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 ELISEO 8/30/2014
    Very well
  • by Justin 8/30/2014
    Best plexing app
  • by Nadine 8/28/2014
    Does what I needed. Very basic app but exactly what I was looking for
  • by Gary 8/27/2014
    It weeks grate
  • by Sandy 8/27/2014
    When you need it, it really comes in handy!
  • by K 8/25/2014
    Good idea
  • by Brad 8/24/2014
    Great app. At my age it really helps!
  • by Tom 8/19/2014
    Great for people like myself with poor eye sight thanks for helping us with simple tasks like reading instructions
  • by sally 8/19/2014
    Can't rate it. I need help setting it up and help with learning to use it. Then I'll give a great rating if it deserves it. Till then, no go
  • by Aaron 8/18/2014
    I can attest this app is very useful for the over 40 crowd!