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Last Modified November 25, 2020

Listen to this website with Narrator for Windows 7

Windows comes with a basic screen reader called Narrator, which reads text on the screen aloud and describes some events (such as an error message appearing) that happen while you're using the computer. Find further instructions by visiting Microsoft's website.

Listen to this website with VoiceOver for Max OS X

In newer versions of Mac OS X there is assistive screen reading technology already built into the operating system called VoiceOver. Find further instructions by visiting Apple's help website.

Listen to this website with BrowseAloud

Whether you are using a Smartphone, Tablet, PC or Mac, BrowseAloud will provide the reading support

tools you require for free.

What is BrowseAloud?

BrowseAloud is a suite of products that provides reading support on websites. BrowseAloud reads

website content out loud, highlighting each word as it is spoken in a high quality, human-sounding voice.

Other features include:

  • Dual-Colour Highlighting
  • Text Magnification
  • Talking Dictionary
  • Talking Translator
  • MP3 Maker
  • Screen Masking

More than 7,000 websites use BrowseAloud, so once you have it on your device you can listen to all of

these websites too.

Who BrowseAloud Helps?

BrowseAloud helps any website visitor who requires online reading support or simply wishes to listen to

the information on this website instead of reading it. BrowseAloud is particularly useful for those with

print disabilities such as dyslexia or mild visual impairments and those with English as a second


How do I get BrowseAloud?

Go to the BrowseAloud website to learn more. You can then choose the product you want, free of charge.

Support with using BrowseAloud

A full range of support services are provided for BrowseAloud.

Web: www.texthelp.com/en-us/support/

E-Mail: support@browsealoud.com

Tel: 0800 328 7910

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