FBReader 2.8.1 for Android

June 27, 2017

This major update of both free and Premium versions brings a number of improvements:

  • New set of default text styles. Some old formatting issues (e.g., for poems in fb2) have gone. CSS support improved too.
  • New default library view (in Premium Edition) shows cover thumbnails only. You can select old look if you want.
  • New Google authentication dialogue for synchronisation and network library access.
  • Automatic book format detection. File extension does not matter anymore, except for *.txt and *.html files. (Some issues with MS Word documents were introduced in 2.8 and fixed in 2.8.1.)
  • Updated Polish and Portuguese localisations.
  • Free version adds billing permission, for future book purchasing. There are no in-app purchases implemented in the current version.
  • In celebration of the release, FBReader Premium is 30% off until the end of 2nd July (Greenwich time).

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Material design FBReader and plugins

December 21, 2015

This is the biggest update since 2.0 release. FBReader 2.6 for Android completes transition to material design. We preserved the FBReader rendering engine and other features, but changed the look and feel of controls, dialogs, and other UI elements.

The reading mode menu is now split to left (“book”) and right (“main”) menus. This feature is configurable, user can move items between book and main menus.

Other major changes:

  • Custom shelves synchronisation
  • Fast scroll and alphabetic index in the bookshelf (swipe finger along the right edge of the list)
  • New page numbering algorithm and page numbers in the table of contents
  • Editable authors and tags in the book dialog
  • Simple widgets

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FBReader 2.4/2.4.2 for Android

April 25, 2015

This is major update that improves footnotes and bookmarks features.

  • Popups for footnotes
  • Editable bookmarks (a.k.a. notes)
  • Bookmarks synchronisation via the Book Network
  • New interface elements are implemented using SuperToasts library
  • Updated Czech, Dutch and German localisations
  • Version 2.4.2 is a bugfix for 2.4, fixes possible crash during DB update

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Release 2.2 for Android

December 31, 2014
  • Progress indicator in network/library library for Android 5 devices
  • Thumbnail library view plugin compatibility (the plugin will be released in a days)
  • New introduction text is now shown for all languages (but is not translated to all languages yet)

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