BookShelf shows the content of text files as if in a book.
You see two pages simultaneously (or one if you wish) with free margins. The
screen isn't jammed with interface details. You can click on pages to turn
them over, change colour and size of printing, page marking, colour of paper and
appearance of lining. Simple and effective system of search and navigation will
help to orientate in the text. Arrangement of books like on the shelf helps to
come back easily to already read books and open them on the page you have
It would be better to start with an urgent for many users
problem — program shareware
status. Its price is only $3, but the program
keeps on reading texts after the trial period as well. So if you can't pay for
the reader - don't worry. By the way, author takes alternative support in the
project development (e.g. reference to the site).
Support of virtual library is done in a very original
manner. All books are sorted to shelves, to choose the book you just need to
click on its back. Drawn bookshelves look very attractive, they are done quite
stylish and navigation is very handy. Every shelf can be referred to a
particular style. All standard options customary for bookreaders exist and they
are comfortably distributed on the interface.
Voice reading realization in BookShelf is maximally easy.
It's enough just to push fast soft key (F4 on default) and listen. Voice slide
adjustment is done separately and doesn't depend on BookShelf.
It's advisable to use TTS
sintesators Digalo Nikolay and RealSpeak Solo Katherine.
Some technical characteristics:
• Majority text formats support including DOC, RTF and HTML;
• Close integration with MS Internet Explorer (can
be added to toolbar making book-adding into the library easier);
• Work with archives RAR and ZIP;
• Fully adjustable interface with the ability to use
• Handy books classification and text formatting
according to user's wish.
Start of Work
To open a new file click
After choosing a file it will be converted into a book
that will appear on a book shelf. This conversion may take some time. The time
depends on size of the file and power of your PC. This conversion is done only
once. Next time the book will be opened in no time. (At the beginning try to open small
Appearance of books depends on installation-specific
settings. Every book can have its own look.
Reading over, the program memorizes the page you've
finished on. Next time the book will be opened on this page.
Keys for transition:
|to the next page:||
|to the previous page:||
|to the beginning:|
|to the end:|
If you click
or the number of the page, you'll go to the next or previous page.
Line of Quick Shift
Bring mouse pointer to the lower area of the screen. You'll see the line of quick shift. To find the page
wanted have a click.
If you type a number and finish with , you'll come to the page wanted.
Mark the necessary word and click
The program will find this word on the next pages in mark it.
To find this word further in the text click again
If you press
without marking the text, you'll be able to type a word. Then
it will be searched.
To close the book click or
For program exit press or +