texthelper showing the location of the browsealoud button

To hear text read out loud, or to translate content to an alternative language, use our Browsealoud toolbar.

Select the Mac OS icon, then click on ‘Install’. The download will begin.

Read&Write web page with pink install button below highlighted Apple Mac OS icon

Locate the downloaded file and double click to begin the installation.

Grey down arrow icon in top right corner of browser clicked to display downloads window with Read&Write file
Grey installation window showing progress of Read&Write install

A new window will pop up. Simply drag the Read&Write icon into the Applications folder. Once Read&Write is copied across, close the window.

New window with purple Read&Write jigsaw puzzle piece icon with an arrow pointing to the right towards a blue Applications folder with text below instructing “Drag our beautiful icon into the application folder”
Window showing progress of Read&Write being copied to the Mac applications folder

Click on the Launchpad icon in your Dock. Locate the Read&Write icon and click to open.

Grey circle with rocket ship “Launchpad” icon in Mac dock at bottom of screen highlighted
Purple Read&Write puzzle piece icon displayed in launchpad

Follow the instructions on screen to finish the installation. A Sign In window should appear.

Read&Write sign in window with red sign in with Google button, blue sign in with Microsoft button and green show more button

Choose to sign in with Microsoft using the child’s C2K school email address (@c2ken) and password.
Your school can provide this information.

Read&Write sign in with Microsoft window with email address textbox and blue next button


insert child’s C2K school email address


Read&Write sign in with Microsoft window with enter password textbox and blue sign in button


insert child’s c2k password


Once signed in, the toolbar should appear on screen, ready to be used.

Read&Write toolbar on Mac

Read&Write dictionary feature being used in Microsoft Word document
Read&Write toolbar being used on a web page

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Our team are on hand to help you every step of the way with getting to grips with Read&Write. We can schedule online webinars, phone calls or even an onsite visit, simply get in touch.

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Members of the Texthelp education team, Andrew and Richard