Stanza is available both as a free application for your iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch and as desktop application for windows and Mac OS. Use it to download from a vast selection of over 100,000 books and periodicals, and read them right on your phone.
Stanza Desktop is a small utility program to assist in converting your books from various formats into ePub, and to assist in transferring your books to Stanza iPhone/iPod Touch. Stanza Desktop currently supports reading books in a variety of unprotected formats (including HTML, plain text, Mobipocket), but note that books in protected formats cannot currently be read using Stanza Desktop. Stanza Desktop does not currently contain any library management features or the ability to download books directly from the internet.
Stanza App for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch
Read books on your iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad! Lexcycle Stanza brings the digital book revolution to your pocket with a reading interface that is unrivaled in its clarity and ease of use. With over 4 million downloads around the world, Stanza has become an iPhone phenomenon, and is featured as one of the top three Apple favorites in their “App Store Turns 1” celebration.
Purchase popular new books from a selection of over 50,000 contemporary titles available in various partner stores, or choose from an additional 50,000 free classics and recent original works available from Project Gutenberg, Feedbooks, and many other sources. Store and categorize hundreds of books in the organizer, and transfer your own ePub, eReader, PDF, Comic Book Archive (CBR & CBZ), and DjVu books from your Mac or PC to Stanza by dragging & dropping the files into the “File Sharing” section of the “Apps” tab of your device in iTunes.
- Organize your Library – Sort by title or author, or create custom collections to create reading lists and keep track of all your books.
- Browse Online Catalog – Browse from many online sources of books, and pick from over 100,000 books to download
- Flowing Covers – Browse your library in glorious color with cover flow to bring the realism of a bookshelf to your fingertips.
- Save your Place – Stanza always remembers where you last left off in the book, and also lets you bookmark your favorite parts.
- Book Summaries – Find out about the book before you download and read it.
- Worth 1,000 Words – Don’t like your book’s cover? Looking up other cover artwork is a breeze using the “Cover Lookup” feature
- Your Words, Your Way – Customize your colors, fonts, and every detail from line spacing to hyphenation.
- Find your Favorites – Browse by subject, language, and author, or perform free-form searches for books.
- Read Away – Print-quality resolution, soft backlighting for nighttime reading, intuitive screen taps to turn pages. Immerse yourself in your book.
- World-Wise – Stanza has built-in support for English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Russian, Danish, etc.
- Share Local, Read Global – Automatically find books and other documents you share using iTunes or over your local WiFi Network
- Shop Online – Use the built-in store to buy the latest bestsellers and download them straight to your iPhone/iPad/iPod.