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|ClaroRead is a highly effective multi-sensory software solution for supporting any computer user who struggles with reading and writing - perhaps due to dyslexia or other conditions. It is designed and crafted by experts, and provides a quality text to speech tool that is simple to use.
|ClaroRead provides text to speech support tools that allow computer users to read and write independently. By making a computer speak any text with a human voice, text documents can be proofed out loud along with web pages, e-mails and any other text.
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==Description==
==Installation Instructions==
ClaroRead provides text to speech support tools that allow computer users to read and write independently. By making a computer speak any text with a human voice, text documents can be proofed out loud along with web pages, e-mails and any other text. ClaroRead can reduce reliance on teachers, partners, support staff and parents by giving its user the opportunity to achieve the same standards as everyone else.
*You will need the license key available on the ClaroRead software download page in the Student Download Center.
*Bundle package includes two voices with installation. Additional voices can be downloaded from the Student Download Center.
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==Key Features==
==Getting Started==
*Close integration with Microsoft Word 2003 and 2007, and Internet Explorer 6 and 7 means you can click and play at any point in a document or web page.
*To read PDF files in Adobe Reader click your mouse pointer to where you want to start reading from. Click the Play button to start to read the document from there onwards.
*Close integration with Microsoft Word and web browsers means you can click and play at any point in a document or web page.
*When used in Microsoft Word you can quickly and easily change the font size, colors and spacing and any word can be checked for definition and meaning with a single click on the ClaroRead toolbar.
*When used in Microsoft Word you can quickly and easily change the font size, colors and spacing and any word can be checked for definition and meaning with a single click on the ClaroRead toolbar.
*The toolbar also features a homophone checking tool which highlights these tricky words which sound alike but are spelled differently and have different meanings.
*The toolbar also features a homophone checking tool which highlights these tricky words which sound alike but are spelled differently and have different meanings.
*Have the voice echo characters, words, sentences while typing (all applications).
*Have the voice echo characters, words, sentences while typing (all applications).
*Includes a pronunciation editor for changing how the voice pronounces words.
*Includes a pronunciation editor for changing how the voice pronounces words.
==[[ClaroRead_for_PC_Troubleshooting|Troubleshooting]]==


==Training==
==Training==


<h3 style="color: black; font-size: small; text-indent:20px;">Printable resources</h3>
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:[http://help.clarodownloads.com/manuals/ClaroRead-2008-en.pdf ClaroRead User's Guide]
! align="left"|Manuals and Guides
<h3 style="color: black; font-size: small; text-indent:20px;">Audio/Video Resources</h3>
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:[[image:YouTubeLogo.png|YouTube Logo]][http://www.youtube.com/user/ClaroSoftware#p/c/6A56FD6BFA9B4F9D ClaroRead Tutorials on YouTube]
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:[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RZ1AB6K7vBE The ClaroRead Toolbar]  
*[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RZ1AB6K7vBE The ClaroRead Toolbar]  
:[http://www.clarodownloads.com/help/online%20help/ClaroRead%202008/html/hs270.htm Speech Features]
*[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jaLBDv_1QYY Voice Selection]
:[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8k9JzqBBYf4 Font Features]
*[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8k9JzqBBYf4 Font Features]
:[http://www.clarodownloads.com/help/online%20help/ClaroRead%202008/html/hs320.htm Spacing Features]
*[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aGEto-TAEpo Spacing Features]
:[http://www.clarodownloads.com/help/online%20help/ClaroRead%202008/html/hs340.htm Word Prediction Feature]  
*[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CsuJ8HteYKQ Word Prediction Feature]
*[[image:YouTubeLogo.png|YouTube Logo]][http://www.youtube.com/user/ClaroSoftware#p/c/6A56FD6BFA9B4F9D Tutorials]  
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*[http://www.clarodownloads.com/documents/CR_userguide_10_low.pdf ClaroRead User's Guide]
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<h3 style="color: black; font-size: small; text-indent:20px;">Practice/Simulation</h3>
==Troublshooting==
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''No known issues at this time''


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Latest revision as of 08:00, 8 September 2018

ClaroRead for PC
ClaroRead icon ClaroRead provides text to speech support tools that allow computer users to read and write independently. By making a computer speak any text with a human voice, text documents can be proofed out loud along with web pages, e-mails and any other text.
 

Installation Instructions

  • You will need the license key available on the ClaroRead software download page in the Student Download Center.
  • Bundle package includes two voices with installation. Additional voices can be downloaded from the Student Download Center.
 

Getting Started

  • To read PDF files in Adobe Reader click your mouse pointer to where you want to start reading from. Click the Play button to start to read the document from there onwards.
  • Close integration with Microsoft Word and web browsers means you can click and play at any point in a document or web page.
  • When used in Microsoft Word you can quickly and easily change the font size, colors and spacing and any word can be checked for definition and meaning with a single click on the ClaroRead toolbar.
  • The toolbar also features a homophone checking tool which highlights these tricky words which sound alike but are spelled differently and have different meanings.
  • Have the voice echo characters, words, sentences while typing (all applications).
  • Includes a pronunciation editor for changing how the voice pronounces words.

Training

Videos Manuals and Guides

Troublshooting

No known issues at this time