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Need a stable way to view your .CBZ and .CBR comics on your iPad? Comic Zeal 4 is your best bet right now.

What's New

Hi all, welcome to Comic Zeal 8!

I have a lot of changes for you in this version, I hope you like it.

Much improved import options! You can now use any of these to import comics:

• WI-Fi using a web browser on a PC or Mac.
• Drop Box, iCloud Drive, Google Drive etc using iOS 8 document sharing.
• AirDrop from a Mac running Yosemite.
• iTunes via USB or Wi-FI

With the arrival of the Wi-Fi web interface I’ve finally been able to remove SyncDocs, which was essentially a front-end to a custom web server.

You can still use Comic Zeal Sync if you want to resize comics into cbi files. Comic Zeal will accept those from any of the import methods mentioned above.

If you have a Mac running Yosemite give Air Drop a go! it’s amazing. Quite a change from the good old days when we didn’t even have iTunes file sharing via USB.

You’ll also see that the interface has been upgraded a lot, it’s more consistent, shows more information and is generally much faster. The tutorial now has much better video help too.

I’ve also added themes! Five of them, and they rhyme.

It’s been a busy few months for me, I really hope you like what you get in Comic Zeal 8.

Please remember to leave a good review if you’re happy.

App Description

Do you want the most features? the best reading experience? Comic Zeal 8 has them both. It was the first comic reader in the App Store and after six years of constant development it’s still the best.

• Organize your collection how YOU want. Put series inside series, use dividers to manage long lists.
• Automatically sorts your comics into series.
• Page zoom AND position lock so you avoid seeing the same borders page after page.
• Automatically opens the next comic when reading.
• Smart with device rotation, many comics have a mixture of portrait and landscape pages.
• Search by comic title and tags.
• Parental lock for individual series.

IMPORT METHODS

• WI-Fi using a web browser on a PC or Mac.
• Drop Box, iCloud Drive, Google Drive etc using iOS 8 document sharing.
• AirDrop from a Mac running Yosemite.
• iTunes via USB or Wi-FI

THE SLIDER

Comic Zeal uses the innovative slider, it's a pointer, a container and a toolbox, all in one. You can push stuff into it, then go anywhere in your collection and drag it out. It's an incredibly fast way to organize your comics.

With the slider you can:

• Reorder comics, put them into the slider in the order you want them, then drag them out.
• Create reading lists (by making copies of comics that don't take up any space on your device)
• Create series and dividers right in the app. Dividers are lists that can hold comics, series and even other dividers.

TIPS

• Tap the ‘i’ info icon for comics, series and dividers. You can rename entries, sort a series or mark items as read or unread.
• When zooming, hold the gesture for half a second. Comic Zeal will lock that zoom and position when you turn the page, it's a great way to hide borders.

Comics used in the screenshots:
'Escape from Planet Nowhere', © 2010 Otis Frampton, http://planet-nowhere.com/

App Screen Shots

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App Changes

December 05, 2014 New version 8.0.6
August 25, 2014 New version 6.1.4
November 27, 2013 New version 6.0.25
October 09, 2013 New version 6.0.20
September 26, 2013 New version 6.0.19
September 10, 2013 New version 5.2.6
April 01, 2010 Initial Release

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