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Dolphin EasyReader (Android)

EasyReader is an accessible reading app for Android. It supports a variety of formats and has features that meet a wide variety of student needs. These features include text highlighting, text-to-speech, and support for the TalkBack screen reader.

EasyReader is a free app available on the Google Play Store. Note: EasyReader requires the creation of a Dolphin account or sign-in with a Google account to use the app.

Sensory Access Features

Visual Interaction

  • Adjust font type, size, colour, and spacing
  • Adjust page margins and line spacing
  • Adjust text, highlight, and background colour
  • Words and sentences are highlighted as text is read aloud

Auditory Interaction

  • Have text read aloud in a variety of built-in voices
  • Download additional text-to-speech voices
  • Announce alt text descriptions of images while reading
  • Adjust word pronunciation (correct mispronunciations)
  • Compatible with the VoiceOver screen reader

Tactile Interaction

  • Read text in braille when used with TalkBack (and BrailleBack) and a refreshable braille display

Learning Features

Reference Tools

  • Define or search the web for a selected word or phrase

Highlighting and Note-Taking

  • Word and sentence highlighting as text is read
  • Add bookmarks to mark paragraphs within text
  • Audio chime when bookmark/note is passed while text is read
  • Add text and audio (voice recording) notes to bookmarks


  • Sort books by title, author, or most recent