Readability Tech Tips

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Unlock the power of Readability Settings and revolutionize your reading experience! Today’s reading apps are advancing rapidly, offering a wealth of features to enhance text readability and overall reading performance for individuals. Take control of your reading expereince by adjusting text size, optimizing layout, and exploring new reading modes tailored to your preferences.

The Readability Matters Aa ReportBy customizing your reading experience, you can boost reading speed, improve comprehension, and ultimately, accomplish more in less time. Don’t wait for the perfect app—start maximizing your reading performance today with Readability settings and discover how easily you can learn and achieve more.

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Readability Tech Tips

* Includes annotation using highlighting or free-form notes.

1 Adobe Acrobat Reader on mobile platforms and Play Store-compatible Chromebooks now feature Liquid Mode with Readability Settings. This free app allows easy PDF reading on phones, tablets, and Chromebooks. Adjust font size, character spacing, and line spacing for maximum comfort. Get Adobe Reader.
2 The Kindle reading app is available for Available on iOS, Android, Mac, and PC. Offerings include Reading Themes, Assistive Reading, Real-time Text Highlighting, and a Reading Ruler.
3 The Apple Books app now enhances readability with new themes and layout customization options, including over a dozen font choices, bold text, and adjustable text size. Additional customization options include line, character, and word spacing.
4 Google Play Books App includes note-taking on Android and Chromebook. Learn more.
5 Libby by OverDrive allows users to borrow and enjoy digital content from their local libraries on their devices, offering a seamless reading experience with adjustable readability settings and offline access. Learn more about Sora and TeachingBooks by OverDrive for education.
6 Immersive Reader is available in Microsoft OneNote (and Word), including the free web versions. Access the free version of MS Office, and OneNote for PC and Mac. Immersive Reader in OneNote offers 3 fonts and 1 character spacing option.
7 You can use Safari Reader to view a webpage article in one page, formatted for easy reading, and presented without ads, navigation, or other distracting items. You can adjust font, font size, and background color for Reader.
8 Google Chrome Reading Mode, a standard Chrome option, enhances readability by allowing users to personalize web content with adjustable fonts, text size, letter and line spacing, and background color. Learn more.
9 The Microsoft Edge Immersive Reader extension is offered on Microsoft Edge and Google Chrome.
10 Mozilla Firefox Reader View offers serif and sans-serif font options, size, and character spacing.
11 is a Chrome Extension for reading web content. Highlighting and Notes are included in the Pro version.

5 Reading Tech Tips for Back to School

Educators, try these no-cost reading tools today and see the difference they can make for your student’s reading speed, accuracy, and comprehension.
Adobe is the first technology partner to team with Readability Matters to explore the benefits of “tuning your text” — of customizing reading formats to enhance reading performance for a better overall reading experience with text.

Reading Settings

Tune Your Text
Adjust Readability Features to Improve Readability

  • Base Font
  • Size
  • Character Spacing
  • Character Width
  • Character Weight
  • Line Spacing
  • and more…
Example of Base Font change
Example of text size change
Example of character spacing change
Example of character width change
Example of character weight change
Example of line spacing change

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