12 March 2012

New and Improved Features

  • Scanning (OCR) now has ‘Scan from Screen’ option to allow you to select an area of the screen and have the text read back to you.
  • Word Prediction improvements (see the Resources section to view the new Prediction Settings screen):
    • New word prediction modes:
      • Phonetic
      • First & contains
      • Contains anywhere
    • Larger base prediction dictionaries.
    • English and Swedish versions only: pre-populated subject-specific dictionaries are installed e.g. Biology.
    • The prediction window font and colours can be fully customised.
  • Colour background highlighting in Internet Explorer.
  • Enhanced pronunciation editor.
  • Echoes selected text after double- or triple-clicks.
  • Definition tooltips now appear on selection, as well as on Ctrl + hover.
  • RealSpeak voices included with ClaroRead have now been upgraded to the new Vocalizer voices from Nuance.
  • UK English and American versions only: ClaroIdeas is now included with ClaroRead Standard, Plus and Pro.
  • International versions only: Translation of words and phrases in multi-language versions.


System Requirements

  • Windows 7, XP SP3, Vista SP2
  • 1GB RAM
  • 1.25GB hard disk space
  • DVD drive
  • Microsoft Word 2003 or later
  • Sound card
  • Scanner supporting TWAIN or WIA (Plus and Pro only)
  • 150MB – 500MB per voice


New Prediction Settings screen