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Voice Dream Reader

Version 1.3.4

Powerful text to speech tools.


Voice Dream Reader overview

Voice Dream Reader lets you listen to PDF documents, Web articles, and eBooks using text-to-speech. Although it is designed for people with visual impairment, dyslexia, ADHD, and other reading challenges, everyone can benefit. Your documents become audiobooks, so you can read while you walk, exercise or do chores. For productivity-minded people, with some practice, you can read at twice your sight-reading speed. Unlike audiobooks, you can highlight, take notes, and see the words as they're spoken to improve comprehension and retention.

  • Manage all your reading material in one place.
  • Organize in folders. Search, filter and sort.
  • Keep a Reading List so you never run out of things to read.
  • Synchronize your library, reading locations, bookmarks and notes across all your Apple devices.
  • Your library stays private on your device, or in iCloud Drive if you synchronize. No-one else has access.
  • 75 text-to-speech voices in 27 languages.
  • All voices are offline to protect your privacy.
  • Correct pronunciation with your own pronunciation rules.
Document Formats
  • PDF, plain text, and Google Docs.
  • Text recognition for scanned PDF.
  • Skip repeating headers and footers in PDF.
  • Web articles via Safari Extension.
  • Bookshare books via built-in interface.
  • EPUB eBooks. (DRM-free books only. Kindle, iBooks and most commercial eBook platforms are encrypted.)
  • DAISY text-based books and audiobooks.
  • Audiobooks in MP3, MP4 or zipped MP3 format.
  • Native access for Dropbox and Google Drive.
Reading Styles
  • Highlight spoken word to improve comprehension and retention.
  • Change font, colors, character and line spacing, and margins.
  • Auto-scrolling and full screen, distraction-free mode to help with focus.
  • Two speed-reading modes: Pac-Man and RSVP.
  • Optimized for accessibility including VoiceOver.
  • High contrast and large font size for low vision readers.
Studying Tools
  • Bookmark, highlight and take notes.
  • Export highlights and notes.
  • Full-text search.
  • Built-in dictionary.
Notes for iOS Users
  • Only macOS system voices are supported.
  • Acapela voices will be available in a future update.
  • Ivona and NeoSpeech voices do not run on macOS.
  • Word, PowerPoint and RTF support will come in a future update.
  • Pocket and Instapaper support is coming soon.
  • Evernote does not support third party access on macOS.

Note: Requires sign-in and paid subscription. 14-day free trial.

What’s new in version 1.3.4

Updated on Apr 19 2023

  • Bug fixes and performance enhancements





57.8 MB



App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • Apple Silicon
  • macOS 11 or later
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Apr 17 2023
Apr 17 2023
Version: 1.0.3
v1.3.4 is out. "Bug fixes and performance enhancements."
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