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= <span style="color:#005da4"><span style="font-size: medium"><span style="font-family: lucida sans unicode,lucida grande,sans-serif">'''<span style="font-size: large">Using the AMAC Student Download Center</span>'''</span></span></span><br/> =
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<span style="font-size:medium"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva,sans-serif"> Membership in AMAC means that you will be able to access your textbooks in a format that best meets your needs, including E-Text, Audiobook, or Braille. Orders for textbooks must be placed by the disability service provider (DSP) at your school. Contact your DSP for additional information. Braille orders will be shipped to your DSP, while E-Text and Audiobook orders will be available for you to download. </span></span><br/>
<span style="font-size:medium"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva,sans-serif"> Membership in AMAC means that students will be able to access their textbooks in a format that best meets their needs, including E-Text, Audiobook, or Braille. Orders for textbooks must be placed by the disability service provider (DSP) at the school. Contact the DSP for additional information. Braille orders will be shipped to the DSP, while E-Text and Audiobook orders will be available for download. </span></span><br/>


<span style="font-size:medium"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva,sans-serif">Your membership gives you access to the AMAC Student Download Center where you can: </span></span>
<span style="font-size:medium"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva,sans-serif">AMAC membership gives students access to the Student Download Center where they can: </span></span>
#<span style="font-size:medium"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva,sans-serif">Check the status of your book orders </span></span><br/>
#<span style="font-size:medium"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva,sans-serif">Check the status of book orders </span></span><br/>
#<span style="font-size:medium"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva,sans-serif">Download your electronic book files </span></span>
#<span style="font-size:medium"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva,sans-serif">Download completed electronic book files </span></span>
#<span style="font-size:medium"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva,sans-serif">Download software that will read your books out loud </span></span>
#<span style="font-size:medium"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva,sans-serif">Download software that will read books out loud </span></span>
#<span style="font-size:medium"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva,sans-serif">View video tutorials</span></span><br/><br/>
#<span style="font-size:medium"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva,sans-serif">View video tutorials</span></span><br/><br/>


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<span style="font-size:medium"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva,sans-serfit"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva,sans-serif"><span><span style="font-size:medium"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva,sans-serif">You have access to download a number of assistive technology software programs, including programs with text to speech and synchronized visual highlighting. To download software to use with your book, click on the Software tab in the Student Download Center.<br/><br/>For more information on specific software, see the links below:<br/>[http://www.amacusg.gatech.edu/wiki/index.php/ClaroRead_for_PC ClaroRead for PC]<br/>[http://www.amacusg.gatech.edu/wiki/index.php/ClaroRead_for_Mac ClaroRead for Mac]<br/>[http://www.amacusg.gatech.edu/wiki/index.php/PDF_Equalizer PDF Equalizer]<br/>[http://www.amacusg.gatech.edu/wiki/index.php/PDF_Aloud PDF Aloud]<br/>[http://www.amacusg.gatech.edu/wiki/Dolphin%20Easy%20Reader Dolphin EasyReader]<br/>[http://www.amacusg.gatech.edu/wiki/index.php/Available_Software All Software]</span></span></span></span></span></span><br/>
<span style="font-size:medium"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva,sans-serfit"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva,sans-serif"><span><span style="font-size:medium"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva,sans-serif">Students have access to download a number of assistive technology software programs, including programs with text to speech and synchronized visual highlighting. To download software to use with e-text books, click on the Software tab in the Student Download Center.<br/><br/>For more information on specific software, see the links below:<br/>[http://www.amacusg.gatech.edu/wiki/index.php/ClaroRead_for_PC ClaroRead for PC]<br/>[http://www.amacusg.gatech.edu/wiki/index.php/ClaroRead_for_Mac ClaroRead for Mac]<br/>[http://www.amacusg.gatech.edu/wiki/index.php/PDF_Equalizer PDF Equalizer]<br/>[http://www.amacusg.gatech.edu/wiki/index.php/PDF_Aloud PDF Aloud]<br/>[http://www.amacusg.gatech.edu/wiki/Dolphin%20Easy%20Reader Dolphin EasyReader]<br/>[http://www.amacusg.gatech.edu/wiki/index.php/Available_Software All Software]</span></span></span></span></span></span><br/>


