Read&Write is an easy-to-use, intuitive toolbar add-on for PCs and Macs that supports students with reading, writing, studying, and research. Read&Write seamlessly integrates with Microsoft applications, PDFs, e-mail, the Internet, and other software. With over 20 tools available, you can:

  • Hear text read aloud to improve reading comprehension, with a choice of natural voices.
  • Understand unfamiliar words with text and picture dictionaries.
  • Highlight and copy text from documents and web pages to create study guides, outlines or complete assignments.
  • Supports writing skills with word prediction.
  • Turn text from documents and web pages into MP3 sound files for listening on the move.
  • Check writing mistakes with proofreading tools.

Install Read&Write

This license is valid until July 15, 2024.

  1. Go to the texthelp Read&Write webpage.
  2. Click the Try Read&Write today button.

Click the Try Read&Write today button.

  1. Select your platform for download.

Select your platform for download.

  1. Select your language preference.

Select your language preference.

  1. The installation file will download to your computer. When complete, double-click to begin installation.
  • If you are prompted to allow the program to make changes to your device, select Allow.
  1. You will be prompted to click Accept and install. 

You will be prompted to click Accept and install. 

  1. The installation will take several minutes and disappear.
  2. Search the apps on your computer and click on Read&Write.

Search for and click on Read&Write.

  1. The app will take a moment to load, open in your browser, and open a new browser window to add the extension to your browser. 
  2. To activate the license select Microsoft account and log in using your student email credentials. 
  3. Read&Write is now ready for use.



The installed Read&Write program has built-in tutorials, which you can select by using the down arrow next to any icon, or by clicking the arrow to the right of the puzzle icon on the toolbar and choosing “All Video Tours.” 

Infobase also has in-depth training on a slightly older version of Read&Write. Go to Infobase, then sign in and enter “Read & Write Gold v11” in the search box.

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