Android – Reading: Aldiko Book Reader: ePub and PDF reader

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Please note:
T
his is provided for informational purposes only
.

Other similar products may exist but not list
ed
.

Prices as of 08
/201
1


A
ccess
/Assistive

Technology

DAISY Readers

for Textbooks, Required Reading


Windows:
AMIS

http://www.daisy.org/projects/amis/

Free

-


Download yourself or
CEA

can
provide a copy.

EasyReader

by
http://yourdolphin.com
,
with more flexibility than free AMIS
-

(Arkansas vendor:
Nanopac.co
m) $55

Call their toll
-
free number if you do not see product on their website.


MAC:

Olearia

http://code.google.com/p/olearia/

Free

-

Download yourself or
CEA
can
provide a copy.




Does
not

hightlight a
s it reads.

ReadHear Mac

http://www.gh
-
accessibility.com/products/readhear_mac

with more flexibility



($119 Does hightlight as it reads.)


iPhone:


Read2Go (Bookshare edition)
$19.99


Access Bookshare files and othe
r

non
-
DRM files



InDaisy
$19.99

Full
-
text/Full
-
audio DAISY player, DAISY 2.02 & 3 formats





iPad:


Read2Go (Bookshare edition)
$19.99


Access Bookshare files and othe
r

non
-
DRM files




InDaisy
$19.99



Android OS:

Dar
win DAISY
https://play.google.com/store/apps

Enter title in Search.




Supports audio
-

text
-

and full DAISY; compatible with BookShare files




A
ndroid
-
daisy
-
epub
-
reader
ht
tp://code.google.com/p/android
-
daisy
-
epub
-
reader/downloads/list






Free

but
reportedly does not work


Text
-
To
-
Speech

S
oftware

(convert text into spoken audio)

for Internet, Writing Papers


Wi
ndows:

Balabolka
http://www.cross
-
plus
-
a.com/balabolka.htm

Free

Opens numerous file types; can save audio files in
variety of formats to play on portable devices
.

Change on
-
screen colors.
Can purchase premium voices (such as
from NextUp.com). Portable vers
ion available to run from USB memory stick or portable drive!


TextAloud
www.NextUp.com

software
$30
+

voice

$30
-
45
(cost depends upon voice engine purchased)




Full 15
-
day downloadable dem
o
-


no premium voices
.
P
u
rchase the voice that YOU like.




Opens numerous file types
;

can save audio files in variety of formats

to play on portable devices
.

C
hange
on
-
screen
colors.

Advanced pronunciation tools.
Toolbar plug
-
ins for Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Outlook


Windo
ws/MAC:

ClaroRead
www.NextUp.com

software and voice
: $150, can purchase additional realistic voices.



(Mac & PC versions)

Downloadable demo available



uses OS voices.
Features include:

Visual highlighting,
Word c
heck window, Word prediction, Integration with MS Word 2004 & 2008, Font & color changing, Spacing,
Homophones & tricky words

Text To Audio
www.readingmadeez.com

Single license: $69.95



Convert
electronic docu
ments to audio files.
Productivity Pack
:
10 tools
+
Internet Toolbar $249.95



Premier to Go



package of software
on USB for mobile access

$29
9.95

Natural Reader

www.naturalreaders.com
,
http://www.naturalreaders.com/mac_free.htm

P
ersonal Version
$49.50 (with
2
US English voices
),

Free

version
s

use
native operating system
voices
. C
onvert any text into
spoken words.
C
an also convert any written
text int
o audio files to use on CD or any
mp3 device
.


MAC: Ghost Reader
www.NextUp.com

software and voice:
$39.95
, several voice options


Other
Useful
Apps for iOS & Android

(prices not included on listing)


iOS
-

Notetaking



Evernote:

Cloud
-
based notetaking allows access to notes from different platforms
, supports audio recording


Sound Paper:

synchronizes text with audio recording


Auditorium Notes:

records audio while entering text information, but not synchronized


Notea
bility
:

“integrated note
-
taking app”
“link audio recording”


Android



Notetaking


Evernote:

Cloud
-
based notetaking allows access to notes from different platforms
, supports audio recording


Extensive Notes


Notepad:

Supports audio recordings, media atta
chments, and TTS


Catch Notes:

Capture text, audio, images, and synch with web.





iOS

-

Idea
/Mind

Mapping
:
iThoughts HD
: Mind Manager/Inspiration
-
style interface, Import & Export support for many
desktop applic
ations

(e.g., MindManager, FreeM
ind, MindGeni
us)


iMindMap


http://www.thinkbuzan.com/us/products/imindmap/freedom

-

compatible with MindManager,
FreeMind, FreePlane (PC, Mac, Android, Online versions)



Android



Idea
/Mind

Mappi
ng


MindJet
:


Mind Manager/Inspiration
-
style interface
,
Import & Export support for many desktop applications






(e.g., MindManager, Free
M
ind, xMind)


Connected Mind
:


Use your fingers to draw unique and memorable mind maps.









