What's New

- Fixes issue with encoding of some characters in some of the articles (you have to log out and log in again to Instapaper/Pocket/Pinboard to have this issue fixed)

Latest changes:
- Adds better selection of font sizes (FINALLY!)
- Adds support for 12.9-inch iPad Pro
- Removes Readability support because the service is closing soon

App Description

Speed-read websites, ebooks and documents. Outread improves reading effectiveness by helping you to 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 them [articles] and learn speed-reading in the process.” — Lifehacker
Featured by Apple in “Train Your Brain” section

- Universal app for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch
- Made with newest iOS in mind: Document Picker support, background syncing, multiple font sizes and a URL Scheme
- Sync with Instapaper, Pinboard, Pocket, and Readability
- Add your own ebooks (DRM-free ePub) or read free classic novels from the built-in library
- Add Microsoft Word, .rtf and .txt documents or read the clipboard contents
- Add from Safari via the bookmarklet or paste the URL inside the app
- Everything is saved for offline reading
- 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)
- 2 themes (Day & Night) and 5 fonts to suit all reading conditions
- Monitor your progress with reading stats
- Auto archive items once they’re read
- 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 – what’s left is the leading photo and the text

- Sync between iPhone and iPad versions is currently available only via Instapaper, Pinboard, Pocket and Readability
- DRM-protected ebooks (Kindle and most of iBooks ebooks) are not supported

You can see the video of the app on our website: http://outreadapp.com
If you have any questions or suggestions, you can reach us at [email protected] or @OutreadApp on Twitter.

iPhone Screenshots

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Outread – Speed Reading screenshot 1 Outread – Speed Reading screenshot 2 Outread – Speed Reading screenshot 3 Outread – Speed Reading screenshot 4 Outread – Speed Reading screenshot 5

iPad Screenshots

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Outread – Speed Reading screenshot 6 Outread – Speed Reading screenshot 7 Outread – Speed Reading screenshot 8 Outread – Speed Reading screenshot 9 Outread – Speed Reading screenshot 10

App Changes

  • January 15, 2014 Initial release
  • January 29, 2014 New version 1.0.3
  • February 12, 2014 New version 1.0.4
  • February 22, 2014 New version 1.1
  • February 23, 2014 Price increase: $2.99 -> $4.99
  • February 27, 2014 New version 1.1.1
  • April 10, 2014 New version 1.2
  • April 20, 2014 Price decrease: $4.99 -> $2.99
  • May 02, 2014 New version 1.3
  • September 21, 2014 New version 1.4
  • November 09, 2016 New version 1.4.2

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