DrawnStrips Reader Alternatives

    DrawnStrips Reader is described as 'The user interface of DrawnStrips is as beautiful to look at as it is easy to use. And with interface with controls that fade out when they’re not needed' and is an app in the News & Books category. There are more than 25 alternatives to DrawnStrips Reader for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Android, Mac and iPad. The best alternative is HoneyView, which is free. Other great apps like DrawnStrips Reader are YACReader (Free, Open Source), CDisplay Ex (Freemium), ComicRack (Freemium) and Mcomix (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 30, 2021

    1. 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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    2. 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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      • 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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      • 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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      • 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Xfce
      Comix is an image viewer specifically designed to handle comic books. It reads ZIP, RAR and tar archives (also gzip or bzip2 compressed), as well as plain image files. It has a simple and user-friendly GUI using PyGTK.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated; this is the reason the Mcomix fork was started. Last version of Comix, 4.0.4, released in April 2009, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      CDisplay is a free sequential image viewer utility for Windows used to view images one at a time in the style of a comic book. CDisplay was written to easily view JPEG, PNG and static GIF format images sequentially.

      Discontinued

      Last version, 1.8, was released on April 2004. It can be downloaded from the official site.

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    3. Perfect Viewer is a very fast image/comic viewer. *Turn black/white image into 4 colorize image(Only available for donated users. Need install Perfect Viewer donation application).
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Electron / Atom Shell
      OpenComic is a free and open-source comic and manga reader for Windows, Mac and Linux, written with Node.js and using Electron.
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    4. GonVisor is a viewer of pictures, comics, magazines, books, images in electronic format. Created to view image sequences, fitting them to the proper size, and to create and open cbr/cbz/cba/zip/rar/ace files of images.
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