ZoomText at UWF
This page provides information about the ZoomText assistive technology software and how it is used at UWF. Included are quick reference guides, FAQs, and educational videos.
"ZoomText Magnifier/Reader is a fully integrated magnification and reading program tailored for low-vision users. Magnifier/Reader enlarges and enhances everything on your computer screen, echoes your typing and essential program activity, and automatically reads documents, web pages, email."Freedom Scientific
Quick Reference Guides
Click on the text headings to access quick reference guides in PDF format for the following topics:
Where can I access ZoomText 2020 on campus? Is it available as an app in MyUWF or in ArgoApps?
ZoomText 2020 is only available for use in select locations on campus. Students and faculty may log in using their @students.uwf.edu or @uwf.edu email accounts. The program is not available in MyUWF or ArgoApps.
Who should I contact if I have problems with the software?
For help using ZoomText 2020, contact the Student Accessibility Resources at (850) 474-2387 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
What are the different vocalizer expressive voices in ZoomText 2020?
ZoomText 2020 includes a library of Vocalizer Expressive voices for the most commonly spoken languages and dialects from around the world. A male and/or female voice matching the language of your Windows operating system is automatically installed with ZoomText.
Refer to the steps listed on page 20 of the ZoomText User Guide for steps on downloading additional voices.
ZoomText 2020 Training Videos
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Overview of ZoomText 2020
- Using the App Reader Feature
- Using Color Enhancements
- Increasing and Decreasing Magnification
- Using the Zoom Window Feature
- Using the ZoomText Toolbar
- Adjusting the Mouse Echo