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Droid Comic Viewer: A Good .cbr Comic Book Reader for Android CodeUnit 18 NOV 2011

An good little .cbr comic book archive reader for Android devices is Droid Comic Viewer (previously known as Android Comic Viewer), a free and full featured mobile comic book reader from the good folks over at Robot Comics.

It has all the normal stuff (as well as a few nice touchscreen niceties) that you would expect from a comic book reader, including:

  • Opens CBZ/ZIP, ACV, CBR/RAR, JPEG, PNG and BMP files
  • Left-to-right or right-to-left (manga) reading direction
  • Use the touch screen and trackball to zoom, scroll and navigate
  • 19 custom controls with 18 possible actions
  • Various screen transition and image scaling modes
  • Auto-bookmarking
  • Next and previous page cache: read comics without load interruptions
  • Multi-language: English, French, German,Italian, Polish, Portuguese and Spanish

It can easily be added to your Android device by a simple search and install on the term “Droid Comic Viewer” via the Android Market.

Nifty.

Related Link: http://www.robotcomics.net/android-comic-viewer/

Comix: A Good .cbr Comic Book Reader for Ubuntu Comic Books | Software & Sites 01 AUG 2011

An good little .cbr comic book archive reader for Ubuntu (or for any other Linux distro at that) is Comix, a lightweight and free image archive viewer by Pontus Ekberg, a computer science student from Sweden.

It has all the normal stuff (as well as a ton more) that you would expect from a comic book reader, including:

  • Fullscreen mode.
  • Double page mode.
  • Fit image to window width, height or both.
  • Rotation and mirroring.
  • Magnifying glass.
  • Image enhancements.
  • Both left-to-right and right-to-left reading modes.
  • Bookmarks support.
  • Archive comments support.
  • Archive editor.
  • Comic book library.
  • Reads most common image formats.
  • Reads ZIP and tar archives natively, and RAR archives through the unrar program.
  • Runs on Linux, *BSD and virtually any other UNIX-like OS.

It is easily added to your Ubuntu installation by a simple search and install on the term “comix” via your Ubuntu Software Center.

Nifty.

Related Link: http://comix.sourceforge.net/