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Claro Software (Reading & Writing)

Achieving full potential in education and the workplace

Claro Software develops Cross-Platform Assistive Technology software for people with disabilities such as print and reading difficulties like dyslexia, to help them achieve all they can.

Workplace Accommodation

As an employer you have a legal duty to make reasonable adjustments for people with disabilities, such as dyslexia. Part of these reasonable adjustments can be the provision of software like ClaroRead to your employees, so that they are better able to do their job efficiently and well.

As an employee you want to do your job well and to be able to work with your employer’s IT systems, including Microsoft Office.

ClaroRead is designed to be straightforward to deploy and support by your IT staff, and also works perfectly with Dragon from Nuance for speech recognition and screen readers for people with visual disabilities. It fits with your existing IT infrastructure easily and without hassles: you can install and run multiple pieces of AT software alongside ClaroRead.


ClaroRead for Windows & Mac along with Claro's iOS& Android Apps are used extensively around the world in education. From K to 12 through college & university Claro's support for reading and writing helps with learning and achieving.

Chromebook Apps

ClaroRead for Chromebook supports reading, writing and study on Chromebooks. It helps you write with Google Docs, read and research PDF files and web pages, and organise your thoughts with mind mapping. 

Web Apps (also included with ClaroRead for PC & Mac licenses on creation of your ClaroCloud account)

ClaroRead Cloud can be deployed across users, sites and whole organisations without installing anything. Personal (BYOD) or work devices can be supported. You and your users can then use ClaroRead Cloud OCR to create accessible PDFs, or convert images into Word documents, from any phone, tablet or desktop. Take a photograph or select a PDF file and get back text, PDF or Word. Open a PDF, TIFF or JPEG from your Cloud storage, OCR it and save the accessible format back to your Cloud storage.Your students or staff can also access text-to-speech through ClaroSpeak Web. 

ClaroSpeak Web offers speech with highlighting, word prediction, background and font and foreground colour choice, and a speaking dictionary.

ClaroIdeas Web is an easy-to-use, multi-platform mind-mapping tool that supports the creation and editing of concept or idea maps using visual components. It has been specifically developed to support people with wide age and ability ranges. We have tried to keep the complexity of the program down whilst still retaining the functionality of an idea map.

A subscription to ClaroRead Cloud gives you thousands of pages per month of OCR (Optical Character Recognition) conversion, access to ClaroSpeak Web as well ClaroIdeas Web. 

Included with ClaroRead

ClaroRead Plus and ClaroRead Pro (but not ClaroRead SE) include all of the following:

ScreenRuler Reading ruler and screen colour tinter. Helps anyone who has problems keeping focus while reading. The ScreenRuler is also ideal for migraine suffers, reducing eye strain and filtering colours that trigger the headaches.
ClaroCapture Study tool. Capture images and text from web pages and documents to help write essays and organise references.
ClaroView Screen colour overlay tool. Helps dyslexic students focus on the screen and read.
ClaroIdeas Easy-to-use mind mapping and idea capturing tool.
Claro Voice Setup Download and install any of 80 voices in 30 languages.
(Pro only) iPhone / iPad Apps ClaroRead Pro includes the ability to unlock the pro features in our iOS apps (ClaroSpeak, ClaroPDF, Claro ScanPen, ClaroCom and Claro MagX).
Speaking Calculator Speaking calculator echoes back numbers and results (PC only).
Claro AudioNote Record lectures straight into your handouts, make voice notes, and listen back to recordings made on popular devices (PC only).
Save to Video Convert text documents into video files (PC only).