Free Reading Speed Test

Measure your reading speed in words per minute (WPM)
with our free reading speed calculator.

Why measure your reading speed?

Knowing your reading speed can help you plan your reading time and choose the right books to read.

It can also help you improve your reading speed and comprehension level.

What is normal reading speed?

Average reading speed is 200 to 250 words per minute.

Experienced speed readers can read as fast as 1000 words per minute.

How long does it take to get a grade?

It depends on your read time but in general our reading speed test will only take few minutes of your time.

How it works?

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Choose a book

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Start the timer

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Read the text as fast as you can

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Get your reading speed results

Choose a Book

The Art of War

Sun Tzu

The Count of Monte Cristo

Alexandre Dumas

The Great Gatsby

F. Scott Fitzgerald

Robinson Crusoe

Daniel Defoe


Herman Melville