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= <span style="font-size:medium"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva,sans-serfit"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva,sans-serif"><span><span style="color:#005da4"><span style="font-size: medium"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva,sans-serif"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva,sans-serif">'''<span style="font-size: large"><span style="font-family: lucida sans unicode,lucida grande,sans-serif">Mobile Devices and Tablets</span></span>'''</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span><br/> =


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<span style="font-size:medium"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva,sans-serfit"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva,sans-serif"><span><span style="font-family:verdana,geneva,sans-serif"><span style="font-size: medium">You can request the [http://www.claro-apps.com/ClaroSpeak.html ClaroSpeak] or [http://www.clarosoftwaredownloads.com/blog/?m=201306 ClaroPDF] apps when logged in at the AMAC Student Download Center. Both apps include text to speech functionality for reading and highlighting PDFs on the iPad.<br/><br/>Please see the following resources for recommendations for reading PDFs on Android devices and other tablets: [http://www.amacusg.gatech.edu/wiki/index.php/Mobile_Devices_and_Tablets Mobile Devices]<br/><br/>Please note all mobile devices, including iPads and Android tablets, require a zip utility app such as WinZip to open zipped files. All AMAC Books are in a .zip format when downloaded from the AMAC Student Download Center.</span></span></span></span></span></span><br/>
<span style="font-size:medium"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva,sans-serfit"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva,sans-serif"><span><span style="font-family:verdana,geneva,sans-serif"><span style="font-size: medium">Students can request the [http://www.claro-apps.com/ClaroSpeak.html ClaroSpeak] or [http://www.clarosoftwaredownloads.com/blog/?m=201306 ClaroPDF] apps when logged in at the AMAC Student Download Center. Both apps include text to speech functionality for reading and highlighting PDFs on the iPad.<br/><br/>Please see the following resources for recommendations for reading PDFs on Android devices and other tablets: [http://www.amacusg.gatech.edu/wiki/index.php/Mobile_Devices_and_Tablets Mobile Devices]<br/><br/>Please note all mobile devices, including iPads and Android tablets, require a zip utility app such as WinZip to open zipped files. All AMAC Books are in a .zip format when downloaded from the AMAC Student Download Center.</span></span></span></span></span></span><br/>


