Digital Manga & Light Novels from Japan

BOOK☆WALKER for Windows/Mac

BOOK☆WALKER e-books are readable on your PC. You can read your favorite e-books purchased on BOOK☆WALKER Web Store and BOOK☆WALKER App (smartphone/tablet).


Read books on the web browser

You can read books on your web browser. You don't need to install any App into your PC.
Click [Read on Browser] button in your Purchased E-books page.

Read books with BOOK☆WALKER App for Windows/Mac

You can also read and install desktop apps for Windows and Mac.
*Please note that our PC app "BOOK☆WALKER for Windows/Mac" is not compatible with SNS account log in (including Google) . Please use an iOS or Android app instead.

Recommended Environment for PC App

Windows App:(BOOK☆WALKER for Windows)
  • Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7
    It may not work properly in a virtual environment.
    (Unavailable on Windows RT)
Mac App: (BOOK☆WALKER for Mac)
  • Mac OS X 10.7 onwards
Windows/Mac: Common Features
  • Internet Environment

Installing Windows app

Please read "Terms of Use" and "Precaution" as below, and install the app by downloading from below.
*Please download zip file if you are using Internet Explorer.

If the Windows version of PC Viewer is not working properly

Windows: new version of exe file (1.2.9)

Windows:old version of exe file(1.2.8)

Installing Mac app

Please read "Terms of Use" and "Precaution" as below, and install the app by downloading from below.

Mac:new version of pkg file(1.2.5)
Mac:old version of pkg file(1.2.4)

Precaution

  • Before purchasing e-books, please check if the app runs fine on your device.
    BOOK☆WALKER offers free eBooks. Please check if you are able to read them before purchasing.

Restrictions

For Windows - We do not offer following functions for the current version app.

  • Operation and optimizing display for Windows tablet.
  • Displaying bookshelf (You are able to display list of books purchased).

For Mac - The following are limitations.

  • Either the scroll bar will not show up, or the scroll will not work on screen, when you enlarge the screen by selecting:
    [System Preferences (システム環境設定)] - [General (一般)] - [Show scroll bar (スクロールバーの表 示)]→ "Display automatically based on a mouse or a track (マウスまたはトラックなどに基づいて自動的 に表示)"
    or
    [System Preferences (システム環境設定)] - [General (一般)] - [Show scroll bar (スクロールバーの表 示)]→ "Display when scrolling (スクロール時に表示)"

Contact Us

Please contact us from Contact Us/Book Request.

BOOK☆WALKER for Windows: Updates

for Windows ver.1.2.9 (2016/10/3)
  • - Bug fixes
for Windows ver.1.2.8 (2016/5/17)
  • - Bug fixes
for Windows ver.1.2.7 (2016/2/16)
  • - Bug fixes
for Windows ver.1.2.6 (2016/1/19)
  • - Bug fixes
for Windows ver.1.2.5 (2015/12/24)
  • - Bug fixes
for Windows ver.1.2.4 (2015/12/7)
  • - Bug fixes
for Windows ver.1.2.3 (2015/10/28)
  • - Bug fixes
for Windows ver.1.2.2 (2015/9/16)
  • - Bug fixes
for Windows ver.1.2.1 (2015/7/27)
  • - Bug fixes
for Windows ver.1.2.0 (2015/6/22)
  • - Have changed the display when the app is deactivated.
  • - Have changed the height of the List screen.
  • - Have changed the zoom ratio when viewing books.
  • - Have made other minor improvements.
for Windows ver.1.1.9 (2015/5/18)
  • - Added a new function which displays information about the book's sequels and SNS links, after viewing the last page of the book.
for Windows ver.1.1.8 (2015/4/20)
  • - Bug fixes
for Windows ver.1.1.7 (2015/4/14)
  • - All-access books are now viewable on this app
  • - Fixed other minor bugs
for Windows ver.1.1.6 (2015/3/3)
  • - Now able to send reading time and amount of pages read to the server.
    (The data will not be sent by default.)
  • - Changed name of a function "Streaming Mode" to "Progressive Mode".
  • - Added ON/OFF function for "Progressive Mode".
  • - Fixed a bug which displays images incorrectly while viewing in "Progressive Mode".
  • - Fixed other minor bugs.
for Windows ver.1.1.5 (2015/2/2)
  • - Comics are now viewable in streaming mode when downloading book data.
  • - Changed download steps when downloading book data one by one.
  • - Reduced memory consumption when viewing books with large number of files.
for Windows ver.1.1.4 (2014/12/18)
  • - Using zoom function when reading: you may now scroll around within the page freely.
  • - Flipping pages: you may now flip pages by page up/page down key.
  • - Reading an added ePub file: BOOK WALKER logo will no longer show up even when the viewer is not selected.
  • - Have fixed minor bugs.
for Windows ver.1.1.3 (2014/11/17)
  • - Bug fixes you can not sign in
for Windows ver.1.1.2 (2014/10/28)
  • - English menu supported
  • - New function: Archive
  • - Better layout for many author names
  • - Bug fixes
for Windows ver.1.1.1 (2014/9/2)
  • - You may now change downloaded files to any destination.
  • - We have fixed a bug in which an app shuts down when the thumbnail is broken.
  • - We have fixed other small bugs.
for Windows ver.1.1.0 (2014/8/5)
  • - We have fixed some bugs.
for Windows ver.1.0.6 (2014/7/23)
  • - We have fixed some bugs.
for Windows ver.1.0.5 (2014/7/15)
  • - You may now browse your EPUB files. In order to change setting of where to load your files, please view [設定(Settings)]-[追加したEPUBファイル一覧(list of added EPUB files)].
  • - We now have page flipping and inversion function for paging function (by clicking/tapping on screen), without narrowing the drawing area. *We have removed the function of 1.0.0.
    You may change clickable (tappable) area from [設定(Settings)]-[タップ設定(Tap Settings)] at the top of the screen
  • - We have fixed a bug that makes the app unable to start up when setting proxy automatic configuration script.
  • - We have fixed other small bugs.
for Windows ver.1.0.0 (2014/4/30)
  • - Released function to flip through pages by clicking a mouse. Clickable area could be changed from Setup at the top of screen.
  • - Released batch download and delete function. You may edit and operate it from booklist page.
  • - Released full screen mode function (full display function).
  • - Fixed other small bugs.
for Windows Beta ver.0.9.0 (2014/3/17)
First Edition
(*Please check below for changes made from former version of app: ”BOOK☆WALKER Viewer for PC Beta".)

