Rapid Read

Rapid Read


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Rapid Read - a speed reading training and facilitation program!

Rapid Read is a speed reading app using rapid serial visual presentation (similar to the website spreeder) to allow you to quickly display your reading content from the clipboard, any website, or a file (.txt or .html). Can be used as a training program to reduce sub-vocalization and increase comprehension, or simply use it to read your favorite content faster! Speeds of 400-700 wpm are commonly attainable with the first use of the program.

Fully adjustable interface allows the user to select number of words displayed, reading speed, and position within the text. Use the "share" feature of your phone's web browser to easily send content to the app.

HTML content extraction provided by boilerpipe (https://code.google.com/p/boilerpipe/).

Recently changed in this version

*Added support for reading .html and .txt files.
*Improved user interface.
*Minor bug fixes.

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Comments and ratings for Rapid Read
  • (42 stars)

    by Arjo Baroto on 29/04/2014

    Unable to paste text from other resources

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    by william d on 03/04/2014

    This is the best 'spritz' style speed reading app in the play store. I have downloaded all of them and none come close to this one. The only thing it's lacking is a short pause after a sentence break. I will gladly give 5 stars if this feature is added. Sometimes sentences can seem to run together if you miss a period (especially above 600wpm) A highlighted primary letter (like other apps) would

  • (42 stars)

    by Jeff Pooley on 14/03/2014

    Seems like it would be great but haven't had a chance to try it because it won't load text from files or from clipboard.

  • (42 stars)

    by Tom Stiak on 10/03/2014

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    by Baer Bradford on 09/03/2014

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    by Jarrett Austin on 08/03/2014

    What is the max file size you can copy from the clipboard? The summary says that the file has been loaded but not shown, then when I go to the read scree it doesn't have the entire file. Would be helpful to know

  • (42 stars)

    by András Oláh on 08/03/2014

    The reading part is ok, but finding a specific page or part in the text is difficult. Should have a regular view as well to navigate easily when not in speed reading mode

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