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Assistive technology

for maths and science

Makes maths both digital and accessible. Type, handwrite, or dictate any expression, with no tricky coding to master.

Use Equatio to:

  1. Provide choice for students
  2. Make maths digital and accessible
  3. Help visualise maths problems

Features at a glance

  • EquatIO Equation Editor Icon

    Equation editor: Create your maths and science expressions by typing right into the editor.

  • EquatIO Mobile Icon

    Equatio Mobile: all the tools for digital maths, right at your fingertips, on a mobile device or iPad.

  • EquatIO Speech Input Icon

    Speech input: Dictate equations and formulas aloud. Equatio understands what you’re saying, turning your spoken input to written expressions.

  • EquatIO Mathspace Icon

    Equatio mathspace: a web-based tool that allows maths learners to work freely in a digital space with equations, shapes, and freehand drawings.

  • EquatIO Screenshot Reader

    Screenshot reader: Turn any equation across the web into accessible, editable maths with the Equatio Screenshot Reader.

    • Equatio Desmos Scientific calculator icon

      Scientific Calculator: Access the Desmos Scientific Calculator for basic sums, trigonometry, roots, functions, exponents and more.

    • EquatIO Handwriting Recognition Icon

      Handwriting recognition: Handwrite maths expressions using a touchscreen device or mouse pointer.

    • EquatIO Graph Editor icon

      Graph Editor: Create and customise single or multiple graphs, plot ordered pairs or tables of points and more, with this tool powered by Desmos graphing calculator.

    • EquatIO Latex Icon

      LaTeX Editor: Equatio’s technology has taken the hard work out of creating and editing LaTeX expressions.

    DSA Equatio licences now include OrbitNote, our PDF editor.

    Be sure to check the OrbitNote box in the form below to get your Assessor Copy.

    Request your Assessor copy of Equatio

    An essential part of your role is making sure you know which tool is right for which student. That’s why you can request your copy of all of our tools here. Simply complete the form and leave the rest to us.

    Why do we need this detail?

    The information you provide in this form will help us to direct you to the right person. It means we’ll be able to reply to you faster.

    When can you expect to hear from us?

    We try to respond to you within 24 hours (max). Sometimes that isn’t always possible (over the weekend for example). But we’ll try to get back to you as soon as possible.

    Where it works:

    Equatio is available for Windows, macOS, Google Chrome, iOS and Android. Students can use Equatio on their Chromebook, laptop, MacBook, tablet or phone.


    • Yes, we have a direct LTI with some of the largest LMS providers such as Canvas, Schoology, and Brightspace. You may also use our web toolbar to insert maths into other LMS systems that do not have a plug-in.

    • No, Equatio can work across many subject areas. We have hundreds of chemistry compounds and physics formulas built right into our equation editor.

    • Most definitely. Equatio has a standalone webapp which allows for teachers to instructionally design unique and engaging learning opportunities for students. Students can then respond to those assignments.

    • A subscription means students can enjoy the benefits of Equatio across all platforms including Windows, Mac, Google Chrome, Mobile, and mathspace.

    Supporting you all the way

    There’s heaps of useful information on the Texthelp Academy, it covers everything from getting started, to getting the most from a subscription.

    Our support site gives you access to lots of common questions that other users of our software have about the technical stuff. If you can't find what you're looking for there, then our Tech Support team is on hand at support@texthelp.com 9-5pm every day to help with troubleshooting or technical problems.