Open Comic Reader Alternatives

    Open Comic Reader is described as 'Want to read comic books or mangas on your android tablet? Give Open Comic Reader a try. It’s a new open source project built around the goal of creating a great comic reading experience without the lag, the cost nor the Ads' and is a Comic and Manga Reader in the News & Books category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Open Comic Reader for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Android, Linux, iPad and Android Tablet. The best alternative is Tachiyomi, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Open Comic Reader are HoneyView (Free), YACReader (Free, Open Source), CDisplay Ex (Freemium) and ComicRack (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Nov 21, 2021

    1. A free and open source manga reader for Android. It takes manga from sources like Mangadex, KissManga, etc.
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    2. HoneyView is a fast image viewer that supports archived image files for comics/manga/photos. Its design is light and the interface skin can be changed. You can set HoneyView as your default image viewer and also add a shell context menu.
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    3. YACReader (Yet Another Comic Reader) is a free cross-platform comic reader with support for multiple comic files and image formats. YACReader comes with YACReaderLibrary an application for browsing and managing your comic collections with various smooth transition effects.
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    4. CDisplayEx is a light, efficient CBR Reader, and it is also the most popular comic book reader. It is able to read all comic book formats (.cbr file, .cbz, .pdf, etc..) and Manga.

      Bundleware

      The installation may contain adwares: the EULA states that you are agreeing to install OpenCandy

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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      It is an all-in-one solution to read and manage your eComic library. You can think of it as ITunes for eComics with much of the same functionality.

      Discontinued

      No updates since 2016. The dev, cYo has been MIA since 2017 and forum is full of spam bots.

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    5. EBookDroid is an open source (GPL'ed) document viewer for Android based on the VuDroid code base. Supported the file in following formats: PDF DjVu XPS (OpenXPS) comics books (cbz,cbr) This software contain: MuPDF DjVuLibre JUnRar
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    6. MComix is an user-friendly, customizable image viewer. It is specifically designed to handle comic books, but also serves as a generic viewer. It reads images in ZIP, RAR, 7Zip or tar archives as well as plain image files.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Electron / Atom Shell
      OpenComic is a free and open-source comic and manga reader for Windows, Mac and Linux, written with Node.js and using Electron.
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    7. Icecream Ebook Reader transforms your computer screen into a convenient EPUB reader.
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    8. NeeView is a Free and Open Source, modern and powerful image viewer and a manga/comic reader that has high quality scaling options and many different customization options.
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