When comparing Cool Reader vs Amazon Kindle, the Slant community recommends Cool Reader for most people. In the question“What are the best eBook readers on Android?” Cool Reader is ranked 8th while Amazon Kindle is ranked 14th.
Ranked in these QuestionsQuestion Ranking
Pro Fully customizable
Pro A wide range of formats supported
Cool Reader supports epub (non-DRM), fb2, doc, txt, rtf, html, chm, tcr, pdb, prc, mobi (non-DRM) and pml formats.
Pro Free and open source
Cool Reader is available completely free and is also open source.
Pro Ease of use
Clean, simple user interface.
Synchronization between devices. Easily pick up on where you left off reading on your Kindle, smartphone, or tablet.
Available for free on Windows and Mac, and also a very good web app.
Pro Built in store
The Kindle app for Android features an in built eBook store within the app that sells eBooks, magazines, newspapers, comic books and graphic novels. Amazon also offers one of it not the biggest eBook store available today.
Pro Send to Kindle
The Kindle platform allows users to upload their own eBooks and documents to be read on any of the Kindle apps or devices.
Con Could have a better UI design
Con Does not support DRM .epubs
.epubs with DRM are not supported by Cool Reader.
Con No support for EPUB files
Con Not good for students research
The eBooks available from Amazon do not offer normal page numbers, printing or even copy paste, which makes using any of the ebooks for reports or papers pretty much impossible.