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GooReader Alternatives

GooReader is described as 'desktop application that allows you to search, download and read books and magazines available on Google Play Books , add bookmarks, annotate pages, create local library and manage your Google Library' and is a Ebook Reader in the news & books category. There are more than 10 alternatives to GooReader for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based and iPhone. The best alternative is calibre, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like GooReader are Amazon Kindle, ReadEra, Foliate and Calibre Web.

GooReader 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 GooReader.
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    calibre

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Homebrew
    • PortableApps.com
    • Flathub
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted
    107 alternatives to calibre 

    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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    1.  Built-in viewercalibre shows you a quick preview of an image, page or file in supported formats.
    2.  DRM FreeNo Digital rights management (DRM), i.e. no copy protection.
    3.  Portablecalibre can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    4.  Lightweightcalibre consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    5.  Extensible by Plugins/Extensionscalibre can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    6.  Decentralizedcalibre is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    7.  Ebook ConversionConvert your ebooks to various formats (PDF, EPUB, MOBI…) and vice-versa with calibre.
    8.  Works Offlinecalibre can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    9.  Handwritten Notescalibre supports writing by hand (or a stylus) and your text will be converted to text.
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    Amazon Kindle

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Blackberry
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    95 alternatives to Amazon Kindle 

    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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    1.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    Kindle on the iPhone/iPod
    Kindle on the iPhone/iPod


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    ReadEra

    • Android
    55 alternatives to ReadEra 

    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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    1.  Dark ModeReadEra supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    2.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in ReadEra without registration.
    3.  Ad-freeReadEra doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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    Foliate

    • Linux
    • FLATHUB
    • Snapcraft
    • BSD
    37 alternatives to Foliate 

    A simple and modern eBook viewer for Linux desktops.

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    1.  Dark ModeFoliate supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    2.  Built-in DictionaryFoliate has a built-in dictionary where you can look up broader definitions of words.
    3.  Ad-freeFoliate doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    4.  Text to SpeechFoliate allows you to transform written text into spoken text.
    5.  Support for ThemesYou can use themes and templates to change the look and feel of Foliate.
    6.  Works OfflineFoliate can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    7.  Full-Text SearchFoliate lets you search for specific words or phrases from inside a document or database.
    8.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Foliate without registration.
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    Calibre Web

    • Self-Hosted
    69 alternatives to Calibre Web 

    Calibre Web is a web app providing a clean interface for browsing, reading and downloading eBooks using an existing Calibre database.

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  6. Freebook Sifter icon

    Freebook Sifter

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    76 alternatives to Freebook Sifter 

    Freebook Sifter lists free eBooks from various sources. They update the list daily and you can find free eBooks from Amazon sites around the world, Kobo, Nook, Project Gutenberg.

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    Kavita

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    138 alternatives to Kavita 

    Lighting fast with a slick design, Kavita is a rocket fueled self-hosted digital library which supports a vast array of file formats. Install to start reading and share your server with your friends. book reader, self hosted, manga, comics, free, manhwa, e readers, electronic...

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    1.  LightweightKavita consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Dark ModeKavita supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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    BookFusion

    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    57 alternatives to BookFusion 

    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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    1.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    2.  Ebook ConversionConvert your ebooks to various formats (PDF, EPUB, MOBI…) and vice-versa with BookFusion.
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  9. Lector Ebook Reader icon

    Lector Ebook Reader

    26 alternatives to Lector Ebook Reader 

    A Qt based ebook reader.

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    Magzter

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    63 alternatives to Magzter 

    Magzter is a cross-platform, self-service, global digital magazine newsstand with over 8,000 magazines from 3,400+ publishers in more than 50 languages from over 175 countries. User can read magazines through iOS, Android, and is website.

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    1.  PortableMagzter can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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