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Open a World of Accessible Books

EasyReader is a free app which makes reading more accessible for readers who are visually impaired, have a neurodiverse condition such as dyslexia or any other print impairment. 

Sign in to your favourite talking book libraries to find, download and read accessible books for leisure and learning.

With EasyReader, you can customise your reading experience: adjust and magnify text, change colour schemes, synchronise text with speech or use the speech settings alone to listen to books.

You can study or read for pleasure in ways that suit your vision and your reading preferences. 

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Download EasyReader Apps

EasyReader is available on a wide range of devices including iPhones, iPads, Android phones and tablets, Amazon Kindle Fire tablets and Chromebooks. 

Download the EasyReader App - free from your usual app store - and follow the simple instructions to install it on your device.

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Access Talking Book Libraries

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When you use EasyReader on a smartphone, tablet or PC, it links you to the world’s largest collection of accessible libraries and talking newspaper stands. 

Simply login to your library accounts to browse, read or listen to bestsellers, classics and textbooks. EasyReader also provides access to talking newspaper and magazines services around the world.  

Please note that membership is required for all talking libraries. You can usually set these up through the library websites. Each of the libraries listed in EasyReader has website details within the app to help with this.

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Features

 

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Access Libraries

With over 40 libraries listed, EasyReader has the most accessible book libraries and talking newspaper stands in the world, so you have access to millions of books. 

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Customise Text

Choose your preferred fonts – including dyslexia-friendly fonts – customise colours of fonts and backgrounds, magnify the text size and adjust letter and line. 

Add Bookmarks & Notes

Bookmark your favourite pages and add text notes to pages.

Perfect for studying.

 

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Text to Audio

Copy text from anywhere on your device and listen to it in EasyReader. Choose the voice you like and set the reading speed. You can also adjust pronunciation as needed.

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Audio Books

Play narrated audio books, or have text-only books and newspapers read aloud by human-sounding synthesised speech. Speech is perfectly synchronised with on-screen text highlights.

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Text & Speech Sync

Text and audio are perfectly synchronised so you can read along as you listen. EasyReader highlights the text as it reads it aloud, so you always find your place.

 

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Reads a Range of Formats

EasyReader reads the widest range of book and document formats, including DAISY 2 and DAISY 3, ePub, MathML, Microsoft Word documents, HTML and text files.

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Easy Navigation

Move around books easily. The navigation features let you skip forward and backward, skip to any page or chapter and search for keywords or phrases to find them.

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Open More Content

EasyReader can also open and read books received on CD or DVD, a USB memory stick or DAISY Player. It can also read text from the Windows clipboard and PDF documents.

 

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More EasyReader App Services

Get more from the EasyReader App

with Premium features and services for Book Libraries and App Developers

EasyReader Premium

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For Education

Annual subscription.
Free trial for educators until 31 May 2022

EasyReader Premium subscribers have all the benefits of the EasyReader app plus premium features. 

Premium features include synchronisation across devices for reading preference settings, books, bookmarks and reading positions.

For educators, an EasyReader Premium subscription enables them to invite students to login to EasyReader through the EasyReader Premium Portal.

Powered By EasyReader

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For Talking Book Libraries

Priced per project 

Talking book libraries partner with Dolphin to build a bespoke, branded library app for their service users. 

Powered by EasyReader provides access to expert app developers, and a reliable reading experience for talking library members.

About Powered by EasyReader

Development Kit

EasyReader Development Kit

For Assistive Technology Developers

Price depends on project 

Assistive technology developers have access to a development kit so they can embed accessible reading as part of their own solution. 

This includes access to talking book libraries around the globe and an accessible book reader that users can customise to suit their own sight or reading requirements. 

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Reviews

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"This is a great customizable app that lets people who are visually impaired read books from a variety of organizations that offer accessible material for the visually impaired and whose disability otherwise affects their ability to read standard books."

Norberto Feliberty Jr.

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"A grand experience!

I have been using this app for a couple of months, and I am very impressed.
It is easy to use, excellent style and does a good job. Can’t fault it. Well done Dolphin."

Royh55

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"Super reading app with many features and options. It connects directly into many special services for people with print disabilities. There are many ways the content can be personalised to your needs such as colours, fonts, spacing, read aloud."

Richard

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EasyReader Webinars

Dolphin runs regular webinars in partnership with talking book libraries such as Calibre Audio and RNIB Bookshare. Find out which webinars are coming soon, and register your interest to learn more.

Webinars are perfect for educational staff and EasyReader users to help you get the most out of EasyReader. 

These short online sessions also provide opportunities to ask questions and obtain additional training on Dolphin EasyReader products, so you can feel confident using and recommending EasyReader.  

 

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