Here we review PressReader, an app that lets you download and read your favourite publications.


What is PressReader?

PressReader is a free application that enables you to download your favourite publications to your PC, Mac, tablet, mobile device or eReader allowing you to read them even when you’re offline.

Enjoy your favorite daily read from a selection of more than 2,000 newspapers and magazines from 95 countries in 51 languages with PressReader!

With every article, advertisement, crossword puzzle and cartoon presented in its original context, PressReader offers many of the same rich user interface and intuitive interactive features users have come to love.

And with the added convenience of being able to hold your favorite publication directly in your hands and read it from cover to cover just the way you would in-print, PressReader makes reading full-content digital replicas an absolute delight with features such as:

  • Flipping pages like you’re reading a real publication
  • The ability to pan, zoom or rotate pages, articles and photos
  • Navigating publications using thumbnails or table of contents
  • Opening full articles in easy-to-read text views
  • Listening to publications using on-demand audio
  • Searching online across titles and selecting the titles you wish to download


PressReader for the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch sports a bold, new look and incorporates dozens of user requests, including: faster page navigation; smoother operation; and simplified downloading and auto-delivery of newspaper subscriptions. Imagine holding a digital replica of your favorite publication and reading it from cover to cover, just the way the title was printed — with no compromises in quality, fidelity or content.

PressReader on the iPad


When you first launch the app it downloads the latest catalogue of papers.


You then have the option to either see a demo or select a paper.


You can see some of the papers available for you to select, based on where you are. You could just tap on the Download button now to download a paper and read it.


You can either use the 7 free credits to select papers, or if you have purchased a subscription you can enter your details and authorise the subscription.