calibre Alternatives and Similar Software

Alternatives to calibre for Windows, Android, iPhone, Mac, iPad and more. Filter by license to discover only free or Open Source alternatives. This list contains a total of 25+ apps similar to calibre.

E-book manager, viewer, and converter. If you're looking for more info about calibre like screenshots, reviews and comments you should visit our info page about it. Below you find the best alternatives.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 10/5/2019 12:23:00 AM

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  • Moon+ Reader

    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 OPDS, key features: Full visual options: line space, font scale, bold, italic, shadow, justified alignment, alpha colors, fading edge etc. 10+ themes embedded, includes Day & Night mode switcher.

    • It's not a better alternative but it is close enough! davmajerJul 2019 Disagree   Agree
    • Only for reading; restricted to handheld devices. madamekMay 2018 • 8 agrees and 3 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Not management system, only reader. Guest • Jul 2017 • 4 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Freemium Android Android Tablet Kindle Fire

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  • Document Viewer

    A fork of the last GPL version of EBookDroid. Supports the following formats: PDF DjVu XPS (OpenXPS) Comic Books (cbz) (NO support for cbr (rar compressed)) FictionBook (fb2, fb2.zip) Collaboration with electronic publication sites and access to online ebook catalogs is allowed by the supported OPDS protocol.

    Free Open Source Android Android Tablet F-Droid

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  • Data Crow

    Data Crow is the ultimate media cataloger and media organiser. Always wanted to manage all your collections in one product? You want a product you can customize to your needs? Your search ends here! Using Data Crow allows you to create a huge database containing all your collected items. You can use the excellent online services to retrieve the information instead of typing all the information yourself.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Self-Hosted

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  • Polar

    Polar is a powerful desktop app for managing all your web content, books, and notes. Polar keeps all your content in one place, supports tagging, annotation, highlighting and keeps track of your reading progress. POLAR allows you to keep all your documents, annotations, and flashcards in once place. Never lose track of what you're reading again.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Electron / Atom Shell

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  • Google Play Books

    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. You can buy ebooks for reading on your computer, Apple device, Android device, Nook, or Sony eReader in the Google ebookstore. All purchased eBooks are backed up online, and your page positions are automatically synced between devices.

    • You cannot buy books to put onto a regular ereader from this, it is for Android tablets/phones only. Guest • May 2019 • 2 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • calibre is a ebook converter, not a store or reader Guest • Feb 2019 • 2 agrees and 11 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Only able to manage from the Google Play Books catalog. Cannot upload own books/documents. Does not sync with Kindle device, not able to edit metadata, &c. Guest • Apr 2018 • 16 agrees and 19 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Freemium Web Android iPhone Chrome OS Android Tablet ... iPad

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  • Cool Reader

    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). Fully customizable palette, text reformatting with any font size, font antialiasing, extra smooth scrolling and a lot of other features turn reading into a pleasure. Read Aloud function saves your eyes.

    • Not management system, only reader. Guest • Jul 2017 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Windows Linux Android Android Tablet

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  • Aldiko

    Aldiko is an e-book reader application for the Android operating system. It supports the EPUB industry standard format for digital publications and incorporates facilities for browsing online catalogs on thousands of books (including thousands of free public domain work) and downloading them directly into the users personal library. The application features a bookshelf-like user interface that lets user navigate their collection of eBooks.

    • Discontinued Main site is dead. No updates since October 2018.
    • Calibre manages and converts a collection. It's not just a reader. Guest • Dec 2017 • 2 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • I use both....calibre to manage my college, aldiko to connect to it and read books on my tablets. Guest • Apr 2017 • 1 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Freemium Android Android Tablet

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  • GoodReader

    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. GoodReader lets you transfer files to your iOS device, directly from your computer over a USB cable or Wi-Fi connection, from the Internet, or from email attachments. It also easily integrates with MobileMe iDisk, box.net, MyDisk.

    Commercial iPhone iPad

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  • iBooks

    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. Browse your library on a beautiful bookshelf, tap a book to open it, flip through pages with a swipe or a tap, and bookmark or add notes to your favorite passages. iBooks supports the ePub and PDF file formats.

    Free Mac iPhone iPad

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  • EPUBReader

    EPUBReader is a Firefox addon which lets you read ePub-files just in the browser. You don't need to install additional software! If you click on a link to an ePub-file, you are normally prompted by the Firefox "save as" dialog. With EPUBReader installed, the ePub-file is downloaded, processed and directly displayed ready to read. It runs on every operating system Firefox does (Windows, MacOS X, Linux).

