Open Comic Reader

Open Comic Reader


Want to read comic books or mangas on your android tablet? Give Open Comic Reader a try. It’s a new open source project built around the goal of creating a great comic reading experience without the lag, the cost nor the Ads.

Thanks to github, you are able to communicate back with the developer with bugs that you may find and even request new features that you think would make Open Comic Reader 10x better. Or give some of your time to contribute code to the project.

Project Homepage : https://github.com/sketchpunk/opencomicreader
Submit Bugs/Requests : https://github.com/sketchpunk/opencomicreader/issues

FEATURES
* NO ADs... EVER.
* Bar minimum permissions
* Opens ZIP/CBZ, RAR/CBR and Image Folders.
* Save reading progress and resume last read page
* Page preloading
* Choose to read from Left -> Right or Right -> Left
* Side taps on the screen to progress through the pages
* Comic library with grid of covers that can be customized
* Pinch to zoom comic pages (one finger zoom, tap and hold to activate)
* Double tap to zoom in, do it again to reset.
* Two folders can be selected to sync comics from
* Tap the left or Right side of a page for next/prev, Or Swipe from edge
* Library Filtering
* Group issues by Series, can even edit series
* ComicRack Meta Data support for Folders and Zip/Cbz

Recent changes:
CHANGE LOG : 0.3.1 beta
- Lots of bug fixes.
- Can disable panning in settings (Great feature for phones, not so much tablets).
- Can use volume buttons to move between pages.
- Page sorting has been improved
- When tapping next on the last page will load the next comic (big request for this)
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Free
77
3.9
User ratings
1096
Installs
50,000+
Concerns
0
File size
848 kb
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About Open Comic Reader
Want to read comic books or mangas on your android tablet? Give Open Comic Reader a try. It’s a new open source project built around the goal of creating a great comic reading experience without the lag, the cost nor the Ads.

Thanks to github, you are able to communicate back with the developer with bugs that you may find and even request new features that you think would make Open Comic Reader 10x better. Or give some of your time to contribute code to the project.

Project Homepage : https://github.com/sketchpunk/opencomicreader
Submit Bugs/Requests : https://github.com/sketchpunk/opencomicreader/issues

FEATURES
* NO ADs... EVER.
* Bar minimum permissions
* Opens ZIP/CBZ, RAR/CBR and Image Folders.
* Save reading progress and resume last read page
* Page preloading
* Choose to read from Left -> Right or Right -> Left
* Side taps on the screen to progress through the pages
* Comic library with grid of covers that can be customized
* Pinch to zoom comic pages (one finger zoom, tap and hold to activate)
* Double tap to zoom in, do it again to reset.
* Two folders can be selected to sync comics from
* Tap the left or Right side of a page for next/prev, Or Swipe from edge
* Library Filtering
* Group issues by Series, can even edit series
* ComicRack Meta Data support for Folders and Zip/Cbz

Recent changes:
CHANGE LOG : 0.3.1 beta
- Lots of bug fixes.
- Can disable panning in settings (Great feature for phones, not so much tablets).
- Can use volume buttons to move between pages.
- Page sorting has been improved
- When tapping next on the last page will load the next comic (big request for this)

Android Market Comments
A Google User
Jun 22, 2015
VERY dissatisfied with the app!!!!!!!
A Google User
Jun 15, 2015
Could've been perfect It was very hard to turn the page via swiping. Although, the volume button navigation is nice, I still would've liked swipe navigation.
A Google User
Jun 8, 2015
Good basic comic reader No ads, no frills. I find the comic selection to be clunky and sometimes working the ui while reading can be awkward, but overall it works well.
A Google User
Jun 7, 2015
Awesome I really like the fact that it's free and opensource.
A Google User
May 28, 2015
I didn't like the fact that this app doesn't save the last page that was read, and you have to go through the whole comic. The changing of pages also sucked, the app didn't respond sometimes.
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