What's New

- Fixed: Load issues for some PDF documents.
- Fixed: Voice download erases existing voices.

App Description

Featured by Apple as Best New App and App of the Day in 81 countries including the United States and part of App Store Permanent Collections in Education.

“This app is one of the best educational finds of my entire career.” - Forbes

“As a user myself and as a mother of a child with dyslexia, I am blown away by the features of Voice Dream.” - Quartz

“Voice Dream Reader is hailed by many as the best mobile text-to-speech (TTS) app.” - Examiner

Supported Document Formats
- PDF, Plain text, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, RTF, and Google Docs.
- Web articles.
- EPUB eBooks. (DRM-free books only. Kindle, iBooks and most commercial eBook platforms are not supported.)
- Bookshare Books.
- DAISY text-based books and audiobook.
- Audiobooks in MP3, MP4 or zipped MP3 format.
- Rich text and image support for all documents.

Text-to-Speech
- One premium Acapela voice of your choice free with the purchase of the app.
- 36 built-in iOS voices in 27 languages are also available for free.
- 200+ additional premium voices in 30 languages from Acapela, NeoSpeech and Ivona available through in-app purchases.
- Correct pronunciation with your own pronunciation dictionary.
- All voices work offline and play in the background even with the screen locked.

Reading Styles
- Tee-up a list of articles and play while you drive, walk or run.
- Spoken word is highlighted to improve comprehension and retention.
- Auto-scrolling and full screen, distraction-free mode to help reader focus.
- Finger reading. For beginners to read by at running a finger under each word.
- Pac-Man. Harvard and MIT developed speed-reading method for everyone to read at 2x speed with no loss of comprehension.
- High contrast and large font size for low vision readers.
- Optimized for VoiceOver, Braille and switch control.

Tools
- Bookmarking, text highlighting and annotation. Highlights and notes can be exported.
- Full-text search.
- Built-in dictionary.
- Skip text in PDF header and footer.

Content Sources
- Native support for Dropbox, Google Drive, iCloud Drive, Pocket, Instapaper and Evernote.
- Native access to Bookshare.
- Safari extension to save Web pages and Web addresses.
- Support for Box and OneDrive via iOS Document Picker.

Library Synchronization
- Your entire library, including folders, reading locations, bookmarks and annotations are synchronized across all your devices using iCloud Drive.

iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • November 29, 2013 Initial release
  • December 02, 2013 Price increase: $4.99 -> $9.99
  • December 03, 2013 New version 2.9.3
  • December 21, 2013 Price decrease: $9.99 -> $4.99
  • January 01, 2014 Price increase: $4.99 -> $9.99
  • January 14, 2014 New version 2.9.4
  • March 15, 2014 New version 3.0.0
  • March 22, 2014 New version 3.0.1
  • April 03, 2014 New version 3.0.2
  • May 06, 2014 New version 3.0.3
  • June 29, 2014 New version 3.1.1
  • September 02, 2014 Price decrease: $9.99 -> $4.99
  • September 08, 2014 Price increase: $4.99 -> $9.99
  • October 01, 2014 New version 3.2.0
  • December 13, 2014 New version 3.3.1
  • December 29, 2014 Price decrease: $9.99 -> $4.99
  • January 25, 2015 New version 3.4.0
  • January 25, 2015 Price increase: $4.99 -> $9.99
  • February 23, 2015 New version 3.5.0
  • March 03, 2015 New version 3.5.1
  • March 18, 2015 New version 3.5.2
  • March 23, 2015 New version 3.5.3
  • May 03, 2015 New version 3.6.0
  • June 03, 2015 New version 3.7.0
  • April 05, 2016 New version 4.0.2
  • June 23, 2016 New version 4.0.4
  • June 23, 2016 Price increase: $9.99 -> $14.99
  • July 04, 2016 Price decrease: $14.99 -> $9.99
  • July 15, 2016 Price increase: $9.99 -> $14.99
  • November 07, 2016 New version 4.1.0
  • October 04, 2017 New version 4.4.2
  • October 05, 2017 New version 4.4.3
  • October 07, 2017 New version 4.4.4
  • November 30, 2017 New version 4.4.8
  • May 03, 2018 New version 4.4.9
  • September 01, 2018 New version 4.5.4
  • June 13, 2019 New version 4.8.3
  • June 16, 2019 New version 4.8.4
  • July 02, 2019 Price decrease: $14.99 -> $6.99
  • August 16, 2019 Price increase: $6.99 -> $14.99
  • September 24, 2019 New version 4.9.1
  • September 27, 2019 New version 4.9.2
  • September 30, 2019 New version 4.9.3
  • October 02, 2019 New version 4.9.4
  • October 15, 2019 New version 4.9.5
  • October 28, 2019 New version 4.9.6
  • November 04, 2019 New version 4.9.7
  • November 18, 2019 New version 4.9.8
  • November 26, 2019 New version 4.9.9
  • December 24, 2019 Price decrease: $14.99 -> $6.99
  • December 30, 2019 Price increase: $6.99 -> $14.99
  • January 07, 2020 New version 4.10.0
  • January 21, 2020 New version 4.10.1

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