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MX 17 Repository: The YacReader Thread

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MX 17 Repository: The YacReader Thread

#1 Post by Stevo » Mon Feb 12, 2018 9:17 pm

We now have YACReader (Yet Another Comic Reader) 0.9.0.0 rc1 in the test repository. It also supports PDF and various bitmap files:

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...a wide variety of comic files and image types. rar, zip, cbr, cbz, tar, pdf, 7z and cb7, jpeg, gif, png, tiff and bmp.
Installing "yacreader", which is a Qt 5 app and should not bring in hardly any new dependencies besides libunarr, actually installs the reader itself plus a powerful YACReader Library app, both of which appear in the Graphics submenu. IMO, it lives up to its claim to be the best comic viewer, and it also gives the best PDF viewers a run for their money. Plus it has that eye candy coverflow animation!

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YACReader Library managing a magazine PDF collection

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Re: MX 17 Repository: The YacReader Thread

#2 Post by azrielle » Tue Feb 13, 2018 7:59 am

I have used it for cbr and cbz Classics Illustrated comic books. Works fine.
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Re: MX 17 Repository: The YacReader Thread

#3 Post by Stevo » Tue Feb 13, 2018 4:49 pm

Apparently the Windows version will use the same pdf rendering library as is embedded in Chromium, which is supposed to be several times faster, but nobody has built that library separately for Linux, so we are still using poppler.

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Re: MX 17 Repository: The YacReader Thread

#4 Post by Stevo » Fri Jul 13, 2018 1:27 pm

The latest 9.5.0 release is now available in the main MX 17 repository. It now requires a newer Qt 5 than Jessie provides, so there are no MX 15/16 packages.

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Re: MX 17 Repository: The YacReader Thread

#5 Post by Redacted » Wed Sep 12, 2018 10:58 am

If anyone uses this, do you know a way to make smooth transitions between pages when using the mouse wheel?
Is there a setting I missed?
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