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7 Speed Reading Alternatives

7 Speed Reading is described as 'application that will teach you to speed read while maintaing comprehension' and is an app in the education & reference category. There are more than 10 alternatives to 7 Speed Reading for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Online / Web-based and Windows Mobile. The best alternative is Faster Than Sight, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like 7 Speed Reading are Reasy, iReadFast, High Efficiency @ Reading and Dictator.

This page was last updated Jul 1, 2021
  • Windows

7 Speed Reading is an application that will teach you to speed read while maintaing comprehension.

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  1. Faster Than Sight

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Extensively configurable speed reading software based on the rapid serial visual representation (RSVP) method (and possibly other methods in the future).

  2. Reasy

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Google Chrome
    • Firefox

    Reasy is a Firefox and Google Chrome extension that enables to read using Rapid Sequential Visual Presentation (RSVP).

    Discontinued

    https://github.com/robbiehinch/reasyLast updated in 2012. The original addon pages are gone. Most likely no longer works.

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  3. iReadFast

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    iReadfast is a text reading program which lets you read and comprehend text much faster by displaying just one word per time.

  4. High Efficiency @ Reading

    • Online

    Online speed reading course with video tutorials, reading tests and integrated exercises from The Reader's Edge software. The course is designed to mimic attending a workshop and can be purchased with full version of The Reader's Edge Online.

  5. Dictator

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Dictator is a program for on-screen reading of text files, developed with the intention of making it easier to read some of the fine electronic texts available on the net, such as those produced by The Gutenberg Project. ...

    Discontinued

    Is as of February 2014 confirmed as 'inactive'



  6. WordFlashReader

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Want an efficient way to do on-screen reading of web-pages, email, and other electronic texts? Try WordFlashReader -- its a Rapid Serial Visual Presentation (RSVP) program that makes on-screen reading easy. Its free, open-source, and works on both Windows and Linux. Try it out!

    Discontinued

    Has not been in active development since 2008, but is still available.

  7. ZAP Reader

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online

    ZAP Reader is a web based speed reading program that will change the way you read on your computer. There is nothing to install, it works with most popular browsers, and it is totally free!

    Discontinued

    Seems that is hasn't been in active development since 2006, but the service is still available.

    No screenshots yet
  8. PerfectBrain Professional

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android

    A complex trainer of speed reading, memory, attention and intelligence.

  9. legentas

    • Online

    Legentas is speed reading online course.

    We have worked closely with academic speed reading experts and UX designers to develop a set of interactive exercises that reduce the most common bad reading habits and improve the overall reading performance.

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  10. RapidReader

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Windows Mobile
    • Symbian S60
    • HP webOS

    RapidReader takes the effort out of reading on any size screen. RapidReader's patented software will double or triple your on-screen reading speed in less than 5 minutes. It's easy, but you have to see it to believe it.

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