What browsers are compatible with the Bookshare Web Reader?

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 Edge

Bookshare Web Reader includes self-voicing (no word highlighting) on devices with:

  • Google Mobile Chrome version 33+ (such as a Nexus tablet)
  • Silk OS (such as a Kindle tablet)

Bookshare Web Reader displays the book without self-voicing or word highlighting on computers with:

  • Mozilla Firefox version 6+
  • Safari version 6.0+             
  • Internet Explorer 9, 10 and 11
  • Safari on an iPad with iOS 7+

These platforms can use external voicing applications for audio such as VoiceOver or screen readers.

Bookshare Web Reader is not supported on other mobile devices at this time.