4.1
376 reviews
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About this app

Speak! is an app designed to aid the visually impaired and others that require reading assistance.

Speak! is distributed for free world-wide for the benefit of the community.

Supports any Latin based language offline: English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, German, Dutch, Danish, Turkish, Swedish, Finnish, Hungarian, Romanian, Czech, Slovak, Vietnamese.
Additional languages are supported online including Hindi, Urdu, Arabic, Farsi, Hebrew, Japanese, Chinese and Korean.

Main Features:
1. READ TEXT. Takes a photo, extracts the text, presents it and reads it out loud.

2. SCAN TEXT. Continuous text detection. Guides the user how to center the text in case it crosses the frame boundaries.

3. SCAN OBJECT. Continuous object detection.

4. SCAN COLOR. Continuous color detection.

5. SCAN BAR-CODE. Continuous bar-code detection. Can use an on-device database or search for bar-codes online.

6. SCAN MONEY. Identify U.S Dollar bills. Feature enabled in the United States only.

7. IDENTIFY. Identifies products and reads out loud the result.

Additional features:
1. Share text, images or pdf files to speak for reading.
2. Automatically detects language of text
3. Supports huge fonts and different color contrasts for partially sighted
4. Full text extraction or relevant text only
5. Set talking speed and text to speech engine
6. Zoom in and out using pinch gestures
Updated on
Oct 17, 2021

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4.1
376 reviews
A Google user
December 7, 2019
Looking for an app for in-laws with bad eyes. This app is pretty amazing when it comes to parsing a text accurately. Once it is better I would definitely buy the premium. Until then I will live with its shortcomings such as treating decimal points as periods (it reads 8.99 as eight (stop) and ninety nine as the start of the next sentence). It also fails to ignore fancy drop caps and tries to parse it as bunch of letters. The only one word it messed up was "Imagine" where it dropped the I. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
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High Mountain
December 7, 2019
Hi Deniz, thank you for your positive review. There is no premium version, Speak is completely free. I will try to fix the problems you pointed out.
A Google user
May 29, 2019
Excellent. Losing the feel option was the righght thing to do.The revision of the interface is an improvement. Perhaps the bar code scanner could read the first result it finds. Just going to the results can be confusing to the totally blind user. Well done High Mountain.
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A Google user
May 9, 2019
Initially looks promising, however I tried an article in "The Times" and it didn't recognise column separation, so concatenated text from each column, but generally read text correctly. "Seeing AI" can detect if text is upside down, but this app doesn't appear to do that.
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High Mountain
June 3, 2019
Hi Val, thanks for the review. Speak should detect when text is upside down. Make sure you use the document button and not the text button. The text button is used to scan for text but is low quality, the document button is of much higher quality including upside down detection.

What's new

Fixed bug where Speak drained battery by its accessibility service even when app was closed.