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Speed Reading

A collection of apps and resources to empower you to develop smarter and faster reading habits. *F = Free *F/C = Free & Commercial versions *C = Commercial version only

Spritz (?)

Android - Apple
The time consuming part of reading lies mainly in the actual eye movements from word to word and sentence to sentence. In addition, traditional reading simply takes up a lot of physical space. Spritz solves both of these problems. First, your eyes do not have to move from word to word or around the page that you’re reading. In fact, there’s no longer a page – with Spritz you only need 13 total characters to show all of your content. Fast streaming of text is easier and more comfortable for the reader, especially when reading areas become smaller.

Velocity – $2.99


Read faster than ever before, one word at a time. Speed read articles from the web at superhuman speeds. Finish your reading list in record time with Velocity.

Acceleread (F/C)

Maximize your reading speed! Acceleread is the most effective speed reading course for the iPhone and iPad. Learn advanced reading techniques to boost your productivity and save time. Most people read at ⅓ their potential speed, plodding through text and wasting tremendous amounts of time. For most people, reading education effectively ended in 6th grade, leaving them ill-equipped for the demands of modern life. These elementary reading techniques cripple productivity and are a deep source of frustration.

Speed Reading Trainer (F)

This speed reading app is a fun, effective and FREE way to increase your reading abilities. This app uses the fundamentals of metaguiding and viewing exercises to train your eyes to process text quicker. We have also included a diagnostic tool so you can check your progress as you read! A small selection of public domain works has been provided for your reading pleasure and new articles and books are being added frequently! The average adult reads at about 250 words per minutes with a 70% comprehension rate. Students who have used the Ivy Standard system have seen increases of up to 500 WPM in as little as two weeks of use.

AccelaReader (F)

It helps you read faster by flashing words at you using what is called a Rapid Serial Visual Presentation.

Zap Reader (F)

ZAP Reader is a web based speed reading program that will change the way you read on your computer. Current beta testers report reading twice as much in half the time-that's a 300% increase in reading speed, without any loss in comprehension! There is nothing to install, it works with most popular browsers, and it's totally free!

Speed Reading Tips (F)

A speed reading resource site.

Speed Reading Test (F)

Are you a Speed Reader? Do this test to find out. You will be required to answer a mini-quiz (comprehension): 3 questions. At least 2 must be answered correctly.

Spreed (F)

Train yourself to double or triple your reading speed, without sacrificing comprehension using this Chrome Browser app. Absorb knowledge, faster.

Outread - $2,99

Train your eyes and learn to speed-read through your reading list with Outread for iPhone and iPad.

Syllable - $2.99

Speed Reading app for iPhone. It is built to make it really simple to learn to read faster. The most common reason people read slowly is due to something called subvocalization - when reading you say the words to yourself, which limits how fast you can read to a speed similar to how fast you can talk.

QuickReader (F/C)

Combining thousands of free books, a beautiful and super customizable user interface, featuring touch-free reading and the #1 Speed Reading Technology makes QuickReader an eBook Reader like no other! QuickReader gives you access to thousands of free downloadable books right to your iPhone or iPod Touch.