Read & Write

What is Read & Write?

TextHelp’s Read & Write is FREE and available for Windows, Macs, iOS, Android, Google Chrome, and Microsoft Edge. This is an easy-to-use software with tools to assist you with reading, writing, studying and research.

Download Read & Write on your devices - It's Free!

** When asked to sign in, select Google and use your University of Arizona email (netid) and password

  1. Visit the TextHelp Read & Write site
  2. Select the “Try Read & Write” link/button
  3. Choose the version you’d like to download
  4. View Read & Write Student Install Guides
  5. Remember, when you sign in, select Google and use your University of Arizona email (netid) and password

Note for Google Chrome plug-ins:

  • If you are signing into Chrome Browser to sync settings, you need to use your UA email and password in order for Read & Write to work correctly. 

Download additional voices via UA Box, Netid is required.

View TextHelp Read & Write feature tutorials which show tips on using the application.

Why Use Read & Write

Read & Write's tools have the potential to increase student success and include:

  • Text-to-speech – you can listen to your documents and web pages
  • Create an MP3 of your documents to listen on the go
  • Color Overlay - apply a color filter to make reading easier
  • Highlighting tools – highlight key points in your document
  • Dictionary - to look up terms

General Information/License Agreement Terms & Conditions

Eligibility: Faculty, staff, students
Expiration: May, 2023
Platform: Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, Microsoft Edge and Google Chrome,
Cost: Free.
Download: Visit TextHelp Read & Write
Questions? Contact drc-itaccessibility@email.arizona.edu