Stanza Alternatives

    Stanza is described as 'Read books on your iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad! Stanza brings the digital book revolution to your pocket with a reading interface that is unrivaled in its clarity and ease of use' and is an app in the News & Books category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Stanza for a variety of platforms, including iPhone, Android, iPad, Windows and Android Tablet. The best alternative is FBReader, which is free. Other great apps like Stanza are Moon+ Reader (Freemium), Google Play Books (Freemium), Cool Reader (Free, Open Source) and Apple Books (Free).

    This page was last updated Oct 16, 2017

    1. 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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    2. 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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    3. 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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    4. 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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    5. 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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      • 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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    6. With GoodReader on your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad, you can read virtually anything, anywhere. Books, movies, maps, pictures; GoodReader puts it all in a single app, right in your pocket.
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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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    7. * Book reader compatible with Android 1.6+ * read formats: fb2, fb3, fbz, txt, epub (no DRM), html, doc, docx, odt, rtf, mobi (no DRM), prc (PalmDoc), tcr. Supported ZIP and GZ archives.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      Aldiko is an e-book reader application for the Android operating system.

      Discontinued

      The official website is no longer available. Last version, 3.1.3, released in October 2018, can be still downloaded from the Google Play Store.

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      Aldiko vs Stanza opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      It's very similar to Stanza. I feel very comfortable with it..
      Positive comment almost 4 years ago

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