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Requests for software to read, create, or edit eBooks should use this tag.

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CHM reader for Linux

I would like to have a CHM reader for reading some ebooks I have in that format. Please meet the following requirements: The files I have are quite big like 200 to 300 MB. The reader suggested must ...
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Digital Library / File Management

Similar to this question with an answer recommending Koha and my own question about library / book lending software, but with vastly different requirements. Requirements Accessible by at least 75 ...
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Mac app to fuzzy search through PDF files library

I'm looking for a Mac app that would be able to index hundreds of books in PDF and perform quick full-text fuzzy search through it.
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Software for syncing my Wattpad reading progress on Goodreads?

Are there any software which can sync my Wattpad reading progress on Goodreads? As Wattpad calculates the estimated time left for completing the book; as a measure of reading progress, I can't update ...
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Alternative for Apple Books

We are doing a project in which the .epub files are generated using windows inhouse built applications and being verified using Apple Books application in Apple Ipad(5th gen). We have more number of ...
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Free Alternatives to Edge for Epub

Can someone suggest EPUB file format Readers WITH options to Annotate text in PC? I have been using Microsoft Edge for a really long time. So, it is tragic that it shall end its support as EPUB ...
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iPad+Mac eBook library management

I'm looking for Mac and iPad apps to replace my current iBooks (now Apple Books) workflow. Even before starting to use iBooks, I had a folder in my Mac with eBooks (mostly PDF and ePub, a few DjVu), ...
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Looking for good software for ebook management

I am looking for a software like Calibre that could manage my ebook library. Here are some features that I really need, some of them are not available from Calibre. Allow multiple clients access the ...
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pdf reader that mimics the user-experience of a physical book

I'm using pdf versions of textbooks for college. Digital Pdf readers are in many ways superior to reading a physical book (keyword searching, etc). However, there are certain things that you cannot ...
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Android software that can read e-books with embedded real-person voices corresponding to the text

I am looking for a software for Android 4.4.2 which can read the text of an e-book aloud (either using Text-to-Speech (TTS) or by playing custom-recorded-voices embedded in the e-book), not just ...
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Android: Hyperlink text with .amr sound clips

I am in the process of learning how to correctly pronounce Sanskrit verses. I have the text in word form which can be opened by any word document reader on android Audio version of the verses are ...
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Ebook Managment, Rating, Sharing platform

I'm looking for software/website like imdb, trakt.tv or steam for ebook managment. Thinks i'd like to see: rating of Ebooks (like imdb) and Sharing of ratings with friends track authors or series ...
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Converting a non-linear HTML based CD-Rom into an ebook

I have a CD-rom that is the "director's cut" of a comic. It contains every page in penciled format; then also each page in inks and then also in colour and finally annotations. My problem is this: ...
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Book reader with spaced repetition flashcards functionality

I am looking for a book reader application on iOS/Android that supports EPUB and PDF file formats. The reader should have a highlighting function that automatically creates spaced repetition ...
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App for reading a downloaded ebook, with rotary dial to jump to a page

There are several ebook contents out there but I find the apps that are currently available to read them a bit poor. Forevermore, I often cannot choose which app to use when browsing a book (...
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Android/Linux PDF/eBook reader with horizontal scrolling feature instead of vertical

So far, all the readers I experienced scroll pages vertically while fitting horizontally A4 pages' width. Are there softwares out there able to: "swipe left" pages fit vertically both A4 ...
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Projects similar to google books

Are there other projects similar to google books that allow (legally defensible) search, snippet view, and/or metadata exploration of non-public domain books?
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Is there any software that can fix texts to specific page and place?

In MS-Word (and its free alternatives), if I insert a few lines or paragraphs of texts, the all remaining texts dramatically changes their places and page number. I need to specify page numbers, ...
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Program that can create a collection of flipbooks in a single .exe (or .app)

My question is similar to this one but not identical. I need a program that can make several flipbooks and save them together in a single .exe (or .app). When the user opens the .exe (or .app) he ...
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Emulate how EPUBs would look on Nook devices

I am looking for a tool, preferably to use on Windows PC, to emulate how EPUBs would look on Nook devices. There is a similar program I've used for Kindle, but I haven't been able to find anything ...
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Software to match each sentence with each other from two epub files of different language versions of the same book

I have two .epub files which are the same book, just in two different languages. Comparing the books, each sentence has an exact counterpart. Now I want to merge the two .epub files into one "multi-...
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Any book reader app that can open a web-page?

Reading an eBook in MoonReader is really joyful. Long HTML article are simllar to books. Is there any book reader apps that can open a web page directly?
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Looking for something like Calibre for managing my ebooks and sending them to my ereader

I have calibre but it's not working properly with my new Sony PRS-T3 reader. It is not sending them to the reader in the 'series' I have created. I want them nicely organised on my reader. So I want ...
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A Windows prog that converts between .doc or .docx and clean HTML suitable for editing with Sigil?

I am looking for a Windows program that converts from a .doc or .docx file (either of these formats will do) to "clean" HTML. By "clean" I mean in which the only formatting that's ...
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Please recommend a EPUB reader app on iOS that can track how long I've spent on reading a book

I want to read EPUBs on iPhone, and know how long I've spent on each book. Thanks!
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Ebook BULK Rename Title,Author

i how 2500 ebooks my system rename this Book Title,Author how do help you ? Calibre All ready use any one Alternative my system os windows 7.
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Alternative to Apple Books for power users that works across all devices?

I'm quite sick of Apple Books as it randomly deletes books from my library on the iPad, and find myself out of a book exactly when I need it the most and I'm offline. The app also makes it ...
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A software for downloading an online book

Is there some kind of software that would allow me to download this online book and/or convert it to pdf? http://ip194097.ntcu.edu.tw/memory/TGB/thak.asp?id=578 Of course I could save each page ...
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A collection of Markdown files to a Book

I have a set of related markdown files. I would like to create a book like format or html or pdf. I searched and found 3 tools: Pandoc ebook Gitbook Bookdown What features I am looking for: ...
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Nighttime Windows 10 ebook reading

I use a Windows 10 tablet. I purchased an ebook on the Amazon website. The ebook is technically on their Kindle platform (? wrong word) but you can view the ebook on the Windows 10 tablet using Amazon'...
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