ComicRack ReadMe.txt

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ReadMe.txt

readme.txt
1) WHAT IS COMICRACK
====================
 
ComicRack is a Comic Reader / Manager for Windows Computers.
You can think of it as an ITunes for electronic Comics.
 
ComicRack is donation-ware.
You are encouraged to donate a small amount to support this project and keep it running.
ComicRack has no functional limitation whatsover if no donation is made.
 
2) FEATURE LIST
===============
 
* Supports reading cbz/zip/cb7/7z/cbr/rar/cbt/cbw/tar/pdf/djvu comics.
* Fast OpenGL comic display
* Database management (extended info storage, thumbnails, quick search, smart searches, custom lists, etc.)
* Full screen reading mode with two page display, various zoom modes, auto rotation (for tablet pcs), etc.
* Smart parsing of file names for good initial values (series, number, volume, year etc.)
* Comic Library Network Sharing with optional password protection
* Custom display grouping, sorting, stacking and filtering
* Multiple view formats
* User definable Keyboard shortcuts
* Thumbnail generation with customization
* In-viewer extended info editing
* Batch converting of eComics to all supported formats
* Scriptable and extendable
* And much, much more....
 
This is still a beta version.
 
3) SUPPORTED FORMATS
====================
 
Reads:
	* cbz
	* zip
	* cbr
	* rar
	* cbt
	* tar
	* cb7
	* 7z
	* pdf
	* cbw
	* djvu
 
	The built in PDF reading support is very limited, but works with most eComic PDF files. 
	If you should run into problems, please download ghostscript from
 
			http://comicrack.cyolito.com/faqs/comicrack-pdf
 
	and install it. This enables ComicRack to use Ghostscript as the render engine and makes it fully
	PDF compliant.
 
Exports:
	* cbz
	* cbt
	* cb7
	* pdf
	* djvu
 
Internally:
	* JPG
	* BMP
	* TIF (Single page only)
	* PNG
	* GIF (Static)
 
4) NOTABLE UNSUPPORTED ITEMS
============================
* Unarchived images
* Included Text files
* Multi-page tifs
 
4) QUICK START
===============
Launch the Application.
Click Edit/Preferences.
Click on tab Library.
Add some of your folders where you have your comics stored (note: sub folders are also scanned).
Hit Scan. Close Dialog.
Enjoy.
 
5) PORTABLE
===========
You can make ComicRack truly portable by uncommenting "UseLocalSettings" in ComicRack.ini
Now you can copy the whole install folder to an USB stick and start it from there. All settings and the library access will now work from the USB stick.
 
6) FAQ
======
 
The FAQ is maintained at http://comicrack.cyolito.com/faqs
 
7) WIKI
=======
 
A Wiki is maintained and available at http://comicrack.cyolito.com/wiki
 
8) USER FORUM
=============
 
You can join the ComicRack user community at http://comicrack.cyolito.com/user-forum
 
9) FEEDBACK
===========
 
To keep up to date with new releases or tell me how much this program sucks/rules
please visit:
 
http://comicrack.cyolito.com

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