What's New

New User Interface
* New visually rich user interface
* Quickly switch between recently opened and favorite books
* Browse your library in both the realistic bookshelf view and the fast list view
* Quickly jump to close verses with the new verse chooser
* Change to a new verse with either the grid or list
* Browse history by date or by book

Resource Guide
* Helps you easily access the content in your library
* Quickly find commentary and map hits on the Bible passage you are reading
* Look up people, places, and topic on a passage
* Easy to use cross references
* Quickly see outlines, introductions, and other Bible translations for the passage you are reading
* Configure the resource guide to work the way you want

Annotation Improvements
* Cloud sync your bookmarks, notes, and highlights between your iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, and http://sync.olivetree.com
* Open and edit your personal notes in the split window
* Verses in your notes are now hyperlinked to open the verse reference when you tap on it
* Added book ribbons to easily track your last reading location
* Tag annotations for convenient organization
* Sort and search annotations

Text Selection
* Now you can bookmark, highlight, or copy any piece of text
* Search for selected word(s)
* Lookup selected word(s) in all dictionaries
* Lookup selected word(s) for people, places, and topic matches which will link you to cross references, maps, and images

* Search results now display in an easy to use list
* Filter search results by book of the Bible
* Filter search results by a range of books of the Bibles
* Create your own search range
* Search History
* Advanced Search commands

Advanced Settings
* Assign actions to gestures to quickly access your most commonly used features
* New color chooser to customize the text colors
* Toggle notes and highlights on/off in text

App Description

BibleReader™ lets you explore the Bible on your iPhone and carry your Bible study library with you wherever you go. BibleReader™ offers powerful features for Bible reading and study, advanced personal customization, 100+ titles for free download.

This application includes the NIV Plus Bible, as well as offering access to all Olive Tree free titles.

BibleReader™ FEATURES

• Bookmark your favorite verses. Make personal notes. Create files to sort and store them. A great organizational tool for study, personal devotions, or sermon preparation!

• Split screen reading lets you view two books at once. You can compare Bible translations, view study notes, or read commentaries and reference books side-by-side with Scripture. Sync the windows so they scroll together for easy reference and comparisons.

• With 3-touch Verse Chooser, you can navigate quickly and easily to the exact Bible verse you want by touching book, chapter, and verse.

• Quick, powerful searching lets you find words, phrases, even search in Greek and Hebrew!

• Scripture and other works are stored on your phone, so you don't need a continuous Internet connection. You have full access to your library even when you’re in airplane mode or out of wi-fi range.

• Copy a verse into notes, email, chat—anywhere inside or outside of BibleReader™.


Make your electronic reading and study experience just right with BibleReader™’s many customizable options.

• Choose where to open notes, Strong’s numbers, or search results—in a split screen, the same screen, or a popup window. Customize your popup windows with colors, transparency, and animation styles.

• Top and bottom toolbars auto-hide for full screen reading.

• Up-down flick scrolling or left-right scrolling gestures—your choice.

• Read vertically or switch to landscape mode for wider pages. Choose auto-rotation lock to keep the screen in the orientation you’ve chosen, even if you move your device.

• Choose from 19 different fonts and pick the right size for easiest reading.

• Customize your colors for text, background, notes and hyperlinks, and the words of Jesus. Set separate colors for each reading window or popup window.

iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • July 22, 2011 Initial release