Good reader updated - Retina

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  1. maxsquared macrumors regular

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  2. tommot82 macrumors regular

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    not one that has been keeping me awake at night in anticipation... but useful info anyway. Thanks! :)
     
  3. palpatine macrumors 68040

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    lol. for those of us who bought the ipad to use as an ereader, and found our pdfs to be blurry, this has been eagerly anticipated. i've been checking the app store regularly!
     
  4. Macman45 macrumors demi-god

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    Got this this morning...useful, but not mind blowing...Still, best to keep things up to date....:)
     
  5. tommot82 macrumors regular

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    He he... Fair enough :)

    Out of interest, why use something like good reader over apples iBooks?
     
  6. gloss macrumors 601

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    Dropbox integration. More robust file management.
     
  7. tommot82 macrumors regular

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    ah ok that makes sense... to be honest i use goodreader to connect to dropbox and manage my files. But for pdf & books i then "open in.." ibooks to view.
     
  8. Justin Luck macrumors regular

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    I am a new iPad owner and iBooks for the most part works very well. I like how quickly I can move between pages without lag and there is little load time for text clarity. But I do notice some missed features. I have some PDFs that contain a table of contents (TOC) that is viewable in Adobe Reader on my PC, but not within iBooks. For those that do show a TOC in iBooks, I cannot collapse the TOC (it is always fully expanded) to make it easier to scroll between sections. Also, it would be nice if we could zoom the page to fit the width or height of the screen and keep the zoom while flipping across the pages. Does Goodreader offer these features? Tom, are PDFs still more reader friendly in iBooks?
     
  9. The Mercurian macrumors 65816

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    Good reader lets me annotate pdf's. So far as I know ibooks doesn't work for this with many pdf's
     
  10. tommot82 macrumors regular

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    yeah i think its been possible since 5.1... you tap ,hold and drag to highlight an annotate. Works quite nicely (but i have little use personally for it)
     
  11. kazmac macrumors 601

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    I prefer goodreader over iBooks

    Annotations, easier to organize and very useful to me. Once I open a file in goodreader I don't have to be online to read it.
     
  12. palpatine macrumors 68040

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    you don't have to be online to read something in ibooks, iannotate, pdf reader, etc., etc...
     
  13. kazmac macrumors 601

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    perhaps they've changed that from the prior iOS

    because I had to be online when I had the iPad 2 and iOS 4.

    thanks for the update...
     
  14. iSong macrumors newbie

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    I read almost everything online nowadays.
     
  15. palpatine macrumors 68040

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    glad to help. although, you could read offline as far back as the ipad 1 and ios 4 :)

    i see. if you read pdfs, you might find some of the appsmentioned in these threads provide a much better experience. if you don't read pdfs, carry on :)
     
  16. MecPro macrumors 6502

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    I'm trying a few, but for now iBooks is good enought for me

    Just need a slick full screen PDF reader that doesn't take an age to render a page each time I flip pages
     
  17. richpjr macrumors 68030

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    Do people really think this is still clever or witty? :confused:
     
  18. kazmac macrumors 601

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    d'oh

    I sit corrected again. :D
     

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