Frequently Asked Questions

1. How do I use this?

Spreeder Text Box


Control Bar



A – spreed! Button: click to begin speed reading
B – Spreeder Text Box: paste your text into this box
C – Restart Button: click to go back to the first word
D – Play Button: click to play the app
E – New Button: click to open the spreeder text box and paste new text
F – Settings: click to change wpm, window size, chunk size, font size, font color, background color, alignment, etc.

Available keyboard shortcut keys:


2. Is there any way that you can supply new text?

Just copy text from any source and paste it into the Spreeder Text Box.

3. Sometimes words stack each other. Anyone got any input on how to fix this?

Under settings, you can increase the window size or decrease the font size.

4. I copy and paste articles into spreeder. Is there a way to make this easier?

Go to the bookmarklet page, drag the Spreed! Link above to your browser’s bookmark toolbar. When visiting a web page you want to speed read, select the text you'd like to read and click the "Spreed!" link which will open spreeder in a new window with the text preloaded.