What's new in Gerty:
- Added support for iOS document pickers - get books from iCloud Drive, OneDrive, Google Drive, Box, and more (*)
- Improved compatibility with future system updates.
- Fixed a crash that could happen when accessing statistics.
- Other small bug fixes, enhancements, and refinements.
(*) Requires iOS 8, and the corresponding app (e.g. OneDrive) that supports document provider extensions.
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Gerty is a simple and meticulously crafted app to read your books and record great memories as you read them. eBook reader, journal, notes, photos, maps - you've never seen anything like this before!
- Open books in the EPUB format
- Separate library for paper and eInk books, magazines, and other publications
- Scan barcodes to look up info and covers of your paper books
- Organise your books in shelves
- Bulk manage, sort and filter books
- Advanced EPUB formatting including margins and spacing
- Vastly improved EPUB rendering based on Marvin's fantastic display engine
- Specialty OpenDyslexic font
- Vertical scroll reading design
- Auto scroll with variable speed and estimated reading time (*)
- Screen edge detection for paging
- Apply screen warmth for comfortable nighttime reading
- EPUB 3 popup footnotes
- Automatically add definitions you’ve learnt to your timeline (*)
- Link to custom dictionary apps and web services (*)
- Create custom commands to integrate with many apps and services (*)
- One-tap Dropbox access to your EPUB books
- Drag and drop books using iTunes
JOURNALLING & NOTE TAKING FEATURES
- Keep a personal journal, notes, a private blog, marginalia, or write a photo essay while you're reading
- Relive memories by browsing your entries and notes on maps
- Save passages and notes as journal entries
- Take photos and process them with stunning effects
- Unified timeline
- Photo and tag browser
- Share journal entries and photos
- Geo-tag entries
- Full screen photo and entry browsing
- All your entries are private
- Export your timeline to an EPUB journal (*)
OTHER NOTABLE FEATURES
- Works beautifully on iPhone 6 and 6 Plus
- Passcode lock (*)
- Native maps support
- Efficient cloud syncing and backups using Dropbox (*)
- Sound effects
- In-book reading timers (*)
- Daily reading and journalling reminders
- Modern iOS features including parallax and motion effects
- Detects GPS and date information from photo EXIF data
- Light and dark UI themes (*)
- In-book UI automatically switches to night mode when the screen is dimmed (*)
- AirDrop, Twitter, Facebook, Flickr and iMessage sharing
- Powerful URL schemes to integrate with other apps
- Gerty opens DRM-free EPUB books with basic support for EPUB 3
- Barcode lookups might not work for all books
- OpenDyslexic currently supports the basic Latin character set
- Dropbox access and syncing requires a Dropbox account
(*) Some premium features require a single, one-time, “unlock everything” in-app purchase.
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- October 23, 2014 Initial release
- November 05, 2014 New version 1.0.1
- December 01, 2014 New version 1.0.2
- February 15, 2015 New version 1.1
- July 01, 2015 New version 1.1.1
- August 08, 2015 New version 1.1.5