Kobo Reading App – Read Books and Magazines

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Description

With Kobo, you can read on your iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch anywhere, anytime.

Visit Kobo and browse more than 3.5 million free and affordable titles in the Kobo Store, including bestsellers, award winners, new releases, classics, and hidden gems. All your books sync right to the app.

With Kobo’s reading app, you’re able to:

• Pick up right where you left off. We sync your bookmarks, notes, and highlights, so you can keep reading across all your devices.

• Experience the rich, colorful environment of the world's best magazines.* Our exclusive Guided Reading feature lets you breeze through articles for an uninterrupted read. You can seamlessly navigate through the article all with a simple tap.

• Customize your reading experience. Enjoy crisp, clear text, in the size and style you prefer; try Night Mode for easier nighttime reading; and lock the screen in portrait or landscape mode to read how you like.

• Enjoy first chapter previews for thousands of select books.

• Make your reading a social experience with Reading Life™. Earn fun and surprising awards, track how long it takes to read a book, and much more.

• Add books to your Library from email, the web, or your Dropbox account. You can even read books from your local public library.

• Share ideas with Kobo Pulse™. Find out who in the Kobo Community is reading what you are and discuss what you've read with them.

• Post your activities to Facebook. See what your friends are reading and share quotes, notes, and book reviews with friends. Like and comment on books your friends post to Facebook.

• Read in English, French, Spanish, Italian, German, Dutch, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, or Japanese.

* Magazines available in US and Canada only

What's New

Version 7.4.2 (Oct 27, 2014)

Support for both iOS 7 and iOS 8.
Bug fixes and general improvements.

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Version 7.4.1 (Oct 21, 2014)

Various bug fixes and greatly improved book loading times.

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Version 7.4 (Sep 18, 2014)

iOS 8 compatibility.

New Picture Quote feature: share quotes with style!

In the Notification Centre, use our new Today widget to keep track of your current read.

Bug fixes and performance improvements.

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Version 7.3 (Jul 30, 2014)

Performance and content rendering improvements, and several bug fixes.

Enhanced footnotes are now displayed in convenient pop-ups.

A redesigned text selection menu, with four different colours to choose from for your annotations.

Improved support for multiple dictionaries.

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Version 7.2.1 (May 01, 2014)

v7.2.1
Addresses an issue where the app would sometimes fail to successfully launch, displaying only a blue screen.

v7.2
1. A brand new Themes feature to customize your Library and Home screen, including time-based themes that subtly change throughout the day.

2. Two new reading themes to choose from: try Cyan for a cool blue tone, or Charcoal for a darker experience that’s not quite as black as Night.

3. Overall performance improvements, and bug fixes for crashes happening with particular books.

4. Improved support for read-along books, page breaks, and more.

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Version 7.2 (Apr 08, 2014)

1. A brand new Themes feature to customize your Library and Home screen, including time-based themes that subtly change throughout the day.

2. Two new reading themes to choose from: try Cyan for a cool blue tone, or Charcoal for a darker experience that’s not quite as black as Night.

3. Overall performance improvements, and bug fixes for crashes happening with particular books.

4. Improved support for read-along books, page breaks, and more.

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Version 7.1 (Feb 24, 2014)

Here’s what’s new for v7.1:
1. A new Home screen featuring your recent reading activity and monthly stats.
2. Easier access to key terms, author info and public notes directly from your book’s menu.
3. Expanded support for books and magazines with built-in media, such as graphics and videos.

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Version 7.0 (Jan 09, 2014)

Here’s what’s new for iOS 7:

1. A fresh, new look designed especially for iOS 7.
2. Brand-new navigation menu.
3. Redesigned Library.
4. Better methods to create, organize, and edit your collections.
5. Improved menus for night-time reading.
6. Consistent navigation for iPhone and iPad apps.

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Version 6.2 (Dec 09, 2013)

• A powerful new Search feature helps you easily find passages in your books.
• Our new and improved Library Search can search Kobo’s catalogue of millions of eBooks and download free previews.
• Bug fixes and internal system improvements.

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Version 6.1 (Oct 22, 2013)

• Read your favorite magazines on your iPad or iPhone.  Your first 14 days are free with subscription! (US and Canada only)
• Go Beyond the Book and enrich your reading experience by tapping key terms to get the story behind the story.

