CDisplay Comic Reader 1.8

4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 (26 votes)


Windows 2000/9x/Server 2003/XP / Freeware / 274,982 downloads

CDisplay Comic Reader was written to ease the reading of comics with the pages in JPEG format. This was partly down to the existing programs currently available being too general purpose and thus awkward to use when simply wanting to read a comic. It is important to understand that this program has no file write capabilities; files are left totally untouched. A small amount of configuration data is written to the registry but apart from that the computer and its data is left totally untouched.

Reviews of CDisplay Comic Reader

  1. 4 out of 5 stars

    Reviewing 1.8 (Feb 17, 2014)

    4 stars

  2. 5 out of 5 stars

    Reviewing 1.8 (Jan 9, 2013)

    Not a lot of features in this comic reader, it doesn't get updated often, but it is absolutely my favorite comic reader by far of all windows comic readers I've seen so far. I do wish it had gesture control for wen i'm reading remotely via an ipad via splashtop or remote desktop, but ah well. I still like this reader the best so far.

  3. 5 out of 5 stars

    Reviewing 1.8 (Mar 1, 2011)

    Have used CDisplay 1.82 for several years.... it's GREAT.
    1) Tried ComicRack but it requires .NET 4.0 framework install on your PC or it won't function properly. If you think it's practical to use a Saturn-V rocket to travel to the grocery store, then ComicRack is the reader you want.
    2) Tried Comical and it works nicely but it won't open some files that I have and throws an error message.
    3) Tried STDU Viewer and it works nicely but is not designed for smooth flow of pages and is challenged at doing this while keeping the comic pages aligned accurately.
    BOTTOM LINE: CDisplay opens every single comic file I have with no errors and I have never had alignment's very simple, and does exactly what it is intended to do. Yes, you could get ComicRack and drive some thumbtacks with a sledgehammer, but CDisplay wins in the simplicity/reliability department.

  4. 4 out of 5 stars

    Reviewing 1.8 (Mar 7, 2010)

    CDisplay is very good, I've been using it for a while now. It's a shame it's out of development. There is however an in-development alternative called QManga. It's not quite there yet in terms of features, but I suggest anyone to try it out.

  5. 3 out of 5 stars

    Reviewing 1.8 (Sep 8, 2009)

    CDisplay was the first Comic Reader.

    Not developed for years there are now much better alternatives available (like ComicRack

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