ebook reading.

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    Calibre is not a book store

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    You cannot buy books to put onto a regular ereader from this, it is for Android tablets/phones only.

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    calibre is a ebook converter, not a store or reader

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    Only able to manage from the Google Play Books catalog. Cannot upload own books/documents. Does not sync with Kindle device, not able to edit metadata, &c.

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  6. Marvin is an eBook reader for people who are passionate about their books. Get Marvin and find out why readers are calling it "the most brilliant eReader to come out in a long time"

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    Bluefire Reader

    • FreeProprietary
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    Bluefire Reader is your go-to reading application for ePub and PDF content, including ebooks from most online book stores and leading libraries around the world. Bluefire Reader includes support for eBooks protected by Adobe Content Server.

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    All My Books

    • Windows
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    Book inventory, Ebook Collection Organizer, Book Collection Manager, Book Collection Organizer:

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    Gitden Reader

    • FreeProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    Gitden Reader is a free and no ads e-book reader using intuitive user interface. Supports not only EPUB 2 spec standard but also EPUB 3. Download e-books from Project Gutenberg, Feedbooks, Internet Archive, or any sites using OPDS catalog standard.

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    keosk.

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    keosk. Online and mobile plattform for magazines.

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