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    Simple Comic Alternatives

    Simple Comic is described as 'specialized comic viewer that can display images stored in a variety of formats. Includes quicklook preview and thumbnail generation plugin for CBR and CBZ files' and is a comic and manga reader in the news & books category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Simple Comic for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and iPad. The best alternative is Evince, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Simple Comic are HoneyView, YACReader, CDisplay Ex and STDU Viewer.

    Simple Comic is mainly a Comic and Manga Reader but alternatives to it may also be Image Viewers or PDF Readers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Simple Comic.
    This page was last updated Oct 11, 2021
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    Simple Comic is a specialized comic viewer that can display images stored in a variety of formats. Includes quicklook...
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    1. Evince (or GNOME Document Viewer) is a document viewer for multiple document formats: PDF, Postscript, djvu, tiff, dvi, XPS, SyncTex support with gedit, comics books (cbr,cbz,cb7 and cbt) and others. See Supported Document Formats for details.
    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.


    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.
    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

    5. Are you tired from many viewers one for each document?

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      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 1.6.375, released in April 2015, can be still downloaded from the official website



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      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.

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

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      OpenComic is a free and open-source comic and manga reader for Windows, Mac and Linux, written with Node.js and using Electron.
    6. Xee is an streamlined and convenient image viewer and browser. It is similar to macOS's Preview.app, but lets you easily browse the entire contents of folders and archives, move and copy image files quickly, and supports many more image formats.
      Xee vs Simple Comic opinions
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      malternative Xee is a general image viewer, not a comic book archive viewer.
      Negative comment almost 5 years ago

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    7. 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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      Amazon’s premier graphic novel experience, comiXology is a comic store and reader with access to over 75,000 digital comics, graphic novels & manga.
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