Kurzweil 3000 English (Standalone)
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
Processor: 1.3 GHz Pentium 4 or better
System memory: 2 GB
Hard disk space: 2GB of free space
- 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.
- 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.
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Accessing Digital Text for Use with Kurzweil (Find full playlist here)
Study Tools in Kurzweil (Find full playlist here)
Vocabulary Tools in Kurzweil 3000
Bridges accepts institutional P.O’s (purchase orders).
Call us for a quote or just fax or email a P.O. on your letter head.
How secure is my online order?
Any information submitted through the web store is safe and secure. Bridges uses state-of-the-art security encryption methods to ensure the highest standards of security for its online customers.
What payment methods are accepted?
We accept Visa and MasterCard for online orders.
What if I do not have a credit card?
If you do not have a credit card, please call us at 1-800-353-1107 (8:30am - 4:30pm EST) to discuss alternative payment methods.
How do I know if you have received my order?
When your order has been completed, you will receive a confirmation e-mail that will be sent to the e-mail address that you entered in the "Registration” page before checkout.
PLEASE NOTE that the COVID-19 crisis is impacting delivery times. Couriers are experiencing reduced capacity due to new hygiene procedures, increased volumes and/or emergency conditions. Your patience and understanding is greatly appreciated.
Is your school or office limited as to when it can receive goods? When you place your order, in the comments area, please let us know if you cannot receive your order during regular business hours to avoid additional shipping charges. We will make every attempt to accommodate you, but we cannot guarantee that this will be possible.
What shipping options are available?
Most of our items are shipped by Canpar, which takes 3-5 business days to reach the customer. Where service is not available, or due to the special requirements of the product, we will also use UPS, Puralator or Canada Post. Please allow 10-15 days for order processing.
Ordering multiple, heavy-weighted items?
If our store can’t calculate your shipping costs during checkout, your order may fall outside weight, size, or destination restrictions, for online ordering.
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Just contact us by email or phone and we'll figure out another way to get your order to you.
How much does shipping cost?
Shipping is calculated individually depending on the weight and size of the item. This will be calculated automatically upon checkout and will be included in the total price when you go to the checkout.
How long does it take for me to receive my order?
Order processing time depends on availability of the product from the manufacturer, but typically products are shipped within 10-15 business days after the order is placed. See shipping options for the number of days it will take to reach you after it leaves our warehouse.
Do you ship internationally?
No, we currently sell our products and services only in Canada.
How can I track my order?
When the order is shipped out, you will receive an e-mail with a tracking number. If you do not receive this e-mail, please call 1-800-353-1107 (8:30am - 4:30pm EST) to receive your tracking number.
Do you offer a money back guarantee?
We offer a 21-day money-back guarantee unless otherwise noted. Products must be returned in a resalable condition as determined by Bridges. Returns are subject to a 20 percent restocking fee after 21-days. Many of our manufacturers offer additional limited warranties of longer durations on their products. Returns will no longer be accepted after a period of 90 days. Please call us at 1-800-353-1107 (8:30am - 4:30pm EST) or send an e-mail to email@example.com for more information about manufacturer's warranties or returning your product.
Please note, customers cannot return software for a refund. However, we do offer a store credit for the full amount if returned within 21 days. After 21 days a restocking fee may apply.
How do I return a product?
To return a product you need to get a Return Authorization (R.A.) number from us. Please call us at 1-800-353-1107 (8:30am - 4:30pm EST), e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org or fax us at 905-542-7242 to get an R.A. number and further instructions. Please note, Bridges will not accept returns without an R.A. number. The customer is responsible for shipping costs of returned products.