ClaroPDF Chromebook User Guide

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ClaroPDF Chromebook is a simple-to-use PDF reader with high-quality speech.

ClaroPDF Chromebook can open PDF files from your device.

ClaroPDF Chromebook allows you to have text PDFs read back to you.

From left to right: File Menu, Play and Stop

Opening PDFs

ClaroPDF can open PDF files that are saved on the device. Simply click on the File button and select “Open from local device”

Reading back PDF

Once the document has opened you can have the file read back to you by using the play button. Either highlight the text section you wish to be read back and press play, or click on a sentence then press play and the PDF will be read from that point.


On Chromebook the voices are taken from device’s active speech engine, to change this go to your device’s settings, then Accessibility, Manage Accessibility Features, Text-to-speech output here you can view your selection of voices.

Languages supported include English, Dutch, Portuguese, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, etc.

Speaking text
Tap where you want to start speaking, then tap the Play button. Tap Stop to stop speech.
You can select a different voice by tapping the Settings button and selecting the language and voice you want from the drop-down.

This page was last updated on 30th March 2020.