Ghotit Real Writer and Reader for Windows/Mac – Released Versions:

Ghotit-8 – Released in November 2018.

The new features and major fixes are:

  • Predict Anywhere – Write with Ghotit Word-Prediction in any external application
    like Pages, Word, Outlook, browsers, etc.
  • Read Anywhere – Read-aloud any selected text without copying
  • Screenshot Reader was enhanced by AI algorithms. Now it works excellent even at low resolution screens
  • Floating Toolbar gets more functions and could be minimized

Known Ghotit reviews:
http://www.spectronicsinoz.com/blog/tools-and-resources/review-of-ghotit-real-writer-and-reader-v8-for-mac/

Ghotit-7 – Released in June 2018.

The new features and major fixes are:

  • Editor for Google Docs added on requests of schools working with Google Drive Apps.
  • Customizable User-Interface: Add/remove buttons and toolbars depending on what is required.

Known Ghotit review:
http://www.spectronics.com.au/blog/tools-and-resources/ghotit-real-writer-and-reader-v7-4-for-mac-review/

Ghotit-6 – Released in October 2017.

The new features and major fixes are:

  • Floating Toolbar added with Text Correction (parallel to F6), Reading Aloud (parallel to F2) and Screenshot Reader buttons. The feature implements a UDL (Universal Design for Learning) principle of multiple ways of access for the main functionalities.
  • Google Docs: Handling of various formats was improved.
  • Improved presentation on high-dpi screens.

Known Ghotit reviews: Unknown

Ghotit-5 – Released in May 2016.

The new features and major fixes are:

  • Network free – No Internet required. Together with the enhanced standards of the software security, it improves Ghotit acceptance as the solution for governments, military, offices, financial and medical institutions. And user-privacy feeling gets a real boost.
  • Screenshot Reader OCR to read aloud any text on screen including text of non-accessible images and locked PDF files. Besides reading aloud text from screen, the recognized text is saved to Ghotit window with an option to further edit, correct and save it to a file or copy as a text.
  • Tested on Windows-10.

Known Ghotit review: https://www.dyslexiadaily.com/blog/ghotit-real-writer-reader-v5-ms-windows-mac/

Ghotit-4 – Released in July 2015.

The new features and major fixes are:

  • Quick-Spell Word Prediction. Ghotit’s Word-Prediction gets a major algorithm enhancement: it continues to predict words even when the first typed letters are misspelled. It is very useful for typists with many spelling and/or typing mistakes.
  • Topics for Word-Prediction. The feature was added on requests of schools to help students in writing assignments on required topics. It could also be helpful to boost the quality of predictions for writing professional texts with a specific vocabulary and/or language style.
  • High-Resolution Screens Support. This feature improves visual presentation of the software on Mac Retina displays and Windows high-resolution screens.
  • Touch screen support improved.

Known Ghotit review: https://otswithapps.com/2015/11/15/ghotit-realwriter-app-and-ghotit-real-writer-software/

Ghotit-3 – Released in September 2013.

The new features and major fixes are:

  • Added Ghotit Reader. Reading Mode added with options to read a sentence forward or back, pause and stop reading. The feature uses F2 shortcut key to invoke reading aloud of text from any application – integration with external software for Text Reading. To reflect the newly added capabilities, the software gets its current name: “Ghotit Real Writer & Reader”.
  • Phonetic Word Prediction. Ghotit Word-Prediction is enhanced by better handling of phonetic errors;
  • Description Window. Most words in the text could be explained by descriptions from the integrated dictionary as well as read aloud.

Known Ghotit review: http://www.interactiveaccessibility.com/blog/finding-freedom-ghotit-assistive-technology-cognitive-disabilities

Ghotit-2 – Released in December 2012 as Ghotit Real Writer Pro.

The new features and major fixes are:

  • Integration with Any Application: Using F6 shortcut, any text written in external text editors, browsers, email programs, etc. could be transferred to Ghotit, corrected and returned back.
  • Descriptions and Examples for Word Prediction: The Word-Prediction menu was improved with read-aloud description/examples from the integrated dictionary.

Ghotit-1 – Released in August 2012 for Mac and in November for Windows as Ghotit Real Writer.

The initial major features:

  • Text Correction: Provides in-context Suggestions Menu to correct misspelled words, confused word including homophones, grammar and punctuation errors.
  • Word-Prediction: The Word-Prediction menu with prediction candidates being read aloud.
  • “Dyslexia Text Editor”: A simple to use editor with attention concentration and multiple assistance tools.
  • Reading Aloud with Dual Highlighting: Any text in the Ghotit Writer area could be read aloud with dual highlighting.

Known Ghotit review: It was mentioned by British Dyslexia Association: https://bdatech.org/2012/08/15/ghotit-for-mac/

 

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