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Scribd Updates Mobile Apps, Launches On Windows Devices To Empower People Globally To Read More

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Revamped Book Pages, Browse Capabilities, and All New Windows App Place Scribd on More Devices in More Countries Than Ever Before

SAN FRANCISCO, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scribd, the leading subscription reading service featuring more than 400,000 e-books ranging from contemporary bestsellers to beloved classics, today announced key updates to its existing iOS and Android apps and the formal launch of its all new app for Windows phones and tablets.

Current iOS and Android readers will find a fresh new browse and book page experience as well as new fonts and color palettes. Windows phone and tablet readers will now have access to unlimited reading anytime, anywhere with all the features that mobile web users enjoy.

Details of the iOS and Android app update include:

  • A redesigned book page that includes in-depth descriptions, reader reviews, and related books
  • Seamless book-to-book browsing
  • Streamlined management of your Library – tap the new "+" sign on books to instantly save them to your device, add them to your library, or add them to a collection

With the launch of the Windows app, paired with existing apps for iOS, Android, Kindle Fire and Nook tablets, Scribd has been downloaded more than 6 million times -- placing it on more devices in more countries than any other subscription book service. This latest endeavor is part of the company's overarching global commitment to getting people to read more.

"Scribd's mission is simple," said Julie Haddon, Vice President of Marketing at Scribd. "We're empowering people to read more. We're celebrating this milestone of launching apps on six platforms with a new campaign called 'Read More.'"

The updates for Android and new Windows app are available now and can be download from Google Play and the Windows app store. The update for iOS will be live in the Apple App Store in the coming days.

About Scribd
Scribd is the premier subscription reading service with more than 400,000 titles including New York Times bestsellers, classics, and reader favorites in every genre. Available in more than 100 countries and 80 languages via iOS, Android, Windows, Kindle Fire, Nook tablets and the web, Scribd also features millions of written works contributed by users around the world. Launched in 2007 by Trip Adler and Jared Friedman and backed by Y Combinator, Charles River Ventures, and Redpoint Ventures, Scribd is one of the most influential websites in the world, reaching more than 80 million active readers every month. For more information, please visit www.scribd.com.

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