Announcing Bluefire Reader 1.8 for iOS!

We’re celebrating in Seattle! Our sunny summer weather lasted all September, the Seahawks are resurgent, and there’s a new version of Bluefire Reader for iOS. Version 1.8 (available today) includes the following new features:

  • The ability to define a word or term using the Google online dictionary
  • The ability to create and manage collections of books
  • The ability to highlight text with just one touch
  • Sharing for annotations, bookmarks and excerpts via Facebook, Twitter and email
  • An improved search function that that adds contextual information to your search results (including chapters and page numbers)
  • Improved PDF search
  • Support for system fonts
  • Support for Chinese, Japanese and Korean text, including vertical writing and right-to-left page order

We’ll be submitting our iOS 6/iPhone 5 version shortly. We’ll also be releasing an update to our Android app in the next week or so.

Finally, please visit us at the Frankfurt Book Fair (Hall 8.0 L972) in October. We’ll have more exciting news to share.

– Cliff