Read&Write Literacy Software

Read&Write is a software with features that help students read, write and study independently. This tool offers help with everyday tasks like reading text out loud, understanding new words, helping with assignments, and editing written work. You can also have PDF files read aloud using their new OrbitNote tool.

Read&Write and OrbitNote are now available for free to all students, staff and faculty at SLCC.

Top features include:

  • Read Aloud
  • Voice Dictation
  • Text & Picture Dictionaries
  • Translation
  • Vocabulary List Creation
  • Audio Maker
  • Screen Masking

Demo Video

Get Up and Running

Using Read&Write and OrbitNote in Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome is easy! To get started:

  1. Watch this short 2 minute installation and login instruction video.
  2. Download the web browser extensions:
  3. Log in using your SLCC email and
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Learn more about Read&Write’s features by watching their instructional videos.

If you would like to try the desktop version of Read&Write for Mac or Windows, visit the Read&Write for Education webpage, and click the red “Try Read&Write” button.