Dolphin EasyReader App


Audiences; This reading tool may be beneficial for Bookshare members who qualify with one of the following reasons:

  • Blindness: Fully compatible with iOS VoiceOver and iOS supported Braille displays
  • Low-Vision: Enlarge book text as BIG as you need it! Change fonts, text & background color, highlights, Line and letter spacing
  • Learning Disability: Synchronized audio and highlighted words/sentences. Add narration to books without audio.


A better way to read Bookshare!

EasyReader is a FREE accessible reading app for readers with dyslexia, low vision or blindness. Browse & download from the World's largest collection of talking book and newspaper libraries, including Bookshare. Or copy text from anywhere on your phone & hear EasyReader read it back to you. Experience perfectly synchronized text & audio. Or for text only titles, EasyReader can add a human sounding voice of your choice. Boost comfort or contrast - choose colors, text size and highlights to suit your visual needs.

Make your books' text as big as your eyes require. Unlike other mainstream reading apps, there's no restriction with EasyReader. Zoom in with a standard 2-finger pinch or make fine adjustments with the simple sliders. There's never any blurry text or fuzzy fonts - your books' words are always crystal clear and always easy on the eye.

Navigate your books or newspapers by skipping directly to specific pages or headings. Search your book for words or phrases. Add text bookmarks or record your own audio bookmarks and return to them with ease.


  • Direct access to browse & download from Bookshare & other accessible book libraries
  • Subscribe & read newspapers with NFB-NEWSLINE
  • Read with your ears & eyes with perfectly synchronized text & audio
  • Play audio books or add a human sounding voice to text only titles
  • Choose colors, text size and highlights to suit your visual needs
  • Intitutive search & navigation or add audio bookmarks
  • Copy text from anywhere on your phone & hear EasyReader announce it
  • Fully compatible with iOS VoiceOver & iOS supported Braille displays
  • Supports Bookshare's Reading Lists

Previews of Easy Reader showing word- and sentence-level highlighting and of large print

Meet EasyReader for iOS

Note: The information on the page was reviewed by the producer of this product; please let us know if there are any inconsistencies in this information:

Dolphin Easy Reader for iOS logo and screenshot

Price: FREE from Apple App Store or Google Play

Available on the App Store  Available on Google Play


  • iOS: Requires iOS 9.1 or later. Compatible with iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch
  • Android: 5.0 and up

Book formats:

  • Bookshare books, DAISY 2, DAISY 3, EPUB 2 (unprotected), EPUB 3 (unprotected), Clipboard text.
  • PDF and Word documents will not open in the Reader, but will open in their default app instead

Support: Available online from Dolphin