We are familiar with google books. You probabily noticed that it so difficult to load and open to read the ebooks in a slow internet connection, and may not be able to know is the full view,partial view or no preview is available. Here is a solution for it. A new software which helps you to do it well. When I heared about it, I never think of it is that much convenient to search and handle books. The guys behind the software done a great job, to give a nice visual appeal and give a realistic book shelf like appearence.
GooReader is a desktop application that allows you to search, download and read books and magazines available on Google Books.It works on Windows XP/Vista/7.It provides a sweet interface for reading publicly available books and magazines on Google Books. Instead of awkward page scrolling in your browser you can get pleasure of reading on your desktop in the same way as you read hardcover books or paperback magazines. With natural mouse moves you can turn over pages, zoom in and out, jump to the needed TOC item.Sometimes you may need to print Google Books or read them offline when you don’t have the internet connection. Besides, most people love to read books on mobile devices (like iPad) or popular e-Book readers (like Sony Reader, Kindle or Nook). In this case the PDF format is a perfect solution. GooReader allows to automatically save publicly available books and magazines to PDF files.In GooReader the search results are represented as 3D book models on a bookshelf. You can setup the number of search results and the scale of the bookshelf. The program can search online books by title, author or keyword that can be used in its description or content. If you want to read or save specific book, you can simply enter its Book_ID and open it in Gooreader. Here you can find the screenshot of Gooreader, when I searched a term in gooreader,you can also see a blank image which shows image not available. The green ribbon represents full view, the yellow ribbons represents partial view and the red ribbon represents no preview available for that book. Goo reader has paid version also, the save function is available only on the paid version.
Alfa Ebooks Manager
Here is another ebook manager software worth try, it’s name is Alfa ebook manager, it has also a paid version, with lot of features. Alfa Ebooks Manager is one of the coolest eBook Library management software that I have ever seen.It is an ideal tool for book-lovers, schools, clubs and business libraries. Using Alfa Ebooks Manager you can quickly scan your computer for book files, create structured ebooks library, update books information from the Web and even view books in 3D-space. You can find a book in your library in just a second by its title, author or ISBN.In Alfa Ebooks Manager you can catalog any book information (author, genre, publisher, series, year, rating etc.). You can also group, filter and sort books by multiple parameters. The book organizer provides powerful search-as-you-type feature that allows quickly search books by title, author or ISBN.Update books data with one click using world most popular Book sites: Google Books, Amazon, Barnes&Noble, Oreilly etc. Alfa Ebooks Manager will help you to update multiple books automatically. You can also connect it to your favorite online book store. The paid version cost you $19.95.
There may be a lot of such kind of softwares available with in a few months. One thing that I can predict is, it will enhance our online reading experience and flourish the reading habits. Surely, the reading habit never dies, but changes with time to time. Do you have any experience on softwares or tools similar or even better than this? If you find anything interesting don’t forget to share it with our readers.