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I need to listen to my webtext and read it at the same time. What can I do?
I need to listen to my webtext and read it at the same time. What can I do?
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Written by Soomo Support
Updated over a week ago

Below are some common tools for audio output of your webtext.

  • Read to Me is a tool built into your webtext that will read your page from top to bottom but provides very limited control of where it begins and ends.

Arrows pointing to the expanded Tools menu and the Read to Me toggle switch.
  • Kurzweil 3000 is a learning tool that can be installed to read pages for you and offers translation services, highlighting, and other useful tools to help you learn your way.

  • Screen reader is a type of assistive technology that enables you to use your computer entirely from the keyboard and use only speech output without the screen.

  • Fusion is a combination of the screen reader JAWS and the magnification software ZoomText that will let you use both together to get visual assistance as well as screen reading capabilities.

The main differences between all of these solutions are their intended audiences and the level of control they provide over information output. The list above progresses from the least control to the most. We suggest speaking to your office of disabilities for more information on any of these options.

If you have any questions, click the Messenger button in the lower right corner of your webtext. You can also contact us using the information below.


Monday–Friday 9 a.m.–9 p.m. ET

Saturday–Sunday 1 p.m.–9 p.m. ET

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