Read Books on Mobile Devices
iOS (iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch)
- Read2Go from Benetech and Shinano Kenshi Co. Read2Go is the most full-featured, accessible DAISY reader for the Apple device market. This very easy-to-use app for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch connects directly to Bookshare® for immediate on-the-go reading. Individual users and schools supporting students can search, download, and read Bookshare books and periodicals and manage their books in a bookshelf. In addition, Read2Go reads DAISY 2.02 and 3.0 materials. You can purchase Read2Go from the Apple App Store for $19.99.
- Voice Dream Reader is a general purpose voice reader fully integrated with Bookshare. It can also be used to listen to PDF, MS Word, ePub, and text files through Dropbox and Google Drive. In addition to an included female American English voice, it offers 78 voices in 20 languages from NeoSpeech and Acapela as in-app purchases for $1.99 or $2.99. You can purchase Voice Dream Reader for $9.99 from the Apple App Store and a demo version, Voice Dream Reader Lite, can be downloaded for free.
- Go Read is fully accessible e-book reader for people with print disabilities. Optimized for visually-impaired readers and usable by anyone, Go Read allows you to download and listen to books on Android smartphones and tablets, including the Nook HD/HD+. Go Read is based on the open source FBReader project and is available for free. It was developed by Benetech, a nonprofit technology organization.