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Read&Write Toolbar

Read&Write is a Toolbar designed to help you with the process of researching, reading and writing with a wide variety of tools that you can customise.

Features include: 

  • Text-to-speech: Reads words, passages, or whole documents aloud with easy-to-follow dual colour highlighting.
  • Talk&Type: Turns the spoken word into text.
  • Audio Maker: Converts selected text into an audio file, and automatically downloads.
  • Translation & Referencing: Over 80 languages available for translation that you can save to build your personal dictionary housing both definitions and images.
  • Check It: Reviews writing for incorrect grammar, spelling (phonetic), capitalisation, punctuation, verb tense, referencing and more.

Read&Write is currently available at Bond University on Google Chrome and for PDF and Screenshot assistance. See installation instructions below.

TRAINING VIDEO

Watch this step-by-step installation guide before you get started.

How to Install on your Computer

To access the full suite of resources, we recommend downloading the Google Chrome Toolbar plus the PDF Toolbar and the Screenshot Toolbar. 

To install the Toolbar, ensure you are using Google Chrome and you are logged in using your Bond email, not a personal email address. 

Click HERE to watch the installation video.

After installing the Read&Write Toolbar you can install the PDF Toolbar.

Ensure you are using Google Chrome and you are logged in using your Bond email, not a personal email address.  

Click HERE to watch the installation video.

This tool allows you to read many types of inaccessible text such as images or inaccessible PDF’s. 

After installing the Read&Write Toolbar you can install the Screenshot Toolbar. Ensure you are using Google Chrome and you are logged in using your Bond email, not a personal email address. 

Click HERE to watch the installation video.

Latest Updates

Read&Write have now added online dictation to Read&Write for Windows.

Dictation will help you to format, add punctuation, add bullet points, capitalise words and add tables while you are using the Talk&Type tool. Anything you can type, you can speak!

To help you get started or simply to get the best out of the dictation feature, check out the Top Tips for Dictation.

EXTRA HELP & RESOURCES

Search the Read&Write YouTube Channel:

SEARCH VIDEOS

This is a very handy interactive tool which demonstrates what each feature of the Toolbar does.  Click below to view:

WATCH INTERACTIVE TOOL

If you can't find the support you need, contact:

Laura McCreesh
Student Success & Wellbeing Team
[email protected] 
Tuesday to Friday 8.30am - 5pm.