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Read & Write Gold

Read&Write Gold is literacy software that allows you to read on-screen text aloud, research and check written work, and create study guides. While this software is designed for everyone, it is especially helpful for auditory learners, people with print disabilities, or anyone whose first language isn't English.

License Coverage

This license allows all faculty, staff and students to install this product on university-owned or personally-owned computers. Read&Write Gold is also available in vLabs.

Software Download

This product runs on Windows and Mac operating systems.

  1. For Windows
    • Installation instructions:
      • After downloading, double click the Setup.zip folder.
      • Click Extract All Files on the top left. Select a destination to extract the files - Desktop is recommended.
      • Click Extract. A file named Setup.exe will be created in the location you've chosen.
      • Double click the Setup.exe (Application) file. The Wise Installation Wizard will now open (Important: An internet connection is required).
      • When the installation completes, you will see a Read&Write 11 icon on your desktop.
      • Click on the Read&Write 11 icon to start the program.
      • The Read&Write Activation screen will appear, there is no Activation Code. Leave it blank and click Activate.
  2. For Mac
    • Download Read&Write Gold software. Please read the instructions below while doing the installation.
    • Installation instructions:
      • After downloading, navigate to the location where the folder is located and click the Read&Write Gold.app
      • Note: In case you get the message "Read&Write Gold.app can't be opened because it is from an unidentified developer."
        • Go to "System Preferences" from the Apple Menu at the top left on your screen.
        • Choose "Security & Privacy", select "General."
        • Click the lock at the bottom left to make chang.es
        • Enter your administrative username and password and click "Unlock."
        • Select "Anywhere" from "Allow applications downloaded from."
        • A popup window will appear asking you to confirm your selection. Click "Allow From Anywhere."
      • Accept the license agreement and click OK.
      • There is no Activation Code. Leave it blank and click Activate.

System Requirements

Documentations and Guidelines

Technical Support

If you have any questions or problems with the installation, please email us-support@texthelp.com, call 888-248-2479, or visit website, www.texthelp.com.