it’sFoss; Foliate a simple and modern eBook viewer For Linux

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Foliate is a simple and modern GTK eBook viewer for Linux desktops.

Features include:

  • Two-page view and scrolled view
  • Customize font and line-spacing
  • Light, sepia, dark, and invert mode
  • Reading progress slider with chapter marks
  • Bookmarks and annotations
  • Find in book
  • Quick dictionary lookup

Changes in version 2.5.0

  • Improved support for touch screens
  • OPDS credentials can now be remembered
  • Various fixes for GNOME 3.38
  • Fixed Wiktionary internal links
  • Added Basque, Korean, and Norwegian translations

Beautiful Pages

  • Supports EPUB, Mobipocket, Kindle, FictionBook, and comic book archive formats
  • Single-column, two-column, or continuous scrolling layouts
  • Adjust font, line-spacing, and margins
  • Customize colors and brightness
  • Auto-hyphenation
  • Skeuomorphic mode
  • Auto-hide cursor and window controls
  • Supports right-to-left and vertical text

Bookmarks & Annotations

  • Reading progress, bookmarks, and annotations stored in your XDG data directory as plain JSON files, so you can backup or sync them easily
  • Search annotations
  • Export annotations to plain text, HTML, Markdown, and more

Navigate with Ease

  • Table of contents menu or sidebar
  • Find in book
  • Progress slider, with chapter marks
  • Reading time estimates
  • Zoom in on and rotate images
  • Open footnotes in popovers
  • Trackpad gestures—use two-finger swipe to turn the page
  • Open multiple books at the same time, or open the same file in multiple windows

Nifty Tools

  • Look up words in Wiktionary, Wikipedia, or offline DICT and StarDict dictionaries
  • Translate passages with Google Translate
  • Text-to-speech with eSpeak NG, Festival, or other engines
  • Get books online from OPDS feeds

Get Foliate


Flatpak is a next-generation technology for building and distributing desktop applications on Linux.


Snap is an universal Linux package format developed by Canonical.

Install Foliate Using CommandLine ;

Arch Linux Sudo pacman -S foliate

Fedora Sudo dnf install foliate

Ubuntu/Debian Download SourceCode


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