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Jomic Is a Lightweight Comic Reader for Windows and OS X

If you’re having a hard time finding a good comic reader for your Mac, Jomic is a lightweight, open source, and snappy comic reader available for both OS X and Windows.

It supports all major image formats as well as comic container files (CBZ, CBR, etc.), full screen playback with side-by-side page presentation, and keyboard shortcuts.

If you’re looking for a Linux-based reader, make sure to check out previously reviewed Comix. Jomic is open-source, Mac and Windows only.

Jomic [via Addictive Tips]

Jason Fitzpatrick is warranty-voiding DIYer and all around geek. When he's not documenting mods and hacks he's doing his best to make sure a generation of college students graduate knowing they should put their pants on one leg at a time and go on to greatness, just like Bruce Dickinson. You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 08/4/11

Comments (2)

  1. Thomas Aglassinger

    Thanks for your article.

    Just a minor correction: Jomic does run on Linux, simply use the same installer as for Windows – it’s platform independent. Additionally there is a Java Web Start release available from the Jomic site.

    (For the daring ones: there also is an experimental Debian package you can build from the source code repository.)

  2. sVen

    It wouldn’t install in the programs file, so I installed it in documents. Then I couldn’t figure out how to use it. 8(

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