Reading Lens

Reading Lens
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Works with

  • Windows Phone 8.1
  • Windows Phone 8

App requires

  • video and still capture
  • music library
  • photos library
  • media playback
  • camera
  • HD720P (720x1280)
  • WVGA (480x800)
  • WXGA (768x1280)
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Now FREE forever with no ads and no tricks. Just my way of saying thank you to the community.

Reading Lens provides a custom camera Lens to help with reading small text, even in the dark.


Disabled manual focus on Samsung and Huawei because it doesn't work on those manufacturers at this time.

Version 2.1 

Added manual focus support in app menu

Version 2.0

Performance improvements, support for 1080p devices including the Lumia 1520

Version 1.6

Added filters for auto levels, grayscale, and invert.

Version 1.5

Fixed major issue with saving snapshots, should work a lot better now.

Version 1.4

Added ability to save the image that is currently being displayed on the screen to the Photos app.

Version 1.3

Much improved focus.

Version 1.2

Improved focus at close range on some devices especially the Lumia 920.
Version 1.1

Performance improvements, now the real time video feed is much smoother.

Version 1.0

Based on the highly rated Reading Glasses app for Windows Phone 7, Reading Lens provides a custom camera Lens to help with reading small text. This is an app you'll use over and over again. Launch it like any other app or though the camera app.

- Pinch to zoom
- Tap to focus
- Light the lamp for dark locations such as restaurants
- Pause the camera to lock in a single image

It's also a great flashlight!
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  • by Bill 1/26/2015
    Helpful app
  • by Pedro 1/26/2015
    Bastante buena
  • by Luz 1/24/2015
  • by Jane 1/22/2015
    I liked it at first, but now doesn't do the job, not enough light or magnification.
  • by Josh 1/21/2015
    I really like and use it often
  • by BLKMNK 1/21/2015
  • by LIANE 1/19/2015
    Great app
  • by Shirley 1/18/2015
    I absolutely LOVE this app!! It had made a huge difference for me. Like having a magnifying glass with me all the time. Thank you!!
  • by Todd 1/18/2015
    Pretty effective
  • by Trinity 1/17/2015
    This is fantastic! Love the light feature and capture! Especially helpful when ordering in a restaurant with low lighting.