Plucker is an offline Web and free e-book reader for Palm OS based handheld devices, Windows Mobile (PocketPC) devices and other handheld PDAs.

Plucker contains POSIX tools, scripts and "conduits" which work on UNIX, Linux, Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X.

Web pages can be processed, compressed, and transferred to the PDA for viewing by the Plucker viewer.

Plucker supports many advanced features, including:

* Clickable images (with pan and zoom)
* Italic and narrow support
* [ High-resolution fonts]
* Multiple concurrent documents (more than one copy of the same material)
* Configurable display options (rotation, configurable toolbars)
* Advanced stylus options (gestures and hardware button navigation)
* [ ZLib] and DOC compression (in native and [ ARM] optimized versions)
* Python, C++ and Perl distillers and scripts
* A Microsoft Windows [ fully-integrated graphical installer]

Through the use of intelligent "distillers" written in many common languages (currently Python, C++ and Perl with third-party versions written in Java), content can be created for Plucker from many sources, including RSS, RDF, text files, HTML, PDF, and many other file formats.

Plucker is licensed under the GNU General Public License and is Free Software.

See also

* - Subset of 2000 Wikipedia articles available in Plucker format
*FBReader - a free software FictionBook ebook reader which can also view Plucker and HTML files.
* [ Sample Plucker documents] for dozens of different ebooks and other works.


External links

* [ Plucker website]
* [ Plucker Projects] , aka "Plucker Workshop"
* [ Sunrise Desktop]
* [ Vade-Mecum] , Plucker viewer for Pocket PC.

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