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Five of the better desktop ebook readers

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3. FBReader

FBReader is quite bare bones, but gets the job done. FBReader is available for Linux, Android, Mac, Windows, and Blackberry. To find out what ebook types are supported by FBReader, check out this file type matrix.

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