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cloud-based epub reading system with offline reading AND collections -- what are my options?

Aldiko book reader is a really good app that has the most of the features you require.
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Why does Google Play Books not allow search for uploaded books?

Dear Sir / Madam & Citizens of the Internet, I find that, with the current version of Play Books on android (version 5.7.5, as of 09/02/2020), if one launches the app connected to Wi-Fi or the ...
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How to debug GPB "This file cannot be processed."

So I solved this issue by converting epub file to mobi format (mobi is the format kindle uses) and then converting back to epub. After doing this, google books didn't have issues processing it. There ...
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How can I make my highlights span multiple pages in Google Play?

2 possible solutions or workarounds. First, if viewing GPB in a web browser, it is easier to highlight text on more than one page. (I was able to do it). Second, one workaround on a device might ...
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Get error when I try to upload book to kindle

First, what type of Kindle do you have? Do you have e-ink device or a Kindle tablet (i.e, Kindle Fire)? If you have a Kindle tablet, then I recommend that you view the file with a PDF reader app ...
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How to debug GPB "This file cannot be processed."

Initial things to try: Have you used an epub validator to confirm that it is a valid epub? Is the file encrypted in some way? (Can you view it in a browser or readium or Adobe Digital Editions)? Was ...
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Are ebooks on Google Play always encumbered with DRM?

Google Play does supply non DRMed books. I have bought ebooks from Google Play published by Baen who have never had DRM and I can downloaded them as .epub with no DRM. It is up to the publisher and ...
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What does the blue circle with the underlined check mark mean in GPB?

The checkmark in the blue circle means that this book has been downloaded to your device (if you'll notice, it's the same icon as the download notification in the top left). The books without the ...
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cloud-based epub reading system with offline reading AND collections -- what are my options?

BookFusion is what you are looking for. BookFusion provides you with a cloud based platform and native Android and iOS apps to allow you to easily upload , organize and read your eBooks across all ...
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Any way in Google Play books to reset my location to the beginning of a book?

Tap in the middle of the screen and a slider will appear at the bottom of the screen.
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Debugging "Processing failed" errors when uploading DRM-free EPUB3 to Google Play Books?

I used https://www.w3.org/publishing/epubcheck/ to check my epub files for issues when I was having the same problem with Google not loading my epub book I was creating. The downside is that you must ...
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Updating edition of ebooks purchased from Google Play Books

In paper books editions have new edits and other editions so they are a new published book. The same thing is true with eBooks and new edition will require you to buy a new copy of that edition. ...
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How to choose where/which to buy ebook/book online?

Methods for estimating page count for ebooks depend on a variety of things and don't really indicate anything. Different ebook distributors use different ISBNs. It used to be that print publishers ...
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cloud-based epub reading system with offline reading AND collections -- what are my options?

If you really need web reader to be part of solution (Google Play Books have web reader) - bookfusion is very likely answer you looking for. Web/Android/iOS. Disadvantages: subscription (but earlier ...
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cloud-based epub reading system with offline reading AND collections -- what are my options?

If you can read Chinese, you might be interested in 微信读书 http://weread.qq.com
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cloud-based epub reading system with offline reading AND collections -- what are my options?

I use neat reader to sync and read epub books. https://www.neat-reader.com It has Android,win, Mac and web version and the iOS version would coming soon. You could import your books and read it ...
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How to tell whether a Google Play eBook is bootlegged/pirated?

It's very common for the listing for publisher to be the company that formatted and produced the ebook. I wouldn't read too much significance into that. Sometimes this conversion services just ...
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Why does Google Play Books not allow search for uploaded books?

If you have Android, you may find an older version of the application online which supports it. I can confirm that version 3.16.1 is working fine.
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Is a refund for an eBook bought at Google Play possible if it has been downloaded as an ePub?

Yes, this is possible. Just now I went through exactly the process you describe in your question.
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Google Play Books unable to save margin note

Looks like my Ghostery browser extension was messing with the site. I was able to pause it and reattempt and found the notes made their way through. I drilled down into the trackers that were blocked, ...
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E_ADEPT_DOCUMENT_TYPE_UNKNOWN error in fulfilling a .acsm file

It happened to me with an .acsm file, but from a different store (it was Kobo); I managed to resolve this problem by downloading the file again, and Adobe Digital Editions was able to import it. I don'...
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Get error when I try to upload book to kindle

As far as I can tell (my Italian is mostly restricted to things you need to know to understand training instructions), you cannot send PDF files, but only the indicated formats (.doc, .docx, .rtf, ....
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Get error when I try to upload book to kindle

Converting an EPUB book to a PDF file is usually a bad idea, unless you want to print the book. Install Calibre, add the EPUB, remove the DRM, convert it to an AZW3 book and have Calibre send the ...
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how to turn off hyphenation for titles (h1, etc) on Android readers (google play, gitden)

Like all new CSS specifications, hyphenation is a mess. I spent hours trying to disable hyphens in my titles for an Epub file viewed in Microsoft Edge. I've finally found a solution. My reference ...
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