Introducing Read&Write by texthelp

Students, faculty, and staff at Stanislaus State now have access to an incredibly useful study tools software, Read&Write. This program is easy to install, simple to use, and best of all: it’s completely free.

Read and Write LogoWhat is it? 

Read&Write is a literacy program that offers a plethora of tools designed to aid students with both reading comprehension and writing skills.  


Some useful features include:

  • Read PDFs, Word documents, and the web out loud 
  • Create MP3s and listen to your documents on the go 
  • Collect highlighted text to create an instant reference sheet 
  • Dictation
  • Dictionary
  • Word prediction
  • Spelling and grammar check 


  • Windows
  • Mac
  • Chrome (extension)
  • Support for Edge and Firefox


Texthelp has provided an exhaustive playlist of tutorial videos for each tool that Read&Write offers.  

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