Co:Writer 7



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Co:Writer is the word prediction software that works in conjunction with any application you write in like MS Word, Web Browsers, Google Docs, Blogs, Email, and more. As you type, Co:Writer interprets spelling and grammar mistakes and offers word suggestions in real time.

The new V7 of Co:Writer, Write:Outloud and the whole SOLO literacy suite is specially designed for Canadians. Canadian/British spelling with North American pronunciations in the new Acapela 6 speech engine and Canadian Vocabulary is built-in.

Co:Writer 7 is ideal for students with:

  • Illegible handwriting
  • Very poor phonetic or inventive spelling
  • A physical disability that makes typing difficult
  • Difficulty translating thoughts into writing

Co:Writer's Linguistic Word Prediction technology is the only option for students with significant spelling and grammar challenges.



Product Overview

New Features with Co:Writer 7
  • Testing Accommodation Supports: Quickly restrict features (predict ahead, grammar, Topic Dictionaries, etc.) during the big test 
  • USB Flash Drive Support: Run Co:Writer directly from a USB drive (no need to install)
  • On-Screen Keyboard Support: Co:Writer 7 works with the on-screen keyboards built into your Mac and Windows operating systems
  • Data Reporting: Track time spent writing and vocabulary usage of individual students and groups
  • 30 Minute Tutorial: Co:Writer is so simple, you can train teachers in 30 minutes with our new Train-in-30 Tutorial
  • Show-Me-How Video Tutorial: Show-Me-How video tutorials demonstrate key Co:Writer functions in less than a minute each.
  • Instant Topic Dictionaries: Access over 4 million Topic Dictionaries instantly just by typing the name…practically anything you can think of from “America’s Cup” to “Wonders of the World.”

Other features available with V.7:

  • Work Almost Anywhere: Word, Email, Web pages, Google Docs. etc.
  • Train in 30 Tutorial: Train teachers in 30 minutes with the new simple interface.
  • Network ready: There is no network version because Co:Writer is ready for your network out of the box!
  • Speech Anywhere: Highlight text on-screen and Co:Writer will read it back to you. It works in any application including: MS Word, Google Docs, Open Office, Outlook, Internet Explorer, Firefox, etc.
  • Word Bank: Helpful for students with writer's block, Co:Writer's Word Bank automatically presents a list of topic-specific words whenever a Topic Dictionary is selected. See as a list or our new word cloud view.
  • One simple window is all you see on-screen. It follows you as you type, helping your spelling and grammar.
  • Co:Writer 7 functions identically on Mac and Windows and is now optimized for Windows XP, Vista, 7 and Mac OS 10.4 - 10.6


How Does Co:Writer Work? 

Co:Writer is the pencil, your applications are the paper. Co:Writer works in conjunction with any application you write in applications like MS Word, Online, Blogs, Email, etc. As you type, Co:Writer interprets spelling and grammar mistakes and offers word suggestions in real time.

Co:Writer is used in over 5,000 school districts across North America. It has an 18-year history of helping students write even after nothing else worked. And now Co:Writer 7 is so simple to use you can train teachers in just 30 minutes with our new tutorial and students can get up and writing in seconds.

Support and Specifications 

Mac 10.6.5 – 10.11

  • RAM: 512 MB
  • CPU: G5, 1.6+
  • DISK: 400 MB

Windows 7 – 10

  • RAM: 512 MB
  • CPU: 1.8 GHz+, Dual Core
  • DISK: 400 MB

Windows 8/ Windows 10 is supported by Co:Writer 7 and above only



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.



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.

Sorry about that. 

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 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 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.

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