Kurzweil 3000 is a powerful way for students who struggle with printed text to access curriculum materials so they can keep up with assigned reading, learn critical study skills, and successfully complete writing projects and tests independently. Kurzweil 3000 Version 5 for Macintosh includes a simple graphic user interface that appeals to a wide range of students, from elementary school to college.
The software can access virtually any document or publication-printed or electronic. It reads text aloud for auditory support while a patented dual-highlighting feature provides visual reinforcement of on screen text.
Educators and independent research have demonstrated that Kurzweil 3000 provides important tools that help students improve their fluency, reading speed and comprehension. It offers a powerful way to access curriculum material for students who struggle with printed text so they can keep up with assigned reading, learn critical study skills, and successfully complete writing projects and tests independently.
Kurzweil 3000 for Macintosh is designed specifically for Macintosh computers with a simple, graphic user interface that appeals to a wide range of students.
Create Audio File with ITunes® Integration
Taking your reading where you want has never been easier with the Create Audio File feature. You’ll have a number of options for your file conversions, including AAC, Apple Lossless, or MP3; a choice of reading voice and reading speed; and the option to save audio files to a folder or to an iTunes playlist for effortless transfer to your iPod®.
Unique Test-Taking Capabilities
Students can independently complete worksheets, classroom tests or standardized exams containing circle-the-answer, fill-in-the blanks, true/false, and essay questions within the program.
Access to Electronic Files
Kurzweil 3000 for Macintosh is compatible with most electronic files, including Microsoft Word, RTF and PDF files (PDF file support only with Kurzweil 3000 Professional Color and Black and White editions), as well as the Windows version of Kurzweil 3000 for easy file sharing across school networks.
Classic Literature CD
Over 1000 electronic texts, including literary classics for adults and children, reference materials, and historical manuscripts come with Kurzweil 3000 for Macintosh.
Accurate Display of Graphics and Illustrations with Text
Kurzweil 3000 files retain the original text and graphics of scanned materials in color or black and white.
Look It Up
One-click access to word support features such as dictionary definitions, synonyms, syllabification, and word spelling helps students read and write independently.
Students can type the beginning letters of a word, even with phonetic spelling, see a list of word choices, and then click on individual words in the list to hear choices before selecting the word they want.
Kurzweil 3000 for Macintosh Web License Edition allows access to the program from any Internet connected computer with the client software installed. Roaming User Profiles create a unique learning environment specifically tailored to each individual’s needs for use whenever and wherever they login.