With hard-cover books now going out of fashion, it is thought that people have stopped reading books altogether. However, this is hardly the case. Most people have now simply switched to reading books on their phones and technical gadgets as you can carry a large number of books with you on these devices. With a hard-cover book, you would always have to worry about the state of the pages and how many you can take with you when traveling. However, with e-book versions of all books now available, you can take your entire collection with you wherever you go. One thing that is a must with e-books though is the select of a solid book reader app. Aldiko Book Reader is a fantastic Android app which has all the tools available to make your reading experience as magical as possible.
Aldiko Book Reader is a very simple app and offers a very easy-on-the-eye interface. When you will open the app after installation, it would take you to a very clean homepage with a tabbed interface. You can browse between your recent reads, your book collection your recently added books from the home page. You can also make your way to the online library of 'Feedbooks' in order to purchase books online. You get the option of picking books from the 'Best Sellers', 'New Releases', 'Recommended Readings', 'Fiction', 'Non-Fiction' and 'Public domain' categories. This is great as you can easily find your way to the kind of book you want to read straight away. The free books can be found in the Public domain category where you can find the juggernauts of the fiction genre like Pride and Prejudice and Arthur Conan Doyle's 'Sherlock Holmes'.
The book reader app has a fantastic reading experience as well. The app offers a number of features while reading so as to cater to your every need. You can move between pages with ease and can jump to the table of contents if needed as well in order to identify the chapters you want to read. You can also add your own notes within the text as and when needed while you can highlight certain sections as well for future reference. There is also the option of adding bookmarks so that you can easily come back to a certain page whenever needed. There is also the option of changing the background color as well as the text color when reading books. The options are white background with black text color and a black background with white text color. It all depends on your preference, the lighting arrangement and whatever feels comfortable to you. The app also lets you decide the font size, the margins of the page, the orientation of the display and the overall brightness. There is also an audio feature available though you can only avail it if you are a Premium user of Aldiko Book Reader.
The app has a great organizing feature and you can organize your collection by authors and tags as a result. This is a great feature for people with a huge collection as they can then arrange their collections as per genre or author so that they can easily access the book they want to read as per their mood.
- Simple and easy on the eye interface
- Easy to organize your book collection
- Great 'Feedbooks' store built-in to find, buy and read new books
- Fine control over the reading experience
Aldiko Book Reader is a fantastic app and a godsend for people who want to read books over their Android gadgets. With great features that provide control over the entire reading experience and a wonderful built-in store to find and access new books as and when needed, Aldiko Book Reader offers everything you need to have in a book reader app!