Get reading with these three free ePub viewers

EPub is a popular format for eBooks, but PC viewing support is still a little patchy, and the files can be hard to open. Fortunately there are plenty of free ePub readers around which make it easier to build and browse your own eBook library. FSS ePub Reader is very simple and straightforward. Drag and drop a file to display it, browse with the mouse or keyboard, zoom in or out, optionally enable Night Mode (pale text on a dark background) to reduce eyestrain: it’s all very easy. The closest it gets to anything advanced is a Convert tool. In… [Continue Reading] Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2015-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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