ReadEra vs KNFB Reader

Side-by-side comparison of features, reviews, pricing and more

ReadEra

Category: Screen Reader
Industries: Education

Pricing

Free

KNFB Reader

Category: Screen Reader
Industries: Assistive Technology

Pricing

$99.99

20M+ Downloads
5/5

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ReadEra reviews

I was very tired of a previous reader app because it was so full of ads as to make it difficult to read even one book. I installed this app and it searched my phone for all PDF documents and then presented them in a nice list on the screen - very cool. Updating this review after becoming re-inspired to take up reading again. Reinstalled this app (on a new phone). I discovered that the volume up/down button takes me forward or backward a page at a time. No more swiping! Fantastic usability!!

- Steve

Best e-reader I tried. I've been using it for 3 years without complaints. I wanted to suggest the addition of reading tracker (stats per day, month, year). Right now, I'm tracking this on another app but I think that a lot of people wanting to read more would enjoy such feature. I also want to mention the text selection tool and how frustrating it can be. I understand it is small characters on a small screen, but it feels like the cursors jump around randomly between lines.

- Simon Lépinay

I am still new to this app. I don't believe I've exploited her to her greatest potential, and thus I have offered her little opportunity to disappoint. I can say that I have made full use of its dark mode function, which displays not only .doc files as white-on-black, but also inverts the colors of .pdfs, which is quite helpful when accessing text-based pdfs. I am currently reading a William S. Burroughs novel, after which I will read the latest edition of SCAB Magazine.

- Suzy Vogenthaler

KNFB Reader reviews

My experience is it's highly expensive, otherwise the past couple times that I have tried to use it, it has been okay. It recognized text. Although it's very finicky with distance between the phone camera and the text on the paper. I can get the same functionality out of competitor apps for either a cheaper price, or for free.

- Justin Reagan

You need to provide a at least a free might be limited time option to at least test the product. I don't mind investing in an app but I need to see first if it's what I need. I tried taking a photo on the app but I'm getting grayed out icons that I can't seem to take a snap or. do anything.

- Nyle Rigor

Showing English US8I purchased the app 3 years ago and found it reasonably competible with Moto E+4. However, it is not working with Red mi note 9 at all. Every time I open, the app, the message appears that KNFB reader keeps stopping. Please address the issue at the earliest.

- Kamlesh Sharma

Pros & cons

ReadEra

Pros
No ads
Read books of all formats
Doesn't compel users to use any specific services

Cons
The adjustment controls take some getting used to
Complicated login system
No option to sort books by author

KNFB Reader

Pros
Text Detection (shows you where there is print to capture)
Tilt and Viewfinder Assist (ensures you capture the entire page)
Text Highlighting (pinpoints text for dyslexic and other print-disabled users)

Cons
Expensive compare to competitor
No Demo/Trial
Software requires the Symbian 60 serie

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