Popular eReading App Readmill Acquired by Dropbox


Readmill is a fairly popular eBook reading app that has received its fair share of success on both Android and iOS. If you’re a regular user of the app, we have a piece of bad news for you.

The company announced it will shut down all its operations, and will be no longer available after July 1st. New users don’t have the option to create a new account, while those already registered can export their reading data in multiple formats to look for an alternative.

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They also announced they’ll join the talented team at Dropbox, and work on making it the best cloud storage service, but their roles are not clear at the moment.

As of today, it is no longer possible to create a new account, and on July 1, 2014, the Readmill app will no longer be available. For the next three months, our first priority is to help you transition to other services and get back to reading. All of your books and reading data are available for export in multiple formats.

Our team will be joining Dropbox, where our expertise in reading, collaboration and syncing across devices finds a fitting home. Millions of people use Dropbox to store and share their digital lives, and we believe it’s a strong foundation on which to build the future of reading. We’re delighted to work alongside this talented team and imagine new ways to read together.

Many of you might be thinking that Dropbox is planning to launch a reading app, but that’s not the case. Well, just below the epilogue, there’s a FAQs section which has the answer to this question. “No. But since reading on screens of all sizes is essential to work and life for so many, we’ll be approaching similar challenges in new ways at Dropbox.

Good bye Readmill.

Source: Readmill, Android Community