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RapidReader Alternatives

RapidReader is described as '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' and is an app in the education & reference category. There are nine alternatives to RapidReader for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Online / Web-based, Linux, Google Chrome and Firefox. The best alternative is Spreeder, which is free. Other great apps like RapidReader are Beeline Reader, Reasy, iReadFast and Waspline Reader.

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RapidReader takes the effort out of reading on any size screen. RapidReader's patented software will double or triple...

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  1. Spreeder icon

    Spreeder

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online

    Spreeder.com is free online speed reading software designed to improve your reading speed and comprehension.

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    Beeline Reader

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Google Chrome
    • Firefox

    Read faster and more easily with our digital reading technology, which has won awards from Stanford and United Nations!

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    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).

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    Discontinued

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

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    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.

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    iPhone version
  5. Waspline Reader icon

    Waspline Reader

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Google Chrome
    • Firefox

    FOSS version of BeeLine Reader, a web browser extension that uses color-gradients to help with reading.

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    Discontinued

    Doesn't seem to be actively developed anymore, last update was in 2019 and the offocial website is gone.

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    7 Speed Reading

    • Windows

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

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    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. ...

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    Discontinued

    Is as of February 2014 confirmed as 'inactive'

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    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!

    ⚫︎ PortableWordFlashReader can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Discontinued

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

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    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!

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    Discontinued

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

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