Every student’s own personal toolkit for understanding everything they read today.


Snap&Read is the Next-Generation reading tool for Google Chrome, iPad and more, that can cover the most diverse reading needs. It reads both accessible and inaccessible text aloud, it levels vocabulary, and it translates, delivering usage data to teachers who then can more easily assess students’ reading needs individually.

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Snap&Read makes Google even better by extending the capabilities of the Chrome browser to cover the most diverse student reading needs.

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Read Aloud

Listen to text as it’s read aloud across websites, PDFs, and Google Drive. It also reads in other languages.

Animation shows the Snap&Read Read Aloud tool

Dynamic Text Leveling

Dynamically adjust the readability of text without changing the meaning. Watch 3 Minute Demo

Animation shows the Snap&Read Dynamic Text Leveling tool that simplifies text

PDF Annotation for Worksheets and Assignments

Fill in PDF worksheets, highlight text, take notes, then save to Google Drive, One Drive, print, or download. Read the Article


Translate text into 100+ languages on any webpage. Watch 3 Minute Demo

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Study Tools

Pull text into an outline, then organize it and add notes. Watch 3 Minute Demo

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Remove Distractions

Snap&Read improves text readability with the Remove Distractions feature. A single click gets rid of distracting content and adjusts fonts, spacing and number of characters per line creating the best online reading experience possible. The Remove Distractions tool also reformats any webpage to read—distraction-free—alongside an open outline.
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Color Overlay/Reading Line Guides

Snap&Read Color Overlay and Reading Line Guides brings focus to text paragraph-by-paragraph and even line-by-lineby masking the reading area.

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Picture Supported Dictionary

Clear definitions plus MULTIPLE icon representations enhance meaning. Use tools to better understand definitions—read aloud, Dynamically Text Leveling, and Translation. Copy and paste icons/pictures into a document.

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Automatically cite sources on any webpages

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Screenshot Reader

Instantly get access to text embedded in images, inaccessible PDFs, and Flash through Optical Character Recognition (OCR). Read the Article

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Readability Analyzer

See the grade level equivalent of the text on any webpage.

Screenshot of the Snap&Read Readability Analyzer tool

Data Collection

Quickly see how much students are reading and the readability levels of the what they read.

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NEW OverDrive Integration

Use Snap&Read’s toolbar with the latest books through your local library.

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NEW iOS App V2

Picture to OCR extracts and reads text from images and worksheets. iOS Safari Extension integrates key reading features into the Safari browser on iPad and iPhone. Extensive PDF annotation tools.

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Animation shows the Snap&Read Picture to OCR tool that reads text from images

eLearning Tools

See how we support eLearning with 1) eLearning tools, 2) free implementation resources, and 3) supports for families. Find out more.

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Leading with Snap&Read

In over 3,000 school districts, Snap&Read is helping students open possibilities through reading!

Snap&Read™ Pricing

Educators and parents get free access with one or more students set up.

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School- or District-Wide License

$0.50-2.00/student annually

(based on total student enrollment)

Per Seat licenses are also available

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Snap&Read Universal was built for easy installation and quick deployment.

Districts with licenses can download and install Snap&Read Universal at any time. Once your order has been placed, you will receive a code to log in and set up students. Students can use Snap&Read on their personal devices. They just download the extension or app and log in.


Set up at least one child or student (through an Educator or Parent account) and you get access to Snap&Read and can also manage your student/child accounts.

Organizational licenses are designed to support an entire organization or an entire site. They can be paid for by purchase order and multiple levels of user can manage educators, students, and data.

We accept MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover. Organizational licenses may be paid for by Purchase Order.

Resources & Support

Get the most out of Snap&Read with our how-to guides, video tutorials, and more.