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Old 05-11-2010, 12:33 PM   #1
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Smile Any epub reader for PC allows me to change text and background color?

I've been looking for such a epub reader for PC that will allow me to change the text and background colors. I've been reading on computer screen for too many years long before my e-ink readers came along and my eyes has been damaged really bad. Now at 24 years old I couldn't stare on computer screen with white background and black text more than 30 min any more. As I download a lot of free books and samples over the internet, I'd like to still be able to read them on my computer before putting them in my readers to clutter it, especially the samples. so any suggestions? I think the black background with light gray text would be the easiest on the eyes.
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Old 05-11-2010, 06:22 PM   #2
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The EPUBReader add-on for FireFox allows you to select:
  • background colour
  • font face
  • font size
  • font colour
  • margin size
There is a dedicated forum for EPUBReader here, at MobileRead.
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Old 05-11-2010, 07:23 PM   #3
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FBReader is totally customizable. Note that this includes ignoring some (most) CSS in favor of user-specified layout options. For ePubs, it also does not display most SVG graphics and tables. Even so, it is my favorite ebook reading app. See the attached screenshot.

The B&N Windows app has customizable colors, and displays ePubs. It also ignores some CSS, and I'm not sure how it does on generic ePubs (vs ePubs from B&N).
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Old 05-11-2010, 07:34 PM   #4
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calibre's reader allows you to specify your own stylesheet to customize the display, see http://www.mobileread.com/forums/sho...t=51500&page=2
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Old 05-11-2010, 10:35 PM   #5
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Thank you guys for all the recommendations! I really love the FBreader, it's simple and easy and it allows me to read not only epub but a lot other types of files. Thank you all for helping me out.
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Old 05-11-2010, 11:04 PM   #6
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"accessibility" menus often let you use high contrast with black background.
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