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Siddhartha Das

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A focused eBook reader

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

Manage your library by tagging and updating metadata on books, to quickly find books using metadata searching and tag based filtering.

This version supports EPUB, MOBI, PRC, PDF and Comics (CBR and CBZ) formats with support for more formats to follow soon.

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What's New:

1.1.0 – Sep 30, 2018

This release has some new features, fixes and includes new translations:

New Features:

  • Right click a selected word and look up its meaning using a online dictionary
  • Added a preference option to customize highlight colour


  • Prevent Bookworm from opening links like http, ftp etc and use the default browser to open the same
  • Fixed an issue where the lines overlapped for the first couple of pages in the book
  • Use of GResource to speed up loading of icons, scripts, etc.
  • Some minor CSS compatibility with Juno
1.0.0 – Feb 11, 2018

Right to Left Reading

  • Support for Right to Left Reading
  • A shiny new icon and new cover images
  • Better support for EPUB Table of Contents
0.9.5 – Dec 10, 2017

Annotations and Two Page Views

0.9 – Jul 23, 2017

Support mobi format and UX improvements

0.8 – Jun 18, 2017

UX improvements for List View and other preference customizations

0.7 – May 20, 2017

Comics Support and UX improvements

0.6 – May 15, 2017

PDF Support and UX improvements

0.5 – Apr 25, 2017

Initial release with support for EPUB format