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Assistive Technology Software

The software listed below are examples of 3rd party options available for users who may need more robust features than those built-in to their computer. The lists are by no means complete as new technology emerges constantly. We will update as often as we can. If you would like to submit a suggestion please email access.books@wsu.edu. Thank you.

Text-to-Speech (TTS)

Software

Platform

Developer

Cost

 
Capti Voice
PC, Mac, iOS, Android, Chrome Capti Voice $0 - $17.99  
ReadAloud
PC, Mac Optimilia Studios $0 - $11.99  
Natural Reader
PC, Mac, Browser extension Natural Reader $0 - $99.99+  
Text Aloud 4
PC NextUp  $0 - $34.99  
Adobe Read Out Loud
PC, Mac Adobe Included in Adobe Acrobat  

 

Speech-to-text / Dictation

Software

Platform

Developer

Cost

Dragon Professional
PC Nuance $300
e-Speaking
PC e-Speaking $0 - $14

 

Screen Magnifiers and Readers

Software

Platform

Developer

Cost

ZoomText
PC Freedom Scientific $500 - $700+
JAWS
PC Freedom Scientific $1,150+
Fusion
PC Freedom Scientific $,1400+