Kurzweil 3000 Windows® Version 13

What is it?
A powerful text-to-speech program that enables the scanning of documents and the conversion of text in audio form that can be read back to the student. In addition, it has reference features that allow the student to easily look up (and hear) definitions, synonyms, spellings, and pronunciations of words. Furthermore, it offers study skills tools that offer the capability of highlighting and bookmarking the electronic text, and creating marginal, voice, sticky, and end notes.

Resources for this product.

Free iPad App


Description - firefly by Kurzweil Educational Systems for the iPad is a mobile extension to the Kurzweil 3000 - firefly Web License educational program that delivers anytime, anywhere access to key reading supports for those individuals with the cognitive ability, but not the literacy skills, to learn from age appropriate content. The firefly iPad app delivers core text-to-speech reading functions with speed, voice, and pacing accommodations; and access to the shared Universal Library content available to Kurzweil 3000 - firefly Web License customers.

Key Benefits of Firefly

Kurzweil 3000 How to Videos

More Kurzweil 3000 Videos and Downloadable Printable Transcripts

Self Directed Course for Kurzweil 3000 by Special Education Technology British Columbia

Important Aspects of Kurzweil 3000

Toolbars & Quick Start Guide

Kurzweil Toolbars.jpg

Quick Reference Guide w/ Keyboard Shortcuts

Options Window with Explanations for Each Tab

__**Extracting Notes and Highlights**__

Magnify Spoken Word

Kurzweil 3000 Printable QuickGuides

Kurzweil 3000 Specific Tasks Tutorials

BookShare and Kurzweil 3000