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 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 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.

FBReader 2.7.13 for Android

March 30, 2017

This minor update of both free and premium versions fixes some syncronisation issues.

Version for Android 3.* is split to a separate package. This package fixes a number of compatibility issues. Android 3.* support will be discontinued after 2.7.* series. FBReader 2.8 will be released for Android 4 and higher only.


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FBReader 2.7.12 for Android

February 18, 2017

This is a minor update. It fixes sync issue appeared in 2.7.11 (books upload to the the Book Network was broken).

The update includes few UI tweaks and network performance optimisations.


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FBReader 2.7.11 for Android

February 11, 2017

This release adds new features to FBReader bookmarks list. You can order bookmarks by page number, by creation, or by access time. Page numbers are shown in the list.

Other changes:

  • Restored all ColorDict3-compatible dictionaries support
  • Fixed SNI support
  • Fixed folder settings issue
  • Fixed possible crash during footer rendering

      

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FBReader 2.7.10 for Android

January 27, 2017

This release changes logic of the library scanning. If the app crashes during scanning a file, it will not try to scan the file next time. We expect this fix recurrent “FBReader has been stopped” messages. Other changes:

  • New dictionaries: NGHS Pro, Fora pop-ups
  • Misc performance optimisations
  • Fixed LitRes basket issue
  • In Premium version, fixed a background settings issue. The app does not reset background to default sporadically

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