Free Assistive technology of the Week - Go Read

Go Read (Android)

Go Read is a free, open source ebook reader for Android. Go Read is optimized for visually-impaired readers and usable by anyone. The app connects directly to online libraries, like Bookshare, and allows you to download and listen to eBooks in seconds.
  • Compatible with Android phones and tablets
  • Built-in text-to-speech voices
  • Voiced navigation for visually impaired readers
  • Direct connection to Bookshare for immediate on-the-go reading
  • Built-in support for both individual and school accounts
Go Read Screenshot

Requirements: compatible with Android devices (Android 4.0–4.0.2 Ice Cream Sandwich or above, API level 14)

Book Formats: Bookshare books, other DAISY 3.0 and 2.02 books, and EPUB books

Audiences: This reading tool may be beneficial for people with reading impairments such as

Blindness: Fully integrated with TalkBack text-to-speech (TTS)
Low Vision: TalkBack TTS plus large font options, background, text and highlighting color options
Learning Disability: Sentence-level highlighting plus TalkBack TTS
Physical Disability: Switch-friendly

Price: Free on the Play Store at 

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