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No. Read2Go works only on iPod Touch, iPhone and iPad devices running iOS 4.0 or later.For accessing Bookshare material on computers please either use our Web Reader utility or one of our free reading tools available at https://www.bookshare.org/readingTools.
Apple does not currently support time-limited trials or rentals for iPad and iPhone/ iPod touch applications so we cannot provide free trials. Feel free to visit this page for a demo: http://www.read2go.org.
Bookshare Web Reader includes self-voicing and word highlighting on computers with:Google Chrome version 33+Safari version 6.1+Chromebooks version 14+  Coming soon: Microsoft EdgeBookshare Web Reader includes self-voicing (no word highlighting) on devices with:Google... more
At this time Read2Go does not have the ability to add additional voices to the application.  You have the option to use Apple's built-in VoiceOver to read Read2Go functions, along with the two high-quality voices called Heather and Ryan from the Acapela group to read... more
The Bookshare Web Reader currently does not have the capability to take notes, define words, or create bookmarks.  The Web Reader will remember where the book was last read so long as it's accessed on the same computer, allowing members to re-open a partially read book... more
Bookshare Web Reader offers a series of access keys for users.If you are on Chrome and IE:Alt+P: Toggle TTS (Only Available on Google Chrome) Alt+B: Activate Back to Library Alt+T: Toggle Table of Contents Alt+N: Toggle Night Mode Alt+X: Hide Toolbar Navigation Alt+O:... more
No. Read:OutLoud Bookshare Edition is not currently compatible with the new Mac OS X Mavericks (version 10.9).To read Bookshare books on Mac computers with this version, please try one of these alternatives:Use Bookshare Web Reader.To use Bookshare’s free Web Reader,... more
Please note that there are no plans or funding to update Read:OutLoud Bookshare Edition at this time; please consider using Don Johnston's Snap&Read Universal tool in conjunction with Bookshare Web Reader, or look at the Reading Tools for Computers page for other... more
Read:OutLoud - Bookshare Edition is available for free to all Bookshare members. Read:OutLoud is supported on computers running Windows XP and higher and Mac OS X 10.4 to 10.8. To download Read:OutLoud - Bookshare Edition:Log in to the Bookshare website with your... more
Books can be “read” in three different ways:ReadUsing various large font sizes—selectable on device, e.g., computer, tablet)On braille devicesWith word and sentence highlighting on some devicesListened to via audioRead and listened to at the same timeLearn more about... more
All current Bookshare members, including members on organizational rosters, can access the free Bookshare downloadable readers.If a member is on an organizational account a sponsor on the account must download the software on their behalf. This software can be... more
Yes. Various reading tools support note-taking, highlighting and other study skills.  Please see the list of Member-Preferred Reading Tools, or consider using Don Johnston's Snap&Read Universal tool in conjunction with Bookshare Web Reader.Bookshare members also... more
Please note that there are no plans or funding to update Read:OutLoud Bookshare Edition at this time. Please consider using Don Johnston's Snap&Read Universal tool in conjunction with Bookshare Web Reader, or look at the Reading Tools for Computers page for other... more