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Easy Xkcd

Easy xkcd is an Open Source reader for xkcd
A fast and beautiful way to view your favorite xkcd comics.

Features:

Comic Browser:

- Offline Mode
- Favorites
- Notifications
- Explain xkcd integration
- Long press to view alt text
- Overview Mode
- Open Reddit Thread
- Search for title, transcript or number
- Share comic url or image
- Support for large images (e.g comic 657)
- Option to display alt text by default

What If?:

- Full support for footnotes, formulas and alt text
- Offline mode and notifications
- Mark articles as read and hide them
- Swipe between articles (disabled by default)
- Quick search for article titles
- Random articles

General:

- Custom themes
- Material design elements like Snackbars, Floating Action Button, tinted Status Bar, animations....
- (Auto) Night mode (with option to invert comic colors)

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Versions

Although APK downloads are available below to give you the choice, you should be aware that by installing that way you will not receive update notifications and it's a less secure way to download. We recommend that you install the F-Droid client and use that.

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  • Version 8.0.4 (185) suggested Added on 2022-04-23

    This version requires Android 5.0 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • have full network access
      Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • run at startup
      Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the app to slow down the overall phone by always running.
    • control vibration
      Allows the app to control the vibrator.
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
    • read the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to read the contents of your shared storage.
    • run foreground service
      Allows the app to make use of foreground services.

    Download APK 18 MiB PGP Signature | Build Log

  • Version 7.3.9 (166) - Added on 2020-05-06

    This version requires Android 5.0 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • have full network access
      Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • run at startup
      Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the app to slow down the overall phone by always running.
    • modify or delete the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to write the contents of your shared storage.
    • read the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to read the contents of your shared storage.
    • control vibration
      Allows the app to control the vibrator.
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
    • com.android.vending.BILLING
    • run at startup
      Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the app to slow down the overall phone by always running.

    Download APK 12 MiB PGP Signature | Build Log

  • Version 7.3.7 (164) - Added on 2020-04-15

    This version requires Android 5.0 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • have full network access
      Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • run at startup
      Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the app to slow down the overall phone by always running.
    • modify or delete the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to write the contents of your shared storage.
    • read the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to read the contents of your shared storage.
    • control vibration
      Allows the app to control the vibrator.
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
    • com.android.vending.BILLING
    • run at startup
      Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the app to slow down the overall phone by always running.

    Download APK 12 MiB PGP Signature | Build Log