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*<span style="font-size:medium"><span style="font-size:medium"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva,sans-serif"><span>[http://www.amacusg.gatech.edu/wiki/index.php/ClaroRead_for_Mac Tips for Setting up ClaroRead on a Mac] </span></span></span> </span>
*<span style="font-size:medium"><span style="font-size:medium"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva,sans-serif"><span>[http://www.amacusg.gatech.edu/wiki/index.php/ClaroRead_for_Mac Tips for Setting up ClaroRead on a Mac] </span></span></span> </span>
*<span style="font-size:medium"><span style="font-size:medium"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva,sans-serif"><span>[http://www.amacusg.gatech.edu/wiki/index.php/Student_Support/Troubleshooting Problems installing ClaroRead on a Mac] </span></span></span> </span>
*<span style="font-size:medium"><span style="font-size:medium"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva,sans-serif"><span>[http://www.amacusg.gatech.edu/wiki/index.php/Student_Support/Troubleshooting Problems installing ClaroRead on a Mac] </span></span></span> </span>
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#<span style="font-size:medium"><span style="font-size:medium"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva,sans-serfit"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva,sans-serif"><span><span style="font-family:verdana,geneva,sans-serif"><span style="font-size: medium"><span style="font-size:medium"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva,sans-serif">Email amactech@amac.gatech.edu</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span><br/>
#<span style="font-size:medium"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva,sans-serfit"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva,sans-serif"><span><span style="font-family:verdana,geneva,sans-serif"><span style="font-size: medium"><span style="font-family:verdana,geneva,sans-serif"><span style="font-size: medium"><span style="font-size:medium"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva,sans-serif">[http://www.amacusg.org/support.php Make a support call] (24/7)</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span><br/>
#<span style="font-size:medium"><span style="font-size:medium"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva,sans-serfit"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva,sans-serif"><span><span style="font-family:verdana,geneva,sans-serif"><span style="font-size: medium"><span style="font-family:verdana,geneva,sans-serif"><span style="font-size: medium"><span style="font-size:medium"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva,sans-serif">[http://www.amacusg.org/support.php Make a support call] (24/7)</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span><br/>
#<span style="font-size:medium"><span style="font-size:medium"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva,sans-serfit"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva,sans-serif"><span><span style="font-family:verdana,geneva,sans-serif"><span style="font-size: medium"><span style="font-family:verdana,geneva,sans-serif"><span style="font-size: medium"><span style="font-family:verdana,geneva,sans-serif"><span style="font-size: medium"><span style="font-size:medium"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva,sans-serif">Call toll free: 866-418-2750 (M-F 8:30-4:30 EST/EDT)</span></span> </span></span> </span></span></span></span> </span></span></span></span> </span>
#<span style="font-size:medium"><span style="font-size:medium"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva,sans-serfit"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva,sans-serif"><span><span style="font-family:verdana,geneva,sans-serif"><span style="font-size: medium"><span style="font-family:verdana,geneva,sans-serif"><span style="font-size: medium"><span style="font-family:verdana,geneva,sans-serif"><span style="font-size: medium"><span style="font-size:medium"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva,sans-serif">Call toll free: 866-418-2750 (M-F 8:30-4:30 EST/EDT)</span></span> </span></span> </span></span></span></span> </span></span></span></span> </span>


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Revision as of 10:12, 8 April 2014

Find Resources by Topic

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Using the AMAC Student Download Center

Membership in AMAC means that students will be able to access their textbooks in a format that best meets their needs, including E-Text, Audiobook, or Braille. Orders for textbooks must be placed by the disability service provider (DSP) at the school. Contact the DSP for additional information. Braille orders will be shipped to the DSP, while E-Text and Audiobook orders will be available for download.

AMAC membership gives students access to the Student Download Center where they can:

  1. Check the status of book orders
  2. Download completed electronic book files
  3. Download software that will read books out loud
  4. View video tutorials

Overview for Students PDF
Detailed Student Guide PDF | MS Word Doc

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Text to Speech Software

Students have access to download a number of assistive technology software programs, including programs with text to speech and synchronized visual highlighting. To download software to use with e-text books, click on the Software tab in the Student Download Center.

For more information on specific software, see the links below:
ClaroRead for PC
ClaroRead for Mac
PDF Equalizer
PDF Aloud
Dolphin EasyReader
All Software


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Mobile Devices and Tablets

Students can request the ClaroSpeak or ClaroPDF apps when logged in at the AMAC Student Download Center. Both apps include text to speech functionality for reading and highlighting PDFs on the iPad.

Please see the following resources for recommendations for reading PDFs on Android devices and other tablets: Mobile Devices

Please note all mobile devices, including iPads and Android tablets, require a zip utility app such as WinZip to open zipped files. All AMAC Books are in a .zip format when downloaded from the AMAC Student Download Center.


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Other Resources

Please see the following user guides and videos for more information on various topics:

ClaroRead tutorials
PDF Equalizer tutorials

Premier Literacy webinar

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Troubleshooting


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Contact Us

  1. Email amactech@amac.gatech.edu
  2. Make a support call (24/7)
  3. Call toll free: 866-418-2750 (M-F 8:30-4:30 EST/EDT)