ZoomText Magnifier & Magnifier/Reader
ZoomText Magnifier/Reader is a fully integrated magnification and reading program tailored for low-vision users. Magnifier/Reader enlarges and enhances everything on your computer screen, echoes your typing and essential program activity, and automatically reads documents, web pages, email.
ZoomText Magnifier enlarges and enhances everything on the computer screen, making all applications easy to see and use. ZoomText Magnifier/Reader adds text to speech capabilities and reads everything back to the user. The revolutionary ‘xFont’ technology in both programs displays crystal clear text at all magnification levels.
The ZoomText 2020 delivers a collection of innovative and exciting new features that extends ZoomText usefulness beyond the computer screen. These new features allow users to create, find and consume information faster and more productively than ever before—not just electronic information on your computer, but all printed materials too. In addition, some of these features allow the user to multitask, putting vision impaired users on an equal footing with their sighted peers.
We have two different options: a district license, designed for organizations that have 5 or more users that work beyond the boundaries of a single network; and a network license, designed for organizations that have 5 or more users that work within a single network. Pricing for both licenses start at $1,599 and you can add on an additional 5 users for $1,199.
Give our sales team a call at 1.866.606.8551 to discuss pricing and which option would work the best for you.See the 2020 Update and Release notes from Freedom Scientific. Download the ZoomText Quick Start Guide (PDF)
ZoomText 2020 Magnifier
Flexible Magnification: Full range of magnification levels up to 36x (up to 60x in Windows 8). 30 levels of magnification.
Levels include: 1x to 8x in steps of 1, 10x to 16x in steps of 2, 20x to 36x in steps of 4, and fractional powers of 1.25x, 1.5x, 1.75x and 2.5x.
You can zoom in and out using All Zoom Levels, Favorite Zoom Levels Only or Whole Power Levels Only. Favorite Zoom Levels uses a custom set of user-defined zoom levels for zooming in and out. You can choose any combination of zoom levels to define your favorite zoom levels.
New Command Keys: ZoomText has a system of “Command Keys” that are easier to learn and use. The new command keys also eliminate conflicts and compatibility issues that existed in older versions of ZoomText. Don’t worry, making the transitioning from your previous version of ZoomText is a quick and easy.
Multiple Monitor Support: ZoomText’s Multiple Monitor Support allows you to see more information in a variety of ways. ZoomText’s unique MultiView modes—MultiView Local and MultiView Global allow you to simultaneously view multiple applications or multiple locations within the same application.
New Zoom to 1x: The Zoom to 1x feature lets you instantly toggle between your zoomed-in view and the 1x view, without having to zoom out and zoom back in one zoom level at a time.
xFont Magnification: xFont technology displays high-definition text that’s easy to read at all magnification levels. Smooth, bold and condense settings allow you to fine-tune the thickness and spacing of text for added legibility.
With ZoomText’s revolutionary ‘xFont’ technology, you’ll see amazingly clear text at all magnification levels. All types and sizes of text are displayed with high-definition clarity, in all of your applications. Once you’ve seen xFont, no other screen magnifier will do.
Application Settings: Save unique settings for each application that you use. As you switch applications, ZoomText automatically loads the desired settings.
ZoomText 2020 Magnifier/Reader
Combining the revolutionary new features of ZoomText Magnifier with a powerful set of reading tools, ZoomText Magnifier/Reader gives users the total computer access solution. See and hear what you’re doing in all of your applications, and give your eyes a rest while ZoomText reads your documents, web pages and email – right through your computer’s speakers.
Powerful Zoom Windows: 8 different zoom windows allow you to choose which part of the screen is magnified.
Visible Pointers and Cursors: Size and color enhancements make it easy to see the mouse pointer. Special locators make it easier to follow the mouse pointer and text cursor as they move across the screen.
Focus Enhancements: Makes it easy to locate and follow the control focus when you navigate through application menus, dialogs and other application controls.
ZoomText Camera: The new ZoomText Camera feature allows you to use any high-definition (HD) webcam to view and magnify printed items and other objects right on your computer screen—including bills, magazines, photographs, medicine labels, craft items and more.
SpeakIt Tool: The SpeakIt tool allows you to read selected areas of the screen by clicking or dragging the mouse.
‘NeoSpeech’ Synthesizer Voices: NeoSpeech provides human-sounding male and female voices that are closer to the real thing than ever before (English only). ZoomText also includes classic TruVoice, ViaVoice and Microsoft speech synthesizers.
ZoomText provides a library of built-in speech synthesizers, providing a variety of male and female voices to choose from. The impressive ZoomText Voices provide human-sounding voices that are closer to the real thing than ever before.
Complete Screen Reading: ZoomText automatically speaks all program controls, including menus, dialogs, list views and messages. Three verbosity levels give you complete control over the amount of information spoken.
ZoomText Recorder: The ZoomText Recorder allows you to turn text from documents, webpages, email, etc. into audio recordings that you can transfer to on your mobile device and listen to at your convenience. Recordings can be saved directly to a ZoomText Recorder playlist in iTunes or Windows Media Player and automatically synced to your mobile device. Each recording is created using your choice of ZoomText voices or any other voices available on your system.
ZoomText Magnifier/Reader Requires
Windows 10, 8.1 or 7 with Service Pack 1 (or later)
Processor: 2 GHz i3 dual core processor or similar. i5 or i7 recommended.
4 GB Ram. 8 GB recommended.
Video/Graphics card or integrated graphics with support for DirectX 10 or higher.
Hard drive space for ZoomText: 1.3 GB
SSD drive recommended.
Note: After installing ZoomText, use of hard drive space can be reduced by uninstalling unneeded voices.
5-point multi-touch display for touch screen support.
USB 2.0 for ZoomText Camera support.