An Application that greatly helps the visually impared

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Voice Dream, a read-aloud app used globally by more than 100 thousand individuals, has revolutionized how the visually-impaired and reading disabled are consuming information. The app reads books aloud to users which for those with visual impairments and reading disabilities, has enhanced their reading experiences significantly. Voice Dream Reader’s features are organized in an uncluttered, intuitive, highly usable way - thereby creating an unparalleled user-friendly experience.

Voice Dream Reader includes a female U.S. English voice and nearly 100 additional paid voices in 20 languages. In addition to English, Voice Dream supports Mandarin Chinese, Japanese, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Finnish, Dutch, Portuguese, Russian, Czech, Catalan, Polish, Turkish, Greek, and Arabic languages, among others.

With the use of Foxit Software, a leading software provider of fast, affordable and secure PDF solutions, Voice Dream extracts text from PDF files and marks them as read while customers use the app. With collaboration from Foxit, Voice Dream is able take text from PDFs so they can be read aloud and highlight text as it is being read, an important feature for users with reading disabilities.

Voice Dream also provides the following features for loading and managing reading material:

Text extraction from eBooks in DRM-free ePub format

Text extraction from plain text, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, Apple Pages, RTF and HTML files

DAISY 3.0 text-based eBooks

DAISY 2.02 audiobooks

Audiobooks as ZIP of MP3 files, such as LibriVox

Dropbox, Google Drive and Evernote integration

Load files using iTunes via USB or WiFi

Bookshare integration

Gutenberg integration for over 40,000 free eBooks

Pocket and Instapaper integration

Built-in Web Browser to extract text from Web pages

Copy-paste via clipboard

Text Editor

Language translation via Google Translate through in-app purchases

Folders for organizing content

Export full text to clipboard, printer, email, and other apps

Export highlighted text and notes to clipboard, printer, email and other apps

Open the original Web page in Safari if possible

Share what you’re listening with friends on Twitter, Facebook, SMS or email (iOS 6+)

For listening to text, Voice Dream offers the following:

Remote control enabled Play-Pause

Remembers where you stopped in each book or article

Powerful personal pronunciation dictionary

Configurable default speech rate, volume and pitch for each voice

Shows elapsed time and remaining time

Sleep timer

Previous and next book or article

Rewind and fast forward by sentence, paragraph, page, chapter, 15, 30 and 60 seconds

Rewind and fast forward through your bookmarks and highlights

Change reading speed on the fly. 50-500 words per minute

Change TTS voice on the fly

Remembers the voice and speech rate used for each book or article

Playlist for listening to multiple articles back to backs

Continues reading when you exit the app or lock the screen

For a visual interaction with text, Voice Dream features:

Blazing fast vertical scrolling in two modes: Free and page by page

Synchronized word and line highlighting plus options to disable

Full screen mode to hide the controls

Focused Reading Mode with reduced text area and auto-scrolling

Full-text search

Table of contents for ePub and DAISY books

Page numbers for PDF documents and DAISY books

Bookmarking

Highlighting and note taking

Customizable font and font size

Includes OpenDyslexia font

Preset light and dark color theme, plus a fully customizable color theme

Built-in dictionary

Voice Dream, with the help of Foxit Software, has made millions of books, documents and PDFs accessible to individuals that never had access to these texts before. Both organizations are proud of the difference they have made in the lives of thousands through the services they provide.