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Amazon Kindle Alternatives for Mac

There are many alternatives to Amazon Kindle for Mac if you are looking for a replacement. The best Mac alternative is calibre, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Amazon Kindle and 13 are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Amazon Kindle are FBReader, Polar, Apple Books and Thorium Reader.

Amazon Kindle 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 Amazon Kindle.
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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.

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    Most users think calibre is a great alternative to Amazon Kindle.
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    FBReader

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

    E-reader application.

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  3. 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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  4. Apple Books is the single destination for all the books you love, and the ones you’re about to. Browse the Book Store, join Oprah’s new Book Club, keep track of what you’ve read and want to read, and listen to enthralling audiobooks. All in one place.

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    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.

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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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    Yomu EBook Reader

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    Yomu is an independent reader for book lovers. Yomu’s design is carefully crafted for ebooks and offers custom styles for better readability and distraction-free reading.

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    csBooks

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    csBooks is a smart solution to manage all your PDF, EPUB and MOBI files. csBooks will generates thumbnails and keeps the read status of your books. It also has filter and sorting functionality with beautiful interface.

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    Kavita

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted

    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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    BookReader

    • Mac

    BookReader is the Cocoa application for reading electronic books in the following formats:

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