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by Colworx Tech, Inc
A do-it-all comic reader

A do-it-all comic reader

Removed from the App Store

A perfect way to access your comic book collection, Flatbox supports a large number of popular formats including .cbr, .cbz, .zip, .rar, and .pdf.

What is it about?

Viewing your collection with the app takes just a few steps. You can drag transfer everything through the File Sharing section of iTunes or add them through iCloud, OneDrive, or Dropbox. With a touch or flick, each page navigates on the big screen. You can also tap the middle of the screen to access a navigation bar.

For those who...

  • Are looking for a no-frills way to explore your collection.
  • Have comics stored in the cloud or on a computer.
  • Also want to read comics on their iPad.

Not for those who...

  • Wanting a simple, easy-to-use solution.
  • Don’t have a comic collection.

Why we love it

If you have a big comic collection in the cloud or on your computer, Flatbox is hard to beat. The stacks metaphor makes it quick and easy to view exactly what you’re looking for. And it’s great that you can also access everything on your iPad.

App Details

Last updated
January 6, 2016
Release date
August 4, 2010
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App Store Description

Digital Comic Book Reader for the iPad.

For the cost of a single issue of you favorite monthly comic, you can now get Flatbox; a simple to use, fast comic book reader that supports all the popular formats: cbr, cbz, zip, rar & pdf.

Using a simple ‘stacks’ visual metaphor, you can touch through your collection like photos and instantly open any issue without any onscreen clutter. Each page animates with a touch or flick, or by tapping in the middle of the screen, you can bring up the conveniently located navigation bar at the bottom of the screen to delete finished issues, or jump to a certain page.

Flatbox optimizes each page, without any unwanted changes to the original image, optimizing your comics for full screen viewing, both in horizontal and vertical mode. Simply drag your comics into the File Sharing portion of the Apps tab in iTunes and launch Flatbox to begin the process. Or, add your iCloud Drive, OneDrive and Dropbox account to retrieve your comics from the cloud. It’s that simple!

Flatbox is specifically designed to be a no-frills, simple to use, comic book reader for those that want to have money left over to buy comics and not have to wade through bizarre interfaces or rely on the major publishers for content.

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