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 16 are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Amazon Kindle are Polar (Freemium), FBReader (Freemium), Apple Books (Free) and EPUBReader (Free).

    This page was last updated May 10, 2021

    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.
    2. 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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    3. FBReader is an e-book reader for various platforms. Features: Supported e-book formats are: ePub, an international e-publishing standard. fb2, a Russian e-books standard de facto.
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    4. iBooks is an amazing way to download and read books. It includes the iBookstore, where you can download both the latest best-selling books, and your favorite classics.
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      Apple Books vs Amazon Kindle opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      No read MOBI or AZW3 format (Kindle's formats)
      Negative comment about 6 years ago

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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Google Chrome
      • Firefox
      EPUBReader is a Firefox addon which lets you read ePub-files just in the browser. You don't need to install additional software!
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    5. 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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      • 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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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Blackberry
      • Windows S
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      Download NOOK, and get access to over a million eBooks, newspapers, magazines- all just a touch away. Plus, free samples of ebooks & thousands of free titles.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Moodle
      • Pale Moon
      Lucidor supports e-books in the EPUB file format, and catalogs in the OPDS format. Lucidor provides functionality to:
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