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Description

All the books you love. On the page or out loud. Anywhere you are.

Meet Google Play Books for iOS: the one app to enjoy ebooks and audiobooks from Google Play.

Dive into a great book today with millions of titles from Google Play on your iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad. Download your book to read or listen on the go. When you’re finished, find your next favorite from recommendations personalized just for you.

LISTEN TO A GREAT AUDIOBOOK ANYWHERE, ANYTIME
●       No monthly subscription required
●       Navigate chapters with real chapter titles - not track lists
●       Pick up where you left off on all your devices, including in the car with CarPlay
●       Siri Shortcuts: Just say, Hey Siri, play my audiobook

MILLIONS OF EBOOKS AT YOUR FINGERTIPS
●       Preview free samples from our catalog of millions of books
●       Read your books, comics, and textbooks even when you’re offline
●       Tap the page and watch your favorite comic book or manga come to life with Bubble Zoom
●       Take notes that sync with your Google Drive and share them with a group for easy collaboration.

What’s New

Version 5.5

* Feature improvements and fixes.

Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
8.6K Ratings

8.6K Ratings

Bibeku ,

Great app that is far more better than other apps but still more to do

I found this app great, still there are lot of things to improve to make it better. The great thing is that it has best 3d flipping animation while turning pages and it also syncs book to its drive, it can read both pdf and epub though it would better if it could read azw3, djvu, mobi, etc. it would also be better if i could put on some notes in it also it has some issues to be fixed while, i turn on voice for book it shuts off while going to another page simply it could read only a page at a time. i cant edit highlights i've previously made, to edit those highlight i should have to delete whole selected highlight and should be made again. To make this app better if user could make folders to separate different files. It would be great and i would be so thankful if the above issues and features would be upgraded. Thankyou for listening me.

Noblueyes ,

Great Reader App

As a reader app it does the job solidly! I can easily read any book I have purchased through Google however the browsing abilities of the app are severely lacking. I don't want to peruse articles as much as I want to look for more books I might find an interest in. When opening the app there is a decent "recommended for you" list but with no way to change or extend the list, search a new list or simply refresh the list without going through a "build your interests" type form. Obviously, I can browse on a desktop or laptop but that isn't as convenient as being able to do it from the same device I just finished reading from.
It could also benefit from manipulating the screen timer. It's quite frustrating to constantly have to unlock the phone because the screen times itself out on every page.

Theocritus125 ,

Has great potential but is rather unpolished

Pros: The app is very good at syncing between all your devices. Also allows for multiple highlighting and annotations, though they are rather unattractive. Also, kudos to Google for being the only reader that allows you to choose between scanned and flowing editions. This is very helpful for the academic who really needs to see physical page numbers for citation purposes.

Cons: The previous update allowed for highlighting of scanned pages, and that's a step in the right direction, but it didn't work very well at all and was quite frankly a mess on the scanned page I used it on. The new search function in PDFs is also a great idea, though, once again, it didn't work on some of the PDFs; it did, however, work on most of them.

Lacks one common sense feature. For example, if I select a hyperlink and it takes me to another part of the book, it would be nice to have a "back" button. For endnotes, you can select the number of the endnote and get back to the place you were in the text, but endnotes are not the only hyperlinks, and there needs to be a "back" button in these instances (as there is in the desktop version). Currently there is none. Also, The method of selecting the text for annotation is clunky and needs to be improved like the other readers.

Certainly not a replacement for Kindle or Apple Books at this point. Otherwise, a decent app.

Information

Seller
Google LLC
Size
68.5 MB
Category
Books
Compatibility

Requires iOS 12.2 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

Languages

English, Afrikaans, Arabic, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese (Hong Kong), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Filipino, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Simplified Chinese, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese

Age Rating
4+
Copyright
Price
Free

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

  • Siri

    Get things done within this app using just your voice.

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