Listen to Academic
Papers on the Go
Save time by listening to papers anywhere, in your spare time
Try the app free for 2 weeks:
Listen to unlimited research papers!
The world’s first mobile app built for listening to papers
We’ve carefully hand-crafted the app for students & researchers, including:
- Lifelike voices, complete with emotion and intonation
- Easily pronounces technical words in any field
- Removes excess text, like references, citations, and computer code from the audio
The first listening app built for research papers
I’m really picky about AI voices, but this one was amazing!
Even at 1.5x speed, it was engaging to listen to. It’s a game changer to be able to listen while walking!
-- Anna V.
Master’s in Speech Pathology
Upload from desktop or mobile in seconds
Here’s how to upload a paper from any device:
- Mobile: Click the “share” button on the bottom of your mobile browser
- Desktop: Click the Chrome extension on a paper or PDF
- Upload: You can also upload a PDF file directly, in our web app
The audio will be instantly sent to your smartphone to listen to!
Share from mobile or desktop:
On mobile, click the "share" button on any page.
On desktop, use the Chrome extension, or upload a PDF
Save time by choosing which sections to listen to
Listening allows you to select which sections of a paper to listen to.
Want to only listen to the abstract? Or skip to the results first? You can do that!
Of course, you can also listen to entire papers from top to bottom.
Take notes on key ideas with one click
Take notes while on the go, with just one click!
Click the +note button any time you hear a key idea, and the app instantly adds the last few sentences to a notepad.
Export your notes later to make writing papers a breeze.
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Listen to Unlimited Research Papers
Sometimes, you just have to get through 300 pages as quickly as possible.
We’ve got you covered.
Whether you're working on a thesis or just want to stay on top of your studies, you can access UNLIMITED audio any time.
Say goodbye to limits and hello to limitless learning.
Having an app that converts all my reading into voice is just so convenient and amazing
-- Jayati S.
Master’s in Environmental Science
This transformational tool is
more affordable than ...
A new text book
A cell phone plan
A Netflix subscription
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Try unlimited listening. $12/mo or after the first 2 weeks. Cancel anytime with 1 click.
Listen to unlimited research papers
Take notes while you listen (with 1 click)
Upload from mobile or desktop
Pick which sections to listen to
Bonus: Listen to web pages & emails
Listen to papers anywhere
Try the app free for 2 weeks
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$12/mo or $99/yr after that. Cancel anytime.
I’ve tried other text-to-audio apps, but they were terrible.
Listening.io actually made it stick for me. I’m in love with the app - thank you!!
-- Ricky Y.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How do I cancel my account?
A: It’s easy! Just log into your account here, go to “Settings”, and click the Cancel button.
Q: What happens if I cancel during the 2 week trial?
A: You won’t get billed at all!
Q: Can it pronounce difficult words, like “Mesothelioma” or “Diphenhydramine”?
A: Yep. If our audio ever mispronounces a word, just let us know and we’ll fix it.
Q: I don’t want to listen to all the references and citations. Can your app skip those?
A: Yes, we skip those, so you can focus on the core material.
Q: I only want to listen to the Abstract and Results. How do I do that?
A: Just uncheck the checkboxes for the sections you want to skip!