ZoomText is a popular screen magnifier that enlarges and enhances everything on your computer screen, making all of your applications easy to see and use (1,25 to 36 times magnification).
The latest version of ZoomText Magnifier (10) offer some new features, among them an enhanced web search function; search or skim through webpages for specific words or phrases to find items of interest. As you navigate through the page each item you come to is highlighted and announced. When an item of interest is found you can have Web Finder start reading aloud from that location and you can continue your search by following links.
ZoomText Magnifier/Reader 10 includes all the features of ZoomText Magnifier 10, plus:
- ZoomText Recorder
...allows you to turn text from documents, webpages, email, etc. into audio recordings that you can transfer to on your mobile device and listen to at your convenience. Recordings can be saved directly to a ZoomText Recorder playlist in iTunes or Windows Media Player and automatically synced to your mobile device.
- ZoomText Background Reader
Listen to documents, webpages, email, etc. while you simultaneously perform other tasks. You simply select the text you want to listen to and press the Background Reader hotkey, Background Reader begins reading the text while you go about other work. At any time you can pause and resume reading and skim forward and backward by word or sentence.
These features are already included since earlier versions:
- Complete Screen Reading
ZoomText automatically speaks all program controls, including menus, dialogs, list views and messages. Three verbosity levels give you complete control over the amount of information spoken.
- Automatic Document Reading
ZoomText’s AppReader automatically reads documents, web pages and email within the parent application. ZoomText’s DocReader reads documents in a special environment where text is reformatted for easier viewing.
- Reading Zones
Reading Zones allow you to instantly see and hear selected locations in your applications. Define up to 10 zones per application that you can trigger via pop-up menu or keyboard commands.
- Full Internet Accessibility
ZoomText reads any web page, in the proper reading order. You can read automatically or manually navigate by word, line, sentence and paragraph.
- Typing Echo
Each key or word that you type is automatically spoken. You can choose to have all keys spoken or only selected groups of keys.
- Mouse Echo
Mouse echo automatically reads text that you point to. Single words or complete lines of text are spoken instantly or after hovering briefly.
- SpeakIt Tool
The SpeakIt tool allows you to read selected areas of the screen by clicking or dragging the mouse.
- Special Application Support
Built in support for popular applications – including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook), Adobe Acrobat X. Adobe Reader X, Firefox, iTunes and Java – allow you to read and navigate your documents with 100% accuracy
Download a 60 day Free Trial version below.
You will be guided to an external webpage to sign up for an account.
Integrated magnification and screen reading for vision impaired computer users. With new 'xFont' and NeoSpeech technology, ZoomText Magnifier/Reader allows you to see and hear your computer with perfect clarity.