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    Open Source Amazon Kindle Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to Amazon Kindle is calibre. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Amazon Kindle and 19 is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Amazon Kindle are Document Viewer (Free, Open Source), Foliate (Free, Open Source), Librera Reader (Freemium, Open Source) and Cool Reader (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 16, 2022
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    1. 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.
      Most users think calibre is a great alternative to Amazon Kindle.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Android
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      Document Viewer is a highly customizable document viewer for Android, fork of the last GPL version of EBookDroid .


    2. 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.
    3. 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).


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Android
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      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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    4. Thorium Reader is a free, open source multi-language EPUB reader for Windows 10, MacOS and Linux. It's privacy aware and highly accessible for visually impaired and dyslexic people.
    5. 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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      An online/offline manga reader for GNOME, developed with the aim of being used with the Librem 5 phone.
    6. 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.
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