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Mac Software

Adobe Acrobat Reader

  • Mac, Windows, iOS and Android
  • Text-to-speech support for PDF documents

Features: text-to-speech, highlighting, magnification, navigation, annotation

Adobe Digital Editions

  • Mac, Windows, iOS
  • Text-to-speech support for PDF, ePUB (use with screen reader for voicing)

Features: text-to-speech, highlighting, navigation, text size

Apple VoiceOver

Features: screen reader, voice preference, magnification, braille support

Capti Narrator

  • Mac, Windows, iOS, Chromebook, Android tablets (via Chrome browser), Web
  • Integration with Bookshare, Google Drive, Dropbox, OneDrive, Pocket, Instapaper, Gutenberg Project
  • Text-to-speech support for Word, PDF, HTML, DAISY, ePUB

Features: text-to-speech, voice preference, voice speed, navigation, highlighting, annotation, synchronized highlighting as text is read

Kurzweil 3000

  • Mac and Windows
  • Text-to-speech support for Word, PDF, TXT, NIMAS, HTML, TIFF, RTF, DAISY, and digital screen content
  • Optical Character Recognition (OCR)

Features: text-to-speech, voice speed, magnification, voice preference, text size, font style, highlighting, navigation, dictionary, picture dictionary

Kurzweil 3000-firefly

  • Mac, Windows, iOS, chrome extensions and Web
  • Text-to-speech support for Word, PDF, TXT, NIMAS, HTML, RTF, DAISY, ePUB and digital screen content
  • Optical Character Recognition (OCR)

Features: text-to-speech, voice speed, magnification, voice preference, text size, font style, highlighting, navigation, dictionary, picture dictionary

ReadHear Mac

Features: text-to-speech, voice preference, voice speed, synchronized highlighting as text is read, navigation, zoom, braille support

Read & Write for Mac

  • Mac
  • Text-to-speech support for NIMAS, PDF, ePUB, and DAISY
  • Includes tools for research, writing, studying and test taking

Features: text-to-speech, voice preference, voice speed, synchronized highlighting as text is read, dictionary, picture dictionary, web access

ZoomText

  • Mac and Windows
  • Magnification and screen reading software
  • Reads digital screen content in browsers or web applications for individuals with visual impairments
  • Provides text-to-speech support for PDF, Word, and digital screen content

Features: text-to-speech, voice preference, voice speed, synchronized highlighting as text is read, magnification, web access