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App Specs
File size:
791.12 KB
April 8, 2011
January 9, 2013

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Murasaki is an EPUB reader application that has simple user interfaces and various features (CANNOT open DRM-encrypted EPUBs)

Key Features:

  • Scrolling
    Murasaki is a scroll-based reader like usual web browers, not a page flip-based reader like iBooks.

  • Pagination View Mode
    Murasaki supports the pagination view mode. This is a hybrid view mode which has both a free scrolling and a snapping to column.

  • Swipe Navigation
    Murasaki supports two-finger swipe gesture to move between contents (Mac OS X 10.7+). To read through an EPUB, use scroll and swipe gestures on trackpad.

  • Multi Windows
    Murasaki can open different EPUBs in multiple windows. Moreover Murasaki can open different parts of one EPUB in multiple windows at once.

  • Popover
    By opening a link in a popover, you can check a related page, footnote, and so on quickly without moving page (Mac OS X 10.7+).

  • Image Panel
    By opening images in panels, you can read through text with reference to these images.

  • Searching
    You can search a word that is contained in a EPUB.

  • Bookmarking
    You can bookmark, and can refer these pages later.

  • Full Screen
    By entering full screen mode, you can view the EPUB contents in full screen (Mac OS X 10.7+).

  • User Style Sheet
    Murasaki can apply user style sheets.

  • Popover Dictionary
    You can look up a word in popover dictionary.

  • Spotlight / Quick Look
    Murasaki includes Spotlight and Quick Look plug-ins for EPUB. You can search and preview EPUBs in Finder

  • What's New
  • Added Pagination view mode (only for horizontal writing mode)
  • Added two-finger swipe gesture to move between contents (Mac OS X 10.7+)
  • Enabled App Sandbox
  • Fixed minor issues

  • Murasaki (jp.genji.murasaki) is a Mac software application that has been discovered and submitted by users of

    Operating System: Mac

    Default Install Path: /Applications/

    Minimum OS version: 10.6