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Version 6.0 (Oct 01, 2013)

• Fixes for devices running iOS 7

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Version 5.12 (Jun 10, 2013)

• Our new reading gestures let you pinch to re-size text and swipe up/down with two fingers to adjust brightness
• Quick Flip now gives you more control when skipping pages and chapters
• The main navigation menu has an updated, cleaner design

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Version 5.11 (May 02, 2013)

• Redesigned dictionary feature which now conveniently displays as you select a word
• Bug fixes

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Version 5.10 (Apr 18, 2013)

★ Added support for Japanese content
★ Faster and more responsive reading experience for comics
★ Changing font sizes works even better than before
★ Bug fixes and performance improvements

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Version 5.9.1 (Feb 19, 2013)

★ Redesigned table of contents and annotations pages for the iPhone and iPod touch
★ View your reading stats for individual books on the iPhone and iPod touch
★ Community stats are now available on book overview pages
★ Improved Twitter integration
★ Stability improvements & bug fixes

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Version 5.9 (Dec 17, 2012)

★ Rate and Review books in your library
★ Improved performance for illustrated books
★ Redesigned book overview, table of contents, annotations, and per-book stats pages (iPad)
★ Return of screen lock in landscape orientation (iPhone/iPod Touch)
★ Stability improvements and bug fixes

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Version 5.8.1 (Nov 13, 2012)

★ Bug fixes and performance improvements

New in 5.8:

★ Newly re-designed iPhone reading menus
★ Re-designed custom shelf management on iPad
★ Greatly improved chapter loading times
★ Improved support for read-along content
★ Home page layout optimized for iPhone 5 & new iPod Touch
★ Better control over which activities you share with friends
★ Better handling of bookmarks when reading across multiple devices
★ Significant stability improvements & bug fixes

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Version 5.8 (Nov 05, 2012)

★ Known crash is fixed. Please wait for update coming shortly.
★ Newly re-designed iPhone reading menus
★ Re-designed custom shelf management on iPad
★ Greatly improved chapter loading times
★ Improved support for read-along content
★ Home page layout optimized for iPhone 5 & new iPod Touch
★ Better control over which activities you share with friends
★ Better handling of bookmarks when reading across multiple devices
★ Significant stability improvements & bug fixes

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Version 5.7.1 (Oct 04, 2012)

★ Various bug fixes

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Version 5.7 (Sep 17, 2012)

★ Support for iOS 6 and optimized for iPhone 5
★ Added support for Portuguese
★ New progress indicator shows how far you are into the book
★ Tap-and-hold in the margins to quickly flip through the book
★ Access book-specific reading stats, including estimated time left to finish (iPad)
★ Added new fonts: Avenir (iOS 6), Cochin, Helvetica, Optima, and Palatino
★ Custom shelves are now synced to the cloud
★ Added a 'Finished' shelf that automatically tracks the books you've completed
★ Performance improvements & bug fixes

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Version 5.6 (Aug 10, 2012)

★ Added support for more languages: French, Spanish, Italian, German, and Dutch.
★ Use the new Storage Management feature to select which books to keep on your device.
★ Links within PDFs are now tappable.
★ Added support for side-loaded Adobe DRM ePubs and PDFs.
★ Bug fixes, including an issue where specific books failed to open.

Known issue: Unable to open books when connected to some networks with proxies enabled.

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Version 5.5 (Jun 12, 2012)

★ Read richly illustrated content including comics, cookbooks and more!
★ Support for Read-along books: access hundreds of children's books and have the book read to you!
★ Support for books with embedded video & audio
★ Improved reading experience with new reading menus (iPad only)
★ Search your library for books by author, title and publisher
★ Easily navigate back when viewing footnotes & annotations
★ Improved performance and bug fixes

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Version 5.4.1 (Mar 29, 2012)

★ Improved typography and styling
★ Enjoy crisp text and images on the new iPad's Retina display
★ Share and view public notes that are tied to specific passages
★ Get notified when someone replies to your public note and directly access the thread with a single tap
★ Re-designed homepage to include your recent reads and access to popular free books & free classics
★ Customer-requested bug fix for books disappearing when using an unreliable network
★ Significant performance improvements and bug fixes

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Version 5.3 (Jan 19, 2012)

★ New iPhone home page that lets you quickly access the most popular books at Kobo and see what books your friends are reading
★ Share your real-time reading activity with friends on Facebook
★ Choose which books your friends can see in your library
★ Greatly improved book progress calculations
★ Browse related titles for a book from its overview page
★ iPhone/iPod Touch users can now sort their libraries by title, author, or most recently read

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Version 5.2 (Dec 16, 2011)

We've made some great performance improvements and fixed some bugs that may have caused crashes. Additionally, the iPad is getting some exciting new features including:
★ New iPad home page that lets you quickly access your current reads and see what books are popular among your friends and the Kobo community
★ Re-designed iPad navigation

As part of our last app update, some users may have experienced problems accessing books in their library. This issue has been resolved - Thanks for bearing with us during this time.

