Gerty - eBook reader for epub, journal, notes, photos and maps
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Gerty is a simple and meticulously crafted app to read your books and record great memories as you read them. eBook reader, journal, notes, photos, maps - you've never seen anything like this before!
- Open books in the EPUB format
- Separate library for paper and eInk books, magazines, and other publications
- Scan barcodes to look up info and covers of your paper books
- Organise your books in shelves
- Bulk manage, sort and filter books
- Advanced EPUB formatting including margins and spacing
- Vastly improved EPUB rendering based on Marvin's fantastic display engine
- Specialty OpenDyslexic font
- Vertical scroll reading design
- Auto scroll with variable speed and estimated reading time (*)
- Screen edge detection for paging
- Apply screen warmth for comfortable nighttime reading
- EPUB 3 popup footnotes
- Automatically add definitions you’ve learnt to your timeline (*)
- Link to custom dictionary apps and web services (*)
- Create custom commands to integrate with many apps and services (*)
- One-tap Dropbox access to your EPUB books
- Drag and drop books using iTunes
JOURNALLING & NOTE TAKING FEATURES
- Keep a personal journal, notes, a private blog, marginalia, or write a photo essay while you're reading
- Relive memories by browsing your entries and notes on maps
- Save passages and notes as journal entries
- Take photos and process them with stunning effects
- Unified timeline
- Photo and tag browser
- Share journal entries and photos
- Geo-tag entries
- Full screen photo and entry browsing
- All your entries are private
- Export your timeline to an EPUB journal (*)
OTHER NOTABLE FEATURES
- Works beautifully on iPhone 6 and 6 Plus
- Passcode lock (*)
- Native maps support
- Efficient cloud syncing and backups using Dropbox (*)
- Sound effects
- In-book reading timers (*)
- Daily reading and journalling reminders
- Modern iOS features including parallax and motion effects
- Detects GPS and date information from photo EXIF data
- Light and dark UI themes (*)
- In-book UI automatically switches to night mode when the screen is dimmed (*)
- AirDrop, Twitter, Facebook, Flickr and iMessage sharing
- Powerful URL schemes to integrate with other apps
- Gerty opens DRM-free EPUB books with basic support for EPUB 3
- Barcode lookups might not work for all books
- OpenDyslexic currently supports the basic Latin character set
- Dropbox access and syncing requires a Dropbox account
(*) Some premium features require a single, one-time, “unlock everything” in-app purchase.
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What's New in Version 1.1.5
What's new in Gerty:
- Added support for iOS document pickers - get books from iCloud Drive, OneDrive, Google Drive, Box, and more (*)
- Improved compatibility with future system updates.
- Fixed a crash that could happen when accessing statistics.
- Other small bug fixes, enhancements, and refinements.
(*) Requires iOS 8, and the corresponding app (e.g. OneDrive) that supports document provider extensions.
If you're enjoying Gerty, please find a moment to leave a review and tell your friends. It really, really helps.
Use it all the time
I use this daily, I'm always reading and this is the perfect way to store all the books and fictions I find that are not from the iBook store.
especially like the auto-scroll feature. works nicely on iPad 2 with iOS 7.
I like Gerty, but.....
Gerty, would be an excellent ereader if it had a very nice top of the line highlighter. I use my ereader to study the watchtower and other publications, so I'm looking for an ereader that downloads ePub, PDFs, audio, and highlights and I'm finding it hard to find that combination.
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- Category: Books
- Updated: Aug 08, 2015
- Version: 1.1.5
- Size: 28.4 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Appstafarian Limited
- © 2015, Appstafarian Limited
Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
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