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Screen Reader

The following will guide you on how to use the Recite Me toolbar to read text aloud.

Back: Rewind to the previous paragraph of text

Play: Click the play button to read the text aloud

Forward: Skip forward to the next paragraph of text

  • All content read aloud in a natural voice.
  • 35 different language options.
  • Speed controls and Word by Word highlighting for total customisation.
  • MP3 download to listen to content offline.



Colour, Ruler and Mask

Colour wheel, ruler and mask

Colour: Change the background, text, and link colours

Ruler: Click to enable the reading ruler

Screen Mask: Will create a letterbox for focused viewing of a section of the page

Dictionary, Translation, and Magnifier


Dictionary: Highlight and click on this to view the definition of the word

Translation: Translate text into a different language

Magnifier: Click and drag the magnifying glass to magnify text on the screen


Text Options

Decrease: This will decrease the text size

Font: You can change the font that displays on the page

Increase: This will increase the text size

Margins, pain text mode, and download audio

Text mode: Remove images to view content in plain text mode

Margins: Change the text dimensions by narrowing the width of the text column

Download audio: Highlight the text then click the button to download the text as an audio file



Settings: Adjust your Recite Me toolbar settings

Reset: This will restore the default settings

User guide: This will give you an overview of the Recite Me toolbar features

Keyboard shortcuts

Tab- To move to the next toolbar button.

Shift+Tab- To go backward

Spacebar- To select a button and to change toggles

CTRL + Right - play next element

CTRL + Left - Play previous element

CTRL + ALT+ P- play the current element

CTRL + ALT + F - show font menu

CTRL+ ALT + C- show theme menu

CTRL + R - Enable/Disable ruler

CTRL + D - Enable/Disable dictionary

CTRL + L - Show translation languages

CTRL + X - Enable/Disable text-only mode

CTRL + M - Show page margin settings

CTRL + Shift + O - Show/Disable settings menu

CTRL + S - Save settings

Frequently asked questions

Do I need to download anything to enable Recite Me?

No. Recite Me is cloud-based software so there is no need to install anything on your computer.

How do I launch the Recite Me toolbar?

To Launch the Recite Me Web accessibility toolbar you will need to click on the 'Accessibiltiy tools" button on the right hand side of the top navigation bar. This will then launch the toolbar, which will appear at the top of the page.

How do I disable the Auto-Read?

To disable the auto read you need to click on the button marked "Settings". This will give you a list of 3 functions to choose from. You need to click on the bottom to the Right of the option marked "autoplay" this will then disable auto-read.

Does Recite Me work across different operating systems and mobile devices?

Yes. Our software on multiple devices and operating systems including Android, iOS, Linux, Mac, and Windows devices.

Can I save my settings?

Yes. Once a user creates an account, they can save their settings, so your website appears exactly as they need it every time they visit.

How do I change the language?

To change the language of the website that you are viewing you need to select the button marked "Languages". This will then produce a drop-down list of all the languages that Recite offers translation to. Find the language that you want from the list and press on it, the site will then be converted to that language.

How do I create an MP3?

To create an MP3 first turn of the AutoPlay option located within the setting button. Highlight the section of text that you wish to create into an MP3. Once highlighted select the MP3 button from the toolbar. You will then see a message telling you that your file is being created. Once created you will see the file appear ready at the bottom of the web page. You can now either listen to the file created or save it to a location of your choice.

How do I turn Recite Me off?

To Close the Recite toolbar simply click on the icon marked "Close" to the right of the Toolbar.

If you have any questions please contact

If you have any questions about Recite Me you can contact them via email at or visit the recite me website for more information. 

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