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EBook reading is becoming more and more popular due to its conenience and better management when users have too many books. Finding the best PDF eBook reader can be very difficult, especially when one does not know the format and system compatibility. This article will look at the best five PDF eBook readers that every book fan should have.

1. PDFelement

PDFelement is a great eBook and PDF reader that every avid reader should go for. The real beauty is that it comes with a variety of viewing modes and options to zoom in and out when reading eBooks.

This is an user-friendly and feature enriched program that enables users to read and edit almost all elements of eBooks and PDFs. It also has a package that gives room for creation and editing of PDF documents. Users with wondershare PDFelement are also able to sign their eBook PDF documents with personalized signatures and can also convert their eBoks from PDFs to other formats.

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  • Convert PDF to EPUB, Word, Excel, HTML, Image etc.
  • Can adjust the font, change the images, reorganize the pages and update the watermark
  • Optimize PDF files for easy reading
  • Merge multiple files into a single PDF
  • Add password and permission to secure the documents
  • OCR feature enable users to work with scanned PDF and image PDF in different languages

2. Aldiko Book Reader

This is a PDF eBook reader that allow android users to download and read thousands of books right on your phone. Users can browser extensive catalogs of eBooks anywhere and any time. Most of this eBooks are free and can be downloaded from within the app. A comfortable and customized reading experience in terms of font, background color and margin is also guaranteed when one is using Aldiko Book reader.

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  • Enables users to download and read books on their cell phone
  • Thousands of books can be downloaded from different sources most of which are free
  • Can save a lot of money as well as reduce paper around you


  • Some eBooks may not open especially those that are not free as it supports EPUB, PDF, and Adobe DRM

3. IBooks

This is Apple’s default eBook reader for Mac OS X and also available for the iPad and iPhone. This PDF eBook reader is free and user-friendly. Users can buy the books directly from within the application. Its interface is a modern bookshelf where your books are neatly arranged. In the page layout, the users can control how bright or dim the page is as well as the font size of your choice. The user can also choose the theme and at night mode, the page turns black and the words are white so as to ease the reading.

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Page flipping is also done by swiping your finger thus giving a simulation of the actual book. The bookmarks are also available so as to mark the page you left off and when you close the book then reopen it; it automatically opens the bookmarked page.


  • User-friendly and lovely interface
  • Allows buying of books directly within the app


  • Apple default and may not be compatible with some other operating systems

4. Kindle

Kindle PDF eBook reader enables the users to open and read a range of different file formats from a windows machine and some other operating systems. The interface is very appealing and ones you open the up you are presented with the books which you have stored in the cloud or on your device. With a simple click, you are able to get back to your lastly viewed page and there is less distraction caused by the icons to flip pages. Users are also able to make the bookmark and return to the library.

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  • Excellent interface
  • Bookmarks available
  • Easy to read books stored in the cloud or the device


  • To enjoy using Kindle one has to be an Amazon customer
  • Accessing books that are not bought via Kindle requires a workaround

5. Google Play Books

It is a free eBook reader and also compatible with android, IOS and web apps. For one to sign in the account, all they need is a Google account. When the user first signs in, they are entitled to three free books. In the settings, the user is able to choose between day and night, the font, the text size, and the line height. The user is also able to see the progress as they read as well as the number of pages that the book has. Google play books support the EPUB and PDF formats.

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  • Offers a choice of flowing text and scanned pages
  • Optional 3D page turns and common other features
  • Receive three free books when signed in


  • Users need to have a Google account to sign into the app

Basically, all these PDF eBook reader apps are the very good as they are well designed for reading eBooks. A lot of people will simply use eBook and PDF reader apps simply because they came loaded with their phones but for those who want to make their own choice then they can consider the five for a better reading experience.

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Published: Dec 07,2017 14:09 pm / Updated: Dec 12,2017 16:33 pm

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