Download Speed Reading - Best Software & Apps

  • CrystalDiskMark

    6.0.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Check your hard drive's reading speed for free

    7
    34 votes
    • PROS: Runs several different tests, Free
    • CONS: No detailed information about tests, Not available on other platforms such as Mac
  • Spreeder

    License
    free
    Platform
    Web Apps

    Learn to Speed Read with Spreeder

    6
    37 votes
    • PROS: A free way to learn speed reading., Features customisation options to help you.
    • CONS: Not useful if you are not interested in speed reading., More advanced tools require purchase.
  • RapidReader

    6.03.07.0422

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Speed up your reading

    8
    1 vote
    • PROS: Full note and highlighting functions for studying, Good control over speed etc. in both modes, Can open texts directly from the clipboard
    • CONS: Not a technique that's going to suit everyone, RapidRead interface not very attractive
  • RocketReader

    8.05

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Improve your reading speed and comprehension

    8
    9 votes
    • Reading Trainer for Windows 10

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Improve both reading speed and memory at the same time

      2
      2 votes
      • PROS: Tests both reading speed and memory, Lots of different challenges, Genuinely challenging, Detailed analysis of results
      • CONS: Hard to gauge effectiveness without long term use, Many of the texts are very dry
    • Speed Reader Enhanced

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A light, easy way to speed up your reading

      6
      2 votes
      • PROS: Light and portable, Optional , Choose most comfortable font and color for you
      • CONS: Must copy and paste texts, no 'add file' option, Cannot remember texts or position in a text from one session to another
    • Reading Trainer

      1.2.1

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Android
      iPhone

      Improve both reading speed and memory at the same time

      -
      No votes yet
      • PROS: Tests both reading speed and memory, Lots of different challenges, Genuinely challenging, Detailed analysis of results
      • CONS: Hard to gauge effectiveness without long term use, Many of the texts are very dry
    • AceReader Pro

      8.0.9

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Speed reading, assessment and online reader software

      6
      15 votes
      • Bass Cat - Learn To Read Music

        varies-with-device

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Mac

        A bass clef tutor app

        -
        No votes yet
        • PROS: Vary the speed of levels at will , Few competitor apps for bass parts , Good graphics , Goes well with the treble clef version
        • CONS: Requires over 42 MB of space , Repetitive audio samples , Not many user options , Some repetition in the sub-levels
      • DrawnStrips Reader - The Best Comic Reader

        varies-with-device

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Mac

        Reading Comics on Your Mac Made Easy and Versatile

        -
        No votes yet
        • PROS: Compositing effects and touchpad gestures work well, Good integration with Apple APIs, Retina display-ready, Supports keyboard shortcuts
        • CONS: No continuous vertical scrolling, Some .rar files may not open, Multi-touch is a hit/miss, Additional languages may not be supported in all versions
      • QuickReader - Speed Reading

        4.5

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        iPhone

        A full version program for iphone

        -
        No votes yet
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