January 01, 2018

Great discounts for both FBReader Premium (Android) and FBReader Full Edition (iOS) until midnight 8th January 2018.

Happy New Year!

December 20, 2017

The bugfix update is available on the App Store.

  • Fixed color picked crash on devices with iOS 11.2
  • The toolbar does not overlap long footnote text

November 29, 2017
  • Full compatibility with Android 8 and Android Go.
  • Adaptive launcher icon for devices with Android 8. Phones and tablets with Android 7 and lower continue to use old icon.
  • Fixed progress indicator renedring on high-density screens.
  • Minor fixes.

Updated 30 November 2017: version 2.8.7 fixes launcher icon on Android 7.1.

November 23, 2017

This release makes page turning more configurable. You can

  • Use volume buttons for turning. The option is switched off by default, open “Page turning” section in the settings dialog to enable.
  • Select arbitrary screen zones to tap for page turning. Use “Screen” →“Tap zones” settings section to configure.

Page turning sectionTap zonesTap zones

October 06, 2017

The update is uploaded to the App Store. Main changes:

  • New options: text alignment, hyphenations, position indicator colours
  • Dark (night) theme for alert dialogues
  • Fixed undo menu behaviour
  • Minor fixes in text formatting
  • iPhone X compatibility

Two columnsLibrary view

September 29, 2017

This release fixes performance issues on high-end devices, e.g. Google Pixel.

  • Fixed background rendering for high-resolution screens
  • Added new background “Paper”, taken from the iOS version. This background is now default in Premium version. All built-in backgrounds, including “Sepia” (default for the free version), and “Sand” (old default for the Premium), are available to select in “Colours & Wallpapers” section of the Settings dialogue
  • Premium version only: Radaee PDF library updated to version 3.14 (from 3.9)
  • Fixed minor formatting issues
  • Updated Belarusian localisation (by Zmicer Turok)
  • Updated Czech localisation (by Marek Pavelka)

September 22, 2017

The last release of the plugin. We will not update it anymore. All new bookshelf features will only be added to FBReader Premium.

Upcoming FBReader 3.0 will not support this plugin.

  • The plugin starts FBReader Premium if the premium is installed, and the free version is not installed
  • Clear error message if the bookshelf cannot connect to FBReader in background

September 15, 2017

Minor update for both free and premium apps in on its way to the Google Play.

  • Fixed issue with upgrade from versions older than 2.7
  • Fixed double tap processing in reading mode
  • Fixed text style logic for MOBI files with embedded CSS
  • The free version only: added YoWindow menu item. YoWindow is a sophisticated weather widget for your device. You can enable/disable menu items in Settings → Menu → Menu items

September 07, 2017

FBReader for iOS is finally available on the App Store. This first release does not support all the Android version features. On the other hand, some features are improved in comparison to FBReader for Android.

FBReader for iOS page on this site.

FBReader features table: iOS and Android.

July 14, 2017

What's new:

  • More settings
  • Better footnotes support
  • Better file format detector
  • New library views: by author, by series, etc.
  • Access to FBReader Book Network: upload your books via https://books.fbreader.org/. Google account is required to use this feature.

What's missing:

  • Upload books to the book network
  • Position/bookmarks synchronisation
  • There is a number of known bugs we'll fix before the release

What's limited:

  • Library size is limited to 10 books. The limitation will be removable for a payment in the release version.
  • Online translator integration will be available in the release version for (the same) payment.

Join beta testing