ShuBook 2M by Ambibma Ltd. (Universal)
Released: Dec 18, 2014
Version: 1.8
Size: 5 MB
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ShuBook 2M

Ambibma Ltd.
ShuBook 2M supercedes our popular first-generation app ShuBook and ShuBook SE in all functional and ease-of-use aspects for non-East-Asian language books.


① Read DRM-free and password-free books of 3 fluid-layout formats and 5 fixed-layout formats

② Read fluid-layout formats (EPUB, TXT, UPDB) in horizontal page-turning mode

③ Read fixed-layout formats (PDF, RTF, DOC, XLS, PPT) in vertical page-scrolling mode

④ Read in both portrait and landscape orientation

⑤ Long press on text to lookup built-in dictionary, read aloud, and copy

⑥ Sync book reading progress via AirDrop and email

⑦ Support all compatible iPhone and iPad models at native screen resolution

⑧ Provide an option to auto-reopen last book read at the page you left off for fluid-layout formats and fixed-layout formats

For fluid-layout formats:

① Customize various layout parameters (font family, font size, text alignment, page margin, paragraph indentation, paragraph spacing, line spacing, letter spacing, hyphenation) and apply color themes

② Import unlimited number of user font files (TTF, TTC, OTF) via AirDrop, DropBox, Safari, Mail

③ Provide 16 built-in eye-pleasing color themes and 3 customizable color themes, where you can control background, text, heading and link colors

④ Jump to any page quickly and precisely via page slider with an unobtrusive reading progress line at the bottom of the page

⑤ Offer Night mode and brightness control by vertical swipe to complement iOS system brightness control via Control Center

⑥ Perform fast full text search and automatically save recent searches

⑦ Save an unlimited number of bookmarks per book

⑧ Long press on text to lookup built-in dictionary, read aloud, copy, search (and correct for UPDB)


① Manage easily thousands of books in Library

② Group books by titles, authors, tags, and clusters with reading progress display

③ Group books by authors hierarchically in Library allowing multiple authors per book

④ Group books by tags hierarchically in Library allowing multiple tags per book

⑤ Group books by clusters hierarchically in Library allowing adding/removing/editing of clusters and re-ordering of clusters and their books

⑥ Search books in Library by title or author, or with help of the index bar

⑦ Edit book info, including title, author, tags and book cover image, for which you can choose from Album and online sources


① Provide convenient access to millions of free ebooks from multiple sources (HTML websites and OPDS catalogs), including Dropbox and websites you input

② Perform TXT encoding auto-detection and TXT Smart Break after download/import of TXT files

③ Support downloading tags of books from OPDS catalogs

④ Smart batch download from calibre (and other OPDS servers on LAN) with an option to skip downloading books that are already in Library

⑤ Support iTunes File Sharing to import and export books

⑥ Send and receive books by email

What's new in version 1.8
- Native support of iPhone X
- Migration of all books and bookmarks from one device to another
- iOS 11 compatibility updates
- Minor bug fixes
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Our verdict: Good
  • ➜ ShuBook 2M is a highly rated app (4.5-star).
  • ➜ It is currently 50% off its regular price.
  • ➜ The app is also at the lowest price we've seen.
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