In this list, Team Soft Suggester is going to share 5 best softwares to read ebooks on a PC. Though We’ve compiled this list specifically for Windows 7 users. But These added PC ebook reading programs also support Windows XP, Windows 8 and Windows 10.
Do You Know? Your Web Browser Has An eBook Reader
Before We share added book reading programs, We would like to suggest to give a try to your web browser.
If you don’t like to use a third party ebook reader. Your favorite web browser can be used to read ebooks. Though Google Chrome, Mozilla FireFox, Microsoft Edge browser and other famous web browsers are not as feature rich as third party ebook reading programs. But web browsers can open ebooks.
You can install additional extensions If Your web browser doesn’t support a specific ebook file format.
Let’s have a look at eBook readers added to the list If Your web browser could not attract you.
Whenever a list of best ebook readers is compiled, Calibre can not be skipped over.
Calibre is a multi purpose and cross platform software for reading ebooks on your PC. This ebook reader is an open source software and can be used free of cost.
The user interface seems difficult to use. You need some time to understand How thinks work in it.
Calibre is a best software If You have a huge collection of books and finding your desired ebook is way much difficult for you.
Calibre makes it super easy to organize all ebooks in one place. You can divide the books in categories and organize ebooks into virtual libraries.
Calibre offers the content server, Which allows its users to access ebook library from phone and tablet device.
It can also be used as ebook editor, creator and ebook converter. You can convert Kindle books and other ebook formats to Epub, PDF and other formats. Calibre can also be used to rip the DRM to a normal book.
Calibre is designed for three most used and famous operating systems. It supports Windows, Mac OS and Linux. Calibre gets regular updates. It is totally free and free of bloatware and other such things.
More details – calibre-ebook.com/download
Icecream Ebook Reader
Ice Cream Ebook Reader is another cool piece of software with an impressive list of features. This is a very lightweight and feature rich ebook reader.
Icecream Ebook Reader lets you divide the books in categories and organize ebooks into virtual libraries. Multiple books can be added to create a personalized library.
It would be no exaggeration to say that Icecream Ebook Reader is one of the finest book organizing programs for a Windows powered PC.
As you can see that each added book shows a reading progress percentage, added date and other things.
Its ebook reader is quite simple. Book reader provides a clutter and distraction free book reading experience. You can add bookmarks, zoom in, zoom out, go full screen and other things.
Icecream Ebook Reader is offered in free and paid versions. Its paid version comes with some additional useful features. Icecream Ebook Reader is available on Windows 10, 8.1, 8, and 7.
More details – icecreamapps.com/Ebook-Reader
The next ebook reader, We’ve chosen to add is Cool Reader. This free and open source ebook Reader is as cool as its name is.
CoolReader is small yet fast ebook reader. This book reading software is ML/CSS based eBook reader. It’s free of annoying advertisements and other unnecessary things.
Its book reader gives a feeling like You’re reading a real book. It also lets you bookmark favorite parts of the book. You can switch between day and night reading modes.
As well as Book reader features text to speech functionality. You can make it read aloud ebooks for you.
You can add third party text to speech voices, If you find its default voice annoying.
CoolReader is designed for the users of Microsoft Windows, Linux and Android operating systems. It supports nearly all popular ebook formats including EPUB, MOBI and others.
More details – sourceforge.net/projects/crengine
AlfaReader is another splendid software with book reader and book organizer functions.
It lets you add books and organize added books within a nicely-looking virtual shelf. You can easily sort or access books by author and file format.
Its book reader is quite attractive. You feel like you’re reading a real book. It lets you effortlessly access the Table of Contents and jump to a desired chapter with one click. Additionally, It is also possible to modify the font size according to your liking.
AlfaReader is only offered in paid version. You can use it for 7 days free of cost to test it. .NET Framework 4.0 is required to install and use AlfaReader. It is designed for the users of Microsoft Windows.
More details – alfareader.org
SumatraPDF is a free to use ebook reader for PC users. This is a simple and lightweight software for reading ebooks.
SumatraPDF is not as feature rich as previously mentioned programs. But This is one of the best distraction free and lightweight ebook viewer.
SumatraPDF supports nearly all famous ebook file formats like Mobi, Epub, PDF and others. SumatraPDF can be used free of cost with open source license for personal and commercial use.
SumatraPDF is designed for Microsoft Windows 7, 8 and Windows 10.
More details – sumatrapdfreader.org/free-pdf-reader.html
We hope you like today’s compiled list and you find it useful and informative. During compiling this list, We tested more than a dozen ebook readers and found these 5 worth sharing with you.
Please do share in the comment section If you know about any other good ebook reader Which can be used on Windows 7.
Please use the comment section for questions, precious suggestions and feedback.