How to install Cool Reader 3 on ubuntu 13.04

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Cool Reader is an e-book viewer.Understands a number of text document formats.Fully customizable palette, text reformatting with any font size, font antialiasing, extra smooth scrolling and a lot of other features turn reading into a pleasure.Read Aloud function saves your eyes.


Opens books from .txt, .doc, .html, .fb2 or .rtf formats with automatic codepage (cp866,cp1251,KOI-8r,latin-1,unicode,utf-8) and format recognition (headers, paragraphs, etc...)
Supports RAR, ZIP, HA, ARJ, LHA archieves
Shows text as continuous Scroll or as Book.
Fully customizable colors, background images, text blending modes, and other ergonomic parameters.
Font antialiasing using a few different methods.
Fullscreen or windowed view mode.
TTS (Read Aloud) using SpeechAPI 4.0 and 5.1
Pronounsation dictionaries
Dictionary editor
Table of Contents
Text search
Mouse selection and Copy function
Export of formatted text to HTML or RTF
Stores history of opened books, their last positions and bookmarks.
Extra-smooth, customizable scrolling.
Multilingual interface

Install Cool Reader 3 on ubuntu 13.04

Open the terminal and run the following comamnds

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:vovansrnd/coolreader
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install cr3



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5 Responses

  1. cmcanulty says:

    also works for me in .mobi format, nice

  2. Dan Jones says:

    Why would I want an eBook reader that didn’t support epub?

  3. b. cause says:

    The Android version supports epub, it would be a surprise if the x86/64 version didn’t.

  4. cmcanulty says:

    it opens both epub and mobi which obviously should be listed in the items it opens in article. I almost didn’t install it then did and found it does kindle and epub fine very wierd description

  5. dont says:

    don’t get it why it’s not in Debian repositories yet.

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