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BookBrowser is a web browser e-book browser created by geek1011 of MobileRead. The latest version also includes a web based eBook reader for ePub and PDF files.


[edit] Overview

To use this program you place the download directly in the folder containing your ePub and PDF files and then start it from there. This program runs a server on your local machine. To access it, run the binary, then use your browser to go to this address: http://localhost:8090/books/ or The contents of the folder will appear.

[edit] Features

  • Multiple book format support
    • ePub
    • PDF
  • List view
  • Advanced search
    • Search any combination of fields
    • View all information in the results
  • Search
  • Responsive web interface
  • Browse by:
    • Author
    • Series (from Calibre metadata)
  • Sort by:
    • Last added
    • Alphabetically
    • Series
  • Web based reader
    • Custom fonts, colors, sizing, spacing
    • Remembers your position
    • Search
  • Easy-to-use
  • Fast
  • No extra dependencies

[edit] Platforms

  • The web interface works on IE 9+, Edge, Firefox 3+, Chrome, Safari 5.1+, Opera 17+, and Android browser 4.4+, and the Kobo Web Browser.
  • The web-based reader works on IE 10+, Edge, Firefox 28+, Chrome 21+, Safari 9+, Opera 17+, and Android browser 4.4+.
  • The list view and advanced search works on IE 10+, Edge, Firefox 3+, Chrome, Safari 5.1+, Opera 17+, and Android browser 4.4+.

[edit] Command line options

  • -addr string - The address to bind to. (default ":8090")
  • -bookdir string - The directory to get books from. This directory must exist. (default ".")
  • -tempdir string - The directory to use for storing temporary files such as book cover thumbnails. This directory is create on start and deleted on exit. (default "/tmp/bookbrowser#######")

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