15 August 2007

Free Symbian text and e-book readers for S60 and UIQ

The most requesting Symbian software for S60 and UIQ devices is text and e-book readers. Obviously we want there readers for free. Let's look what we can get here. There are two options here: Mobipocket and QReader.
Mobipocket is an ebook reader. So it has page-by-page formatting option. The other features are bookmarks, highlights, annotations. It supports Open-eBook and XML/HTML/CSS format. Also it shows embedded BMP and GIF images in e-book.
QReader is a text reader. It supports wide range of formats like Plain text (.txt), Palm DOC (.prc and .pdb), TCR, FB2 and UMD files. Moreover it supports screen rotation (90, 180 and 270 degrees). Also great features are autoscrolling and text formating. You can select colors of text and background. There is available wide range of e-books for QReader. You can download some of them from these sources:
Project Gutenberg

Baen Free Library

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