Kurzweil 3000 English (Standalone)

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If you are a post-secondary student, you may be eligible for a special discount. Please contact accessibility services at your school. 


Kurzweil 3000 is a literacy support software with powerful reading, writing, test-taking, and study skills tools that makes curriculum accessible to all students. 

It is particularly advantageous for students with learning disabilities such as dyslexia, those who require reading intervention, students struggling with reading comprehension and English Language Learners (ELL). It is an ideal literacy instructional tool for any sized education community that is putting UDL (Universal Design for Learning) or an RTI (Response to Intervention) in action.

It is a cost-effective solution for providing support in the classroom and at home.


Learn more about Kurzweil 3000


The standalone license comes with:

  • Downloadable desktop app for Windows/Mac laptops or computers
  • Read the Web extension on Chrome and Firefox browsers


Purchasing multiple licenses

For schools, colleges, universities and other organizations who are purchasing multiple licenses for their institution, you may be eligible for a cumulative pricing discount. The total discount increases with each license tier, so the more user licenses you purchase the lower you can expect to pay per license.

Table below outlines per license price for each tier. For example, if you are planning to buy 35 licenses for your school, you will pay $693 for each license code.

Single user license
2-9 user licenses
10-29 user licenses
30-49 user licenses
50+ user licenses


Contact our customer service to purchase multiple user licenses by emailing info@bridges-canada.com or calling 1-800-353-1107.


Kurzweil 3000 is delivered as a download link.    

If you would like to purchase a hard copy of the software, you can purchase the USB by choosing the Single License w/ USB option. 

To upgrade your existing K3000, contact customer service.


  • Improve readability with text-to-speech in over 18 languages and dialects
  • Read text from a variety of digital formats, including PDFs, images, and the web
  • Engage learners with note taking and study guides
  • Support comprehension with dictionaries, translations and more
  • Facilitate writing with templates, word prediction and spell checking
  • Create assignments with fill-in-the-blank, essay, multiple choice, short answer, true/false
  • Lock features for tests


Technical specifications


Windows PC

Processor: 1.3 GHz Pentium 4 or better

System memory: 2 GB

Hard disk space: 2GB of free space

Operating system: 

  • Windows 10, 8.1, 8
  • Windows 10 is supported in Kurzweil 3000 version 14.12 and later

Video memory: 4MB or better

Screen resolution: 1024x768 24-bit color or better



Minimum Intel processor, running Mac OS 10.10 through 11.0.
Minimum 4 GB RAM.
Minimum 1 GB hard disk space.


Additional requirements

  • Keyboard, mouse, speakers, microphone
  • Image Capture-compatible scanner
  • Internet connection required. All installed clients use some amount of bandwidth to connect to web services. Although the clients will work at just about any speed, we recommend a minimum of 56k/student, 512k/lab.
  • Read the Web extension requires Mozilla Firefox v50 or later OR Chrome

Kurzweil 3000 does not currently support thin-client based environments as it was not designed for some of the special requirements of these systems.



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For post-secondary students, assistive technologists, learning strategists and support staff. Delve deeper into Kurzweil with resources, tips, and strategies from Bridges.

Click to view all Kurzweil 3000 tutorials.

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