Open Source FBReader Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to FBReader is SumatraPDF, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to FBReader and many of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to FBReader are calibre (Free, Open Source), Okular (Free, Open Source), Foliate (Free, Open Source) and Document Viewer (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Aug 5, 2021

    1. Sumatra PDF is a slim, free, open-source PDF/DjVu/EPUB/XPS/CHM/CBR/CBZ/MOBI/FB2 viewer for Windows. Why another PDF reader? Sumatra has a minimalistic design. Simplicity has a higher priority than a lot of features. Its small and starts up very fast.
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      Most users think SumatraPDF is a great alternative to FBReader.
    2. 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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      Almost everyone thinks calibre is a great alternative to FBReader.


    3. Multi-platform, fast and packed with features, Okular allows you to read PDF documents, comics and EPub books, browse images, visualize Markdown documents, and much more.
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      Okular vs FBReader opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      It can't open epub, or mobi.
      Negative comment almost 5 years ago

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      • F-Droid
      Document Viewer is a highly customizable document viewer for Android, fork of the last GPL version of EBookDroid .
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    4. Librera Reader is a highly customizable and feature-rich application for reading books in PDF, EPUB, MOBI, DjVu, FB2, TXT, RTF, AZW, AZW3, HTML, CBZ, CBR formats on Android devices.
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    5. 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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      Cool Reader vs FBReader opinions
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      best crossplatform. but has no binary installer and file assosiations.
      Positive comment about 4 years ago

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Android
      • Kobo
      • PocketBook Reader
      • Ubuntu Touch
      • Amazon Kindle
      KOReader is a document viewer for E Ink devices. Supported fileformats include EPUB, PDF, DjVu, XPS, CBT, CBZ, FB2, PDB, TXT, HTML, RTF, CHM, DOC, MOBI and ZIP files. It’s available for Kindle, Kobo, PocketBook, Android and desktop Linux.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      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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    6. v1.1.0 - PDF file association. - New PDF file icons. v1.0.0 - First release. - Tabbed View to easily switch between multiple documents. - Document Navigation Tools. - Thumbnail and Outline Panes. - Find, Go to, Zoom and Print.
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