What are the best programs to open ePub files on Windows?

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    #1Adobe Digital Editions

    Adobe Digital Editions

    Adobe Digital Editions is an ebook reader that allows readers to read books in EPUB and PDF format. This book reader features font adjustment based on the reader's preference. It also features a highlighter and a built-in bookmark.

    Software

    Windows, Mac, Android, iOS

    Free

    Aanya Tata
    Written on July 19, 2018
    "Got to download Adobe Digital Editions on my computer and at first I thought it dont read epub books. But when I opened the GOT book I downloaded, it worked!"
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    #2Calibre

    Calibre

    Calibre is a free an e-book software suite available for Windows, Linux, and iOS that allows you to create, edit, and read e-books, and convert files to and from several ebook formats. It also has a cover creator to customize the cover layout. 

    Software

    Windows, Mac, Linux

    Free

    Patrick Hamilton
    Written on July 19, 2018
    "My friend who is a Mac user uses Calibre to read epub books. He recommended it to me but told him I'm using Windows 10. He send me the link, I was surprised it's available in Windows. Now it's what I use for reading ebooks on my laptop."
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    #3Kobo Books

    Kobo Books
    Kobo Books is a website for book lovers that offers you more than 5 million titles to read, including books and audiobooks. It also suggests e-readers compatible with iOS, Android, and Blackberry 10 devices.
    Websites

    Free

    José Juan Sotelo
    Written on July 19, 2018
    "I already have the app on my iPhone so when I was looking for one for my laptop, I immediately searched if Kobo Books can be downloaded as a software. Luckily, they offer it in Windows and Mac. "
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    #4Sumatra

    Sumatra
    Sumatra PDF is a free PDF, eBook (ePub, Mobi), XPS, DjVu, CHM, Comic Book (CBZ and CBR) reader for Windows
    Software

    Windows

    Free

    Russell Ruiz
    Written on July 19, 2018
    "EXACTLY WHAT I NEED! SO THIS IS ONLY AVAILABLE FOR WINDOWS AND OFC I'D BE NEEDING IT FOR SCHOOL PURPOSES, AND BESIDES, IT'S FREE AND IT'S EASY TO USE!"
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    #5FBReader

    FBReader
    FBReader is a multi-format ebook reader that allows users to open files in formats such as epub, Mobi, plain text, HTML, fb2 and much more. It also allows users to manage and create their own book library. Users have access to web-based libraries.
    Apps

    Mac, iOS, Android, Windows

    Free

    Dylan Santos
    Written on July 19, 2018
    "FBreader is VERY EASY to use!!! I was able to teach my grandpa properly on how to use it and he didn't even have a hard time learning to use it!"
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    #6Icecream Ebook Reader

    Icecream Ebook Reader

    Icecream Ebook Reader is an eBook reader software which supports EPUB, PDF, CBZ, TXT, MOBI, CBR, and FB2 formats. This features a library, reading progress bar, and annotation options. Requires a computer with Windows OS.

    Software

    Windows

    Free

    Juan Antonio Mercado
    Written on July 19, 2018
    "Icecream app is such an amazing application for my windows computer because aside from the fact that it's free, it's all that I need. It has some sort of a library wherein everybook is properly organized."
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    #7Readium

    Readium
    Readium is a epub reader for the chrome browser extension. It's built in Javascript and allows the users to display epubs in the web browser without downloading. You can read books from the Readium Foundation or any epub format file you find on the internet. But you can open the epub fuiles you have on your computer too.

    Software

    Windows

    Free

    George Miller
    Written on July 19, 2018
    "This Readium is just an extension for chrome but mind you, it's very helpful! The file isn't that large to save up some space for my computer. And also I can easily access books and read them especially those in epub! Now I can finish reading The Harry Potter series"
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    #8Epubreader

    Epubreader
    Epubreader is a free and HTML5 based reader for epub format. It's a very lightweight software that allows you to read epubs without DRM and it directly opens epubs from the web without downloading it and allows you to keep your files and open the epub files you have downloaded in your computer.
    Software

    Windows

    Free

    Walter Castillo
    Written on July 19, 2018
    "this extension is very much reliable especially that most of my ebooks are in epub format. I like lightweight software because it doesn't consume much space for my computer!!! :)"

Summary

Best What are the best programs to open ePub files on Windows
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Adobe Digital EditionsSoftware 20 Free
2CalibreSoftware 14 Free
3Kobo BooksWebsites 12 Free
4SumatraSoftware 9 Free
5FBReaderApps 9 Free
6Icecream Ebook ReaderSoftware 6 Free
7ReadiumSoftware 4 Free
8EpubreaderSoftware 1 Free
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