KNFB Reader App Description & Overview
Take a pic. The app reads the print.
The app helps you get a good photo!
Hear it aloud, or read in Braille.
High quality text to speech OCR.
Reads multiple pages.
Viewfinder assist, tilt assist, and automatic text detection.
Copy it. Send it. Reads image-based PDF and JPEG files.
Exports HTML and TXT files.
Navigates by line, sentence, word, or character.
Synchronised text highlighting.
Winner of the 2014, 2015 and 2016 AppleVis Golden Apple Award for Best Assistive Technology App.
KNFB Reader is YOUR app. It will make the print yours.
It’s easy to use.
Take a photo, the app reads the text in clear synthetic speech or with a connected Braille display. It’s as simple as that. The app also has synchronized text highlighting which reads along with the displayed text, a benefit for people with dyslexia and other reading disabilities.
KNFB Reader is fully accessible using VoiceOver. If you’re worried about getting the right photo, the app will help you. It has text detection so you know you have the printed side of the page. It also has tilt assist and viewfinder assist – the app helps you get the whole page photographed. Just a tap of the finger and the print is yours.
What can this app do?
It can read receipts. Know what has been put on your card at restaurants, stores, or in taxis. And it’s fast –the print will be yours almost instantaneously.
KNFB reader can read labels. Want to know what came in the mail? Need nutritional information from your breakfast cereal? KNFB Reader captures it all.
Out shopping and need a price? KNFB Reader can read price tags and labels.
KNFB Reader captures print from your computer or tablet screen. Photograph the screen and know exactly what those error messages say.
KNFB Reader can export it to Dropbox or Google Drive. Once you’ve scanned it, the print is yours.
Can’t find a book through an accessible book service? Set your KNFB Reader to batch mode and scan the pages, and read them at your leisure.
Need to read your children’s homework sheets (or your own)? Notices from school? That print is now yours.
A fully localised version (user interface, recognition and speech) is available for: English, German, Italian, French, Spanish, Norwegian (Bokmål), Swedish, Portuguese, Dutch, Turkish, Danish, Polish, Russian and Czech.
Other languages available for only speech and recognition: Finnish, Ukrainian, Estonian, Bulgarian, Greek.
Supported devices: iPhone 7, iPhone 7plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C, iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPad Pro, iPad Pro 12.9”, iPad Pro 9.7”, iPad Air 2, iPad Air, iPad Mini 4, iPad Mini 3, iPod touch 6th Generation, iPod 5th Generation.
Visit our website at: www.knfbreader.com
- New app icon and splash screen added;
- Czech user interface language added;
- Fixes a crash some users experienced when taking a picture;
- The "volume up" button will now take a picture and the "volume down" button will execute field of view;
- Fixes some minor issues with voice-over accessibility.
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