If you are looking for an app that can help you read web pages, articles and more on Android, iOS, Microsoft Windows, Google Chrome, and numerous other platforms, you need to check out Speechify. Speechify is a text-to-speech app that uses optical character recognition / OCR Technology, to help you convert text on your screen into spoken speech or turn physical books into audiobooks. All of which, can help you save time while allowing you to multitask. Speechify is popular because it is excellent for persons with disabilities, particularly those who are dyslexic. People with impairments can now listen to speech without having to worry about any difficulty of reading words on the screen thanks to the Speechify. Speechify is also popular amongst freelance writers, editors, and content creators, since the text-to-speech features assist with content editing.
OCR Reader and PDF Import
Input internet articles, PDFs, clipboard-copied text, or even pictures of actual book pages, and Speechify will read them to you in the finest quality digital voices possible.
So basically you can take pictures with your phone it will convert the image into text and then you can read it. I have tried reading books. It works perfectly fine with books however not good for handwriting
You are also getting a translator inside speechify. So you can translate your English content into your native English or vice versa.
Save time, retain more, and get more done:
When compared to the typical sight-reading pace of 200 words per minute, Speechify users soon learn to listen at 400 words per minute or quicker, thereby doubling their reading speed. The reading screen on Speechify underlines each word as it reads, and academic research shows that hearing and reading at the same time improves comprehension substantially.
Perfect for users with reading disabilities
Speechify was originally developed as a solution for the founder’s dyslexia, but it now helps tens of thousands of people with dyslexia, ADHD, low visual acuity, anxiety, concussions, and other reading difficulties glide through their readings and connect with their curiosity.
Import text from the web
You can open google inside the app and visit any website you want and then read the content or paste the link. It will retrieve text from a web page and read it for you.
Works in 29 languages
Speechify works in 29 languages (English, Spanish, French, Japanese, German, Italian, Russian, Portuguese, Dutch, Danish, Icelandic, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Swedish, Turkish, Welsh, Hebrew, Hindi, Chinese, Arabic, Czech, Finish, Greek, Hungarian, Indonesian, Slovak, and Thai). The voices keep changing from language to language.
Speechify build a chrome extension with the purpose of serving the same users on PC. That chrome extension can help you to read other emails and other web content faster. Speechify is also available as a mobile app for both Android and IOS