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Read 2 Me

Read 2 Me
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Read 2 Me is the FIRST AND ONLY iPhone App that allows full speech synthesis for an entire library of texts. You can even import you own URL based *.txt files straight into your bookshelf!

Forget the Kindle 2! (Okay, don't because it's pretty cool.) But, why pay hundreds of dollars for another handheld device? Grab Read 2 Me, and experience Acapela-Group's text to speech synthesis -- be in control of your text-to-speech content, and listen to whatever you want, whenever you want -- with a SMALL ONE-TIME PURCHASE. Take advantage of this incredible value and remarkable new technology that will revolutionize the iPhone. Give Read 2 Me a listen.

"Yet another WOW app that also has a practical side."

"...sounding like a real person to a greater extent than ANY text to voice app I have seen!" Reviews

For a demo featuring the voices that are shipped with v1.0, visit: (COMING SOON!)

Read 2 Me iPhone App is optimized to import text files that are of the type: Plain Text / us-ascii / none (compression).


to see just how to prepare your text files of choice to be imported.

It's this simple:

1. Convert any ASCII plain-text file to UTF-8 encoding (see FAQ for step-by-step instructions).
2. Upload your custom source .txt file to any accessible URL location. Ex:
3. Launch Read2Me and point the import web browser to your custom URL in order to display the text and have Read 2 Me speak your ENTIRE e-Material!

Visit for more information.

Read2Me is the only iPhone app that imports your custom text for a one time app purchase, and features state of the art text-to-speech synthesizer from Acapela.

Read2Me Version 1.0 supports:

-optimization for plain-text ASCII files
-optimization for ANY.txt file in UTF-8 encoding at ANY URL
-bookmarks, and application options savings including:
-section of text file in 3,000 word increments
-customized color options
-Skip-to-Prev/Next Custom Bookmarking Indices
-An elegant text view of imported text with line break optimization for ease on the eyes
-Automatic scrolling of the spoken text
-Easy navigation of sections of texts, saved bookmarks, and library content!

Read2Me features 4 unique and distinguished voices:

-US American Male
-US American Female
-UK British Male
-UK British Female

Don't be fooled by competitors claims. provides over 27,000 complete copyright-free texts for importing into Read2Me, and Read2Me can import any Web Based custom UTF-8 ASCII .txt files to be imported with the touch of a button.

Don't believe it? Give Read2Me a try.

Note: Read2Me text importing requires an internet connection to connect to URLs outside of its sample text library.

Complete Sample Texts included:

-Alice's Adventures In Wonderland
-Call Of The Wild
-Heart Of Darkness
-Jane Eyre
-A Tale Of Two Cities
-The War Of The Worlds
-War And Peace

Look for future Read 2 Me improvements and updates including blue tooth and wifi file transferring, additional voices, advanced voice control options, and MORE!

***Note: Version 1.0 Imported texts should be less than 1.5 MB in size. Visit for more information, and for future announcements and updates.

"Secure eBooks" or DRM copies of texts that cannot be saved to a UTF-8 .txt file may not be imported in version 1.x

At this time, importing ONLY uses a web based URL platform for transferring files via HTTP request. A web server or FREE FTP hosting site is required for this purpose. We hope to make additional features and improvements. We welcome all feedback.

Please file all bug reports!

Help keep Read2Me, the #1 Text-to-Speech & eReader Program for iPhone, bug free!

What's New in Version 2.0

-Google Docs Importing
-Best Guess HTML Support
-Custom Clipboard/Paste Importing
-Word Double-Tap "Go Here" Navigation
-Larger file support
-Display does not go into sleep/auto-lock mode
-Auto Scrolling on/off feature
-Adjustable Voice speed


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