FBReader 20170715 beta for iOS

July 14, 2017

What's new:

  • More settings
  • Better footnotes support
  • Better file format detector
  • New library views: by author, by series, etc.
  • Access to FBReader Book Network: upload your books via https://books.fbreader.org/. Google account is required to use this feature.

What's missing:

  • Upload books to the book network
  • Position/bookmarks synchronisation
  • There is a number of known bugs we'll fix before the release

What's limited:

  • Library size is limited to 10 books. The limitation will be removable for a payment in the release version.
  • Online translator integration will be available in the release version for (the same) payment.

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FBReader 2.8.1 for Android

June 27, 2017

This major update of both free and Premium versions brings a number of improvements:

  • New set of default text styles. Some old formatting issues (e.g., for poems in fb2) have gone. CSS support improved too.
  • New default library view (in Premium Edition) shows cover thumbnails only. You can select old look if you want.
  • New Google authentication dialogue for synchronisation and network library access.
  • Automatic book format detection. File extension does not matter anymore, except for *.txt and *.html files. (Some issues with MS Word documents were introduced in 2.8 and fixed in 2.8.1.)
  • Updated Polish and Portuguese localisations.
  • Free version adds billing permission, for future book purchasing. There are no in-app purchases implemented in the current version.
  • In celebration of the release, FBReader Premium is 30% off until the end of 2nd July (Greenwich time).

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Android plugins 1.7

June 21, 2017

FBReader Android plugins (bookshelf, and the format plugins: PDF, DjVu, and comics) updated to version 1.7.

The bookshelf has been changed significantly. We added new default look, book thumbnails. The same look will be available in forthcoming Premium 2.8.

The format plugins include minor fixes. All the plugins are fully compatible with upcoming FBReader 2.8.

The plugins page on this site.


      

FBReader 2.6.15 for Nook e-ink devices

June 15, 2017

FBReader for Nook e-ink devices (Nook Simple Touch, Nook GlowLight families) has been updated to 2.6.15.

This update fixes colour theme on new (GlowLight+) devices, and backports few fixes from latest Android builds. Special thanks to Becky, who suggested the most changes for the release.

Tags: nook glowlight

FBReader for Android 2.7.15

April 28, 2017

Minor update for both free and premium version, adds new option to select where to tap to scroll page forward/back (see screenshots). Other changes:

  • Fixed nested table of contents regression introduced in 2.7.14
  • Fixed possible issue with screen sleeping prevention
  • Fixed “Search” item behaviour in the network library
  • Updated Polish localisation (by Maciej Bator)

      


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FBReader 20170419 beta for iOS

April 19, 2017

The update is available for registered beta testers. This release adds settings dialog and number of UI fixes/improvements.

Next update with new library view and network features will be available in few weeks.

Join testing program.

Tags: ios beta

FBReader for Android 2.7.14

April 14, 2017

This update replaces obsolete Google authorisation mechanism for devices with Android 3.0 and higher. Other changes:

  • Better rendering performance for some books
  • Fixed table of contents reading for some ePub files
  • Better support for new widescreen smartphones (like Galaxy S8, LG G6)

P.S. Easter sale: 40% off for FBReader Premium until end of 22 April (GMT).


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FBReader for old Android devices

April 04, 2017

FBReader for Android 2.1–2.3.* has been updated.

This update makes possible to use synchronisation on old devices even after 20th April, when Google will block “obsolete” authorisation mechanism. New mechanism starts Web Browser to login to your Google account.

FBReader 2.6.14 is already available from the Play Store and from this site. This release includes version for regular devices as well as special package for Nook Simple Touch (all editions).

An update for newer devices that fixes the same issue will be available in few weeks, before the April 20th.