knfbReader iOS
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by Sensotec nv

Price: $99.99

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.

Multi-language support.

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.

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What's new in version 2.8

* Updates for DropBox and minor bug fixes * Initial release of Japanese and Chinese (Simplified and Traditional) * New recognition languages added: - Afrikaans; - Albanian; - Croatian; - Hungarian; - Icelandic; - Indonesian; - Romanian; - Serbian (latin); - Slovak; - Slovenian Please note that Voices may not be available for all recognition languages on all devices.

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Ranking - Apps (iPhone) - United States
  • knfbReader is a highly rated app with 4.5 stars.

App Updates (View More)

  • $64.99 -> $99.99 Nov 30, 2016
  • $99.99 -> $64.99 Nov 23, 2016
  • $84.99 -> $99.99 Aug 23, 2016
  • $99.99 -> $84.99 Aug 18, 2016
  • $64.99 -> $99.99 Jul 8, 2016
  • Release v1.1 Sep 18, 2014

knfbReader App Details

KnfbReader is an application developed by Sensotec nv and released on iOS. The app is compatible with iOS 8.0 or later on the following devices: iPhone 7, iPhone 6, iPad 3, iPad Mini and iPod Touch 5G or newer.

Below are the links to download the app on iOS. To download the app for Android, click here.

Developer site: Support

Quick Details

Current Version: 2.8
File Size: 106Mb
Publisher: Sensotec nv
Content Rating: 4+
Users Rating: 4.50 (3 reviews)
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Please help me
Rated 5 out of 5
By India_valdez on June 28, 2017
I accidentally download this apps and I would like a refund because I didn't mean to download this app
Give it a chance
Rated 3 out of 5
By Blind dog Jimmy on February 12, 2017
I've got to say… This app is well worth the money… I was hesitant to purchase… But… Now… I realize...
Rated 5 out of 5
By Gagreg52 on January 3, 2017
I love this application. I am totally blind. I use it on a daily basis. I read all sorts of...
App frequently crashes
Rated 3 out of 5
By TallyChip on December 24, 2016
App is good when it works, but it frequently crashes
Awesome app, best money spent
Rated 5 out of 5
By FarragoWhat's Sabi on November 25, 2016
The app is totally worth the money, that is the best money I have ever spent
Innovative and Impressive
Rated 5 out of 5
By Z-Man.214 on September 24, 2016
Although it took some time to get used to, this app has already proved to be well worth the price....
Great app.
Rated 4 out of 5
By Wade horton on June 11, 2016
This is a great app for the visually and pay her. My only issue with this app right now, is...

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