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Clearview for Mac

Tabbed-style eBook reader.

$9.99
In English
Version 2.3.6
4.0
Based on 15 user rates

Clearview overview

Clearview is an easy-to-use tabbed-style ebook reader, equipped with library shelf, supports popular ebook formats as PDF, EPUB (DRM free), CHM, and MOBI. You can make annotations, insert bookmarks, and do searching freely. Note: No support for DRM-protected eBooks! (Such as many of the books sold on iTunes or other book stores)

Features
  • Easy and intuitive books management - Just drag the folders containing e-book files from finder and drop on the Clearview shelf, all the files information will be imported to the library quickly, then you can browse, search and read the books from shelf easily. With books folders and reading lists cooperating together, you will find that books organization is such an easy thing.
  • Tabbed style window make reading smooth and efficient - With several related books organized in the same window, you do not have to look for and switch between the book windows everywhere. further more, with a shelf tab and book file tabs living in the same window, browsing and reading is so easy. Restore multiple closed tabs, too!
  • Powerful searching capabilities - You can find a book by keywords quickly, and can also search in a book for specified texts, and sort search results by page or rank.
  • Plus:
    • Popular book formats support, PDF, EPUB, CHM and MOBI, with almost the same excellent reading experiences.
    • Cover flow preview of books.
    • Drag and drop from library or finder to construct reading list.
    • Thumbnails display of book pages.
    • Book page color themes (Normal, Sepia, Night time).
    • Text fonts adjustment (Size and font family).
    • Printing support for all book formats.
    • Each of 4 book formats can be presented in four reading layouts. Page flip or continuous scrolling, single page or two columns.
    • Yes, you can read a EPUB, MOBI or CHM book like a PDF book in a continuous mode, by scrolling pages quickly, you do not have to flip page and a page, and no need to pause to click the next chapter.
    • Annotations and bookmarks support on all 4 book formats.
    • Revisions will be saved in library database automatically, not on the original book files, so "save changes" prompt dialog won't appear in your smooth reading.
    • Line, arrow, rectangle, ellipse, highlight, strike, underline, free text, comments - for PDF annotations;
    • Note/Comment, highlight, strike, underline - for EPUB, MOBI, CHM annotations;
    • Customizable annotation colors and line width;
    • Export PDF with annotations;
    • Customizable shelf background (Linen, Wood, Color)

What’s new in version 2.3.6

Version 2.3.6:
  • Bug fix for chm
  • Totally redesigned new Clearview X released!

Clearview for Mac

$9.99
In English
Version 2.3.6
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4.0

(14 Reviews of Clearview)

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Lounge-Deluxe
Lounge-Deluxe
Oct 1 2022
2.3.6
0.0
Oct 1 2022
0.0
Version: 2.3.6
I'd love to try ClearView but unfortunately the App Store tells me ClearView is not available in my country (the Netherlands) or region (EU). I get it, the EU is such an insignificant market, but any suggestions for comparable eReader apps with tabs perhaps? Tabs seem like a great idea for eReading.
Ozron
Ozron
Aug 4 2022
2.3.6
0.0
Aug 4 2022
0.0
Version: 2.3.6
Anyone have any comments on the new version of the app, Clearview X, which isn't listed here. Same price, but has new features. Tempted to pick it up. Thanks!
Ssj152
Ssj152
Feb 21 2019
2.1.1
4.0
Feb 21 2019
4.0
Version: 2.1.1
I have used Clearview for YEARS and it is my favorite reader on my Mac! It does not try to own my books like damned iBooks, which hides and encrypts books I bought elsewhere, (I believe this is theft as I am unable to recover them). Not so with Clearview - It lets me organize my books as I see fit and works with all but those inflicted with DRM. It works with PDF, ePub, MOBI, and CHM, which equals or exceeds any reader I am aware of. Clearview does have a a few oddities I'd like improved; more fonts, easier navigation within folders, but I consider it a great find. I was very happy to see this update as I was also afraid this program had been abandoned. I looked up the authors web site and it is Japanese only, which seemed a little unusual considering he is marketing in the US, The update reassured me that the program has a future.
476429
476429
Feb 11 2019
2.0.8
5.0
Feb 11 2019
5.0
Version: 2.0.8
Favorite reader, hands down. Handles epub, mobi, pdf, and more. One reader for all major formats. Thanks for the update! I was afraid this app had been abandoned.
tomlaoshi
tomlaoshi
Dec 26 2017
1.8.0
4.0
Dec 26 2017
4.0
Version: 1.8.0
I like how it has its own library, which BTW does not need to copy into a separate library, like iBooks. I think it has some chinks in its armor, and have written the developer, but no response yet. I'm going back and forth right now between Clearview and Murasaki Pro, and might just use both of them without making this some kind of a contest. My hopes are that, since it has a browser feel, it would be able to have a hot-key to shift between tabs. It can be clunky to load up sometimes, but hasn't crashed. It has a good text search engine in reading mode, and the library function can search for title, author. I can edit the book metadata if needed, I was using Murasaki Free for research papers, and it'd been accepted so far for citation. Good app - just wish the developer would respond. 我也用中文给他写信。。。
Ssj152
Ssj152
Feb 21 2019
4.0
Feb 21 2019
4.0
Version: null
476429
476429
Feb 11 2019
5.0
Feb 11 2019
5.0
Version: null
tomlaoshi
tomlaoshi
Dec 26 2017
4.0
Dec 26 2017
4.0
Version: null
singhs-apps
singhs-apps
Oct 7 2017
5.0
Oct 7 2017
5.0
Version: null
ld92lleo2lp
ld92lleo2lp
Nov 12 2016
0.5
Nov 12 2016
0.5
Version: null
xell
xell
May 24 2016
5.0
May 24 2016
5.0
Version: null
drbillyshears
drbillyshears
May 10 2016
5.0
May 10 2016
5.0
Version: null
Igor-Freiberger
Igor-Freiberger
May 2 2016
5.0
May 2 2016
5.0
Version: null
dzmacupdate
dzmacupdate
Apr 20 2016
5.0
Apr 20 2016
5.0
Version: null
Bento de Espinosa
Bento de Espinosa
Sep 24 2015
5.0
Sep 24 2015
5.0
Version: null
David1
David1
Feb 28 2015
5.0
Feb 28 2015
5.0
Version: null
Meitnik
Meitnik
Feb 15 2015
1.0
Feb 15 2015
1.0
Version: null
Fenyorigo
Fenyorigo
Jun 30 2014
5.0
Jun 30 2014
5.0
Version: null
Monkeyjunkey
Monkeyjunkey
Jun 30 2014
1.0
Jun 30 2014
1.0
Version: null
Grafimedia
Grafimedia
Oct 11 2013
4.5
Oct 11 2013
4.5
Version: null