textHELP Read & Write Gold

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textHELP Read & Write 8 Gold is a discreet integrated solution comprised of many features designed to assist students with their reading and writing. Unique functionalities include text-to-speech, phonetic spell checker, word prediction, speaking dictionary and a scanning facility.

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  • Windows Yes
  • Macintosh  Yes
  • Linux No
  • Android Yes
  • Chrome Yes
  • Edge Yes

Does NUI, Galway have a site licence for textHELP Read & Write Gold software? 

Yes. NUI, Galway currently has a campus licence and a take home licence.     

How can I get textHELP software for my computer?

  • textHELP Read & Write Gold is available in PC Suites
  • Students  
    • Students can simply download the software from here  Go to http://www.texthelp.com and select Try Now.
    • Select your device – Windows or Mac OS and clickTry Now
    • Select “Read & Write for Windows – UK” from the drop-down list
    • This will download the application which needs to be installed on your device
    • Please follow all instructions on the installation wizard to fully install your software
    • Once installed please launch Read&Write, you will be asked to sign in using a Google or Microsoft account.  Please ensure you use your Microsoft Work or School Account and that you input your email logon credentials otherwise you will only have a 30 day trial of the software.   
    • More details can be found here
  • Staff  

    Please follow the above steps for students or you may access textHELP using our Software Self Service option.    

    Installation Information

Can I install textHELP software on my home computer? 


Where can I get technical support about textHELP? 

Technical support is available from  textHELP