Comical Alternatives

    Comical is described as 'If youre looking for a CBR and CBZ reader for your favorite OS, look no farther. Comical is an easy-to-use, featureful GUI comic book viewer, written in C++ using wxWidgets. Its open-source, so feel Free to contribute!' and is an app in the News & Books category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Comical for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Android, Linux, Android Tablet and Mac. The best alternative is Evince, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Comical are HoneyView (Free), Tachiyomi (Free, Open Source), YACReader (Free, Open Source) and PDF Studio (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Apr 8, 2021

    1. Evince (or GNOME Document Viewer) is a document viewer for multiple document formats: PDF, Postscript, djvu, tiff, dvi, XPS, SyncTex support with gedit, comics books (cbr,cbz,cb7 and cbt) and others. See Supported Document Formats for details.
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    2. HoneyView is a fast image viewer that supports archived image files for comics/manga/photos. Its design is light and the interface skin can be changed. You can set HoneyView as your default image viewer and also add a shell context menu.
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    3. A free and open source manga reader for Android. It takes manga from sources like Mangadex, KissManga, etc.
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    4. YACReader (Yet Another Comic Reader) is a free cross-platform comic reader with support for multiple comic files and image formats. YACReader comes with YACReaderLibrary an application for browsing and managing your comic collections with various smooth transition effects.
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    5. Create, Convert, Review and Edit PDF Documents on Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      CDisplayEx is a light, efficient CBR Reader, and it is also the most popular comic book reader. It is able to read all comic book formats (.cbr file, .cbz, .pdf, etc..) and Manga.

      Bundleware

      The installation may contain adwares: the EULA states that you are agreeing to install OpenCandy

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    6. Are you tired from many viewers one for each document? Do you want to have, one program for all your technical documentations, scientific books and so on? Do you want to have program, which fast opens files, fast loads pages and fast renders page to screen?

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 1.6.375, released in April 2015, can be still downloaded from the official website

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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      It is an all-in-one solution to read and manage your eComic library. You can think of it as ITunes for eComics with much of the same functionality.

      Discontinued

      No updates since 2016. The dev, cYo has been MIA since 2017 and forum is full of spam bots.

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    7. Atril is a simple multi-page document viewer. It can display and print PostScript (PS), Encapsulated PostScript (EPS), DJVU, DVI, XPS and Portable Document Format (PDF) files.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Xfce
      MComix is an user-friendly, customizable image viewer. It is specifically designed to handle comic books, but also serves as a generic viewer. It reads images in ZIP, RAR, 7Zip or tar archives as well as plain image files.
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