If you're still having issues with certain books not being available in your library, please visit the in-app News Feed for steps on how to restore them.

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Version 5.1 (Dec 07, 2011)

★ iOS 5 compatible, including built-in system dictionary
★ Select which books from your library you'd like to download to the app!
★ Settings that allow you to retain your books when data is purged by system (requires iOS 5.0.1)
★ Customer-requested bug fix for select books being deleted upon library update

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Version 5.0.1 (Nov 14, 2011)

★ Bug fix that corrects an issue where specific books will not open on iOS 5
★ Fix that makes Pulse settings more easily accessible

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Version 5.0 (Nov 04, 2011)

★ Kobo Pulse: Find out how hot your current read is, see who's reading the book with you and join the conversation!
★ Syncing Annotations: All your notes and highlights are now saved to the cloud, making them accessible across iOS devices
★ Customer-requested bug fix for bookmark syncing between the iOS app, Kobo Desktop app and Kobo Touch
★ Performance enhancements

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Version 4.5.2 (Aug 27, 2011)

★ Supports multitasking when downloading books to your library
★ Improved support for side-loaded ePUBs
★ Customer-requested bug fix for Night Mode reading, where font would fail to change color
★ Customer-requested bug fix that corrects bookmark syncing across iOS devices
★ Customer-requested bug fix for network error messages/crash when connected to a slow Wi-Fi network
★ Performance & stability improvements

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Version 4.5.1 (Jul 23, 2011)

• We have removed the Kobo Store from within the application. You can continue to shop at our website.
• We've added a dedicated Kobo News feed to keep you informed of the latest updates and promotions

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Version 4.5 (Jun 10, 2011)

Kobo 4.5: It's All About Friends!

Here's What's New in Reading Life™:
• See which books your friends have read and ask for recommendations!
• Find out who's reading faster than you — compare stats with your friends
• See which awards your friends have unlocked, and which ones you have in common
• Invite friends to read with you on Kobo using Facebook or email

We've also added gestures to help you navigate your library:
• Swipe one finger left or right to switch library shelves
• Swipe two fingers left or right to open and close the Library Edit menu

Also included are these improvements:
• Footnotes are properly supported
• Search and download over 1.8M FREE Internet Archives from the Kobo Store

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Version 4.4 (May 11, 2011)

You asked for it, you got it! By popular demand, Kobo 4.4 brings some of our most requested features to help you manage your library:
• Easily create personal shelves of your books, newspapers, magazines and documents
• Quickly access and edit your personal shelves in our new Shelves sidebar on the iPad
• Personalize the navigation bar on the iPhone and iPod touch with quick access to your shelves

Reading Life™ now lets you share passages, notes, books and awards to Twitter!
Plus:
• Purchase or start reading books recommended by your friends by tapping on the shared book cover from the Activity feed on iPad, iPhone and iPod touch
• See the awards your friends have earned by tapping on the shared award from the Activity feed on iPhone

You can also tap and hold on images inside of books to zoom to full screen.

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Version 4.3 (Apr 04, 2011)

New for Reading Life...
• See real-time updates of your friends' shared books, quotes, awards and more in the new visual Activity feed
• Get notified when friends comment on your own shared messages
• You can also update your Facebook status directly from the Activity feed

New for Books...
• Open internet URLs from within a book including your Instapaper articles that include links to web sites

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Version 4.2.3 (Mar 17, 2011)

• New Reading Life awards

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Version 4.2.2 (Mar 01, 2011)

New in 4.2.2:
• Addresses a critical application freeze with some customers upgrading from the previous version.

