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5 stars out of 5
· 9/19/2013
Great App

Easy to use!

4 stars out of 5
· 8/4/2013
Works as expected!

Not sure why this app has so many negative reviews, but don't be scared off. It seems to work great for me so far. I was able to download my books for reading offline, then disconnected my network connection to see if offline reading actually worked, and sure enough it did. The app did not crash either. I'm happy! Give it a go.

1 stars out of 5
· 6/1/2013

I can access my account, download my books, just like on my real Kobo, but this app crashes. Fix this!

1 stars out of 5
· 5/6/2013
no epub?

What's the point in having an app that doesn't support the same type of file as the android app, that's the only reason I downloaded this app, so I could sync up with my computer!. This really needs to be sorted!

4 stars out of 5
· 4/2/2013
It's good

It's probably better on other platforms, but I think it's great! Its functional and that's all I'm looking for.

4 stars out of 5
· 2/16/2013
Nicely done

Works well, but dictionaries would be good. Font size slider not accurate. Display better on the actual Kobo with e-ink, but that goes with using a backlit tablet and is not an issue with the app itself.

1 stars out of 5
· 1/4/2013
Program non-responsive upon opening book

It is hard to imagine the MS app-store letting this pre-release quality app out the gate. Kobo has some great products (the glow is great), I hope they can clean up the mess that is this app.

3 stars out of 5
· 12/6/2012
Please develop an app for Windows phone.

I was soooooo happy when I saw Kobo was developing a Windows 8 app. I mistakenly believed it would be for all platforms. Got my new Windows 8 phone yesterday and found no Kobo app for my phone :( :( :(

2 stars out of 5
· 11/17/2012
Unexpected crash when reading an ebook

The app runs nicely until when you start downloading the eBook to read it offline. When I do start reading the eBook , it just causes a crash and keeps doing it the same if I were to repeat the steps again.

2 stars out of 5
· 11/13/2012
Version 1.1 doesn't work

I had the previous version and it worked fine. Upgraded to the new one (1.1) today and it starts but freezes/pauses/bombs when opening books. Update: I am on a Surface and I did get it to work, had to go to the Tips screen 3 or 4 times (each time it would bomb, switch back to the app and try again) to get past it. Will load books but is very slow. Once loaded it is working.

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Version notes

Version 1.1.2 Resolved usability issues with the app, including: - The tap area to turn pages is now much easier to hit - Reading settings are preserved between sessions - The default reading text size is now correct - Navigating backwards takes you to the last page of the previous chapter - Two page view now includes the page numbers