20 Oct 2009

Applications for Manga and Comic Readers






I have review of several applications for manga or comic readers. I hope this review can help you to read the manga or comic becomes easier and convenient. Here I will review three applications : Quivi, Manga Reader,ComicRack

1. Quivi

Quivi is an image viewer (specialized for comic/manga reading) which supports many file formats and compressed (zip, rar) files. It is aimed for fast & easy file browsing with keyboard or

mouse. Quivi also available in many language (English, Portuguese, Spanish, Polish).
Click here to download Quivi



Features :
  • Supports many image formats (JPG, GIF, PNG, PSD, BMP, etc.)
  • zip (& cbz) file support
  • rar (& cbr) file support
  • Opens compressed files inside compressed files (e.g. zip inside zip)
  • Easy browsing with keyboard and/or mouse. Shortcuts fully customizable.
  • Thumbnail view
  • Favorite folders
  • Least-privileged user account support (& multi-user)
  • Portable mode (use it on your USB drive)
  • High-quality zooming and adjusting to screen
  • Prefetches next image to speed up
  • Set as wallpaper dialog where you can re size and adjust any image to use as wallpaper. Don't worry anymore with the wallpaper resolutions and ratios, just download the biggest one and use Quivi to set it the way you want!
  • Unicode support
  • Open source, uses the MIT License
2. Manga Reader


Manga reader is an application designed specifically for the manga readers. This application has the advantage in terms of various features that can be used.
Click here to download Manga Reader


Feature :

    * Online Manga Explorer
    * Manual Page Flip
    * Interactive Zoom
    * Zoomed Planning
    * Settings Window
    * Display Mode
    * Page Flip Direction
    * In Page FlowRemember Manga





3. ComicRack

ComicRack is eComic reader and manager. It is an all-in-one solution to read and manage your eComic library. It is actively maintained, has a strong user base and is FREE.

As a reader ComicRack supports all the state of the art features you can expect: different display modes, full screen, information overlays, magnifier, color adjustments, automatic backcolor matching and a multi tab interface to quickly switch between eComics.

As a manager you can browse and search your eComics in the library, create folders and lists to organize them. You can customize the lists to show just the information you need and use advanced tools to tag and edit the information for your eComics. Or create Smart lists to display dynamic lists based on eComic info (never read, author, series etc.)
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ComicRack is multilingual: English, German, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese and other language packs are available.

Click here to download comicRack

Main Features

  • Native 32 bit & 64 bit versions
  • Supports reading cbz/zip/cbr/rar/cbt/tar/cb7/7z/pdf comics.
  • Database management (extended info storage, thumbnails, quick search, smart searches, custom lists, etc.)
  • Full screen reading mode with two page display, various zoom modes, auto rotation (for tablet PCs), etc.
  • Smart parsing of file names for good initial values (series, number, volume, year etc.)
  • Comic Library Network Sharing with optional password protection
  • Custom display grouping, sorting, stacking and filtering
  • Multiple views formats
  • User definable Keyboard shortcuts
  • Thumbnail generation with customization
  • In-viewer extended info editing
  • Batch conversion to cbz/pdf/cbt of all supported import formats

Supported Formats

  • Reads: cbz, zip, cbr, rar, cbt, tar, cb7, 7z, pdf
  • Exports: cbz, cbt, cb7, pdf

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labecan said...

i need this software
nice share

InnO said...

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Anime Manga Encyclopedia said...

thx for all you comment

minoru said...

thanx for sharing

kamagra said...

I've been reading your blog and I think you should add something else:
Are you new to Japanese manga? If the beginning introduction doesn't help, then here are some tips on how to read them and I think this blogger should talk about some of them.

Adi Wirawan said...

@minoru: ^_^
@kamagra: maybe you're right, actually this blog post is the posting blog when this blog is still new, and I was still learning blog. so this post is lack of fresh content.
Thx for your comment