Reading Tools

Looking for tools to read Bookshare® books?

There are many compatible tools that can help you read Bookshare books. Do you want to listen to books being read with highly natural text-to-speech voices? Are you looking for a tool that allows you to see and hear words read as they are being highlighted? Do you prefer to read in digital braille or large print?

Bookshare books allow you to read how you want to read! Visit the Bookshare channel on YouTube to see how others are reading Bookshare books.

The following reading technologies are compatible with Bookshare’s primary book formats: DAISY 3.0 and Braille Ready Format (BRF). Readers include computer software, mobile device applications (apps), assistive technology, and other technologies. In addition, Bookshare offers FREE reading software for use by Bookshare members. Select from the following list to learn more about compatible reading technologies:

Are you a reading technology developer who would like to add your product to the list? Visit our partner page.