Building an incredible library of books and accessing them has never been easier thanks to the convenience that e-readers offer people. Now you can take your library on the go with you so it’s always available, purchase books easier than ever before, and even download free books thanks to some services. The following apps are dedicated to readers and features a variety of tools that make the reading experience enjoyable and ensure you’ve always got a great title on hand.
The best ebook readers for iPhone
6 Dec 2016, by Cherry Mae Torrevillas
How would you like to be able to read all the latest Kindle books on your iOS device? The Kindle app makes this possible by providing users with the tools and features they need to access the more than one million titles available through Kindle. It's not just books; you'll also be able to access magazines and newspapers, allowing you to stay on top of all kinds of world events and feed into your hobbies and interests. The app provides an enjoyable reading experience by allowing you to customize the font size and color, the background color, the line spacing, and the margin size. Keep your library organized by categorizing your content and take advantage of the highlighting, bookmarking, and note-taking tools.
- Access the more than 1,000,000 titles available through Kindle
- Customize the reading experience
- Highlight, bookmark, and take notes within the books
- The app supports landscape and portrait modes
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Where else can you go and find a library of more than 20 million free books just waiting for you to explore? That's exactly what the Wattpad app offers for users ensuring that you’ve always got something great to read. With this app you'll be able to download content to your device so you can use it offline and then read, make comments, write, and even chat with other writers. The app will connect you with all kinds of fan-fiction, story updates, and you can read classics as well. It’s meant to be a complete experience so you don’t need multiple apps and locations to source your reading material from.
- There are over 20 million books available
- There’s no need for multiple reading apps
- Download the content and read offline
- Check out all genres
- Get story updates through the app
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Not only is the eBookMobi app an e-book reader, it also contains a dictionary going that extra step above and beyond. The app is ideal for all kinds of files and even comic books so that you can take your digital library with you no matter where you go. The app even supports a few different languages as does the dictionary. Additional features include being able to adjust the brightness of the screen, the ability to adjust the background color and font size, and you can use the search tool to find exactly what you're looking for.
- The app supports multiple languages
- The app acts as an e-reader and a dictionary
- The dictionary supports multiple languages
- The is a search tool
- Customize the reading experience through a variety of settings
- The app is user-friendly
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What's fun about the Feedly app is that you will be able to get all the news that matters to you in a streamlined and user-friendly manner. What sets this app apart is that it's your own personalized daily news feed that takes out the content you aren't interested in saving you time and hassle. Organize your content the way you want and enjoy the fast access this one features. This app acts as a great place to start and end your day giving you a snapshot of everything that has happened. The search tool can prove to be the most useful feature in the app as you will quickly discover.
- Put together a personalized news feed
- The app is integrated with social media
- Stay on top of world events and news
- Make use of the search tool
Carry around the news that matters to you with the Pocket app. How many times do you come across an article, blog, videos, or photo that you want to remember to look at again later or just have available to you? The Pocket app makes this possible by giving users a way to keep track of these items and organize them. You can save just about anything and once you do you can access it even if you happen to be offline. This app can be used with all kinds of popular apps and websites such as email, Evernote, Twitter, and Facebook. It also has a highlighting tool to help those important items stand out.
- Use with Evernote, Facebook, Twitter, and email
- There is a highlighting tool
- Save all kinds of content
- Access saved content when offline
There's no need to rush to the store for your favorite magazine because now you can find it with the Zinio app. This app offers more than 5,000 different digital magazines that you will then have available on your mobile device. What's great is that you can read articles for free that covers all kinds of topics. Set the push notifications to work with the library updates, sync your library so your content is always available, browse through the shop and online, and even set up your library to auto-download the magazine so you've got them available when offline.
- There are more than 5,000 digital magazines
- There is free content
- There are push notifications for library updates
- Browse the shop and online
- Download magazines so they are available offline
- Share what you’re reading on Facebook
Bring the library to you with the help of this cool, convenient app. Users can stream video, read ebooks and also listen to audiobooks through this app. You will need a valid account with the participating library or institution that you are trying to access the content from. Once you have an account, you can “borrow” the content and it automatically returns to the library without you ever having to worry about late fees. The content is available 24/7, you can place holds, create wish lists and share suggestions with the libraries on future content.
- Borrow ebooks, audiobooks and stream videos
- Must have account with library
- All content is returned on time
- Place holds, Create wish lists
- Sync libraries and books marks
This ebook reader is filled with features that should entice even the diehard paper book readers. The app offers options on reading formats and themes. You can enhance the page layout, look up words, mark pages, speak and mark text, navigate through pages, gesture control and more. Organize and search for ebooks quickly and effectively. There are tools to manage your books, volumes of books and tags for books. There’s also a powerful tool for organizing and searching through the notes you make within your books. Sync data across multiple iDevices, enable web access and even sync your reading positions. There’s an in-app purchase for the Pro Version of this app.
- A powerful ebook reader
- Optional reading views, 30 viewing themes
- Lookup words, Navigate easily, Make notes, Gesture controls
- Organize and Search your library of books and notes
- In-app purchase for the Pro Version
Discover and share ebooks with others through one of the largest sources of ebooks on the iOS. Get personalized recommendations, discover new books based on your preferences, vote for favorite books, barcode scanner, create a wish-list for books, participate in reading challenges, explore popular book lists, rate and review books, recommend books to others, join book clubs, view literary events nearby and much more with this app. Once you try Goodreads, you will quickly see why it’s one of the best ebook readers for the iOS.
- One of the largest ebook sources on the iOS
- Get recommendations, Discover new books
- Create wish lists, Barcode scanner, Share with others
- Join book clubs, Attend literary events, Explore popular book lists
- Rate and review books, Participate in reading challenges
The Epic! app is designed for kids 12 and under, as it offers unlimited access to over 15,000 children’s books. The app has two versions: one for kids and one for educators. The app is free for schools, libraries and teachers. It encourages students to read with badges and rewards. It also allows teachers to assign books and track individual reading progress. For kids and parents, there’s a monthly fee for access to the vast library, but it supports up to 4 separate profiles. There’s also audiobooks, recommendations, online and offline ready, a free trial month, detailed reading logs and much more.
- Designed for kids 12 and under with over 15,000 children’s books
- Free for schools, libraries and teachers
- Parents will have to pay for the app, Free trial month
- Reading logs, Badges and rewards
- Assign books to read, Recommendations