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Microsoft Reader For Windows

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About Microsoft Reader

Microsoft Reader is a software application designed to provide an immersive onscreen reading experience that closely replicates reading a printed book. With its active reading capabilities, instant content access, and personal library features, Microsoft Reader offers a convenient and feature-rich platform for digital reading.

Key Features

1.Print-Like Reading Experience
Microsoft Reader aims to mimic the experience of reading a printed book by optimizing the onscreen reading experience. It utilizes high-resolution ClearType technology to enhance the clarity and legibility of text, making it easier and more comfortable to read for extended periods.

2.Active Reading Capabilities
Microsoft Reader offers interactive features that enhance the reading experience. Users can access an add-on dictionary for quick word definitions and in-context explanations. The application also allows bookmarking, highlighting, annotating, making notes and drawings directly within the digital pages, enabling a more personalized and engaged reading process.

3.Instant Content Access
With Microsoft Reader, users have instant access to a wide range of content. Users can easily search and acquire e-books, newspapers, and other publications from the Microsoft Reader Store or other online sources, allowing for a diverse and comprehensive digital library.

4.Personal Library
Microsoft Reader provides a dedicated personal library where users can organize and manage their digital reading materials. Users can easily browse, sort, and search through their collection of e-books, making it convenient to locate and access their preferred content.

Microsoft Reader version 2.1.1 includes a security update that enhances the overall security of the software by addressing known vulnerabilities.

Microsoft Reader combines the convenience of digital reading with print-like reading experience. With features like high-resolution ClearType, interactive capabilities, instant content access, and a personal library, it provides an immersive and engaging digital reading platform. Whether reading for leisure or study purposes, Microsoft Reader offers a versatile solution for users who want an enhanced onscreen reading experience.

Reviewed by Microsoft


Updated onDecember 7, 2008
Operating systemWindows 2000, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows, Windows XP, Windows NT

Old Versions

Microsoft Reader2.1.1
December 7, 2008
exe32 bit
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Microsoft Reader for PC
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How to download and Install Microsoft Reader on Windows PC

  • Click on the Download button to start downloading Microsoft Reader for Windows.
  • Open the .exe installation file in the Downloads folder and double click it.
  • Follow the instructions in the pop-up window to install Microsoft Reader on Windows PC.
  • Now you can open and run Microsoft Reader on Windows PC.