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Central Access Reader

Central Access Reader icon. CAR.


Central Access Reader (CAR) is free, open source, text-to- speech application designed specifically for students with print-related disabilities.  CAR reads Word Docs and pasted text using the voice installed on your computer.  CAR has an intuitive interface and many customizable features. 
Mac + PC

Download Links

Windows (64-bit only)

Mac (Mavericks and Mountain Lion)*

Features

Opens Word Documents.

Reads Math and Logic Equations.

 

 

Flexible MP3 Output.

Customizable Speech.

Color Control.

Paste From Clipboard.

 

Export to HTML.

Synchronized Dual-highlighting.


Additional Features/Specs

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Developer Bios


*Mac users may need to change the Gatekeeper settings, in order to install CAR: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5290