7 Best Book Summary Apps for Android
The habit of book reading is very important for knowledge, self-improvement, and an intellectual and healthy mind. Even in today’s digitally connected world, book reading has not lost its appeal. Book readers are constantly looking to use modern technologies to find their most relevant books more accurately, quickly, and conveniently.
Book summary apps give a reader a quick feel about the contents of the book. So that a reader can quickly judge the relevance of the book, note essential takeaways, or decide to read the whole book instead. In this article, I will provide an overview of the 7 best book summary apps for Android. Let’s get started with the StoryShots.
StoryShots is one of the most renowned apps for book reading, with the main focus on nonfictional books. It supports a variety of formats such as free audiobooks, PDFs, podcasts, book summaries, infographics, videos, and animation.
The app provides a powerful book reader that supports text highlighting, taking notes, reading offline, sharing image quotes, reading, and listening at the same time. The PDFs from the app can be sent to other book reading platforms such as Kindle. For people who prefer visual learning, the app supports infographics, mind maps, videos, and animated content.
The basic version with basic functionality is free of cost, and for the advanced features, the app can be purchased.
Blinkist is another very popular and well-known app on the Android market for book reading. As per the developer’s claim, the app has more than 20 million users and key insights into more than 5000 bestselling nonfictional books and podcasts.
The main highlights of the app are books from 27 different categories, audiobooks and Podcast insights, reading and highlighting, offline reading, and Kindle and Evernote integration.
The app is not free of cost and offers a 7-day free trial.
As the name suggests, the app aims to provide its users with a decisive feeling about a book in just 12 minutes. As per the app description, the app has 2500+ nonfiction book tiles in more than 24 categories.
The main features of the app include audiobooks available in three different languages, a growing library of original content, curated playlists, and personalized recommendations, support for text & audio formats, online & offline access, and integration with Kindle.
The app is again not free of cost. But you can check it out with a 3-day trial.
This app provides its users with quick 10-minute summaries for each of its 22000+ nonfiction books, articles, and videos. It has millions of users all around the world.
Powerful features of the app include expert-curated channels in several categories, personalized reading recommendations, text, and audio format support, several languages support, and offline and online access. The app can also integrate with Kindle.
The app provides different pricing options and gives you a free 3 days trial to try it out.
If you are having troubling in becoming a regular book reader, using this app you can challenge yourself to develop a book reading habit. You can set goals and then track your book reading habit progress.
The main features of the app are a personalized reading list,15 minutes summaries of nonfiction bestsellers, books on specific goals, audiobooks, vocabulary lookup, daily recommendations, and famous quotes.
The app must be bought to be used. But offers a trial period of 7 days to its prospective user to check it out.
This app offers 30-minute key insights from the bestseller books belonging to different categories, which you can use for personal and professional growth. It provides a mind map for each book and brings to attention its most important contributions.
Features of this app include audiobooks, mind maps, offline listening, 12 different books categories, personal and professional growth, recommendations by your reading goals, vocabulary lookup, and non-stressed notifications.
The basic version of the app is free and the more advanced version requires payment.
The main goal of this app is self-development by making a part of your life the good things you learn from reading books on this app. The app contains 500+ audio and readable books from several categories.
Strong features of the app include personal growth, a 17-min per day self-development challenge, and creating and tracking new habits.
The basic version is free, but the premium version must be bought.
In this article, I have enlisted the 7 best apps for book reading on Android. All these apps differ in their focus, book formats support, and pricing. Some even help the user in personal and professional development by implementing in their lives the things they learn from reading. But the good thing is that almost all apps provide a free basic version or a trial period which the user can utilize before purchasing the more advanced versions.