Mantano Reader Essentials

Mantano Reader Essentials

5,000 - 10,000 downloads

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The simplified edition of the best ebook reader on the market: user friendly, powerful, fast, this book reader provides unprecedented speed and reading comfort.
Download thousands of free and paid ebooks, highlight excerpts, take notes in your books and contracts, organize your books, add your favorite catalogs in your "Bookstores" area and much more!

This ebook reader has many possibilities:
- an integrated reading tool that will surprise you with its smoothness and functional richness
- an advanced library to organize and index your ebooks
- a huge selection of bookstores can be set: one click access to thousands of books
- possibility to sync your library across all your devices and to share ebooks / notes through the paid service Mantano Cloud


• Support of the most common ebook formats (EPUB2, PDF)
• Support of Adobe DRM, allowing to read ebooks protected against hacking
• Integrated OPDS browser, with the option to add your own URL addresses to customize your bookstore area
• Integrated File explorer, great for importing specific ebooks by browsing your device (Only in Essentials and Premium editions)
• Compatible with Mantano Cloud service


• Customize the display of EPUB books thanks to predefined or custom created themes: font, line height, colors, etc. (custom themes only in Essentials and Premium editions)
• Advanced support of PDF books: Fast vertical and horizontal scroll, Pan & Zoom, optimized display speed
• Search function in the book content
• Many ways to annotate your ebook: highlighting, adding text notes to a page or to an highlight
• Pinable navigation panel for a quick access to the table of content, bookmarks, highlights and notes
• Night mode

Organizing your library

• Index your books by tags and rating
• Group your books into your personal collections
• Book filtering functions by tags, collections, authors...
• Several display modes: detailed list and thumbnails

More features with Mantano Cloud (requiring a separate paid subscription on

• Sync your library between your devices: Switch between your phone and tablet and always find your books, annotations, notes, reading positions, collections, tags, ratings, bookmarks, discussions, contacts along with you, in their most recent state.
• Shared reading : Transform your books and documents into digital reading circles by sharing annotations and learn from each others' experience. Share your ebooks with your friends, learn from their notes, discuss with them.

More detailed description with editions comparison available here:

Other ebook reader apps:
- Supporting Adobe DRM: Aldiko, Kobo, Bluefire
- Not Supporting Adobe DRM: Moon + Reader, RepliGo, Laputa, Cool Reader, ezPDF, Adobe Reader, FBReader.

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Recently changed in this version

- Crash on startup on some devices
- Minor bugs

- Spanish and Russian translations
- Image assets in higher resolution
- Filter panel layout in edition mode
- No more file duplications when changing sync root folder
- App install on internal memory

- Fixed:
- Night mode button hidden in some devices
- "Fullscreen reading" option not displayed in some devices
- Small highlight issues in some PDF files

Comments and ratings for Mantano Reader Essentials
  • (45 stars)

    by Oleg Petroff on 26/04/2014

    Nice, fast, no nonsence app. No wooden bookshelves. Simply and accurate interface.

  • (45 stars)

    by MARCO ANTONIO LOPEZ NUÑEZ on 27/03/2014

    Esta muy bien

  • (45 stars)

    by B Reba on 09/03/2014

    Could we please get a continuous vertical scroll option instead of page turning?

  • (45 stars)

    by Angel Rivera Jr. on 18/02/2014

    Still getting used to it, but love it already. The ease of use and simple features make it a Joy to use.

  • (45 stars)

    by Pete Marshall on 18/01/2014

    In the description it suggests it has certain features but they are only in the premium version. I purchased this then tried the premium - I thought it might be good but has proved disappointing. Intended to use this for study but selecting text & highlighting is chaotic with the cursor not staying or going to a different point which you are trying to mark, with other relating issues (frustrating

  • (45 stars)

    by Tom Currier on 16/01/2014

    UPDATE. 1-14-2014. I may have to stop using this app because it is taking up to 30 minutes to display my library of 5,000 books which used to generally take far less than a minute or two. I'll update again if this is fixed and/or I get a response to the email I sent them today. Previous comments begin here. Now, tablet updated to Android 4.2.1, appears to have no difficulty reading from micr

  • (45 stars)

    by Andreas Wilfer on 09/01/2014

    The only thing that really, really bothersome, is that you can't find a function that upgrades from Essentials to Premium. I certainly did NOT enjoy paying extra for both apps just to find out that I want the Premium one.. So, for functionality, this app is OK, but service? Oh no. 2/5 AT BEST.. So I'll give it just that, 2/5 because of the functionality being Ok-ish.