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<span style="font-family:verdana,geneva,sans-serif">AMAC members with Deluxe and USG memberships have access to download a number of assistive technology software programs that provide support for students with print related disabiities, including programs with text to speech and synchronized visual highlighting.</span><span style="font-family:verdana,geneva,sans-serif"></span><span style="font-family:verdana,geneva,sans-serif"></span><span style="font-family:verdana,geneva,sans-serif"></span>
<span style="font-family:verdana,geneva,sans-serif">You now 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. To get the apps, click on Apps on the home page of the Student Download Center and complete the request form. You will receive an email with directions to download the app. </span><span style="font-family:verdana,geneva,sans-serif"></span><span style="font-family:verdana,geneva,sans-serif"></span><span style="font-family:verdana,geneva,sans-serif"></span><br/>
 
<span style="font-family:verdana,geneva,sans-serif"><br/>Below is a list of the most popular programs. Click on a software name to learn more.</span><br/>
<span style="font-family:verdana,geneva,sans-serif"><br/>Students download software from the AMAC Student Download Center. Disability Service Provides can download software from AMAC Orders.<br/><br/>Please see the following resources and video tutorials for more information on [[AT%20Software|assistive technology software]].</span><br/>
<span style="font-family:verdana,geneva,sans-serif"><span style="font-size: larger">[http://www.amacusg.gatech.edu/wiki/index.php/ClaroRead_for_PC ClaroRead for PC]</span></span><br/>
<span style="font-family:verdana,geneva,sans-serif"><span style="font-size: larger">[http://www.amacusg.gatech.edu/wiki/index.php/ClaroRead_for_Mac ClaroRead for Mac]</span></span><br/>
<span style="font-family:verdana,geneva,sans-serif"><span style="font-size: larger">[http://www.amacusg.gatech.edu/wiki/index.php/PDF_Equalizer PDF Equalizer]</span></span><br/>
<span style="font-family:verdana,geneva,sans-serif"><span style="font-size: larger">[http://www.amacusg.gatech.edu/wiki/index.php/PDF_Aloud PDF Aloud]</span></span><br/>
<span style="font-family:verdana,geneva,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:larger">[[Dolphin%20Easy%20Reader|Dolphin EasyReader]]</span></span><br/>
<span style="font-size:larger"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva,sans-serif"></span></span><span style="font-size:larger"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva,sans-serif">[http://www.clarosoftwaredownloads.com/blog/?m=201306 ClaroPDF for iOS]</span></span><br/>
<span style="font-family:verdana,geneva,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:larger">[http://www.claro-apps.com/ClaroSpeak.html ClaroSpeak for iOS]</span></span><br/>
<span style="font-family:verdana,geneva,sans-serif"><span style="font-size: larger">[http://www.amacusg.gatech.edu/wiki/index.php/Available_Software All Software]</span></span><br/>


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Using the AMAC Student Download Center

Membership in AMAC means that you will be able to access your textbooks in a format that best meets your needs, including E-Text, Audio on CD, or Braille. Orders for textbooks must be placed by the DSP at your school. Contact your DSP for additional information. Audio on CD and Braille orders will be shipped to your DSP, while E-Text orders will be available for you to download.

Your membership gives you access to the AMAC Student Download Center where you can:

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

AMAC Student Guide PDF | MS Word Doc

Reading Software and Apps

You now 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. To get the apps, click on Apps on the home page of the Student Download Center and complete the request form. You will receive an email with directions to download the app.

Below is a list of the most popular programs. Click on a software name to learn more.

ClaroRead for PC
ClaroRead for Mac
PDF Equalizer
PDF Aloud
Dolphin EasyReader
ClaroPDF for iOS
ClaroSpeak for iOS
All Software

Mobile Devices and Tablets

AMAC currently provides students with several iPad apps upon request. Students can request the ClaroPDF app or ClaroSpeak app for iPad 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/unzip zipped files. All AMAC Books are in a .zip format when downloaded from the AMAC Student Download Center or AMAC Orders.

Other Resources

Deluxe and USG AMAC Memberships provide students access to the AMAC Student Download Center, a secure site where students login to download their completed orders and assitive technology software.

Please see the following user guides and video tutorials for more information on accessing the AMAC Student Download Center:

AMAC Student Guide PDF | MS Word Doc

Troubleshooting

Please see the following resources for troubleshooting information.

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)
  4. See the Training and Events Calendar for upcoming webinars and events.