Bookinist
Bookinist
1.1

2.5

Bookinist free download for Mac

Bookinist1.1

05 December 2013

eBook reader for your Mac (beta).

Overview

Bookinist is an eBook (ePub) reader for Mac OS X.
  • Integrated Library. Store all your ebooks in the same place with the Library.
  • Page flip interface. Natural interface to navigate between pages.
  • Fully customizable. You can choose between a "real" book interface or a minimalistic one.

What's new in Bookinist

Version 1.1:
  • Add Readmill support (synchronization in both directions)
  • Bug fixes and performance improvements

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How would you rate Bookinist app?

3 Reviews of Bookinist

B-Jefferson-Le-Blanc
03 June 2013
Version: 0.9.4

Most helpful

It's really too soon to rate this app. Since it's free - at the moment - you can download and try it without risk. It's certainly easier to use for reading ePubs than calibre, which is primarily an ePub creation tool. Needless to say, it's a work in progress, but it did OK with two ePubs I tried it with. It's a little slow yet. Hopefully performance will improve. And the choice of fonts is quite limited, though Helvetica and Georgia are adequate, I suppose. The one thing that might annoy some users is the book-like interface, but that's an option that can be turned off. I'm looking forward to future developments. As an e-reader Bookinist is a off to a good start - though the name leaves something to be desired. One suggestion to those trying it out: If you click the full-screen button in the upper right-hand corner, Bookinist moves into its own desktop space, which is OK if you're accustomed to that behavior. If you prefer not to deal with spaces, just click the green window button - you'll get the same full screen effect without changing desktops.
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Dedalus271
07 September 2013
Version: 0.9.9
Lauching the application an advice tells "Beta version has expired. Click on OK to check for a new version." And clicking the Ok button you reach the developper site where you have to buy the application. Besides this is not a Beta, but an alpha version 0.9 as a nice advice informs. So in short this phantom beta downloading it's completely useless!!!
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Artmonster
07 June 2013
Version: 0.9.4
There is potential here, depending on final price (hence the low value rating, as I have no idea what this price might be). On my iMac, Bookinist crashes when clicking away from the program (to the desktop, or anywhere else - then back to Bookinist). I sent a report to the developers and they they were quick to reply, but this crashing bug persists with this update. A simple reliable e-book reader would be nice on the Mac, so I remain hopeful.
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B-Jefferson-Le-Blanc
03 June 2013
Version: 0.9.4
It's really too soon to rate this app. Since it's free - at the moment - you can download and try it without risk. It's certainly easier to use for reading ePubs than calibre, which is primarily an ePub creation tool. Needless to say, it's a work in progress, but it did OK with two ePubs I tried it with. It's a little slow yet. Hopefully performance will improve. And the choice of fonts is quite limited, though Helvetica and Georgia are adequate, I suppose. The one thing that might annoy some users is the book-like interface, but that's an option that can be turned off. I'm looking forward to future developments. As an e-reader Bookinist is a off to a good start - though the name leaves something to be desired. One suggestion to those trying it out: If you click the full-screen button in the upper right-hand corner, Bookinist moves into its own desktop space, which is OK if you're accustomed to that behavior. If you prefer not to deal with spaces, just click the green window button - you'll get the same full screen effect without changing desktops.
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