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<span style="font-size:small"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva,sans-serfit"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva,sans-serif">Overview for Students [http://www.amacusg.gatech.edu/wiki/images/9/91/AMAC_Overview_for_Students.pdf PDF]<span> <span style="font-family: verdana,geneva,sans-serif"></span><br/><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva,sans-serif"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva,sans-serif">Detailed Student Guide [http://www.amacusg.gatech.edu/wiki/images/b/be/Student_Guide_2012Update.pdf PDF] &#124; [http://www.amacusg.gatech.edu/wiki/images/e/ec/Student_Guide_2012Updatenew.docx MS Word Doc]</span> </span> </span></span></span></span><br/>
<span style="font-size:small"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva,sans-serfit"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva,sans-serif">Overview for Students [http://www.amacusg.gatech.edu/wiki/images/9/91/AMAC_Overview_for_Students.pdf PDF]<span> <span style="font-family: verdana,geneva,sans-serif"></span><br/><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva,sans-serif"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva,sans-serif">Detailed Student Guide [http://www.amacusg.gatech.edu/wiki/images/b/be/Student_Guide_2012Update.pdf PDF] &#124; [http://www.amacusg.gatech.edu/wiki/images/e/ec/Student_Guide_2012Updatenew.docx MS Word Doc]</span> </span> </span></span></span></span><br/>
*<span style="font-size:small"><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-family: tahoma,geneva,sans-serif">[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j8dPAFfcpzk&feature=youtu.be Tour of AMAC Student Download Center]</span> </span> </span></span></span></span>
*<span style="font-size:small"><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-family: tahoma,geneva,sans-serif">[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j8dPAFfcpzk&feature=youtu.be Tour of AMAC Student Download Center]</span> </span> </span></span></span></span>
*<span style="font-size:small"><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-family: tahoma,geneva,sans-serif">[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pKGOCYFhgQI&feature=youtu.be Downloading Books]</span></span></span></span></span></span><br/>
*<span style="font-size:small"><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-family: tahoma,geneva,sans-serif">[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pKGOCYFhgQI&feature=youtu.be Downloading Books]</span></span></span></span></span></span><br/><br/>


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<span style="font-size:small"><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">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><br/>
<span style="font-size:small"><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">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><br/><br/>


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<span style="font-size:small"><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-family: verdana,geneva,sans-serif">Please see the following user guides and videos for more information on various topics:</span></span></span></span></span></span><br/>
<span style="font-size:small"><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-family: verdana,geneva,sans-serif">Please see the following user guides and videos for more information on various topics:</span></span></span></span></span></span><br/>


<span style="font-size:small"><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-family: verdana,geneva,sans-serif"> [https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL1A31CA479D1F8699 ClaroRead tutorials]</span><br/>[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tg5usZie2Rg&list=PL1E51A91469CECD7E PDF Equalizer tutorials]</span><br/>[http://www.amacusg.gatech.edu/docs/AMAC_Premier_Literacy_Webinar_031814/AMAC_Premier_Literacy_Webinar_031814.html Premier Literacy webinar]</span></span></span><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva,sans-serif"></span> <span style="font-family: verdana,geneva,sans-serif"><br/>[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3g6QG1LJO3Y Navigating PDF E-textbooks]</span></span>
<span style="font-size:small"><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-family: verdana,geneva,sans-serif"> [https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL1A31CA479D1F8699 ClaroRead tutorials]</span><br/>[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tg5usZie2Rg&list=PL1E51A91469CECD7E PDF Equalizer tutorials]</span><br/>[http://www.amacusg.gatech.edu/docs/AMAC_Premier_Literacy_Webinar_031814/AMAC_Premier_Literacy_Webinar_031814.html Premier Literacy webinar]</span></span></span><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva,sans-serif"></span> <span style="font-family: verdana,geneva,sans-serif"><br/>[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3g6QG1LJO3Y Navigating PDF E-textbooks]</span></span><br/><br/>


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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

Navigating PDF E-textbooks


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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)