NOOK Alternatives

    NOOK is described as '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' and is an app in the News & Books category. There are more than 50 alternatives to NOOK for a variety of platforms, including Android, iPhone, iPad, Windows and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is calibre, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like NOOK are Amazon Kindle (Free), FBReader (Freemium), Moon+ Reader (Freemium) and Google Play Books (Freemium).

    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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      • FreeNone
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Blackberry
      • Android Tablet
      • Windows Phone
      • iPad
      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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    2. 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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    3. Innovative book reader with powerful controls & full functions: • Read thousands of ebooks for free, supports online ebook libraries • Read local books with smooth scroll and tons of innovation Support epub, pdf, mobi, chm, cbr, cbz, umd, fb2, txt, html, rar, zip or...
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    4. 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      • F-Droid
      Document Viewer is a highly customizable document viewer for Android, fork of the last GPL version of EBookDroid .
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    5. 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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    6. 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).
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    7. 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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      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      • Waze
      Scribd is a social publishing site, where tens of millions of people share original writings and documents. You can submit documents of various formats, and make them private or viewable by anyone.
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