E-book and comic readers: Calibre, fbreader, and more.
An e-reader is a mobile device that is designed primarily for the purpose of reading digital e-books. You may consider to purchase an e-book reader with e-ink screen. E-ink is far better for reading than any traditional screen. Popular e-readers include Amazon’s Kindle, Sony Reader, and Barnes and Noble’s Nook.
If you want to read on your computer, you have many options:
fbreader is a popular multi-platform ebook reader. It supports popular e-book formats like ePub, fb2, mobi, html, plain text, and a lot of other formats.
Best free ebook readers: Kindle for PC, Freda (a free program for reading ebooks on Windows and Android. It integrates with Project Gutenberg and Smashwords), and Sumatra PDF. Sumatra PDF is a free PDF, eBook (ePub, Mobi), and Comic Book (CBZ and CBR) reader for Windows.
There are many eBook formats out there, such as, TXT, PDF, MOBI, EPUB, etc. Different eBook readers support different file formats. But how do you convert from one format to another? Calibre is a free and open source e-book library management application! It can convert a wide variety of formats.
A comic book is a magazine that contains stories that are told through graphic drawings and dialogues. They come in different file types, such as .PDF, .CBZ, and .CBR. How do you read them? MComix is specifically designed to handle comic books (both Western comics and manga) and supports a variety of container formats (including CBR, CBZ, CB7, CBT, LHA and PDF). YACReader is another comic reader. It supports all of the common file types and archives. Simple Comic is the most intuitive comic reader on the Mac. CDisplay Ex is a light, efficient and Free CBR Reader, and it is also the most popular comic book reader.
Comic book readers for mobile devices: Astonishing Comic Reader is a next-gen comic reader full of stunning features! iComix is a free comic reader on iOS.