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Google Play Books Alternatives for Android

There are many alternatives to Google Play Books for Android if you are looking for a replacement. The best Android alternative is Amazon Kindle, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Google Play Books and many of them are available for Android so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Android alternatives to Google Play Books are ReadEra, Scribd, Neat Reader and BookFusion.

Google Play Books 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 Google Play Books.
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  • FreemiumProprietary
  • Online
  • Android
  • iPhone
  • Chrome OS
  • Android Tablet
  • iPad

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    Amazon Kindle

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Blackberry
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad

    Amazon Kindle software lets you read ebooks on your Kindle, iPhone, iPad, PC, Mac, BlackBerry, and Android-based device. You can discover and read over 630,000 books in the Kindle Store, including the latest bestsellers and new releases.

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    Amazon Kindle vs Google Play Books opinions
    Some users think Amazon Kindle is a great alternative to Google Play Books, some don't.

    Not that significant but it's very old looking. Google is much smoother and easier to use

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  2. Read book files in EPUB, PDF, DOC, DOCX, RTF, TXT, DJVU, FB2, MOBI and CHM formats. Supports chapters, bookmarks, page style. Saves the current reading position. Automatic detection and display of the list of all supported documents on your device.

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    ReadEra vs Google Play Books opinions
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    It is the closest match without having to pay for all it offers.

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    Scribd

    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Waze

    Scribd is a social publishing site, where tens of millions of people share original writings and documents.

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  4. Neat Reader icon

    Neat Reader

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Android Tablet

    If you’re looking for a free and easy-to-use online EPub reader that works seamlessly on all your devices, consider Neat Reader. You can use it for free across all devices. To use it on your browser, simply Open Web App.

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  5. BookFusion icon

    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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    Aldiko

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    Aldiko is an e-book reader application for the Android operating system.

    Discontinued

    The official website is no longer available. Last version, 3.1.3, released in October 2018, can be still downloaded from the Google Play Store.

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    Bookmate

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    We inspire millions of people around the globe to read more, discover new books and find new friends with common interests.

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    Kobo

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Blackberry 10

    With Kobo, you can read on your iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch anywhere, anytime.

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    OverDrive

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

    Download eBooks and audiobooks from your library directly to your iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch!

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    NOOK

    • FreeProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Get the FREE Barnes & Noble NOOK App for your Android or iOS smartphone or tablet to enjoy all your favorite digital content. Access our vast online library of over 4 million eBooks, graphic novels, comics, manga and magazines. Plus discover over 300,000 audiobooks.

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