VitalSource Bookshelf for PC and Mac: An overview

VitalSource Bookshelf® is a popular platform for reading eBooks. VitalSource apps are available for iOS, Android, Windows and Mac OS X. Download Bookshelf app from the VitalSource website for Mac OS X and Windows free of charge to start reading books.

Apart from the large collection of books available for download to users signed up with VitalSource, unprotected EPUB files can be easily added to the Bookshelf library for reading. The VitalSource Bookshelf® app supports most EPUB 3 features and is also accessible with screen reading software.

With the release of version 6.7 the sideloading of EPUB in this app has become straight forward. For example in Windows, right click on any EPUB file and choose "Open with" in the context menu and then click on "Choose default program". Select VitalSource Bookshelf to make it the default app. Thereafter, when you want to read any EPUB file, just double clik on it and VitalSource Bookshelf app wil load.

Supported languages: Català, Cymraeg, Dansk, Deutsch, Dutch, English-UK, English-US, Español, Español-MX, Français, Français-CA, Gaelic, Icelandic, Italiano, Norsk, Polski, Português, Português do Brasil, Pусский, Suomi, Svensk, Türk, čeština, Ελληνικό and ภาษาไท

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Some of the most used keystrokes for Bookshelf on Windows are given below. See all Bookshelf Windows keystrokes.

Play/Pause Speaking CTRL + Shift + S
Stop SpeakingCTRL + ALT + Shift + S
Go To PageALT + Shift + P
Previous ChapterCTRL + PageUp
Next ChapterCTRL + PageDn
ContentsCTRL + Y
Show BookshelfCTRL + B

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