Monday, October 29, 2012

Bookviser 2.3 submitted to Marketplace


Just posted an update to Marketplace. The version 2.3 contains the following changes:

- screen orientation control additionally placed in settings menu;
- fixed problems with large EPUBs and EPUB contents;
- added page numbers.

It should be available within 3-4 days.

Friday, October 19, 2012

Bookviser 2 live in Marketplace


Bookviser major update is now live in Marketplace here. With this update you get:

- images support;
- formatting (bold, italic);
- landscape mode (can be turned on/off in quick settings);
- hyphenation in Russian.

Big thanks to all of you who helped to beta test. 

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Bookviser 2 - Beta версия

Добрый день,

Я готовлю значительное обновление для Bookviser.

Если Вам интересно принять участие в тестировании Beta версии программы, пожалуйста, пишите мне на адрес bookviser@gmail.com и сообщите свой адрес e-mail, соответствующий учетной записи Microsoft, к которой привязан Ваш телефон. Ответным письмом я пришлю Вам ссылку на скачивание.

Ваши замечания по работе программы будут очень важны.

Вот список изменений, включенных в новую версию:

1) Предотвращение блокировки экрана. Если эта функция активирована, экран не будет блокироваться, пока Вы читаете:

2) Анимцию перехода со страницы на страницу можно настроить (или отключить) отдельно для портретного и ландшафтного режима. Тап зоны привязаны к выбранной анимации:

3) Bookviser теперь может отображать картинки и имеет ограниченную поддержку форматирования. Для книг на русском можно включить функцию переносов:



4) Вы можете читать в портретном или ландшафтном режиме. Поврот экрана может осуществляться автоматически или вручную:

5) Для перемещения по книге добавлен слайдер:

Bookviser 2 Beta


I’m about to release a major update for Bookviser.

If you are interested in testing the Beta version please contact me at bookviser@gmail.com and provide your email associated with your phone Microsoft Account. I will send you back a download link.

Your feedback will be much appreciated.

Here are the changes included in the new version:

1) Lock screen prevention. When ON this will prevent your screen from dimming and locking when you read:

2) Page transitions can be selected separately for Portrait and Landscape mode. Tap zones are bound to transitions:

3) Bookviser now displays images and has a limited formatting support:


4) You can read in Portrait or Landscape mode. The screen either can be locked or can rotate automatically:

5) A slider has been added to jump between different book locations:

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Bookviser 1.2 submitted to Marketplace

I've just submitted Bookviser 1.2 to Marketplace. It fixes bugs and adds the possibility to switch off the page turn animation. Now working on more important updates.

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Bookviser v 1.1 live in Marketplace

Hey, it's just to let you know Bookviser v 1.1 with SkyDrive support is now live in Marketplace here.

Monday, February 13, 2012

Version 1.1 submitted to Marketplace

Just submitted Bookviser 1.1 to Marketplace. I guess it will take a couple of days until it's published.

It took me a bit longer to add interface languages than I thought :)

New in Version 1.1


1.       SkyDrive support added

2.       Russian and French interface added

3.       web browser and ePub files bugs fixed

Monday, February 6, 2012

SkyDrive added

I added SkyDrive support, fixed some issues with browser downloads and now adding localization for Russian and French. That's all the languages I know :) One more day and I will publish the new version.

Saturday, January 28, 2012

EPUB related fixes

I will post here news about features and fixes that will be included in the upcoming versions.

Just finished fixing issues in Bookviser with some EPUB files when building contents and extracting cover images.

Started working on adding SkyDrive support. Will try to finish and publish the new version by next Friday, February 3rd, 2012.

Saturday, January 21, 2012

Bookviser available for free download in Marketplace

Bookviser is now in Marketplace. Thanks to all of the beta testers for their valuable feedback and interesting ideas.

Some remarks from this feedback are reflected in the live version:
  • single book tiles pinning to home screen
  • smaller font sizes added (up to 20)
  • author and title moved to a bar appearing on center tap
  • page turn animations are now a bit faster
More features such as SkyDrive and Dropbox support are coming in the next version.

You can download Bookviser here.