Speed-read websites, ebooks and documents. Outread improves reading effectiveness by helping you focus on reading small chunks of text at a time. You can either follow the highlighter along the page or keep it centered.
“A clear winner in the speed-reading category” — AppAdvice
“You're in luck, because Outread will help you get through [articles] and learn speed-reading in the process.” — Lifehacker
Featured by Apple in “Train Your Brain” section
- Add webpages from Safari or other apps using share extension
- Paste the clipboard contents (text or web page URL)
- Follow the highlighter along the page (Guided Reading) or keep the highlighted phrase in the center of the screen (RSVP)
- Adjust the reading speed and the highlighter size (length of the chunk of text you read at once)
- 5 fonts to suit all reading conditions
- Monitor your progress with reading stats
- Filter (by services or tags) and sort (by date, length or title) the items
- In order to reduce distractions, items are stripped from unnecessary content
- Universal app for iPhone and iPad
- Everything is always with you, even offline
OUTREAD PLUS FEATURES:
- Sync with Pocket, Instapaper and Pinboard
- Add your own ebooks (DRM-free ePub) or read free classic novels from the built-in library
- Add Microsoft Word, .rtf and .txt documents
- Night reading theme
- DRM-protected ebooks (Kindle and most of iBooks ebooks) are not supported
- Sync between iPhone and iPad versions is available only via Pocket, Instapaper and Pinboard
If you have any questions or suggestions, you can reach us at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Added "Popular articles" section in "Add to Reading List" menu containing fresh and popular articles from across the web
- Increased max speed to 1500 words per minute for Outread Plus users
- Added experimental support for PDF files (they're stripped from everything except for the pure text)
- Fixed saving links from Apple News
Ratings and Reviews
As someone who loves information, new ways to learn, and getting through the front pages of newspapers, this app is essential. It pays for itself. It also has classic books on there which is a nice added bonus.
Anyone who thinks ‘you’ can’t speed read, I encourage you to try this app out and see how your amazing brain works.
You can read rsvp or guided. I’m going through 20 news pieces a day and I love it!
Recent updates make the app delightful
It seems like Outread recently got some attention from its developers and it is now delightful. A full-featured speed reading app which leaves little wanting. My primarily next feature request is syncing books and progress via icloud so I can move between my iPad and iPhone.
Best so far
I’ve had quite a few speed reading apps, and this is by far the most affordable and useful.
I do wish algorithms could deviate the speed a little based on word complexity or syllable count. My brain doesn’t naturally process all words at the same speed.
- Arkadiusz Holko
- 6.9 MB
Requires iOS 11.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
- Age Rating
- Rated 9+ for the following:
- Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
- Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
- Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humor
- Infrequent/Mild Horror/Fear Themes
- © 2019 Arkadiusz Holko
- In-App Purchases
- Outread Plus $19.99
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.