    Free Mac Windows Linux Chrome Firefox

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  • Adobe Digital Editions

    One eBook reader for all your Adobe DRM protected books across your iPad, Mac or PC. Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) is free-to-download and use, and completely ad-free. Use it to read EPUB and PDF books, both online and offline. Borrow ebooks from many public libraries for use with ADE.

    Free Mac Windows Android iPhone Android Tablet ... iPad

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  • Calibre Web

    Calibre Web is a web app providing a clean interface for browsing, reading and downloading eBooks using an existing Calibre database.

    Free Open Source Self-Hosted

  • Bookworm

    Read the books you love without having to worry about different format complexities like epub, pdf, mobi, cbr, etc.

    • Focused on reading, not library management. Can't convert between formats. Guest • May 2019 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • Foliate

    A simple and modern GTK eBook viewer, built with GJS and Epub.js. Features View EPUB files Two-page view and scrolled view Customize font and line-spacing Light, sepia, dark, and invert mode Reading progress slider with chapter marks Bookmarks and annotations Find in book Quick dictionary lookup Touchpad gestures: use two-finger swipe to turn the page View EPUB files. Foliate is based on Epub.js, and supports both two-page view and scrolled view. Customize font and line-spacing.

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • KOReader

    KOReader is a document viewer for E Ink devices. It supports PDF, DjVu, XPS, CBT, CBZ, FB2, PDB, TXT, HTML, RTF, CHM, EPUB, DOC, MOBI, and ZIP files. It currently runs on Kindle, Kobo, PocketBook, Ubuntu Touch and Android devices.

    Free Open Source Android Kobo PocketBook Reader Ubuntu Touch Amazon Kindle

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  • AlReader

    * 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. * It is possible to specify an encoding of reading file (include 932, 936, 949, 950 code page). * Support Text-To-Speech (TTS) (permission to the calls need to stop tts while calling) * Support network libraries (OPDS) * Local library. The selection of authors, series, title, publication year, genre.

    Free Windows Windows Mobile Android

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  • Delicious Library

    Catalog your books, movies, music, software, toys, tools, electronics, & video games in a nice interface. Import all your stuff onto your digital shelves using your Mac’s iSight webcam, our wireless barcode scanner, or your keyboard.

    Commercial Mac iPhone

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  • PocketBook Reader

    Read, search, make notes & highlights in PDF (Adobe DRM), EPUB (Adobe DRM), DjVu, TXT, FB2, FB2.zip book formats. Enjoy a unique, fast and user-friendly interface that was designed to provide the most convenient set of options for you to fully enjoy reading a book. PocketBook reader allows you to customize your reading experience by adjusting text size, layouts, colors and many other options.

    Free Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

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  • Jutoh

    Epub editor, convertor and creator software for Mac and PC. Convert to ePub ebooks for Kindle, iBookstore, iBooks, iPhone, Mobipocket.

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

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  • NOOK

    Download NOOK, and get access to over a million eBooks, newspapers, magazines- all just a touch away. Plus, free samples of ebooks & thousands of free titles. NOOK offers unique, unbeatable features, including exclusive LendMe™ technology that lets you share eBooks with friends, and a safe and secure eBooks Lifetime Library™ that keeps your eBooks accessible anytime, anywhere no matter what device you own.

    Free Mac Windows Android iPhone Blackberry ... Windows RT Android Tablet iPad

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  • Icecream Ebook Reader

    Icecream Ebook Reader offers to add EPUB, MOBI, PDF, FB2 books and CBR and CBZ comics to the Library and view them in Table View or Book Shelf modes. It’s easy to find books in the library thanks to filters (you can sort books by categories: All, Recently read, Favorites, and Formats) and search tool. Creation of custom categories in the Library is also supported.

    Freemium Windows

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  • Librera Reader

    With its intuitive, yet powerful, interface, Librera makes ebook reading a veritable pleasure. It even features a unique auto-scrolling, hands-free Musician's mode. Two versions are available for downloading: Free version with ads, and PRO without.

    Freemium Open Source Android Android Tablet

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  • BookFusion

    A global eBook platform focused on openness that provides e-book library management for users to read and share their e-books across all devices; while also allowing schools, corporate and other organizations to easily create and deploy their own digital library to provide secure access to their content across all devices.

    Free Web Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

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  • eReader Prestigio

    eReader Prestigio: Book Reader is a multi lingual, multi format text and audio books reading app. Intuitive interface in over 25 languages and an in app store library with over 50,000 text (for children and adults) books and Text-To-Speech (read along) functionality. Prestigio ebooks reader is cool - book and text reading never been simpler - you can read text files in multiple formats including epub, html, fb2, fb2.

    Free Android

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