Compatible with Conne
cted Mind (PC Chrome version) and FreeMind format


iOS

-

Flash Cards
:

AnkiMobile:
Expensive, but desktop application is free, Supports variety of media
formats







Study Cards:
Text
-
based flash card interface



Android

-

Flash Cards
:

AnkiDroid:

Free, Co
mpatible with Anki 1.2.5, Many free decks available








Any Memo
F
ree,

Supports many media formats (audio & image)
,
TTS support
,
Import & Export











between Mnemosyne, Supermemo, CSV, QA txt, and more


iOS



Reading
:

iAnnotate

PDF
: PDF annotatio
n app





iBooks:

ePub and PDF reader
,
Supports VoiceOver interactions





Stanza:

ePub and PDF reader





ReaddleDocs
:
PDF, MS Office, and iWorks reader



Android



Reading
:

Aldiko Book Reader
:

ePub and PDF reader





FbreaderJ
:
ePub and PDF reader
,
onlin
e library support





Moon+ Reader
:
Supports txt, html, epub, umb, zip, opds
;
Full visual control of color, line spacing,







font size, orientation, and more


Other

Helpful Tools & Software


Online Flashcards:

Both

are
free.
Make your own or use an exi
sting user
-
authored flashcard set; Mobile apps available



Study Blue
:

www.studyblue.com/




Quizlet:
http://quizlet.com/

also study games

online


Windows: Nitro PDF Reader
:
ht
tp://www.nitroreader.com/

Free

Can extract text & graphics, add note
s or text



(& change color/size of font), highlight text (& change color of highlighter, underline or cross
-
through text
),

zoom, search for specific words/phrases, create PDFs
.


Window
s/Mac: Acrobat Pro
Check UA Bookstore for current pricing

(~$
55
)

Many tools including:

add notes or text,
highlight text, zoom, search for specific words/phrases, create PDFs, run OCR on text.


Windows/Mac: Livescribe Pens (Echo



Pulse appears to be ph
asing

out
)

www.livescribe.com




app for iPad: Pencasts
Record audio and write notes


and link the audio to written info! Check out
Livescribe website for videos and tips. Available for purchase from numerous s
ellers such as
UA Computer
Store,
Bes
t
Buy, Staples, Target, Amazon.com


Windows: Ginger Software


www.gingersoftware.co
m


Online

spelling and grammar based on sentence context.
14
-
day free trial, Ginger $3
9, Ginger Premium $89; (lifetime & monthly subscription available)


Windows/Mac



Idea/Mind Mapping

FreePlane
-

www.cnet.com
, click

lick

on Downloads
-
Windows, enter Freeplane

in search


free

Mac version
available from
:
http://mac.softpedia.com/get/Business/Freeplane.shtml



FreeMind
-

www.cnet.com

, click

lick

on Downloads
-
Windows or

Mac, enter FreeMind in search


free

iMindMap
-

http://www.t
hinkbuzan.com


MindManager:
http://www.mindjet.com/products/mindmanager/



Visualize your information to get work
done” Demo versions for each format available Price depends on software purch
ase

Windows: Connected Mind



https://chrome.google.com/webstore/category/home
,

enter
title in S
earch.
Works within Google Chrome browser, compatible with Connected Mind android app, import F
reeMind
format. Allows complete layout/design control of maps increasing ability to recall details from memory.


Software with Tools for Reading, Writing, and Learning


Windows/MAC:
Read: Outloud

www.donjohnston.
com/

$299

Windows/MAC:
Kurzweil 3000
www.kurzweiledu.com


$1
3
95

(scan

in

color)

Windows/MAC:
TextHelp Read & Write
Gold
www.texthelp.com/page.asp

$365
-
645

Mobi
le version available.

Windows:
WYNN (What You Need Now)


www.freedomscientific.com/lsg/

WYNN Wizard
-
read, write, scan:
$995