A powerful, versatile alternative keyboard

These easy-to-use alternative keyboards give tablet users all the popular features of Read&Write with a friendly interface, helping with everyday writing tasks on the go. Just touch a word or passage to hear it read out loud and use integrated features like dictionaries and other tools to assist with writing content from emails to assignments/reports, social media and even online forms - on iPad, and Android devices.

Read&Write for iPad

Working in every app, Read&Write for iPad provides help anywhere it’s needed, whether it’s in documents, presentations, creative applications or just using mail. It’s great for those with individual needs such as Dyslexia and those where English is not their first language, but it’s designed for everyone. Plus, with the included Safari toolbar, every web page is accessible.

Built using the same data as the Read&Write desktop toolbar, Read&Write for iPad provides comprehensive support beyond iPad's inbuilt feature set to supporting reading, writing, comprehension and vocabulary development.

Read&Write for iPad provides a rich set of features that extend accessibility and provide a range of tools to help with literacy including*:
  • Text to speech
  • Prediction
  • Dictionary / Talking dictionary
  • Picture Dictionary
  • Spell check
  • Speak as I type
  • OpenDyslexic font support 
  • French translation in Safari
Try it now from the iTunes Store


*This is a trial version of Read&Write for iPad and requires initial sign in with a Google email. Users then have access to all features for 30 days. After this trial period, Text-to-speech remains free forever. Premium features require a Read&Write subscription for your institution/organization.

Read&Write for Android

Read&Write for Android is an easy to use alternative keyboard with integrated features to help you with writing content such as emails, social media, or interacting with online forms. Created for Android tablets, it’s great for anyone who needs a little support with their reading and writing.

 Try it now from the Play Store

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