EPUB, short for electronic publication, also called as ePub is a free and open e-book standard by the International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF) and the files have the extension .epub. Recently we had covered the free ePub Readers for Windows. If you have an Android smartphone or a tablet, you can read hundreds of eBooks available online using these ePub readers. In this article we will cover the best ePub readers available for Android phone and tablet which are free of cost.
1. Aldiko Book Reader:
Using this app, you can read and download thousands of eBooks right on your Android phone or tablet. It is the leading eBook application for the Android platform and supports EPUB, PDF formats as well as Adobe DRM encrypted eBooks. It provides you with fully-customizable reading experience: adjust font size, font type, font and background colors, margin, alignment, line spacing as well as brightness to best suit your preference.
2. Moon+ Reader:
It is one of the ebook reader with rich features. It has powerful controls & full functions. You can read thousands of ebooks for free, supports online ebook libraries. It supports txt, html, epub, umd, fb2, chm, zip or OPDS. It comes with 10+ themes embedded, includes Day & Night mode switcher.
3. ePub Reader for Android:
This app manages the .epub files you imported from SD card or downloaded from web sites, and let you read them by flipping as books, or by browsing as web pages. This software is not bound to any book store or online library. In addition, it provides you some web-site links to download DRM-free ePub files. The software is a lite reader for ePub format. It only takes 400KB in your phone, and can run smoothly on low-end Android phones.
4. Cool Reader:
Yet another free eBook reader for Android which supports epub (non-DRM), fb2, doc, txt, rtf, html, chm, tcr, pdb, prc, mobi (non-DRM), pml formats.
FBReader (FBReaderJ) is an e-book reader which supports epub, rtf, fb2(.zip), mobi, and plain text file formats. FBReader is fast, highly customizable and can use external TrueType/OpenType fonts. It Includes a browser/downloader for network e-book catalogs/stores. Alternatively you can download books manually and put them into /sdcard/Books catalog on your device.
6. Kobo eBooks:
With Kobo, reading on your Android Smartphone or Tablet couldn’t be easier. You can download the FREE eBooks app and start browsing millions of free and affordable books from the palm of your hand. Find everything from the hottest new releases to popular classics.
7. PagePlace Reader:
You can use your PagePlace Reader to view previously purchased e-publications, and also use it to open and view your own documents and eBooks in EPUB or PDF format.
8. Bluefire Reader:
Bluefire Reader supports Adobe eBook DRM because it’s become an industry standard across a wide variety of booksellers and public libraries. Adobe DRM allows you to transfer books that you’ve purchased from many different booksellers between your reading devices and personal computers. And with Bluefire Reader, you can even read eBooks you have already purchased from a variety of popular eBook stores as well as most other PDF and ePub files.
I would recommend Aldiko
It also is a charm reading PDFs with Aldiko
Only that some extra features like Page Remembrance and all don’t work for file that are not imported
Also, takes a hell lot of Battery, I don’t know why
Yes, Aldiko is one of the best and also the most popular one for Android.
Try Infinity Reader from Google Play https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imeonsoft.infinity
The reader supports audio, video, scripts and all EPUB3 features. The reader comes with a free book, which contains youtube video.
You can download a lot of free books from the reader.