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Squirt Alternatives

Squirt is described as 'Speed read the web, one word at a time' and is an app in the news & books category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Squirt for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Windows, Linux, iPad and Android. The best alternative is SwiftRead, which is free. Other great apps like Squirt are Spreeder, Reedy, Spritz and Reasy.

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Online
  • Google Chrome
  • Safari
  • Firefox

Speed read the web, one word at a time.

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    SwiftRead

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • Microsoft Edge
    • Google Chrome
    • Brave

    SwiftRead (formerly known as Spreed) uses a technique called rapid serial visual presentation, or RSVP, to help you read text faster.

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    Stand-alone rather than bookmarklet

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    Spreeder

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online

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

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    Reedy

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android

    Read e-books, articles, any texts and web pages fast and comfortably. Switch easily between Regular Reading, Speed Reading and Text-to-Speech.

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    Spritz

    • Online

    The time consuming part of reading lies mainly in the actual eye movements from word to word and sentence to sentence. In addition, traditional reading simply takes up a lot of physical space. Spritz solves both of these problems.

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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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    Balto Speed Reading

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android

    Speed reading app supporting many formats. Unlike other speed reading apps, Balto Speed Reading focuses on Paragraphs Parsing, which is optimized to read long texts, webpages and eBooks comfortably.Uses the Rapid Serial Visual Presentation (RSVP).

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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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  8. AceReader

    • Mac
    • Windows

    AceReader is speed reading software, reading improvement software, reading assessment software, online reader software, reading fluency software, and vision training software. Includes timed reading comprehension tests, eye pacing drills and fun eye exercises. Free Demo!

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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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