BOOK☆WALKER for Mac updates

for Mac ver.1.2.5 (2016/10/3)
  • - Bug fixes
for Mac ver.1.2.4 (2016/5/17)
  • - Bug fixes
for Mac ver.1.2.3 (2016/2/22)
  • - Bug fixes
for Mac ver.1.2.2 (2015/12/24)
  • - Bug fixes
for Mac ver.1.2.1 (2015/10/13)
  • - Bug fixes
for Mac ver.1.2.0 (2015/6/22)
  • - Have changed the display when the app is deactivated.
  • - You may now expand the page with ctrl + mouse wheel.
  • - Have changed the zoom ratio when viewing books.
  • - Have made other minor improvements.
for Mac ver.1.1.8 (2015/5/18)
  • - Added a new function which displays information about the book's sequels and SNS links, after viewing the last page of the book.
for Mac ver.1.1.7 (2015/4/14)
  • - All-access books are now viewable on this app
  • - Fixed other minor bugs
for Mac ver.1.1.6 (2015/3/3)
  • - Now able to send reading time and pages read to the server.
    (Data will not be sent by default.)
  • - Fixed other minor bugs.
for Mac ver.1.1.5 (2015/2/12)
  • - Comics are now viewable in Progressive mode when downloading book data.
  • - Reduced memory consumption when viewing books with large number of files.
  • - Have fixed minor bugs.
for Mac ver.1.1.4 (2014/12/18)
  • - Downloading books: you may now change the order of download.
  • - Using zoom function when reading: you may now scroll around within the page freely.
  • - Reading an added ePub file: BOOK WALKER logo will no longer show up even when the viewer is not selected.
  • - Have fixed minor bugs.
for Mac ver.1.1.3 (2014/11/18)
  • - Bug fixes
for Mac ver.1.1.2 (2014/11/12)
  • - Bug fixes
for Mac ver.1.1.1 (2014/11/10)
  • - Fixed a bug which pages of particular books being displayed as blank
for Mac ver.1.1.0 (2014/10/16)
  • - You may now browse your EPUB files. You Can browse from [ファイル(File)]-[追加したEPUBファイル一覧(list of added EPUB files)].
  • - nglish menu supported
  • - We have fixed some bugs.
for Mac ver.1.0.0 (2014/8/26)
  • - First edition
    (*Please check below for changes made from former version of app: ”BOOK☆WALKER Viewer for PC Beta".)

For customers using former version of app: "BOOK☆WALKER Viewer for PC Beta"

"BOOK☆WALKER for Windows/Mac" is a subsequent app to the former "BOOK☆WALKER Viewer for PC Beta" (hereinafter referred to as the “former PC app").

What are the changes made from the former PC app?
  • You can now save e-books to your PC.
    You need internet connection when downloading e-book data, but once downloaded, you are able to read your books off-line.
    (*You may not be able to read your books when you are off-line for a long period of time.)
  • You can change the font size with more flexibility when reading. (This only applies to Reflow Type e-books.)
  • Some e-books which were unsupported by PC are now offered for you to read.
  • We do not use "Adobe AIR" anymore.
Do I need the former PC app to use "BOOK☆WALKER for Windows/Mac"?
No, you may uninstall(delete) the former PC app.
Do I need certain procedures to transit data to "BOOK☆WALKER for Windows/Mac"?
No, you do not. All your data, such as your purchase log and bookmark will be transmitted automatically by signing in to your BOOK☆WALKER account with the ID you have been using.
Can I keep on using the former PC app?
Yes, for now, but you may not be able to use it in the near future.

Download BOOK☆WALKER Viewer for PC Beta (former PC app)

The distribution of the old app is now closed.
Please use BOOK ☆ WALKER for Windows, for Mac.