ePub stands for Electronic Publishing and is a standard eBook format used by all eBook readers. The files of ePub end up with an extension .epub. There are many tools online that allow users to read ePub formats. Among various tools, the below mentioned ePub readers demand a little more knowledge from the user’s point of view.
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ePub reader Firefox add-on: It is indeed faster than the desktop software and displays better graphics than the normal book worm online service. It is an easy to reach add on for Firefox that enables any ePub format to open directly. The manner in which an ePub file is usually opened is similar to that of a PDF file opened by the Firefox browser. Hit the download link of any ePub eBook and select open but if the ePub is already downloaded then it could be opened by a Firefox browser. The interface used by it is tailor-made, enables to change background colors and navigation buttons located at the bottom help in changing the font.
Mobi pocket reader: It is not only a well promoted and enhanced ePub reader but also a professional organizer which imports books on PDF,ePub and other formats and organizes them fast. The formatting of Mobi Pocket is much better than the remaining tools which is characterised by the presence of an option called ‘Zoom into‘ and possess a search engine on top right side which saves time. It is easy to operate and it is done by just double clicking a book and reading it.
Stanza: It is a desktop ePub reader that is simple to operate and is used to save conversations and bookmarks. This enables the user to convert .epub format into a number of different document formats including pdf and doc formats. The important fact related to this ePub reader is that it is compared with book worm online service with respect to formatting and it is not as worth as ePub reader add-on for Firefox.
Book worm: It is a part of O’Reilly media and considered to be an online service which aims to be the leading platform for ePub eBook readers. It consists of just three steps that involves creation of an account, uploading an ePub eBook or magazine and finally reading it. The basic advantage of this online service is that the user can read eBook online irrespective of his location and the device used by him.
FB Reader and Free crop tools can also be referred by the users as per their requirement.
Besides the features and advantages of the ePub readers as cited above, the final selection of any reader is solely depended on user’s decisions and interpretations.