Cross platform open source e-book reader

crqt-ng is fast and small cross-platform XML/CSS based eBook reader. Written using the Qt framework.

Supported formats: fb2, fb3 (incomplete), epub (non-DRM), doc, docx, odt, rtf, pdb, mobi (non-DRM), txt, html, Markdown, chm, tcr.

Main functions:

  • Ability to display 2 pages at the same time
  • Displaying and Navigating Book Contents
  • Text search
  • Word hyphenation using hyphenation dictionaries
  • Most complete support for FB2 - styles, tables, footnotes at the bottom of the page
  • Extensive font rendering capabilities: use of ligatures, kerning, hinting option selection, floating punctuation, simultaneous use of several fonts, including fallback fonts
  • Detection of the main font incompatible with the language of the book
  • Reading books directly from a ZIP archive
  • TXT auto reformat, automatic encoding recognition
  • Flexible styling with CSS files
  • Background pictures, textures, or solid background
  • HiDPI support
  • Multi-tabbed interface

Changes in version 1.0.11

2 months ago

Installs over time

Manual Install

Make sure to follow the setup guide before installing

flatpak install flathub io.gitlab.coolreader_ng.crqt-ng


flatpak run io.gitlab.coolreader_ng.crqt-ng