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Yep, TOR browser still works. Its painfully slow like using the internet in the 90s, but you can still search for and download titles from Z-lib on it.
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OK - I'm one for paper and books! BUT during my times travelling for work for weeks/months on end, "Proper Books" weren't an option. I have a shed load of "Ebooks" on file therefore, but they're mostly in pdf format. Not a problem to read, but the annoying thing is I have to restart and find the page/paragraph I was reading everytime I go back to it - are there any (free) readers out there that will save your position in the book/magazine?

And by the way, Anna's Archive is excellent! Thanks lomu :thumb:

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pharvey wrote:OK - I'm one for paper and books! BUT during my times travelling for work for weeks/months on end, "Proper Books" weren't an option. I have a shed load of "Ebooks" on file therefore, but they're mostly in pdf format. Not a problem to read, but the annoying thing is I have to restart and find the page/paragraph I was reading everytime I go back to it - are there any (free) readers out there that will save your position in the book/magazine?

And by the way, Anna's Archive is excellent! Thanks lomu :thumb:

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I've used Aldiko for years. Uses E Pub format. No ads. I find it easy to use and import books.
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I use ReadEra. It's free, no ads, reads all formats and easy to use.
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My Z Library is working perfectly - so perhaps others here not having the trouble they mentioned earlier this month.
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londongeorge wrote:I use ReadEra. It's free, no ads, reads all formats and easy to use.
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Thanks for the recommendations guys - will check them out :thumb:
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There's a few books that I've been looking for and have managed to find and download from https://annas-archive.org/ but they were in .DjVu format (not something I was familiar with) - I did however find a site to convert to pdf. This site converts several formats free online (no need to download software), so may well be useful to others. :thumb:

https://djvu2pdf.com/

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I just logged into Zlibrary using Firefox and was able to download some books. First time I've been able to log in using Firefox for a few months.
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Lost wrote: Fri Jan 06, 2023 12:59 am
lomuamart wrote: Wed Jan 04, 2023 3:40 pm Looking at the wikipedia entry for zlibrary, I came across Anna's Archive as an alternative.

Have just downloaded one book from there but have had no success afterwards although I haven't spent much time on the site. At first glance, the library seems extensive and says it incorporates zlibrary as well as other sources.
Tor browser z-library still works fine for me though a little slow, but that Anna's Archive is a great little find lomu. Has worked fine for me for a few books. Always good to have choices.

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I have been unable to download from Z Iibrary today. I last used it 2/3 months ago and all was fine.
Anybody else with info please
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PET wrote: Sat May 06, 2023 3:12 pm
Lost wrote: Fri Jan 06, 2023 12:59 am
lomuamart wrote: Wed Jan 04, 2023 3:40 pm Looking at the wikipedia entry for zlibrary, I came across Anna's Archive as an alternative.

Have just downloaded one book from there but have had no success afterwards although I haven't spent much time on the site. At first glance, the library seems extensive and says it incorporates zlibrary as well as other sources.
Tor browser z-library still works fine for me though a little slow, but that Anna's Archive is a great little find lomu. Has worked fine for me for a few books. Always good to have choices.

:cheers:
I have been unable to download from Z Iibrary today. I last used it 2/3 months ago and all was fine.
Anybody else with info please
Just signed in and downloaded from here. https://zlibrary-asia.se/ appears to be working fine. Original link I was using has the fbi seized thingy now.

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I'm using Anna'a Archive, and I've found everything I've looked for. Excellent site. https://annas-archive.org/
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Lost wrote: Sat May 06, 2023 3:28 pm
PET wrote: Sat May 06, 2023 3:12 pm
Lost wrote: Fri Jan 06, 2023 12:59 am

Tor browser z-library still works fine for me though a little slow, but that Anna's Archive is a great little find lomu. Has worked fine for me for a few books. Always good to have choices.

:cheers:
I have been unable to download from Z Iibrary today. I last used it 2/3 months ago and all was fine.
Anybody else with info please
Just signed in and downloaded from here. https://zlibrary-asia.se/ appears to be working fine. Original link I was using has the fbi seized thingy now.

:cheers:
Thank you Lost I have made the change and also downloaded Anna's Archivist which is also good, so thanks everybody.
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The Tor browser version still works also.

http://bookszlibb74ugqojhzhg2a63w5i2atv ... ead.onion/
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