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ePub Reader for Windows

By HAN Software Free to try Editors' Rating

Editors' Review

Download.com Staff Apr 16, 2014

ePub Reader for Windows can open any ePub file you have on your computer, and it provides an adjustable window for you to view the document. With this app, you don't have to have a special device for reading these types of files and publications.

Pros

Quick conversions: In addition to opening and displaying ePub files, this app also gives you the ability to convert them to PDF or JPG format. This is handy, especially if you want to send the file in an email or download it to another device.

Nice interface:The main window for this app displays all controls you need to access the program's main features. Buttons are clearly labeled, and when you open a file, navigation tools appear in the left-hand column, while the content of each page shows up in a larger window on the right. You can also adjust the size of this window to display the pages however you prefer.

Cons

Document navigation: It would be nice if the controls for paging through the document, itself, were a little smoother. The only real options are to click on each page separately on the left-hand column when you want to change what's displayed or to use the mouse scroll button. The scroll button can be a little too sensitive, though, and cause the display to jump back several pages at once.

Bottom Line

Overall, this app is functional, but doesn't feel much like reading a book. It's also not free. You can try it out for 15 days, but to continue using it beyond that period, you'll have to purchase a license for $29.95.

Editors' note: This is a review of the trial version of ePub Reader for Windows 5.2

Full Specifications

What's new in version 5.3

Version 5.3 fixes the issue of 'is not a valid date and time'.

General

Release May 10, 2016
Date Added October 14, 2014
Version 5.3

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Windows 10, Windows 2003, Windows Vista, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows 8, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows XP
Additional Requirements None

Popularity

Total Downloads 779,594
Downloads Last Week 23
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Developer's Description

ePub Reader for Windows is a windows utility that view or convert epub e-books. With ePub Reader for Windows users can read epub e-books and convert epub file to a single pdf document more easily. EPUB (short for electronic publication; alternatively capitalized as ePub, ePUB, EPub, or epub, with "EPUB" preferred by the vendor) is a free and open e-book standard by the International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF). Files have the extension .epub. EPUB is designed for reflowable content, meaning that an EPUB reader can optimize text for a particular display device. EPUB also supports fixed-layout content. The format is intended as a single format that publishers and conversion houses can use in-house, as well as for distribution and sale. It supersedes the Open e-book standard. Features: Epub reader in windows OS; Support for epub to pdf conversion; Support for Windows 2000, 2003, XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10; Advanced interface; Support for English, French, German, Chinese, Japanese.