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Best e-reader for windows

Post by carapau » Thu Mar 15, 2018 5:20 pm

I'm kinda new to this e-reading busing and I was wondering which (freeware) software is best for reading e-books on my windows 8 pc. Currently I'm using sumatra pdf which is very light and simple but doesn't have many features. What do you guys recommend?

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Re: Best e-reader for windows

Post by sniksnak » Thu Mar 15, 2018 5:30 pm

On my PC I have a Kindle for PC simply because I've had an Amazon account since they went online. I love my Kindle - bought the very first one they had out. I currently use the Kindle Paperwhite as my reader. I convert epub files to Kindle's files in Calbre and then transfer them to the Kindle.
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Re: Best e-reader for windows

Post by carapau » Thu Mar 15, 2018 5:40 pm

Yeah, I also want to buy one but they aren't cheap :( Although I figure it must be well worth it. Reading ebooks on a laptop or desktop is alot more demanding for our eyesight and not as pratical.

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Post by sniksnak » Thu Mar 15, 2018 5:49 pm

One of the very elderly ladies in my church's book club bought a used one on Amazon (from an Amazon seller) for less than $40. However, as I said you don't have to have a Kindle to use the Kindle PC reader that I provided the link for. You just convert the epub files to mobi in order to read them. That's why I love Calibre so - it keeps all those files in one place on your computer for you. :)
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Re: Best e-reader for windows

Post by carapau » Thu Mar 15, 2018 6:21 pm

Yes, I'll look into it. Thanks for the advice. Also thanks a lot for "Once Pined" by Blake Pierce. I was looking for that for ages and couldn't find it for free anywhere. Now I can keep reading the series in order :D

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Post by sniksnak » Thu Mar 15, 2018 6:26 pm

You're welcome. Just holler if you need any assistance regarding the PC reader or Calibre should you decide to download them.

Glad to share my Pierce book. I love his books. :)
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