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Victor Reader Stream - an Overview -

A number of my blind and partially sighted clients now use a Victor Reader Stream, so I thought it a good time to share some information about it on this website. My clients use it for a number of things. Here’s some of them:

  • to listen to to mp3 music files;
  • listen to DAISY format books;
  • listen to other audio audio books such as those from Audible;
  • listen to mp3 audio files and books;
  • listen to text files;
  • have a library of voice notes.

The books are novels, biography, magazines, and even text books!

The Victor Reader Stream is made by Humanware.

It’s such a compact little machine. Here’s a couple of videos to give you some idea about it.

First up is Humanware’s own video about it.

Victor Reader Stream, the versatile, powerful DAISY player

Download your favourite books and MP3s on your Stream and leave home with your library in the palm of your hand. This versatile, powerful DAISY-MP3 and NISO player lets you read and navigate through complex books, such as reference manuals and school…

And the Blind Geek, A B Hartman, has a more impartial review.

The Blind Geek: The Victor Reader Stream, do you use it and why?


For those not familiar with the Victor Reader Stream, it is an E-book/audiobook playback device that supports a plethora of formats. The device will play recorded audiobooks in a multitude of formats, including mp3, ogg, m4a,

And from a Vicotr REader STream user, who just happens to work for AiSquared that sell i:

Me and My Victor Reader Stream — Zoomed In


I’ve had my Victor Reader Stream for three years now and still think this versatile audio book reader is the best thing since sliced bread. It’s unusual for an electronic doohickey to stay relevant for very long, but in this case I

My verdict?

Fantastic little device

Well it’is a fantastic little device.

If you have any DAISY format books on CD and are tired of carting around a chunky DAISY player, you can probably transfer the files of your whole DAISY library onto one small SD card. You can navigate really quickly through them and bookmark your favourite parts.

Taking a long flight? transfer several audio books and the time will, excuse the pun, fly by.