ClaroRead Plus – Reading & Writing Support

ClaroRead is a highly effective, multi-sensory software solution for supporting reading and writing. Designed with maximum simplicity and flexibility for all ages and abilities, ClaroRead aids concentration and increases confidence.

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ClaroRead is a highly effective, multi-sensory software solution for supporting reading and writing. Designed with maximum simplicity and flexibility for all ages and abilities, ClaroRead aids concentration and increases confidence.


ClaroRead Pro, Plus and Standard include 8 high quality voices. Click on the following links to hear audio samples of the voices:

For a full list of Nuance Vocalizer Voices, click here

To purchase additional voices contact us for a quote

Text to Speech

ClaroRead provides a single toolbar for use in Microsoft Word 2007, 2010 and 2013 that combines a homophone and dictionary checker, font and spacing commands, a thesaurus, spell checker and save to audio or video function. All have clear graphic icons for ease of recognition.

Scan and Convert Files

With ClaroRead Plus the powerful Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology means that any paper document or PDF file becomes accessible. Through Readiris Pro 14, textbooks, photocopies and handouts are easily converted into Microsoft Word documents, Pages documents or accessible PDF files. The text can be spoken out loud by ClaroRead or edited. PDF files can also be unlocked and edited.

Readiris Pro 14, the highest quality Optical Character Recognition software. Ideal for scanning or converting books, articles and other content to become accessible, readable and editable. New and improved graphical user interface. Export to online Storage Systems – Evernote, Dropbox and Google Docs. Deskewing digital camera images. Faster accurate scanning Add, delete and re-order scanned areas, alter page orientation and other settings. Outputted document can be saved in a variety of formats, including an accessible PDF.

Save to Audio

It is possible to convert any text into an audio file with a high quality voice. These files can then be uploaded to a music player such as an iPhone, iPod Touch and Nano, Nokia, Android and Walkman phones. The files can also be listened back to using Media Player Software such as iTunes. It is quick and easy to do, allowing documents and web pages to be taken on the move.Save To Audio Function Save selected text as audio files to iTunes. Files can be named and indexed. Audio files can be uploaded to iPod or iPhone.

Spell Check

Spell check any text in any application, whether a web page, word document or PDF. ClaroRead provides a single Check button that combines a homophone dictionary, thesaurus, reference dictionary and spell checker, making the checking of the text and documents easier and more comprehensive.

ScreenRuler Screen Tinting Program

ScreenRuler allows part of the screen to be highlighted or underlined depending on the user’s preference. ScreenRuler can assist users when viewing text on-screen. It provides a strip or ruler across the screen, which can have the contrast changed and have the background coloured or greyed out.

ClaroCapture Essay Writing Tool

ClaroCapture can collect text, audio and images from any document or web page, grouping it as a project file. The research file can be sent to Word, PowerPoint or ClaroIdeas, our latest ideas mapping software. It can also extract highlighted text from Microsoft Word documents. ClaroCapture is a great study skills tool.

Word prediction

ClaroRead contains a Word Prediction feature, which can be useful for certain computers users. ClaroRead uses a base prediction consisting of the most frequently used words in the English language. The dictionary learns as words are typed and rejects words that do not pass the automatic spell check.

  • Word Prediction list automatically appears by cursor during typing.
  • Prediction Window can be docked anywhere on the screen to use as a reference.
  • Creation of multiple Prediction Dictionaries. Ideal for creating subject and curriculum specific dictionaries.
  • Ability to rename and delete prediction dictionaries.
  • Export word lists and turn off spell check when adding words.
  • Learning words as you type and adding to the prediction dictionary

A site license for ClaroRead Plus includes software for both Mac and PC. This type of license permits installation of the software on multiple computers within the grounds of an organization or institute (normally a school or college).

You can also sign up to ClaroRead Cloud to roll out Cloud-based Web Apps and services across phones, tablets and computers, no matter what device, for your students and staff. These require no installation and can complement or replace installed Windows or Mac software.

All licences include access to ClaroRead Cloud and access to the following bonus features: