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Kavita is described as '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' and is a Ebook Reader in the news & books category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Kavita for a variety of platforms, including Android, Linux, Windows, Mac and Android Tablet. The best alternative is calibre, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Kavita are Okular, Foxit Reader, Tachiyomi and MuPDF.

Kavita alternatives are mainly Ebook Readers but may also be PDF Readers or Ebook Libraries. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Kavita.
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  1. calibre icon

    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.  Extensible by Plugins/Extensionscalibre can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    5.  Lightweightcalibre consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    6.  Ad-freecalibre doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    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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    Okular

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    101 alternatives to Okular 

    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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    1.  PDF annotationOkular support PDF Annotation for highlighting, notes etc
    2.  LightweightOkular consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    3.  Dark ModeOkular supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    4.  Text to SpeechOkular allows you to transform written text into spoken text.
    5.  Privacy focusedOkular is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    6.  Fill PDF FormsOkular supports forms in PDF files.
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    Foxit Reader

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • ReactOS
    109 alternatives to Foxit Reader 

    Foxit Reader is a free and light-weight multi-platform PDF document viewer. Its core function is compatible with PDF Standard 1.7.

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    1.  PDF annotationFoxit Reader support PDF Annotation for highlighting, notes etc
    2.  Fill PDF FormsFoxit Reader supports forms in PDF files.
    3.  Sign PDF filesFoxit Reader support signing a PDF document digitally on a touch screen etc.
    4.  LightweightFoxit Reader consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    5.  Support for scriptingFoxit Reader supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    6.  Text to SpeechFoxit Reader allows you to transform written text into spoken text.
    7.  Spell CheckingFoxit Reader can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
    8.  PortableFoxit Reader can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    Bundleware

    The installer tries to install McAfee WebAdvisor and PhantomPDF Business. These can be skipped by clicking Decline on each.

    35 Languages
    Customize Tools
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    Tachiyomi

    • Android
    57 alternatives to Tachiyomi 

    A free and open source manga reader for Android. It takes manga from sources like Mangadex, KissManga, etc.

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    1.  Ad-freeTachiyomi doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsTachiyomi can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    3.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Tachiyomi without registration.
    4.  PortableTachiyomi can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    5.  Dark ModeTachiyomi supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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  5. MuPDF icon

    MuPDF

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • F-Droid
    • Xfce
    77 alternatives to MuPDF 

    MuPDF is a highly versatile, customizable PDF and XPS interpreter solution that can be used across a wide range of applications as a PDF renderer, viewer, or toolkit.

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    1.  LightweightMuPDF consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  PortableMuPDF can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    3.  PDF annotationMuPDF support PDF Annotation for highlighting, notes etc
    4.  Ad-freeMuPDF doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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    Polar

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Electron / Atom Shell
    • Chrome OS
    70 alternatives to Polar 

    Polar is a powerful desktop app for managing all your web content, books, and notes. Polar keeps all your content in one place, supports tagging, annotation, highlighting and keeps track of your reading progress.

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    1.  PDF annotationPolar support PDF Annotation for highlighting, notes etc
    2.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    3.  Built-in viewerPolar shows you a quick preview of an image, page or file in supported formats.
    Captured HTML content available for offline viewing at any time.
    Document repository for tagging and managing your documents.
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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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    FBReader

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    94 alternatives to FBReader 

    E-reader application.

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    1.  Dark ModeFBReader supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    2.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
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    Librera Reader

    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • F-Droid
    37 alternatives to Librera Reader 

    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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    1.  Ad-freeLibrera Reader doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  Text to SpeechLibrera Reader allows you to transform written text into spoken text.
    3.  LightweightLibrera Reader consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    4.  Dark ModeLibrera Reader supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    5.  Full-Text SearchLibrera Reader lets you search for specific words or phrases from inside a document or database.
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  10. Google Play Books icon

    Google Play Books

    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    64 alternatives to Google Play Books 

    Google Play Books lets you search, preview, and buy millions of books using Google Book Search. Books in the public domain and certain copyrighted books can be read and downloaded in their entirety for free.

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    1.  Built-in DictionaryGoogle Play Books has a built-in dictionary where you can look up broader definitions of words.
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