ClaroRead for PC

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ClaroRead for Windows PC supports reading and writing. ClaroRead is a simple, easy-to-use and flexible software program that helps you to read, write, study, sit exams, and increase your confidence. You can read any on-screen text out loud and improve your writing in Microsoft Word. ClaroRead Plus and Pro also let you read aloud scanned paper books and documents.

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ClaroRead for PC Features

ClaroRead Toolbar

Reads Microsoft Word, Adobe Reader, OpenOffice/LibreOffice, Google Chrome and Internet Explorer with speech and highlighting so you can follow the text as it is read out by high-quality human-sounding speech.
Reads text in email, webpages, and any other program you want by selecting with the mouse, pointing with the mouse, or capturing from the screen.
Read paper documents with scanning (OCR). ClaroRead Plus and Pro only.
Reads English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Swedish and twenty-four other languages with 80 different voices and accents so you can listen to a voice you like.
Choose highlighting by word, by sentence, any colour, and lots of combinations so you can get just the right one for you.
Word prediction
Suggest words as you type to help with spelling and writing.
Choice of high-frequency, many subject-specific, and huge prediction dictionaries.
Phonetic prediction - type "n", see "knowledge" suggested.
Learn new predictions as you type or train it in a particular subject.
Dragon NaturallySpeaking
Echo back text recognised by Dragon as it appears on your computer screen so you know it is right.
Listen back to your text after you have written - hear mistakes you can't spot when you read.
Listen to each word or sentence as you type so you can hear mistakes immediately.
Speaking spellcheck lets you select the word you want by hearing the alternatives.
Support for homophones and easily-confused words like "there" and "their" and "they're" including images to help you select the correct word.
Advanced phonetic, dyslexic and problem spelling corrections like "neel" (kneel) and "necessary".
Check anywhere, in email or Google Chrome, not just Microsoft Word.
Speaking dictionary for any word in any program with over 300,000 English definitions.
Thesaurus to help with comprehension.
Change font and text to make it easier to read.
Change screen colours to reduce contrast and make reading more comfortable.
Listening later
Read text into an audio or video file to listen to later (on your 'phone, on the move, for study).
Screen capture
Make any text displayed on the screen read aloud, including online eBooks and presentations.
Scanning (OCR) - ClaroRead Plus and ClaroRead Pro
Use industry-leading OmniPage technology to convert printed documents and image files into PDF, Word and many other formats for reading and annotation later.
Create accessible PDF files with reading order.
Portable USB stick
Create a portable USB pen drive version of any ClaroRead to let you use it on any computer.

Included with ClaroRead

ClaroRead SE is super-simple and comes with no extras.

ClaroRead Standard, ClaroRead Plus and ClaroRead Pro include all of these Windows programs:

Reading ruler and screen colour tinter. Helps anyone who has problems keeping focus while reading.
Study tool. Capture images and text from web pages and documents to help write essays and organise references.
Screen colour overlay tool. Helps dyslexic students focus on the screen and read.
Easy-to-use mind mapping and idea capturing tool.
Claro Voice Setup
Download and install any of 80 voices in 30 languages.
Speaking Calculator
Speaking calculator echoes back numbers and results.

ClaroRead Pro Extra Tools and Utilities

iPhone and iPad Apps
Get our ClaroSpeak, ClaroPDF and Claro ScanPen Apps for iPhone and iPad included with ClaroRead Pro.
Claro AudioNote
Record lectures straight into your handouts, make voice notes, and listen back to recordings made on popular devices.
ClaroPDF Windows
ClaroPDF Windows is a PDF reader that allows users to read PDF files or have them read aloud with the build-in screen reader.
Batch Audio Converter
Convert entire folders of documents into audio files.
Save to Video
Convert text documents into video files.
Create on-screen vocabularies to help you learn and use new words.
Create symbol and text handouts to help with revision and communication.

Help and Documentation

Quickstart Guide
Quick one-page printable reference for using ClaroRead.
Comparison Chart Comparison Chart
Explains the differences between different versions of ClaroRead - Pro, Plus, Standard and SE.
Complete pricelist including volume discounts.
User Guide
Complete user manual.
Release notes
What's new in the latest version of ClaroRead.
Data Sheet
Description of features.
ClaroRead Windows complete feature list
A comprehensive listing of features in ClaroRead V7.2.
Help Videos
Demonstration and training videos.
ClaroRead in exams
Using ClaroRead in examinations, including disabling spellcheck where needed.
ClaroRead for PC Network Installation Guide
Detailed guide to installing ClaroRead on Windows networks.
Get more voices
How to get more text-to-speech voices.

System Requirements

  • Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 7 SP1
  • 1GB RAM
  • 500MB hard disk space plus 150-500MB for each voice.
  • Microsoft Word 2010, Word 2013, or Word 2016
  • Sound card supporting text-to-speech.
  • Scanner supporting TWAIN or WIA (Plus and Pro).

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  1. ClaroRead Pro

    ClaroRead Pro

    Excl. VAT: £199.00 Incl. VAT: £238.80
    Reading toolbar with advanced scanning Learn More
  2. ClaroPDF


    A self-voicing PDF reader that's great for revision and exams. Learn More
  3. ClaroRead SE for PC Site Licence (School)

    ClaroRead SE for PC Site Licence (School)

    Excl. VAT: £595.00 Incl. VAT: £714.00
    Simple reading toolbar. Learn More
  4. WordBanks


    On-screen word banks help with new vocabulary and writing. Learn More
  5. SymPrint


    An easy-to-use tool for creating communication overlays, worksheets, classroom activities and revision notes. Learn More
  6. Scan2Text


    Simple scanning (OCR) program creates accessible PDF and Word documents from scanners, images and inaccessible PDF files. Learn More
  7. ClaroRead Plus

    ClaroRead Plus

    Excl. VAT: £159.00 Incl. VAT: £190.80
    Reading toolbar with scanning Learn More
  8. ClaroRead Standard

    ClaroRead Standard

    Excl. VAT: £129.00 Incl. VAT: £154.80
    Reading toolbar with proofing Learn More
  9. ClaroRead SE

    ClaroRead SE

    Excl. VAT: £59.00 Incl. VAT: £70.80
    Simple reading toolbar Learn More
  10. ClaroRead USB

    ClaroRead USB

    Install ClaroRead on a USB stick instead of your computer. Learn More

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