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Foliant – Library-Reader Application For Java Mobile Phones

Foliant is a library-reader for mobile phones with support for Java. Its main function is to organize your collection of books and comfortable reading.


  • support TXT format and FB2
  • full-fledged library, grouping of authors, genres and other parameters
  • search and download books from the Internet
  • Work with ZIP archives as folders with the support GZip archives
  • user-friendly menu with support for kinetic scrolling
  • Support for all major encodings WIN-1251, ISO-8859-5, UTF-8, KOI8R, DOS
  • portrait / landshftnogo regimes
  • three modes of paging book: kinetic scrolling, page-stroke paging, page-paging in zones
  • hyphenation of words (supports English and Russian rules of transfer)
  • detailed setting of text formatting
  • Support profile settings
  • Backlight Control (only Nokia)
  • Russian, English and Ukrainian localization

Foliant 0.6.0



  1. Foliant works fine on my Samsung S5233 model, only have I found one issue i.e, its not fullscreen, it appears only upper half ot the screen rest of the screen remain unused, please make it fullscreen if possible for 240×400 resulution phones,
    Thank You.

  2. Foliant works brilliantly on my Nokia 5233. It’s got everything I wanted as an ebook reader on a touch phone. Great package of options to fiddle with. Amazing app!

  3. When I read txt files via Foliant, all formatting is lost. Can anyone help?