GooReader - read and download Google Books

Windows software that allows you to read and download Google Books to PDF, read them offline, manage your Google Library.

Read Google Books online and offline

GooReader provides a sweet interface for reading books and magazines from Google Books. Instead of awkward page scrolling in your browser you can get pleasure of reading on your desktop in the same way as you read hardcover books or paperback magazines. You can select one of the available reading views and browse books by TOC.

Download Google Books to PDF and EPUB

Sometimes you may need to print Google Books or read them offline when you don't have the internet connection. Besides, most people love to read books on mobile devices (like iPad or Android tablets) or popular e-Book readers (like Kindle or Nook). GooReader allows to automatically save books and magazines to PDF files and read them offline. If EPUB version for a book is available on Google Books, you can download it as well.

Create Local Library, add Bookmarks

In GooReader you can create a local Library, containing Google Books and PDF books, located on your computer. When you add a new book, Gooreader automagically creates its cover and shows book metadata. Besides for all books you save to your Local Library bookmarks are automatically created, and the next time when you open a book, it opens on the bookmarked page.

Manage your online Google Library

GooReader allows you to access your online Google Library and manage your personal bookshelves. You can log into your Google account and manage your books, picked up from Google Books as well as books purchased from Google Play store. You can add all these books to your Local Library and move them between the Google Library bookshelves. (This functionality is only available in the Pro version)


What are the system requirements?

GooReader works on Windows 7,8,10 and requires .Net Framework installed.

Do I need a Google Account to use the program?

No, all books and magazines on Google Books are available for unregistered users. But if you want to access your online Google Library, you can log into your Google account inside GooReader.

I can't login in Gooreader under my Google account. What can I do?

1. Please check one more time that you enter valid google login (email) and password.
2. Check if you are not logged in under another account in Internet Explorer.
3. Try to log out in Internet Explorer.

Can I manage my online Google Library in GooReader?

Yes, just log into your Google account in Gooreader.

How can I open a specific book from Google Books in GooReader?

You can either search for that book by title or open it by Book_ID. You can copy the Book_ID from the book page URL (For example: URL = -> Book_ID = mbBn8u1bNesC). Enter the Book_ID in the search box and press the "Search" button.

How can I see in search results, which books have preview pages or full text?

In GooReader's search results the books with full view are marked with green label, books with preview pages - with yellow label and books with no preview - with red label. You can also check the box in the search settings to filter the books without full view.

How can I add bookmarks?

Bookmarks are automatically added for these books that you download to Local Library. When you close a book, the bookmark is automatically created. And the next time the book will be opened on the latest opened page.

How can I read books offline?

To read a book offline you need to save it to Local Library.

Can I search and copy book text in exported PDF files?

No, because pages are saved as scanned images.

I can't open all book pages. On some pages I see "You have either reached a page that is unavailable...". What can I do?

It means that you a reading a book with limited preview and not all book pages are available on Google Books. You can't open unavailable pages either in Gooreader or in any browser.

Can I read my PDF books in GooReader?

Yes, Gooreader is very comfortable app for reading PDF books. You can also manage small PDF-libraries in Gooreader. You can drag-n-drop books in the local library to change their position. But if you have a big e-library with different ebook formats - we recommend to use one of dedicated book organizers.

Can I read and manage my EPUB books in GooReader?


Can I sort and organize books in GooReader?

Nope, but if you want more powerful book management software that can do it and lots of other things, please check our another program Alfa Ebooks Manager.

Buy and Download

for Windows

Manage Google Library
Read Google Books
Download Google Books
Read any PDF and EPUB books
Price $9.97* ($19.95)

for Windows Phone

Manage Google Library
Read Google Books
Download Google Books
Read any PDF and EPUB books
Price $1.99* ($3.99)

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