Go Read

Go Read


Go Read is a FREE accessible e-book reader for people with print disabilities. Go Read is based on the open source FBReader project.

This initial version of Go Read allows readers to:
- Read on-the-go with a variety of Android tablets and phones (Android 2.2 Froyo or above)
- Access and download books directly from Bookshare – the world’s largest accessible online library for people with print disabilities
- Read with voiced navigation and text-to-speech
- Read books in DAISY 3 text and EPUB 2 formats

Go Read is optimized for visually impaired readers, and usable by anyone. To get Bookshare content, readers must have a qualifying print disability and have an active membership. Go Read supports both individual and organizational Bookshare memberships, such as schools. To learn more about Bookshare, visit www.bookshare.org.

Go Read is developed by Benetech, a nonprofit technology developer and is based on the open source FBReader (www.fbreader.org).

Developers are invited to contribute to the future development of Go Read and can get more information at www.goread.org.

To share your ideas, or give your feedback visit http://bookshare.uservoice.com/forums/137554-go-read

Recent changes:
Added ability to download and read Bookshare periodicals.

Bug fixes:
Fixed access to Bookshare books in Jelly Bean 4.3 devices
Screen lock no longer restarts paused books
Play buttons are transparent when not in use so text underneath is visible
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3.6
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File size
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About Go Read
Go Read is a FREE accessible e-book reader for people with print disabilities. Go Read is based on the open source FBReader project.

This initial version of Go Read allows readers to:
- Read on-the-go with a variety of Android tablets and phones (Android 2.2 Froyo or above)
- Access and download books directly from Bookshare – the world’s largest accessible online library for people with print disabilities
- Read with voiced navigation and text-to-speech
- Read books in DAISY 3 text and EPUB 2 formats

Go Read is optimized for visually impaired readers, and usable by anyone. To get Bookshare content, readers must have a qualifying print disability and have an active membership. Go Read supports both individual and organizational Bookshare memberships, such as schools. To learn more about Bookshare, visit www.bookshare.org.

Go Read is developed by Benetech, a nonprofit technology developer and is based on the open source FBReader (www.fbreader.org).

Developers are invited to contribute to the future development of Go Read and can get more information at www.goread.org.

To share your ideas, or give your feedback visit http://bookshare.uservoice.com/forums/137554-go-read

Recent changes:
Added ability to download and read Bookshare periodicals.

Bug fixes:
Fixed access to Bookshare books in Jelly Bean 4.3 devices
Screen lock no longer restarts paused books
Play buttons are transparent when not in use so text underneath is visible

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Android Market Comments
A Google User
4 days ago
This app was okay. Now, it will not open! It crashes every time I try to open it!
A Google User
4 days ago
No longer works. Crashes on opening. If i could give zero stars I would.
A Google User
4 days ago
Latest update broke the app. App crashes at startup after new update. I use it on multiple devices from different manufacturers and it will not run on any of them. Please test updates before releasing them.
A Google User
4 days ago
Cant read books!!! Please Fix I am really disappointed­čśŽ. I am in the middle of a huge project on The Catcher in the Rye and now I cant even open the app. I am dependent on this app I have a lot of trouble reading on my own!! Please fix!!!
A Google User
4 days ago
Update keeps me from reading books.
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