While some are still buying dedicated eReader devices, many readers moved to smartphones and tablets. But with countless publishers, bookstores and magazines that offer digital versions of their products and a wide range of applications and devices that support a variety of digital formats, can be confusing to find the right combination and the application that less tire your eyes. We choose so the best reading applications to not overdo your sight and help in the transition from paper books to digital books.
iBooks provides to owners of iPhones and iPads a store and reader of ebooks (read more). iBooks offers multiple views of reading, customizable fonts, colors and other options. The books can be purchased through the iBooks store, or imported through iTunes. iCloud resources also synchronize your collections, bookmarks, annotations and last page read across all your iDispositivos.
Google Play Books
Integration with the Google store Play allows you to easily make purchases of books, mainly on Android devices. Read customizations allow you to adjust the font, font size, and line space, while the night reading option relieves the brightness to dark places. Text highlighting, dictionary, map search, and resources required synchronization keep your position in reading between your different devices, are just some of the features so attractive in this application.
Amazon’s Kindle is cross-platform, in addition to being a store, reader, and Library Manager. More than a million titles are available in the Kindle store, from the latest best sellers for free classics. A custom view allows you to set the font size, brightness and other settings, in addition to being able to change the color of the black paper, relieving the brightness on the eyes. The Kindle syncs your last pages read, bookmarks, highlights and notes between different devices and platforms. You can still pay the Amazon Prime and get unlimited access to Kindle books.
The Nook application, is a very strong competitor to the Kindle reading application for smartphones. With a selection of more than 4 million ebooks, magazines, comics and other free and paid publications, just make this application more attractive, while customizable settings such as fonts, margins, line breaks and night mode gives you several options for customization. Through your account synchronization Nook allows you to save your notes, last page read, and other settings between devices, with options to sort your collection.
Although Amazon is proud of its unlimited program, she was not the first to offer a program of unlimited access to books. Scribd debuted a program unlimited access to books in October 2013, which was compared to a “Netflix for books”. Scribd offers a library of over 500,000 books from more than 90 + publishers across a variety of genres. The application has a customizable display, as well as editorial curated collections, personalized recommendations based on your history of reading, and the ability to download books for offline reading. Is an application for reading books too good, even getting paid.
Although not as well known, the Kobo is a very popular reading application in some countries. Featuring millions of ebooks and publications, Kobo gives you access to the contents of your online store, at the same time, allowing you to import your own content. The application supports various formats such as epub, PDF, CBZ and CBR. Customization of text and brightness enable has an app for reading without tiring the views, comfortable, and the app synchronizes data and information across devices and platforms. Kobo is particularly interested in social options, such as linking to Facebook and comments.
Configuring Your Smartphone or Tablet to A More Comfortable Reading
For an application of reading does not tire your views, you should always choose to decrease the brightness of the screen of the device, increase the font size, increase the spacing between lines and darken the screen. Preferably, you should change the color of the “paper” digital for black or darker shades. The lower the brightness, the better it will be for your sight. Enjoy a little of each application, because they all offer different titles for free, which will give you a lot of reading for a long time.
Which application for reading do you use? How to configure the application to not tiring your eyes?