Microsoft Reader is actually a free PDF eBook reader application developed by Microsoft, which enables users to read eBooks downloaded from online retail outlets on their computer. Microsoft Reader has been available as a free application from 2003 and has subsequently been included as an application with all subsequent Windows and Office products. One of the most popular features of Microsoft Reader is the "Reader" feature, which allows the user to browse through a virtual book-list and search for the type of book they are looking for. One of the most attractive features of Microsoft Reader is the "magical reading experience" which uses a multi-touch feature to enable the user to navigate through the different pages of the book. The "claimer" feature highlights important information about the software and what it is used for and offers the option to buy the application if one so desires.
Microsoft Reader provides an extremely friendly user interface which enables you to quickly and easily locate and select your favorite books, magazines, newspapers and websites. Microsoft Reader offers a wide range of features to assist you in browsing your book collections and includes several customized and helpful add-ons. These features include: Microsoft Store, which is basically a central store that allows you to search for and purchase books directly from Microsoft Reader, Microsoft Works or Project. The Windows Search Companion feature is also available, which enables you to search and list the books, articles, websites and other items of interest from a selected group of web pages.
There are many other commonly available ebooks that you can download and read from Microsoft Reader. The ebooks available through Microsoft's book store are categorized according to topic and genre. There are books on virtually every subject and topic imaginable, so whether you're looking for romance, science fiction, business, history, arts & crafts or Christian book, you will surely find what you need. Microsoft has recently announced the availability of the Microsoft ebooks store, which enables you to browse thousands of books from all over the world directly from Microsoft's reader.