Other Reading Tools

Bookshare Reading Tools

  • Read on a Computer
  • Read on a Tablet or Smartphone
  • Read on a Hardware Device
  • Other Accessibility Tools
  • Read on a Computer

    ApplicationSystem RequirementsImage SupportWord HighlightingOffline ReadingBookshare Integrated
    Bookshare Web Reader (FREE)Browser RequirementsYesYesNoYes
    Capti Narrator (FREE)
    • Version 1.0
    Windows and MacYesYesYesYes
    DD Reader+ (FREE)
    • Release 20140825
    Windows OnlyYesNoYesNo
    Dolphin EasyReader
    • Version 6.04
    Windows onlyYesYesYesNo
    FS Reader (FREE with JAWS)
    • Version 2
    Windows onlyNoNoYesNo
    Kurzweil 1000 and 3000
    • Windows version 13
    • Mac version 5
    Windows and MacYesYesYesYes
    Open LORE Read
    • Version 1.1
    Windows onlyYesYesYesYes
    Read&Write GOLD
    • Version 11
    Windows and MacYesYesYesNo
    ReadHearWindows and MacYesNoYesNo
    Victor Reader Soft - Bookshare Edition (FREE)
    • Version 2.6
    Windows onlyNoYesYesNo
    Wynn 7.0
    • Version 7
    Windows only
    NoYesYesNo
    Read:OutLoud - Bookshare Edition 6 (FREE)
    • Version 2.1
    Windows and Mac (before Mavericks)Yes YesYesYes
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    Read on a Tablet or Smartphone

    ApplicationSystem RequirementsImage SupportWord HighlightingOffline ReadingBookshare Integrated
    Go Read (FREE)AndroidYesNoYesYes
    Voice Dream ReaderiPad/iPhoneNoYesYesYes
    Read2GoiPad/iPhoneYesYesYesYes
    Capti Narrator (FREE)iPad/iPhoneNoNoYesYes
    Darwin ReaderAndroidNoNoYesYes
    Kurzweil Firefly K3000iPad/iPhoneYesYesNoYes Individual Members Only
    Spotlight TextiPad/iPhoneNoYesYesYes
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    Read on a Hardware Device

    DeviceDevice TypeSupported File TypesBookshare Integrated
    NLS Reader (FREE)DAISY Audio PlayerDAISY, AudioNo
    Blaze EZDAISY Audio PlayerDAISY, Audio, TextNo
    Book Port DesktopDAISY Audio PlayerDAISY, BRF, Audio, TextYes
    Book Port PlusDAISY Audio PlayerDAISY, Audio, TextNo
    BookSenseDAISY Audio PlayerDAISY, BRF, Audio, TextNo
    BrailleNote Apex and mPowerBraille NotetakerDAISY, BRF, AudioNo
    Braille PlusBraille NotetakerDAISY, BRF, Audio, TextNo
    Braille Plus 2nd GenerationBraille NotetakerDAISY, BRF, Audio, TextYes
    Braille SenseBraille NotetakerDAISY, BRFYes
    Milestone 312DAISY Audio PlayerDAISY, Audio, TextNo
    PlexTalk PocketDAISY Audio PlayerDAISY, AudioNo
    Victor Reader Stream DAISY Audio PlayerDAISY, Audio, BRF, TextNo
    Victor Reader Stream (New Generation)DAISY Audio PlayerDAISY, Audio, BRF, TextYes
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    Other Accessibility Tools

    ApplicationSystem RequirementsWord HighlightingOffline ReadingBookshare Integrated
    Dolphin GuideLearn MoreYesYesYes
    DynaVoxLearn MoreYesYesYes
    JAWSLearn MoreNoYesNo
    VoiceOverMac OS X onlyNoYesNo
    Window-EyesLearn MoreNoYesNo
    ZoomTextLearn MoreYesYesNo
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