A fully customizable application that gives users the choice of over 1.8 million free books on the internet, has just been released for owners of the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad.
Released by Inkstone Software the app has been designed to use book catalogs such as Baen Free Books, Feedbooks, Project Gutenberg, Smashwords, and the Internet Archive. These give users access to the classics as well as up and coming indie authors and publishers.
The books are downloaded via Wi-Fi, so can be enjoyed at anytime or anywhere without the need to have an internet connection. Users have the ability to pick one of 19 predefined color schemes, or make one of their own from thousands of available colors.
There are 23 different fonts with hundreds of font’s sizes, and a variety of margin widths, line spacing, and text justification. Portrait or landscape modes can be saved depending on user preference. A built-in speed reading test is used to work out and display how long the user takes to finish each chapter.
Books can be searched by author, from within the app by browsing categories such as action and adventure, romance, mystery, and many more. To start off the app has 22 books preloaded from authors such as Jane Austen and Agatha Christie.
MegaReader 1.0 is available worldwide on the App Store for only $1.99.iOS 3.0 or later required.