Install Read&Write for Windows

Chrome is the recommended browser for installing Read&Write. 

  1. Click the installer download link.
  2. Click the Download button. Open the downloaded ZIP file.
    Note: If you have third-party ZIP software, you might be required to right-click to unzip the file.
  3. Double-click Setup.msi. Follow the prompts to install.
    Note: Firefox requires a plug-in for using Read&Write. Follow the prompts in your browser to continue. 
  4. Select Sign in with Microsoft. Log in with your UARK email address and password.
  5. Click Open or Accept when asked if you are sure you want to allow the app. 
  6. Open the Read&Write application from the Start Menu. The toolbar will appear on your screen and will float on top of other applications. Click the arrow on the right to display all tools.

If you receive an error that your email address could not be verified, contact the IT Help Desk.

For more information, see the Read&Write for Windows help articles.

Additional Language Packs

Additional language packs are available to allow Read&Write to read other languages in addition to the English default.

  1. Go to our Language Pack for Windows download site.
  2. Click the Download button to download a ZIP file containing all Language Packs, or click on a Language Pack, and then click the Download button to install only that Language Pack.
  3. Open the file, and follow the prompts.
  4. Select the new Language Pack in Read&Write by clicking the Settings button on the right end of the toolbar. Click Show more settings.
  5. In the Speech category, click the Voice drop-down to select a Language Pack.