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Capti, the creators of Capti Narrator, also offer an online reader on their website. Capti Narrator Online is a free eBook reader that you can open in Chrome, Firefox, or Safari. Like Web Reader, Capti Online has built-in Text to Speech and a number of visual settings... more
Eye gaze is compatible with many of our reading tools, including Web Reader and Read:OutLoud. To read a book in Web Reader:Using a computer or a Chromebook, open Google Chrome or Safari (Mac only) and log in to Bookshare.* Search for a book using the search box at the... 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
You can manually download Bookshare books to your Dynavox Maestro, V/Vmax, or V+/Vmax+ by saving them as a DAISY Text file, then opening the book in Dynavox's eBook Reader. To download the DAISY Text file on your Dynavox:Log in to your Bookshare account in a web... more
Organizational Members, such as students, must access books assigned to them by a sponsor or teacher on their organizational account.Sponsors and teachers can save time and make it easier for Organizational Members to access books by assigning a username and password.... 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 you only need to unzip our books if you're downloading them in the following formats:DAISY (Text or Images)BRFAudio (MP3 or DAISY Audio)You do not need to unzip books if you are using an app (such as Read2Go) or Web Reader. To unzip a book using... more
Organizational Members can only read books assigned to their Reading List. As a Sponsor, you can create and share Reading Lists with your Members so they can read books with Bookshare Web Reader or their favorite reading tool. To create and share a Reading List:Log in... more
Bookshare® books can be read on a wide variety of reading tools.The fastest and easiest way to read is with Bookshare Web Reader. For other reading tools, follow these steps to download and read for members:Log in to your Bookshare account. Search for a title. Select... more
Every book on the "My History" page every will have a status:Read Now - selecting this link will open the book in the Bookshare Web Reader.  In progress - indicates the Bookshare servers are currently packaging your requested download.  Depending on the format selected... more
Mac users can read books using the Bookshare Web Reader, or a Daisy player such as Kurzweil 3000 or other software capable of reading Bookshare DAISY text.If you do not wish to use a Daisy player and prefer VoiceOver, you can read Bookshare books in your Mac web... 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
If you are using a new BrailleNote Touch device, the easiest way is to use Go Read. Learn more here.Otherwise, you'll need to use removable media such as a flash drive or memory card to copy books to a BrailleNote.If copying a DAISY book, please do the following:... 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
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.