Read & Write by Texthelp

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*Read & Write is a FREE literacy software (PC & Mac) available for all Mason students, faculty & staff. Read & Write Supports different learning styles (Example: Auditory & Visual), reading comprehension, writing & studying skills, English as a second language (ESL), and research.

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Features of Read & Write Include:

  • Text-to-Speech (Have PDF/Word read out loud)
  • Digital Highlighting (Highlight notes in documents with multiple colors)
  • Speech Maker (Create an MP3 audio file from a document)
  • Word Prediction (Makes writing papers easier and faster)
  • Language Translator
  • Scan Hard Copy Documents to Word, PDF or HTML files (scanner required)

Download Read & Write

Add the Accessibility module on My Mason Blackboard to download Read & Write for PC, Mac, or tablet.

Read and Write Resources

Windows Tutorial Videos

Mac Tutorial Videos