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Read&Write Gold (RWG) is literacy support software.  It provides tools that can be used online or in desktop apps that:

  • read on-screen text
  • look up definitions
  • help with vocabulary
  • turn documents and web pages into MP3 files
  • assist with research and much more

Once installed, the Read&Write Gold customizable toolbar can be integrated and used with applications like Microsoft Word, web browsers (like Internet Explorer and Chrome), Adobe Reader (PDFs) and many others.  

Who is eligible to download RWG?

MSU faculty, staff, students

Software is available for Mac and Windows operating systems* and can be downloaded on MSU-owned and personal computers.  

*MSU site license does not include apps for iPad and Android.

Download & Installation

Read&Write software is for Mac and Windows

Download Read&Write software using the light blue button on the right side panel.  PLEASE NOTE: The instructions below contain information that you will need in order to install RWG.   

Training Resources

Getting Started Training & Guides 

Videos

Each video in the YouTube playlist demonstrates how to use one of RWG's features.