When it comes to smartphones, e-book reader apps are available in abundance. But the scene is quite opposite in case of feature phones. Unless your mobile phone has an in-built e-book reader, you have no option but to look for a third-party application. If you are looking for a decent Java e-book reader, you should definitely try Albite Reader. Free and feature-rich, Albite Reader can read both EPUB and TXT files. It even runs on feature phones with low memory. Continue reading to find more details and Albite Reader download links (jar and jad).
Developed by Svetlin Ankov, Albite Reader is a free eBook Reader for Java (J2ME MIDP) mobile phones. Key features of this Java app include touch support, color profiles, portrait/landscape view, horizontal/vertical scroll, bookmarks, table of contents, dictionary look up, unit conversion and more. Albite Reader can read txt, (x)html and EPUB files. Moreover, it supports 29 different languages with 23 different character encoding (including UTF-8).
Albite Reader runs on Java mobiles with MIDP 2.0, CLDC 1.1, File API (JSR-75) (optional). Used heap memory: 500 KB – 3000 KB depends on the version.
Click here to download Albite Reader on your desktop.
Alternatively, open this link from your mobile browser.
Note: This Java e-book reader is available in different versions: Albite READER Tiny 2.2, Albite READER Light 2.2, Albite READER No Touch 2.2, Albite READER 2.2, and Albite READER HD 2.2. Before downloading/installing, you should check that your device meets the minimum requirement of the respective version.