CoolReader is an open-source application designed for reading books in electronic format. This application was created by Vadim Lopatin. You can use the link on this page and download the official version of CoolReader free.

The program opens books in formats fb2, epub, txt, doc, rtf, html, tcr, pdb, mobi, pml. The application has many handy features, such as: search or highlighting in the text, display footnotes, turn the page, read directly from zip, style settings, full screen viewing, read as book pages, etc.

The application is suitable for Windows and Android platforms.

Options and Features

  • support for known formats;
  • font and spacing customization;
  • several types of page flipping;
  • access to the e-book store;
  • dictionary support;
  • night and day profile;
  • read-aloud option;
  • bookmarks in the text;
  • reading from a zip archive;
  • text copying.

How to download CoolReader

Download the file located on this page. Then open it and wait till the program is fully installed. After CoolReader app will be installed and a shortcut will appear on your desktop, open CoolReader and start working.


The CoolReader app has a feature that many users love, which allows you to listen to the desired book. The option is called "Read aloud". In order to take advantage of this option to read the book, you just need to install SVOX and choose one of the presented Russian voices.