New in 4.2.1:
• Change your reading background color to Sepia in reading settings
• Manually refresh your library by dragging your library list down
• Significant performance improvements
• Addresses a stability issue affecting some customers on iPhone 3G

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Version 4.2.1 (Feb 23, 2011)

• Change your reading background color to Sepia in reading settings
• Manually refresh your library by dragging your library list down
• Significant performance improvements
• Addresses a stability issue affecting some customers on iPhone 3G

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Version 4.2 (Feb 01, 2011)

New for iPhone and iPod touch:
• Build your Reading Life and watch your personal Book Cover evolve
• Track your reading habits with interesting stats
• Earn fun and surprising awards

New for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch:
• Kobo keeps your awards automatically in sync between iPad, iPhone and iPod touch

Improvements:
• Increased performance on iPhone 3G
• Corrects a problem navigating to chapters in some books
• Broad stability improvements for all devices

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Version 4.1 (Dec 17, 2010)

New for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch:
• Sync and read your Instapaper content. Instapaper is a simple tool to save web pages for reading later

New for iPhone and iPod touch:
• Share favorite passages and quotes from any book, newspaper or magazine with your friends on Facebook

New for iPad:
• Interact with your Reading Life Book Cover
• Resolves a crash affecting some customers on iOS 3.2

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Version 4.0 (Dec 08, 2010)

New in this release:
• Introduces a new, social dimension to reading with Reading Life (iPad only)
• Adds automatic updates for the Merriam-Webster Dictionary (all versions)

Try out Kobo's new Reading Life feature:
• Share your reading experience with friends and family on Facebook, everything from what you're reading to your favourite passages
• Unlock awards just by reading -- you could be the next Deep Thinker, News Hound, or Scout Leader
• Learn about your own reading style -- how fast you read, how much of your library you've read, and more

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Version 3.7.1
Version 3.7
Version 3.5
Version 3.4.1
Version 3.4
Version 3.3
Version 3.2
Version 3.0
Version 2.5.1

New in 2.5.1:
Additional bug fixes

New in 2.5:
Support for UK currencies - displays prices in Pounds Sterling
Visual Bookmarking
Simpler purchase path
Numerous bug fixes
Non-stop paging for next-chapter
Page turning is now faster
Improved and stylized chapter headers
Improved rotation lock

Use coupon code ip2 for $2 off your next purchase

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Version 2.5

Support for UK currencies - displays prices in Pounds Sterling
Visual Bookmarking.
Simpler purchase path
Numerous bug fixes
Non-stop paging for next-chapter
Page turning is now faster
Improved and stylized chapter headers
Improved rotation lock

Use coupon code ip2 for $2 off your next purchase

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Version 2.4

Shortcovers is now Kobo!

New Kobo icon
New Kobo Start up Screen
New Kobo Welcome Screen
New Kobo Getting Started Screen
New static Kobo Loading Screen – both normal and night mode
New I’m Reading and Purchased screen (unauthenticated, and empty)
Updated Error Messages and Emails mention and link to Kobo
Placeholder Shortcover images replaced with Kobo Brand images
Shortcover title bar changed to Kobo Title bar
Default reading font is Georgia

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Versions

7.4.2Oct 27, 2014Current release
7.4.1Oct 21, 2014
7.4Sep 18, 2014
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7.3Jul 30, 2014
7.2.1May 01, 2014
7.2Apr 08, 2014
7.1Feb 24, 2014
7.0Jan 09, 2014
6.2Dec 09, 2013
6.1Oct 22, 2013
6.0Oct 01, 2013
5.12Jun 10, 2013
5.11May 02, 2013
5.10Apr 18, 2013
5.9.1Feb 19, 2013
5.9Dec 17, 2012
5.8.1Nov 13, 2012
5.8Nov 05, 2012
5.7.1Oct 04, 2012
5.7Sep 17, 2012
5.6Aug 10, 2012
5.5Jun 12, 2012
5.4.1Mar 29, 2012
5.3Jan 19, 2012
5.2Dec 16, 2011
5.1Dec 07, 2011
5.0.1Nov 14, 2011
5.0Nov 04, 2011
4.5.2Aug 27, 2011
4.5.1Jul 23, 2011
4.5Jun 10, 2011
4.4May 11, 2011
4.3Apr 04, 2011
4.2.3Mar 17, 2011
4.2.2Mar 01, 2011
4.2.1Feb 23, 2011
4.2Feb 01, 2011
4.1Dec 17, 2010
4.0Dec 08, 2010
3.7.1
3.7
3.5
3.4.1
3.4
3.3
3.2
3.0
2.5.1
2.5
2.4First tracked
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About

Compatibility: Universal

Category: Books

Updated: Nov 22, 2014

Version: 7.4.2

Size: 43.9 MB

Language: Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish

Seller: Kobo Inc.

Rated 12+:

  • Infrequent/Mild Medical/Treatment Information
  • Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
  • Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humor
  • Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
  • Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity

Requirements: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus.

App ID:  301259483  [Copy]