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Read&Write is a comprehensive literacy toolbar capable of reading text aloud, highlighting text, and exporting to an audio format, just to name a few of its features.  Many of its tools and features enable the use of multiple modalities for reading, producing, and interacting with digital content.  Whether you are preparing for a class, writing a dissertation, or doing a literature review, Read&Write can help with reading text aloud, proofreading, highlighting, turning speech into text, or researching. Read&Write is available for download at no cost for faculty, staff, students, and alumni. 

The desktop application is compatible with macOS and Windows. It is also available as a Google Chome extension. It runs in a floating toolbar for standalone use and natively in the Chrome browser.

Getting Started with Read&Write

Get started using Read&Write by downloading the desktop version (macOS, Windows, or Android) or installing the Chrome browser extension right now. Activate the premium features by logging in with your VT PID and password. Review the online tutorial for a brief overview of the tool's features. Still want more? Join us at our next TLOS: Professional Development Network course or download the expanded feature set through Network Software.