FBReader 2.8.10 for Android

March 30, 2018
This is minor update for both free and premium editions.

  • The app ignores some XML errors in fb2 and ePub books
  • The app opens books from Chrome downloads and some file managers
  • Scaled (bigger) images on hi-res screens
  • Better pattern for “Hard paper” background
  • Added “display:none” CSS property support
  • Fixed fb2 images support
  • Fixed crash on some mobi books
  • Preferences: fixed error on changing the background colour to white

New Year 2018 Sale

January 01, 2018

Great discounts for both FBReader Premium (Android) and FBReader Full Edition (iOS) until midnight 8th January 2018.

Happy New Year!

FBReader 2.8.6/2.8.7 for Android

November 29, 2017
  • Full compatibility with Android 8 and Android Go.
  • Adaptive launcher icon for devices with Android 8. Phones and tablets with Android 7 and lower continue to use old icon.
  • Fixed progress indicator renedring on high-density screens.
  • Minor fixes.

Updated 30 November 2017: version 2.8.7 fixes launcher icon on Android 7.1.

Black Friday 2017 sale

November 24, 2017

FBReader Premium for Android is on sale! 40% off till end of 1st December (Greenwich time). Reasons to buy:

  • Integration with online translators: Google, Yandex.
  • Built-in support for PDF and comic book formats (CBR, CBZ).
  • Thumbnail library view. 100% ad-free. (You can revert to classic library view if you prefer.)
  • Your purchase supports the FBReader project.

How to buy (Russian) books in FBReader for Android

October 01, 2017

Updated version of the guide, in Russian. Buy books directly from the reader!

The detailed illiustrated guide (in Russian).

FBReader for Android 2.8.5

September 29, 2017

This release fixes performance issues on high-end devices, e.g. Google Pixel.

  • Fixed background rendering for high-resolution screens
  • Added new background “Paper”, taken from the iOS version. This background is now default in Premium version. All built-in backgrounds, including “Sepia” (default for the free version), and “Sand” (old default for the Premium), are available to select in “Colours & Wallpapers” section of the Settings dialogue
  • Premium version only: Radaee PDF library updated to version 3.14 (from 3.9)
  • Fixed minor formatting issues
  • Updated Belarusian localisation (by Zmicer Turok)
  • Updated Czech localisation (by Marek Pavelka)

Bookshelf plugin 1.7.1

September 22, 2017

The last release of the plugin. We will not update it anymore. All new bookshelf features will only be added to FBReader Premium.

Upcoming FBReader 3.0 will not support this plugin.

  • The plugin starts FBReader Premium if the premium is installed, and the free version is not installed
  • Clear error message if the bookshelf cannot connect to FBReader in background

FBReader 2.8.4 for Android

September 15, 2017

Minor update for both free and premium apps in on its way to the Google Play.

  • Fixed issue with upgrade from versions older than 2.7
  • Fixed double tap processing in reading mode
  • Fixed text style logic for MOBI files with embedded CSS
  • The free version only: added YoWindow menu item. YoWindow is a sophisticated weather widget for your device. You can enable/disable menu items in Settings → Menu → Menu items