CoolReader 2.X is stable version with skinning and text-to-speech support. For Win32 only. Development is frozen.
Cool Reader is an e-book viewer.
Understands a number of text document formats.
Fully customizable palette, text reformatting with any font size, font antialiasing, extra smooth scrolling and a lot of other features turn reading into a pleasure.
Read Aloud function saves your eyes.
Supported platforms: Win9x/ME/NT4.0/Win2K/XP
Status: free for non-commercial usage.
Opens books from .txt, .doc, .html, .fb2 or .rtf formats with automatic codepage (cp866,cp1251,KOI-8r,latin-1,unicode,utf-8) and format recognition (headers, paragraphs, etc...)
Supports RAR, ZIP, HA, ARJ, LHA archieves
Shows text as continuous Scroll or as Book.
Fully customizable colors, background images, text blending modes, and other ergonomic parameters.
Font antialiasing using a few different methods.
Fullscreen or windowed view mode.
TTS (Read Aloud) using SpeechAPI 4.0 and 5.1
Table of Contents
Mouse selection and Copy function
Export of formatted text to HTML or RTF
Stores history of opened books, their last positions and bookmarks.
Extra-smooth, customizable scrolling.
CoolReader 2 Downloads
CoolReader2.00.66, english version: cr2-00-66-eng.zip
CoolReader2.00.66, russian version: cr2-00-66.zip
Textures: textures_tiger.zip, textures_gennadiy.zip
Skins: Toons.crs, roman.crs, PixelLand.crs, Crystal.crs, BigVax.crs
Lame encode DLL: lame_enc.zip - for saving TTS as MP3
UNRAR DLL: unrar.zip - for RAR archives support
Just unzip archieve to some folder and run cr2.exe
please mail your feedback to email@example.com with subject CR2 or CR3
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